A UAE Emirates Tour de France podium clean sweep is a real possibility

Adam Yates, Tadej Pogačar and João Almeida are all hitting form at the perfect time with the Florence Grand Départ fast approaching

Adam Yates
Adam Yates and João Almeida celebrate stage seven victory at the Tour de Suisse
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Dominance appears to be a buzzword of modern day cycling, particularly with regards to the current season as it unfolds. If it’s not Tadej Pogačar’s dominance at Strade Bianche or the Giro d’Italia, it’s Mathieu van der Poel’s dominance of the Spring Classics that we’re all talking about. 

But in relation to Pogačar and his UAE Emirates team, the dominance and superiority that we’ve already witnessed could imminently be elevated to new heights by the end of July. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.