Giro d’Italia 2020: Jan Tratnik earns first Grand Tour stage victory as Joao Almeida holds on to pink jersey
Tratnik, a Slovenian rider with the Bahrain–McLaren team, beat Ben O’Connor by seven seconds at the end of the hilly 229-kilometer route from Udine to San Daniele del Friuli.
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' British rider Tao Geoghegan Hart wins 15th stage, Joao Almeida retains leader's jersey
With a week left to race, Portugal's Joao Almeida holds the overall leader's pink jersey which had been under threat after Dutch rival Wilco Kelderman finished the stage in second position.
Ineos rider Ganna claimed his third stage win in this year's race over 34.1km through Italy's sparkling wine Prosecco region.
Ulissi edged Deceuninck's Almeida and Austrian Patrick Konrad by half a wheel in a sprint finish to end a 192km stage.
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.
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
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.
Giro d’Italia: British rider Simon Yates withdraws from remaining stages after testing positive for coronavirus
Simon Yates “developed very mild symptoms” after Friday’s Stage seven, the team said. An immediate rapid test showed a positive result, which was confirmed in a second test.
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.
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.
Coronavirus pandemic: International Cycling Union president David Lappartient hopes to reschedule postponed races later in year
UCI president David Lappartient told French television on Wednesday that he has 'good hope' several races can still go ahead.
Slovak Sagan, 29, will also take part in the Tour de France, where he holds the record for clinching the green jersey for the points winner seven times.
Tour de France 2019: Elia Vivianni speeds to fourth-stage win in Nancy as teammate Julian Alaphilippe retains overall lead
Elia Viviani edged Alexander Kristoff and Caleb Ewan who were second and third on a 1.5km home straight at the Tour de France with all the top sprinters and their lead-off trains, were active over a nervy finale
Giro d'Italia 2019: Movistar rider Richard Carapaz holds off local hero Vincenzo Nibali to become first Ecuadorian Grand Tour winner
Carapaz won two stages — the fourth at Frascati and 14th at Courmayeur 0151 pulling ahead on the foot of Mont Blanc in the Alps and taking the pink jersey eight days from the finish
Cyclist Georg Preidler admits to doping following massive Austrian investigation into international scandal
A second Austrian cyclist has admitted to doping after six athletes were arrested last week in a probe into an international doping ring, Austrian media reported Monday
Chris Froome says he will race at Giro d‘Italia, Tour de France despite ongoing doping investigation
Chris Froome will ride in the Giro d‘Italia this year and try to defend his Tour de France title even if an investigation into his adverse doping test is ongoing, the Briton said.
Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says he has not broken any rules after returning an "adverse" drugs test result during his victory at this year's Vuelta a Espana.
Cycling's governing body said an anti-doping test that Froome took in Spain on September 7 showed more than the allowable level of 1,000 ng/ml of the drug Salbutamol in his body.