Cadel Evans to Skip Tour Down Under

Aussie will focus on Tdf, Olympics


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Cadel Evans, the first Australian to win the Tour de France, announced that he will not compete in Australia’s Tour Down Under early next year. Evans said that the race, which runs from January 15 to 22, is “not a good fit.” He will open his 2012 season later and focus on three bigger races: the Tour de France, the world championships, and the London Olympics.

Read more at Sky News.