Tour de France 2020: Seven things to look out for during the third week

The Slovenian showdown, fight for the podium and the few chances for the sprinters - key an eye out for these moments in the final week

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A Slovenian showdown for yellow

Now that that Colombian challenge for the yellow jersey has gone the same way as the French one, with defending champion Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) and Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic) both collapsing out of contention on stage 15’s Grand Colombier, it looks very likely that the first ever Slovenian winner of the Tour de France will be crowned in Paris.

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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.