Matt Goss fresh for Olympic Games assault

Matt Goss and Peter Sagan, Tour de France 2012, stage 12

Redemption has been at the forefront of Australian Matthew Goss's mind since finishing second to Mark Cavendish at the road World Championships last year.

The 25-year-old hopes to go one better at Saturday's Olympic Games road race - the course for which he says suits his strengths more so than his British rival.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.