Tadej Pogačar set to skip Vuelta a España to focus on end of season goals

UAE Team Emirates confirm Slovenian will miss Spanish grand-tour to concentrate on other targets

Tadej Pogacar
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UAE Team Emirates have confirmed this morning that Tadej Pogačar will miss the upcoming Vuelta a España. 

The 23-year-old Slovenian finished second to Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) at the recent Tour de France

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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.