Chris Froome and Alberto Contador Battle On Tour of Spain Stage 18

MONTE CASTROVE, Spain, Sept 11, 2014 (AFP) - Italy's Fabio Aru sprinted to victory in Thursday's 18th stage of the Tour of Spain as Briton Chris Froome closed in on overall race leader Alberto Contador of Spain. Astana rider Aru, already winner at altitude on the 11th stage at San Miguel de Aralar, benefited on the final sprint from the support of Sky team leader Froome, who clawed … [Read more...]

Fabio Aru Takes Giro d’Italia Stage 15 With Authority

MONTECAMPIONE, Italy, May 25, 2014 (AFP) - Young Italian climber Fabio Aru came home alone to claim the Giro d'Italia's 15th stage on Sunday, as Colombian Rigoberto Uran retained the overall leader's pink jersey. At the 1665-metre finish at Montecampione, Aru crossed the line with a 21sec gap back to Colombian Fabio Duarte. The 23-year-old Aru was celebrating his first career … [Read more...]