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Sam Bennett wins final stage of the Giro d’Italia to complete hat-trick of wins (VIDEO)

Sam Bennett (BORA - hansgrohe) today won the final stage of the Giro d'Italia to complete a hat trick of wins at the race. The Irishman passed ciclamino jersey winner Elia Viviani (Quick Step Floors) in the closing metres to take the victory in Rome. Bennett's third stage win completes a very successful Grand Tour for the German team which...

Eddie Dunbar moves into top-5 at the Baloise Belgium Tour (VIDEO)

Eddie Dunbar goes into today's final stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour (2.HC) sitting in fifth place overall after finishing in fifth place on yesterday's queen stage. Yesterday's 151.4-kilometre stage, starting and finishing in Wanze in the Ardennes, included twelve categorised climbs and amongst the climbs the riders had to take on were two ascents of the iconic Mur de...

Chris Froome on brink of Giro d’Italia victory (VIDEO)

Barring disaster, Chris Froome (Team Sky) should become the first Briton to win the Giro d'Italia as he will start tomorrow's final stage with a 46" lead over Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) On today's final mountainous stage which was the last opportunity for any other contenders to dislodge Froome from the lead, he was able to fend off any challengers....

Fabio Aru abandons the Giro d’Italia

Fabio Aru (UAE Team Emirates) was amongst seven riders who abandoned the Giro d'Italia on yesterday's nineteenth stage. The Italian champion had been sitting in 27th place overall prior to the stage. Aru, who finished 2nd overall in the 2015 edition of the Giroand 3rd overall in 2014, quit the race after 40 kilometres of the 184-kilometre mountainous stage from...

LottoNL Jumbo state that George Bennett’s comments were not an insinuation

The LottoNL Jumbo team has published a statement in relation to George Bennett's comments following yesterday's nineteenth stage of the Giro d'Italia, where they stated that what he had said was "not an insinuation, but a way to express the admiration for an exceptional achievement." In a video posted by the team after the stage, Bennett who sits in ninth...

Chris Froome takes over maglia rosa from Simon Yates on dramatic day at the Giro (VIDEO)

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken over the maglia rosa at the Giro d'Italia with just two stages remaining. The Briton attacked with 80 kilometres left and despite a concerted chase by Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), Thibaut Pinot and Sebastien Reichenbach (Groupama - FDJ) with Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team) and Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team) also in tow,...

Tom Dumoulin claws back time on Giro d’Italia leader Simon Yates (VIDEO)

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) made some time back on the Giro d'Italia leader Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) on stage 18 today, and now stands at 28 seconds behind the overall lead with three stages to go. The peloton were happy to let an early group of 12 riders clear in the first 30 kilometres of racing and the group went on...

André Greipel wins opening stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour (VIDEO)

Following on from his two stage wins at the Four Days of Dunkirk, André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) continued his winning streak at the Baloise Belgium Tour (2.HC). On the opening stage in Buggenhout, the German beat the Italian Ricardo Minali (Astana Pro Team) and the Belgian Tim Merlier (Vérandas Willems-Crelan). The first stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour in and around...

Sam Bennett goes close to hat-trick of wins at the Giro d’Italia

Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe) delivered a second place behind Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) in Iseo on today's seventeenth stage of the Giro d'Italia which marked his seventh podium finish at the race. It was another frantic start to the stage as a big group of 14 riders built today’s breakaway with a small gap to the Maglia Rosa group....

Elia Viviani wins his fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia

Elia Viviani (Quick became the first Italian in 12 years to land four stage victories at a single edition of the Giro d’Italia after winning the 155-kilometre 17th stage from Riva del Garda to Iseo today. His victory resulted in the 29-year-old further distancing the competition in the cyclamen jersey classification, with 58 points separating now Viviani from his...

Louis Meintjes withdraws from the Giro d’Italia due to illness

Louis Meintjes has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia due to illness, his Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has announced. The 26-year-old, riding the event for the first time, had been inside the top-50 on the General Classification after stage 16 but had been struggling with flu-like symptoms in recent days. He took the decision in conjunction with...

Domenico Pozzovivo maintains podium position following Giro d’Italia time-trial

Domenico Pozzovivo (Team Bahrain Merida) maintained his third place overall following the stage 16 individual time-trial at the Giro d'Italia after finishing in 33rd position. Afterwards he expressed his satisfaction with his performance. Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) won the stage between Trento and Rovereto and the Australian was fastest at each intermediate check point and finished with a time of...