Five talking points from the Tour de Suisse: Host of riders test positive for Covid with Peter Sagan latest abandon

We can only hope that there isn't another significant outbreak before the Tour de France's Grand Depart

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Yates, Segan and Pidcock all abandoned the Tour de Suisse after positive Covid tests
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Unlike the Critérium du Dauphiné, where Jumbo-Visma never looked like they could be beaten, the general classification at the Tour de Suisse was a wide-open affair, with the leadership changing hands on all of the last four stages.

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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.