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Zakarin wins 1st mountain-top finish of Giro; Polanc leads

Russian rider Ilnur Zakarin won the 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia with a solo attack up to the race’s first big mountain-top finish, and Jan Polanc held onto the overall leader’s pink jersey Friday. Zakarin, who rides for Team Katusha Alpecin, required more than 5+ hours to complete the

Ineos’ Hart in spectacular Giro fall

Lac Serrù (Italie) (AFP) – Rising British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart of the Ineos Team (ex-Sky) was involved in a high-speed downhill crash that saw him abandon his Giro d’Italia bid on Friday. A full update will follow,” Ineos said on Twitter after their rider left in the team car rather than

Armstrong on doping past: ‘I wouldn’t change a thing’

Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles, according to details of an interview that will air next week on NBCSN. The network, owned by NBC Sports Group, said on

Benedetti wins 12th stage; Polanc takes Giro lead

Cesare Benedetti won the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday for his first victory as a professional while Jan Polanc took the overall leader’s pink jersey from UAE Emirates teammate Valerio Conti. ”I’ve worked a lot for the others in the past but today I got my opportunity

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead

Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader’s pink jersey at the Giro d’Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed his first professional victory at the age of 31 on the first mountainous stage on this year’s route. After two pancake flat days, UAE rider Polanc got in a breakaway group on

Cycling: Australia’s Ewan wins stage 11 of Giro d’Italia

NOVI LIGURE, Italy (Reuters) – Australia’s Caleb Ewan claimed the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometer ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure. The Lotto-Soudal rider edged Arnaud Demare (Groupama–FDJ) and Pascal Ackermann (Bora–hansgrohe) to

Ewan wins Stage 11; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

Caleb Ewan of Australia sprinted to victory on the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti remained the overall leader. Ewan, who rides for Lotto-Soudal, edged out Arnaud Demare and Pascal Ackermann in a bunch sprint at the end of the entirely flat 221-kilometer

Cycling: Demare claims maiden Giro stage win

MODENA, Italy (Reuters) – France’s Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday. Italian Elia Viviani was second and Rudiger Selig of Germany took third place ahead of Australian Caleb Ewan. “We came

Demare wins crash-affected Stage 10; Conti keeps Giro lead

Arnaud Demare of France sprinted to victory after a crash affected the end of the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti kept the overall lead. Demare, who rides for Groupama-FDJ, edged out Elia Viviani and Rudiger Selig in a bunch sprint at the end of the