Team Sky's all-or-nothing tactics fail to unseat Richie Porte in Tour Down Under

Sergio Henao's bid to overthrow Richie Porte during the Tour Down Under's key climbing stage failed to make an impact

Kenny Elissonde on stage five of the 2017 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Sergio Henao and Team Sky lost out on an “all or nothing” bid for the overall podium at the Tour Down Under on Saturday.

The Colombian climber seemingly couldn’t keep with former teammate Richie Porte (BMC) on the hilltop finish in Willunga, which the latter claimed to all but secure the leader’s jersey.

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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.