The UCI race jury explains decision to disqualify Peter Sagan from the Tour de France

"We warned the sprinters that we would look very close at every sprint. And that is what we did today."

Peter Sagan at the 2017 Tour de France (ASO/A.Broadway)

(Image credit: ASO/Alex BROADWAY)

The UCI jury decided to set the boundaries early with Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) after having warned the sprinters it would be looking closely at every finish in the 2017 Tour de France.

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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.