Ciccone wins grueling Stage 16; Carapaz keeps Giro lead

Sports 05/28/19, 12:24

Giulio Ciccone of Italy won the toughest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday, while Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead after another disappointing day for race favorite Primoz Roglic.Ciccone, who rides for Trek-Segafredo, edged out Czech cyclist Jan Hirt at the end of the grueling mountain leg. The ...

Carapaz wins Stage 14 to take overall lead of Giro d’Italia

Sports 05/25/19, 10:53

Richard Carapaz of Ecuador won the grueling 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday to move into the overall lead.Carapaz, who rides for Movistar, attacked with just over 25 kilometers remaining of the 131-kilometer (81-mile) route from Saint-Vincent to Courmayeur in the Valle d'Aosta region near the French border.Simon ...

Ewan wins Stage 11; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

Sports 05/22/19, 14:17

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 (137-mile) ...

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

Sports 05/21/19, 11:59

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 ...

Roglic wins Stage 9; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

Sports 05/19/19, 10:41

Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti extended his overall lead after the individual time trial.Roglic, who also won the opening individual time trial, was quickest on the rain-soaked 35-kilometer (22-mile) route from Riccione that had an uphill ...

Ewan wins Stage 8; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

Sports 05/18/19, 15:47

Caleb Ewan of Australia sprinted to victory on the eighth and longest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, while Italian cyclist Valerio Conti remained the overall leader.Ewan, who rides for Lotto-Soudal, edged Elia Viviani and Pascal Ackermann in a bunch sprint at the end of the 239-kilometer (149-mile) leg ...

Masnada wins stage 6 of Giro, Conti takes overall lead

Sports 05/16/19, 11:53

Fausto Masnada of Italy claimed his first victory in a Grand Tour by winning the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday while compatriot Valerio Conti seized the overall lead from Primoz Roglic, who was involved in an early crash.The Italian duo were in a two-man breakaway for nearly ...

Ackermann sprints to 1st Giro win, Roglic in overall lead

Sports 05/12/19, 11:36

Pascal Ackermann of Germany sprinted to victory at the end of the second stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic remained overall leader.It was the first win in his first Grand Tour for the 25-year-old Ackermann, who rides for Bora-Hansgrohe.Ackermann edged out Elia Viviani and ...

Giro deal with Sicily to include start of 2021 race

Sports 03/26/19, 07:59

Giro d'Italia organizers have announced a deal with the Sicilian region to hold three stages on the island next year and the Grand Tour's start in 2021.RCS Sport also announced the return of the Giro di Sicilia next month, a four-stage race from April 3-6 concluding on Mount Etna.It's been ...

Thomas, Froome target Tour de France in 2019

Sports 01/01/19, 08:24

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize.Froome will not defend his Giro d'Italia title as targets a record-tying fifth win in ...

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