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Giro d'Italia 2020: Fernando Gaviria withdraws after positive COVID-19 test as race heads towards uncertain finish
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Giro d'Italia 2020: Fernando Gaviria withdraws after positive COVID-19 test as race heads towards uncertain finish

Gaviria’s UAE Team Emirates noted that the rider, who became the latest to withdraw from the race, had the virus earlier in March.

Giro d'Italia 2020: Team Ineos' Filippo Ganna wins 14th stage; Joao Almeida holds on to lead
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Giro d'Italia 2020: Team Ineos' Filippo Ganna wins 14th stage; Joao Almeida holds on to lead

Ineos rider Ganna claimed his third stage win in this year's race over 34.1km through Italy's sparkling wine Prosecco region.

Giro d'Italia 2020: Italy's Diego Ulissi wins 13th stage as Joao Almeida retains leader's jersey
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Giro d'Italia 2020: Italy's Diego Ulissi wins 13th stage as Joao Almeida retains leader's jersey

Ulissi edged Deceuninck's Almeida and Austrian Patrick Konrad by half a wheel in a sprint finish to end a 192km stage.

Jhonatan Narváez earns first Giro d’Italia stage win; João Almeida stays in pink
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Jhonatan Narváez earns first Giro d’Italia stage win; João Almeida stays in pink

Narváez, an Ecuadorian rider with the Ineos Grenadiers team, finished 1 minute, 8 seconds ahead of Mark Padun, who had a flat tire on the final descent as the duo were leading the rain-soaked stage.

Giro d'Italia 2020: Arnaud Demare wins 11th stage, Joao Almeida retains overall leader's jersey
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Giro d'Italia 2020: Arnaud Demare wins 11th stage, Joao Almeida retains overall leader's jersey

Demare edged Peter Sagan and Alvaro Hodeg at the end of the mostly flat 182-kilometer (113-mile) leg from Porto Sant’Elpidio to Rimini along the Adriatic coast.

Giro d'Italia 2020: Peter Sagan wins 10th stage as positive COVID-19 tests force Mitchelton, Jumbo-Visma to withdraw
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Giro d'Italia 2020: Peter Sagan wins 10th stage as positive COVID-19 tests force Mitchelton, Jumbo-Visma to withdraw

Sagan, one of the most successful riders in the peloton with three world titles, achieved his first success in the Giro, to complete his set of stage wins on the three big tours — France, Italy, Spain.

Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone
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Former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor Richard Freeman admits to destroying banned testosterone

Freeman has previously admitted 18 of 22 charges, which include ordering 30 sachets of testosterone gel to the Manchester velodrome nine years ago and lying to British Cycling and UK Anti-Doping about making the order.

World champion cyclist Julian Alaphilippe recovers from embarrassing Liege defeat to win at Brabantse Pijl
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World champion cyclist Julian Alaphilippe recovers from embarrassing Liege defeat to win at Brabantse Pijl

It was Alaphilippe's first win with his world champion rainbow coloured jersey and bike after his farcical finish at Liege-Bastigne-Liege on Sunday.

Giro d'Italia 2020: 'Frustrated' contender Geraint Thomas ends campaign before start of Stage 4
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Giro d'Italia 2020: 'Frustrated' contender Geraint Thomas ends campaign before start of Stage 4

Winner of the 2018 Tour de France, Thomas' overall race ambitions were left in tatters after a fall on Monday saw him lose more than 11 minutes at the arrival at Mount Etna in Sicily.

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion
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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong leads bike tour around Beirut to help blast victims of August explosion

The Beirut blast killed 193, wounded about 6,500 and caused billions of dollars in damage. It decimated the port facility and thousands of apartments in the city.

Giro d’Italia 2020: World champion Filippo Ganna wins time trial in opening stage
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Giro d’Italia 2020: World champion Filippo Ganna wins time trial in opening stage

Ganna, an Italian who rides for Ineos Grenadiers, beat Joao Almeida by 22 seconds on the 15.1-kilometer (9.4-mile) downhill time trial in Palermo.

German doctor Mark Schmidt, accused of masterminding global network, admits to 'hobby' doping
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German doctor Mark Schmidt, accused of masterminding global network, admits to 'hobby' doping

In a statement read by his lawyers, sports physician Mark Schmidt said he had started to aid individuals in 2012 but refrained from disclosing specific names.

HIIT along with rowing and cycling can help type 2 diabetes patients lose weight, improve insulin sensitivity
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HIIT along with rowing and cycling can help type 2 diabetes patients lose weight, improve insulin sensitivity

The scientists concluded that HIIT can help in improving the blood sugar levels and can also help in losing weight effectively.

Tour de France 2020: Doctor, physiotherapist held over doping probe into Nairo Quintana released without charge
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Tour de France 2020: Doctor, physiotherapist held over doping probe into Nairo Quintana released without charge

Police released the pair, a doctor and a physiotherapist, on Tuesday night, Marseille prosecutor Dominique Laurens said in a statement. Police took them in for questioning on Monday.

Tour de France 2020: 'Nothing to hide', leader of Arkea-Samsic team denies doping as police detains two members
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Tour de France 2020: 'Nothing to hide', leader of Arkea-Samsic team denies doping as police detains two members

Colombian rider Nairo Quintana, 30, leader of the Arkea-Samsic team and winner of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, said no drugs were discovered during the investigation.

Tour de France 2020: Two people in custody as probe opened into suspected doping by Arkea-Samsic team
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Tour de France 2020: Two people in custody as probe opened into suspected doping by Arkea-Samsic team

Reportedly, a search was conducted on riders from the Arkea-Samsic team, including Dayer Quintana, brother and teammate of Nairo Quintana, and members of the medical team.

Tour de France 2020: Rookie Tadej Pogacar rides to famous victory at coronavirus-defying edition of race
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Tour de France 2020: Rookie Tadej Pogacar rides to famous victory at coronavirus-defying edition of race

On Sunday, as riders rode into Paris' tree-lined Champs-Elysees boulevard, the Tour was celebrating a victory, too — over the coronavirus.

Tour de France: Tadej Pogacar crushes Primoz Roglic's 57-second lead in time trial to take grip on title
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Tour de France: Tadej Pogacar crushes Primoz Roglic's 57-second lead in time trial to take grip on title

“Unbelievable, unbelievable,” 21-year-old Pogacar said after coming within touching distance of the title in only his first Tour de France. “My head will explode."

Tour de France 2020: Primoz Roglic retains lead with two stages left; Soren Kragh Andersen claims Stage 19
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Tour de France 2020: Primoz Roglic retains lead with two stages left; Soren Kragh Andersen claims Stage 19

Roglic retains a 57sec lead over his Slovenian compatriot Tadej Pogacar while Colombia's Miguel Angel Lopez is third, 1min 26 sec behind the leader.

Tour de France 2020: Reigning champion Egan Bernal withdraws from race ahead of stage 17
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Tour de France 2020: Reigning champion Egan Bernal withdraws from race ahead of stage 17

Egan Bernal has withdrawn from the Tour de France, his Ineos team said on Wednesday, after the young Colombian fell out of contention and complained of back trouble.