Peter Sagan: Plenty of opportunities for Tinkoff despite Contador exit

Tinkoff will continue to fight on three fronts in the Tour de France, despite Alberto Contador abandoning the race

Rafal Majka and Peter Sagan onon stage nine of the 2016 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan insists there is still all to play for at the Tour de France, with his Tinkoff team still in contention for three of the four jerseys.

Roman Kreuziger sits only 1-16 down on leader Chris Froome (Team Sky) after nine stages and is the team’s best hope of a top-10 finish after the departure of Alberto Contador on Sunday.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.