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Giro Rosa Round-up: full Italian podium in stage 8 as Guarnier gets closer to her first Giro Rosa win

The penultimate stage in the Giro Rosa today! We’re not sure how the break of the day was formed, but we know there was one. Nine riders found each other 45 kilometers into the stage and reached the top of the GPM climb together: Audrey Cordon-Ragot (Wiggle-High5), Alena Amialiusik (Canyon-SRAM), Malgorzata Jasinska (Alé Cipollini), Lex Albrecht (BePink), Lauren Kitchen (Team …

Giro Rosa Round-up: another victory for the Americans as Stevens wins TT and Guarnier stays in pink

The scene looked familiar at the start of today’s individual time trial: Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) in the pink jersey while Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) hoped her time trialing chops would diminish the time she had lost in the GC. Last year she succeeded, climbing into the Giro Rosa lead after a similar looking individual …

Giro Rosa Round-up: The battle among the Americans continues as Stevens wins and Guarnier is back in pink

The pink jersey changed hands yet again in stage 6 of the Giro Rosa, though it continues to be draped around the shoulders of Americans, who are dominating the tour. Today, Evelyn Stevens (Boels-Dolmans) took the stage win and her teammate Megan Guarnier is back in the Maglia Rosa. After yesterday’s brutal ascent of Montirolo in …

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Giro Rosa Round-up: Mara Abbott climbs into pink in the Queen’s stage

We were given a little bit more info throughout the stage today, which was exciting as two-time Giro Rosa winner Mara Abbott (Wiggle-High5) showed her ambitions to get on top of the GC early in the stage, after she dropped to eighth yesterday. Today’s queen’s stage up the Mortirolo climb was predicted to be a battle …

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Giro Rosa Round-up: more Boels-Dolmans success as Evelyn Stevens wins stage 2 and takes pink

Today’s break of the day was for Mia Radotic (BTC City Ljubljana) and Anna Trevisi (Ale Cipollini), who stayed away until 50 kilometers into the stage. It was thrilling to read that Trixi Worrack (Canyon-SRAM) then launched a solo attack at 75 kilometers, even though it wasn’t long-lived. A small group, with all the favourites …

Phinney, Guarnier headline 2016 US Olympic team

USA Cycling announced Thursday the full squad of athletes competing in the cycling events at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this August. Three-time Olympian Taylor Phinney, two-time Olympic gold medalist in the individual time trial, Kristin Armstrong, and bronze medalist at the 2015 road world championships in Richmond, Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) headline a …

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour of the Gila

Celebrating its 30th edition in 2016, the Tour of the Gila took place in and around Silver City, New Mexico, consisting of three road race stages, an individual time trial, and a criterium. Stage 1 was a point-to-point road race ending on a 6.7-mile climb that peaks at a 19-percent grade en route to the ghost town …

What I know now that I wish I knew then…

You know that tips section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign up? Well, that section is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” We ask that question nearly every time we do an interview with someone for the first time. …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Team Colombia riders owed 2015 wages will finally receive money this month; Peraud has no memory of Giro crash; Kimmage: In disturbing times for Nicolas Roche and cycling, has the landscape after Lance Armstrong really changed?; Powless defends, Abott takes over USA Cycling Pro Road Tour lead; UCI lifts provsional …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel leads the Giro d’Italia after back-to-back stage wins; Bryan Coquard wins the Four Days of Dunkirk; Chloe Hosking victorious at the Tour of Chongming Island; Markus Eibegger takes overall title at the Tour d’Azerbaidjan; Morton, Abbott victorious at the Tour of the Gila; Pat Lane wins the Grafton to Inverell …

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