Simon and Adam Yates heading in right direction for Grand Tour podium

Mitchelton-Scott brothers Adam and Simon Yates both took stage victories in WorldTour races in the past week. Team sport director Matt White says they only have to work on their time trials to challenge for Grand Tours

Simon and Adam Yates. Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

The Yates twins Adam and Simon are heading in the right direction for podiums in the Grand Tours this 2018 season, says Mitchelton-Scott sports director Matt White.

This week, Simon won a stage and placed second overall in Paris-Nice and Adam won a stage in Tirreno-Adriatico on Sunday. Mitchelton-Scott will send Simon to the Giro d'Italia in May and Adam to the Tour de France in July.

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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.