Enrico Battaglin Snatched Victory At Giro d’Italia Stage 14

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OROPA, Italy, May 24, 2014 (AFP) - Italy's Enrico Battaglin of the Bardiani team snatched victory in the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, a 164km mountain run from Aglie to Oropa. Race leader Colombian Rigoberto Uran of Omega Pharma lost ground in the gruelling final 11.8km climb but managed to hold the pink jersey ahead of Australian Cadel Evans. It was the first stage … [Read more...]

Battaglin Wins Giro d’Italia Thriller, Wiggins Loses Time

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SERRA SAN BRUNO, Italy, May 07, 2013 (AFP) - Enrico Battaglin claimed his maiden Giro d'Italia stage on Tuesday with fellow Italian Luca Paolini retaining the leader's pink jersey and race favourite Bradley Wiggins losing time to rivals after an epic 246km of racing from Policastro to Serra San Bruno. Battaglin, who rides for the Bardiani team, surged out of a small group of survivors … [Read more...]