Vuelta a España: Movistar accuse UCI of favouring Roglic after stage 19 spill

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Movistar’s sporting director accused cycling’s governing body of favouring Vuelta a España leader Primoz Roglic on Friday after the Slovenian was allowed to use a car’s slipstream to catch up with the peloton after a crash.

The issue arose just over 100km into the rain-affected 19th stage from Avila to Toledo when a group including Roglic and fourth-placed Miguel Ángel López crashed heavily on a descent. Roglic’s teammate Tony Martin was forced to abandon the race following the incident.

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