Izagirre Dashes Italian Giro Hopes, Jungels Defends Pink

Gorka Izagirre Keeps Hosts Waiting For Giro d'Italia Win By Justin DAVIS   Peschici, Italy, May 13, 2017 (AFP) - Spain's Gorka Izagirre kept the hosts waiting for a win at the 100th Giro d'Italia after capturing a thrilling eighth stage victory on Saturday. Luxembourg's Bob Jungels retained the race leader's pink jersey with a six-second lead on Britain's Geraint Thomas (Sky) after … [Read more...]

Joyous Ewan Bags Maiden Giro Stage, Jungels Still In Pink

Ewan Celebrating Maiden Giro d'Italia Stage Win By Justin DAVIS Alberobello, Italy, May 12, 2017 (AFP) - Australian Caleb Ewan eclipsed a "difficult" week to snatch his maiden Giro d'Italia stage on Friday as race leader Bob Jungels looked ahead to the pink jersey battle. Ewan, who won a stage at the Vuelta a Espana two years ago, came agonisingly close to opening his Giro account for the … [Read more...]

Giro d’Italia Stage 6 Has Silvan Dillier In State Of Disbelief

  Silvan Diller In State Of Disbelief By Justin DAVIS Terme Luigiane, Italy, May 11, 2017 (AFP) - Silvan Dillier was in disbelief after bouncing back from a puncture to cap a 200km breakaway with the biggest win of his career in a thrilling Giro d'Italia sixth stage on Thursday. BMC's Dillier suffered a flat tire in the opening meters of an undulating 217km ride from Reggio di … [Read more...]

Giro d’Italia Pink Jersey For Jungels As Pibernik Bungles Stage 5

By Justin DAVIS Messina, Italy, May 10, 2017 (AFP) - Luxembourg's Bob Jungels kept Britain's Geraint Thomas at bay to retain the Giro d'Italia pink jersey Wednesday after a "crazy" fifth stage that saw two riders celebrate victory. Jungels, who took the race lead from Quick Step teammate Fernando Gaviria after a fourth-stage finish on Mount Etna, maintained his … [Read more...]

Polanc Conquers The Etna, While Jungels In Giro d’Italia Pink

By Justin DAVIS Etna, Italy, May 9, 2017 - Slovenian Jan Polanc conquered the prestigious Giro d'Italia fourth stage to Mount Etna on Tuesday as Luxembourg's Bob Jungels took the pink jersey to keep the race lead with his Quick Step team. Climbing specialist Polanc, who races for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) team, was part of a four-man breakaway that pulled … [Read more...]

Ulissi Takes His Second Win At Giro, Jungels Keeps The Lead

Asolo, Italy, May 18, 2016 (AFP) - Home rider Diego Ulissi took his second victory of the 2016 Giro d'Italia as he beat overall leader Bob Jungels and Andrey Amador in the 11th stage on Wednesday. The Italian, who also won the fourth stage, was part of a leading trio with Jungels and Amador that came home ahead of the other General Classification contenders after a 227km ride from Modena to … [Read more...]

Ciccone Wins Giro d’Italia 10th Stage, Jungels Takes Pink Jersey

Sestola, Italy, May 17, 2016 (AFP) - Italian Giulio Ciccone on Tuesday won the tenth stage of the Giro d'Italia, which was marked by the withdrawal of Sky team leader and race favourite Mikel Landa. Luxembourg's Bob Jungels took the leader's pink jersey from teammate Gianluca Brambilla after the 219km stage between Campi Bisenzio and Sestola, becoming the first man from his country to hold … [Read more...]