Movistar topples Sky in WorldTour ranking

Movistar, Tour of Beijing 2013, stage five

It may not be ranked as one of the most important races of the season, but this year's Tour of Beijing saw Movistar topple defending champions Team Sky from the top of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) WorldTour ranking.

Movistar rider Benat Intxausti won the five-day Tour of Beijing on Tuesday - the final race in the 2013 WorldTour calendar. The ranking points earned by the Spaniard were enough to propel Movistar to the top of the team table, and push the British-based Sky outfit down into second.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.