Jumbo-Visma's green machine mathematically safe in points classification after stage 17 intermediate sprint. If he completes race, he’ll win his first 'maillot vert.'
Stuart O’Grady likens Wout van Aert to Eddy Merckx, talks Tour de France green jersey and Caleb Ewan
'Every stage is like a mini World Cup race. It’s so intense. That’s great for the sport and for the viewers but it makes it hard work for the pure sprinters,' says Australian.
Think Mark Cavendish has the green jersey won already? Think again. Michael Matthews and Sonny Colbrelli are both making a charge for green.
While Peter Sagan could mathematically still win the Tour de France's green jersey, the Slovakian star appears to have conceded the competition to Sam Bennett.
Our fourth Active Pass roundtable features reader questions about the sprint battles. Why hasn't a rider emerged to challenge Peter Sagan for the Tour de France's green jersey?
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The Slovakian knows he has a lot of work to do to get through what some are calling the hardest Tour in years. But mountains are the least of his concerns.
The polka-dot jersey was decided Friday and the yellow jersey on Saturday, but the green jersey should come down to the final sprint into Paris.
Angry with himself after botching the stage-11 sprint, the Norwegian infiltrates a break and grabs enough points to regain the green jersey.
Tour de France sprint legend Erik Zabel fears Mark Cavendish may have already lost the green jersey for good to Thor Hushovd.