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  • The best year is now over, the triumph of Alaphilippa is a proof of a great progress

    The best year is now over, the triumph of Alaphilippa is a proof of a great progress

    18.9.2018
    It’s over us. The 62nd Annual of The Tour of Slovakia will be written into the history of the race as the best of them all so far. For the first time we hosted World Tour teams which brought thousands of fans into our country.
  • Jakobsen wons the final stage, Alaphilippe kept his yellow jersey

    Jakobsen wons the final stage, Alaphilippe kept his yellow jersey

    16.9.2018
    Today marked the definite end of the 62nd Annual of The Tour of Slovakia, the biggest staged race in Slovakia. In a spectacular finale, Fabio Jakobsen of Quick-Step Floors has won the stage. Great things have been shown by Martin Haring of Dukla Banská Bystrica as well, as he lasted three days in the breakaway.
  • Bora now has a second victory in a row, too, as Pelucchi beats Jakobsen

    Bora now has a second victory in a row, too, as Pelucchi beats Jakobsen

    15.9.2018
    Matteo Pelucchi has imitated Rüdiger Selig‘s yesterday’s feat, as Nitra saw an epidemic of mass bunch sprint. The riders of the one and only continental team of Slovakia also became a part of the highlight of the event. Two members of Dukla have stood on the podium at the end of the day.
  • Selig broke Quick-Step Floors´ series of victories

    Selig broke Quick-Step Floors´ series of victories

    14.9.2018
    The longest stage in this year´s race itinerary has written a pretty dramatic story. The victory went to the win-hungry Rüdiger Selig from Bora - hansgrohe, breaking Quick-Step Floors’ series of victories. Battles for the other jerseys were no less interesting.
  • Quick-Step wins again, Alaphilippe rejoiced

    Quick-Step wins again, Alaphilippe rejoiced

    13.9.2018
    The Belgian team’s riders have confirmed again in the first stage of The Tour of Slovakia that they didn’t just come to show off their jerseys. Yesterday in the prologue, it was Bob Jungels who secured the first position for the team, today they thank Julian Alaphilippe. But not only he excelled in the race – Martin Haring has not only won a prize for the most fighting rider of the first stage, but he also won the dotted jersey.
  • Dominant performance of Quick-Step as a highlight of the beginning, Jungels becomes close winner

    Dominant performance of Quick-Step as a highlight of the beginning, Jungels becomes close winner

    12.9.2018
    Short, not even two kilometers long prologue has opened the event of the 62nd Annual of the Tour of Slovakia. Bob Jungels from Quick-Step Floors can rejoice from his victory. He has won by mere one tenths of a second before his team colleague Yves Lampaert. Christophe Laporte of Cofidis seized the third position.
  • Tratnik will be challenged by some big names, Laporte and Jakobsen are favourites for sprints

    Tratnik will be challenged by some big names, Laporte and Jakobsen are favourites for sprints

    11.9.2018
    Tour of Slovakia can look forward the attractive mass sprints, but the battle for overall victory will also be amusing. Jan Tratnik will have a lot of work to do to defend his last year´s victory. Against him will be strong names from this year´s Giro d´Italia and Tour de France.
  • Among the winners is a native, Nitra favours Czechs

    Among the winners is a native, Nitra favours Czechs

    9.9.2018
    On the route of the 62nd year of the race Tour of Slovakia are six stages. Only Galanta will have its premiere in this position. Poprad, Štrbské pleso, Ružomberok, Dubnica nad Váhom and Nitra have already written dramatic stories full of joy and sadness. Not only weather conditions played their part in the race, it was also terrain, fans, but especially heroes on bikes.
  • 62nd year of the race was presented to journalists

    62nd year of the race was presented to journalists

    5.9.2018
    Only a week remains until the start of the 62nd year of our most prestigious cycling race Tour of Slovakia. From 12th to 16th of September we have the opportunity to see teams of the highest league on the Slovakian roads, including the stars from Tour de France and other major events.
  • Speeches to the 62nd year of the race

    Speeches to the 62nd year of the race

    1.9.2018
    We present you the speeches of general director of the race and the president of Slovak cycling federation and the minister of education, science, research and sport of Slovak Republic.