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Welcome to the live blog of the World Cycling Championships on the road for men.

Here we will keep you informed of the developments in the battle for the rainbow jersey in Imola, Italy.



  • LIVE:

  • World Cycling Championships on the road

  • 258.2 kilometers

  • Nine laps of 28.8 kilometers

  • Finish around 4.45 pm

World Cycling Championships · a few seconds ago

Another 8 km - 

The five pursuers: Van Aert, Roglic, Fuglsang, Kwiatkowski and Hirschi.

They are thirteen seconds behind Alaphilippe.

Will the French maintain this?

World Cycling Championships 2 minutes ago

Another 10 km - 

Alaphilippe is eight seconds ahead of the group with Van Aert and Roglic.

World Cycling Championships · 3 minutes ago

Another 17 km - 

Hirschi and Roglic are just behind the front runners.

Dumoulin is behind that again.

World Cycling Championships · 4 minutes ago

Another 14 km - 

Alaphilippe is followed by Fuglsang, Kwiatkowski and Van Aert.

World Cycling Championships · 4 minutes ago

Another 17 km - 

Kwiatkowski is the first to top on the last climb.

Alaphilippe then takes over and goes on the attack!

4 minutes ago

World Cycling Championships 6 minutes ago

Another 12 km -

 Hirschi is now trying, Van Avermaet hooks up.

As well as Roglic, Van Aert, Alaphilippe and Schachmann, among others.

Dumoulin is just behind it.

World Cycling Championships 7 minutes ago

Another 13 km - 

Van Avermaet sets pace for Van Aert.

Things are looking very good for Belgians at the moment.

World Cycling Championships 9 minutes ago

Another 14 km - 

Guillaume is going to attack.

He takes some meters, but is caught again.

World Cycling Championships · 10 minutes ago

Another 16 km - 

A group of twelve men, including Carapaz and Van Avermaet, now drives a few seconds for the rest.

Dumoulin is in the second group.

World Cycling Championships 12 minutes ago

17 km to go - 

It stops for a moment and everyone looks at each other.

Who's next to try?

12 minutes ago

World Cycling Championships · 14 minutes ago

19 km to go - 

Attack Urán!

The Colombian tries again.

Landa, Nibali and Van Aert stay in his wheel, but the group behind them is not far away.

World Cycling Championships 16 minutes ago

20 km to go - 

New attack!

Nibali tries.

Landa, Van Aert and Urán respond.

It therefore stays together.

World Cycling Championships 17 minutes ago

Another 21 km - 

Everything is together again.

Wout van Aert, the top favorite for today, easily stays put.

Pogacar is now sinking.

World Cycling Championships 18 minutes ago

21 km to go -

 The attack was short-lived.

Dumoulin and Pogacar are caught up.

Caruso counterattacks.

World Cycling Championships · 20 minutes ago

21 km to go - Attack Dumoulin!



Suddenly there is Tom Dumoulin!

The Limburger jumps out of the small peloton and hooks up with Pogacar.

20 minutes ago

World Cycling Championships 22 minutes ago

23 km to go - 

An encouraging picture in the peloton: Dumoulin crawls forward.

Dylan van Baarle is back in the peloton by the way.

World Cycling Championships · 24 minutes ago

Another 24 km - 

The two climbs, which have already been completed eight times today, in the picture.

The Mizzolano will soon be the first to emerge.

World Cycling Championships · 26 minutes ago

Another 25 km - 

The names in the peloton:



Benoot, Wellens, van Aert, van Avermaet, Kwiatkowski, Matthews, Ulissi, Masnada, Nibali, Caruso, Bettiol, Roglic, Polanc, Carapaz, Porte, Hirschi, Rui Costa, Valverde, Bilbao , Landa, Herrada, Fuglsang, Valgren, Geschke, Schachmann, Pidcock, Molard, Van Baarle, Dumoulin, Uran, Lopez, Woods, Chaves, Martinez, Alaphilippe.

World Cycling Championships 31 minutes ago

29

 km to go - 

Last lap! 



Tadej Pogacar is the first to start the final round.

The peloton follows after 25 seconds.

World Cycling Championships 35 minutes ago

32 km to go - 

The attack of Tadej Pogacar in the picture.

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The @LeTour winner is on the attack !!

@TamauPogi 🇸🇮 is the first of the favorites to play their card.

This is a dangerous move from a man we know can climb AND time trial!

@BELCyclingTeam 🇧🇪 take up the chase.

# Imola2020

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Avatar Author UCIMoment of places15: 47 - September 27, 2020

35 minutes ago

World Cycling Championships · 36 minutes ago

34 km to go - 

The Tour winner is still in the lead, but the difference remains minimal.

However, the Belgians have certainly not caught him yet.

World Cycling Championships 39 minutes ago

Another 36 km - 

The Belgians seem to have things under control in the peloton.

They narrow the hole to Pogacar to about ten seconds.

World Cycling Championships 42 minutes ago

Another 39 km - 

Pogacar now has 15 seconds.

He has another fellow countryman in the peloton: Primoz Roglic.

Of course he doesn't have to do much now.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 41 km - 

Pogacar has about ten seconds ahead of the peloton at the top of the Gallisterna.

Tom Dumoulin is still there, but it is difficult.

He is the only Dutchman in the peloton.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 41 km - Attack Pogacar!



The Tour winner breaks out of the peloton.

He has a lead of several tens of meters.

an hour ago

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 49 km - 

It does not look good for Tom Dumoulin at the moment.

50 km - Oops.

On the penultimate climb of Mazzolano, Tom Dumoulin seems to be struggling.

Dylan van Baarle does drive in the front and Sam Oomen is also still there.

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Avatar Author NOS Cycling Moment of places 15: 26 - 27 September 2020

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 50 km - 

They now fall off in the peloton with bushes.

The Belgians have now lost Oliver Naesen and Jasper Stuyven.

Dumoulin is also at the back of the peloton.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 52 km - 

The predicted rain shower seems to be passing Imola for the time being.

Fortunately for the riders, it is still dry.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 54 km - 

For those who wondered where the Dutch are: we hardly see them.

Tom Dumoulin, Sam Oomen, Dylan van Baarle, Antwan Tolhoek and Pascal Eenkhoorn have just been spotted in the thinned peloton.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 55 km -

 The Belgians take over control of the peloton.

Pieter Serry, Oliver Naesen and Tiesj Benoot now set the pace.

Pogacar is back in the pack.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 56 km - He was 

just driving in the front, now at a slight disadvantage due to a bicycle change: Tadej Pogacar.

However, the Tour winner seems to rejoin the peloton without too many problems.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 58 km - 

Nans Peters, Kenny Elissonde and Julien Bernard are the men who now determine the pace.

Behind them is a train of Belgians, which only Oliver Naesen now has to miss.

He rides in the back of the peloton, just like Primoz Roglic by the way.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 67 km - 

The French are the first to tighten the thumbscrews.

A number of riders in the peloton are too powerful.

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The race has begun!

The French pick up the last escapees and push hard.

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Avatar Author Sporza 🚴Moment of places15: 02 - 27 September 2020

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 68 km - 

Due to the work of the French on the Gallisterna, the front runners have now caught up.

The course now seems to have finally started.

Tadej Pogacar is in the front and seems to be in good shape.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

69 km to go - 

The adventure of the front runners is almost over.

The peloton is only half a minute behind the two escapees.

We have to wait for the moment they are swallowed up.

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 70 km - 

Something is happening in the peloton: the French report to the front.

Do they want to make the race hard for their leader Julian Alaphilippe?

World Cycling Championships one hour ago

Another 70 km 

- For the time being we have to be talking about this kind of beautiful pictures, because hardly anything happens in the race.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 71 km - 

Arashiro has been swallowed up by the peloton, just like Kuznetsov.

The Russian just tried, but was soon caught again.

These are rare highs in a so far predictable price.

We have to wait for the favorites to come out of their loft.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 73 km - 

Marc Soler was just reported as quit, but that was wrong.

The Spaniard is still in the race.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 79 km - 

The lead of the front runners is shrinking quickly, mainly due to the front work of the Danish team in the peloton.

The leaders are now only two minutes ahead of the peloton.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 84 km - 

We have a named rider who gives up: Marc Soler.

Lawson Craddock also squeezes the brakes.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 86 km - 

Tom Dumoulin was reported a short while ago, probably due to material trouble.

De Limburger has been in the peloton for a while now.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

Another 88 km - 

The lead of the two front runners now quickly shrinks to just over three minutes.

Arashiro pursuer is reported at half a minute.

World Cycling Championships 2 hours ago

98 km to go - 

Dark clouds are gathering above Tom Dumoulin.

Rain is forecast in Imola, so the already tough race promises to be a bit tougher.

The first drops are expected to fall in half an hour.

... Riders on the storm🎶 # Imola2020 [Pic @bettiniphoto]

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Avatar Author Imola - Emilia-Romagna 2020 Moment of places 14: 10 - 27 September 2020

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