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Paris-Nice stage 5 – Live coverage

Paris-Nice stage 5 - Live coverage

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Thursday, Mar 10

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A full report, results and photographs from today’s stage are available here .

08:33:15 (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency) 07:25:03

Brandon McNulty on his second victory in the Ardèche this season: "It’s incredible. It still hasn’t even sunk in yet but I’m so happy. It’s my first WorldTour victory but also under the circumstance, since the crosswinds day, I had had a crash and just haven’t been good. I was debating even continuing on or just resetting, so from considering not even starting today, it’s incredible. We did the same climbs [as at the Faun-Ardèche Classic] . I was at home for a bit, good memories." (Image credit: Getty Images Sport) 07:21:11

Roglic’s isolation in the finale showed that Jumbo-Visma are far from invincible, but his rivals were unable to take advantage. That was partly down to Dennis’ policing on the Col de la Mure and also, of course, due to Roglic’s own poise on the climb towards the intermediate sprint in the finale. He understood it was a day to race on the defensively and he cut his cloth accordingly, picking and choosing which moves to follow.

07:18:27 (Image credit: Getty Images) 07:16:55 General classification after stage 5 07:15:43

07:09:44The Roglic group comes in at 5:43, and the Slovenian will move into the yellow jersey of overall leader. Jumbo-Visma’s dominance of the GC has diminished this evening, […]

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