Anthony Tan

Cycling journalist Anthony Tan joins SBS's Tour de France coverage where he'll bring us his unique news and views of the great race from behind the scenes.


Name not Contador? How’s second sound?

21 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Wit the second week of the Tour de France out of the way, and barring a game changing incident, it looks like a race for second place, writes Anthony Tan.

Team Astana's Alberto Contador (AAP)

Team Astana's Alberto Contador (AAP)

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So far, a Tour parcours left wanting

14 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Nine stages are finished and the top ten riders are separated by less than two minutes but the 2009 Tour has failed to inspire, writes Anthony Tan.

Tour de France yellow jersey relaxes on the first rest day (AAP)

Tour de France yellow jersey relaxes on the first rest day (AAP)

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Being John Malkovich at the Tour

07 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

There are more than a few hidden messages being thrown round of late, writes Anthony Tan in Montpellier.

Alberto Contador (L) and Lance Armstrong (AAP)

Alberto Contador (L) and Lance Armstrong (AAP)

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Tough news for Alby

04 July 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Simon Gerrans missing the cut with Cervelo for the Tour de France was a tough blow for the rider, but it's been even tougher for Allan Davis, who lost his chance by the smallest of margins.

Quickstep's Allan Davis (Getty)

Quickstep's Allan Davis (Getty)

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A leaner year for Oz, but don’t despair

30 June 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

From a happy and healthy group of nine who began last year’s Tour in Brest, Australians at cycling’s main event could be facing their leanest line-up in two years.

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady (Getty)

Saxo Bank's Stuart O'Grady (Getty)

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Could this be Cadel’s year?

19 June 2009 | 0:00 - By Anthony Tan

Does one need to race the Giro d’Italia to be competitive at the Tour de France? The way Cadel Evans and Alberto Contador have raced at this week’s Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré, coming into form just at the right time, you wouldn’t think so.

Will Evans and Contador buck the preparation trend (Getty)

Will Evans and Contador buck the preparation trend (Getty)

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Cycling journalist Anthony Tan joins SBS's Tour de France coverage where he'll bring us his unique news and views of the great race from behind the scenes.

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