Nibali Wins A Dramatic 99th Running Of The Giro d’Italia

Turin, Italy, May 29, 2016 (AFP) - Astana's Vincenzo Nibali secured his second Giro d'Italia triumph on Sunday after topping a dramatic 99th edition that saw key rival Steven Kruijswijk agonisingly crash during the final stages. Germany's Nikias Arndt, of the Giant team, celebrated winning the final stage into Turin although it came only after Giacomo Nizzolo, of the Trek team, was stripped … [Read more...]

Roger Kluge Surprises Them All At Giro d’Italia Stage 17

Cassano d'Adda, Italy, May 25, 2016 (AFP) - German IAM rider Roger Kluge got ahead of the pack in the final kilometer to bamboozle the sprint teams and steal a stage win on a flat run in the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday. There was no change in the overall standings with Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk still leading Esteban Chaves by 3min 03sec and veteran Spaniard Alejandro … [Read more...]

Lobato Nails Hill Win, Nizzolo Takes Dubai Lead On Stage 3

Dubai, Feb 5, 2016 (AFP) - Spain's Juan Jose Lobato clinched a summit finish victory in the key stage three of the Tour of Dubai on Friday as Italy's Giacomo Nizzolo seized the overall leader's blue jersey. Finishing the race at the steep Hatta Dam way after a 172km ride through the city and the desert, the Movistar man also seized second place in the overall standings from Germany's … [Read more...]

Nizzolo Wins Giro d’Italia Red Points Jersey

Giacomo Nizzolo secured the maglia rossa on the final day in the Giro d’Italia by taking the third place points in the second intermediate sprint behind a two-rider breakaway, then sprinting to fifth place as the escapees contested the stage win. Nizzolo: “It was hard to control today, and during the stage we lost some points. For the second sprint there was a lot of stress – maybe too … [Read more...]