Diego Ulissi Surprises Tour Down Under On Stage 2

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 22, 2014 (AFP) - Italy's Diego Ulissi edged out Australian Simon Gerrans in a powerful final sprint to win the second stage of the Tour Down Under in southern Australia on Wednesday. Ulissi, 24, attacked from 100 metres out on a long, uphill finish and went clear of the chasing pack, finishing three bike lengths ahead of Gerrans and Australia's Cadel Evans. … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Labors On Return, As Diego Ulissi Wins Stage 1

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MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy, July 27, 2013 - Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France and Olympic time trial champion, struggled during the opening stage of the Tour of Poland on Saturday in his return to cycling after a two-month absence. Wiggins finished a distant nine minutes and 13 seconds adrift of stage winner Diego Ulissi in what was his first competitive outing since … [Read more...]

Ulissi Wins Giro 17th Stage In Controversial Finish

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ROME, May 25, 2011 - Italian Diego Ulissi of the Lampre team won the 17th stage of the Tour of Italy over 230km from Feltre to Tirano on Wednesday after Giovanni Visconti was demoted for pushing in the finish. Visconti was first over the line but after going for a non-existent gap down the inside between Ulissi and the barriers in the run-in, he pushed his 21-year-old rival out of the … [Read more...]