BRUSSELS - The three biggest races in cycling will take place in a 72-day span, starting with the Tour de France at the end of August and finishing with the Spanish Vuelta in November.The Spanish race and the Giro d' ...
May 6, 2020
PARIS - After weeks of holding out hope that the Tour de France would be able to go ahead as planned, the world's most famous cycling race was finally added to the list of sporting events postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Apr 15, 2020
ORBETELLO, Italy - Elia Viviani was stripped of winning the third stage at the Giro d'Italia on Monday.Viviani was ruled by the race jury to have deviated from his line in the final sprint in Orbetello, even touching wheels with ...
May 14, 2019
FUCECCHIO, Italy - Pascal Ackermann of Germany sprinted to victory at the end of the second stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic remained overall leader.It was the first win in his first Grand Tour ...
May 13, 2019
BOLOGNA, Italy - Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, finishing the individual time trial just ahead of two of the other pre-race favorites.Roglic, who rides for Jumbo-Visma, was the only ...
May 12, 2019
MANCHESTER, England - Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize. ...
Jan 2, 2019
MILAN - Chris Froome could have another attempt at winning both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France as the British rider has not ruled out the possibility of defending the title he secured in Rome this year.Next year&# ...
Nov 1, 2018
ROME - Now that Chris Froome has wrapped up the Giro d'Italia title, his focus will quickly switch to matching the record with a fifth Tour de France title - unless a doping case gets in the way.Froome is racing under ...
May 28, 2018
ROME - Winning three Grand Tours consecutively was already enough to cement Chris Froome's place in cycling history.The way in which he won this Giro d'Italia, though, adds an extra dimension to the achievement.The Kenyan-born British ...
May 28, 2018
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil - Brazil's goalkeeping coaches have no hesitation in anointing Alisson as the team's No. 1 for the World Cup, and are even comparing him to Germany's Manuel Neuer.Goalkeeping coach Claudio Taffarel, who played three ...
May 23, 2018
ROVERETO, Italy - Simon Yates is still in control of the Giro d'Italia after the British rider limited his losses to closest rival Tom Dumoulin in the individual time trial on Tuesday.Dumoulin was more than two minutes behind Yates heading ...
May 23, 2018
MONTE ZONCOLAN, Italy - Chris Froome responded to his critics with a fantastic ride up Monte Zoncolan to win the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday.Nevertheless, British compatriot Simon Yates consolidated his overall lead.Froome attacked with about ...
May 20, 2018
NERVESA DELLA BATTAGLIA, Italy - Elia Viviani made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 13th stage, while Simon Yates remained in the overall lead on Friday as the race heads into the mountains.The Italian ...
May 19, 2018
GUALDO TADINO, Italy - Overall leader Simon Yates gained three bonus seconds in the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday but it was a difficult day for his Mitchelton-Scott team as Esteban Chaves dropped out of contention.Slovenian ...
May 16, 2018
SANTA NINFA, Sicily - Enrico Battaglin surged ahead at the perfect moment to win the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday as Chris Froome and most of the other favorites finished in the main pack.Rohan Dennis held onto ...
May 10, 2018
CALTAGIRONE, Sicily - Chris Froome fell further behind the leaders as Belgian rider Tim Wellens won the hilly fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday.Froome finished 21 seconds behind Wellens, pushing the four-time Tour de France champion down ...
May 9, 2018
EILAT, Israel - Elia Viviani won the third stage of the 101st Giro d'Italia on Sunday for his second bunch sprint finish victory in as many days as the Grand Tour race bid farewell to its historic start in Israel.The ...
May 7, 2018
ORTISEI, Italy - Tejay van Garderen claimed his first grand tour victory on the tough 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia as Tom Dumoulin kept the pink jersey on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Van Garderen, of the United States, came round ...
May 26, 2017
CANAZEI, Italy - Pierre Rolland launched a late solo attack to win the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, and Tom Dumoulin's overall lead remained unchanged.Rolland, a Frenchman who rides for the Cannondale-Drapac team, accelerated ...
May 25, 2017
BORMIO, Italy - Tom Dumoulin's overall lead in the Giro d'Italia was drastically reduced in the race's toughest stage Tuesday after the Dutchman stopped to answer the call of nature at the foot of the last of ...
May 24, 2017
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