Giro d'Italia 2020: Five things to look out for during the second week

Sprinters vs the breakaways, some key GC stages, and João Almeida in pink - don't miss these moments

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A finely poised GC race

With both of the major pre-race favourites, Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) and Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), having dropped out of the race, the 2020 Giro d’Italia enters its second week as a wide-open affair with no clear favourite having yet emerged.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.