'My rivals aren't looking at me, I'll keep fighting': Simon Yates takes back time in Giro d'Italia 2019

The Brit is now the underdog in the Italian Grand Tour, but had a dramatic return to form on stage 14

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Simon Yates hopes to take advantage of his rivals' distraction and promised to keep on fighting  for the next week in the Giro d'Italia.

Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates, now an underdog in the race, grabbed an important morale boost on stage 14 by gaining 22 seconds on his rivals, after slipping further back on stage 13.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.