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What is Guillaume Martin up to at the Giro?

Guillaume "yo-yo" Martin is up to his old tricks and back in the top 10 after stage 15 of the 2022 Giro d'Italia.

Pictures or it didn't happen: no excuses for lack of live coverage

The bar is now too high for organisers to shirk their live coverage responsibilities.

'Crazy, crazy day’: the moments that made Bora-Hansgrohe’s stage 14 ambush

Bora-Hansgrohe took the peloton by surprise on stage 14, scattering the GC top 10 and propelling Jai Hindley into second place.

Will we see a team relegation showdown in China?

There is suddenly real danger in poor performance.

From wrong turn to right moment: How Girmay held off Van der Poel

After coming close a number of times already this Italian Grand Tour, everything came together for Girmay to make history at the Giro.

Here's how the first nine days of the Giro d'Italia unfolded

Follow the race's evolution in a way you can't with a simple results sheet.

VENGA: What's going on with Simon Yates? 

Simon Yates lost his Giro hopes on stage 9. Should his team send Yates home and go all-in for the TdF?

570 days later: The long, painful road to Jai Hindley's second Giro stage win

After a 2021 season to forget, Jai Hindley is back winning races at the highest level.

Brains vs brawn: how to break away with Thomas De Gendt

There were a handful of different tactics fighting for dominance on stage 8 of the Giro d'Italia, but only one would win.

Moments that made the sprint: Démare gets it right, Cav loses a lead-out

A closer look at Arnaud Démare's narrow victory in a hectic sprint on stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia.

Cav wants to keep racing next year, but where?

Mark Cavendish may continue into next season – but with a different team.

Your guide to greatness in the 2022 CyclingTips Giro Fantasy Competition

Some tips on how to get the most out of our fantasy comp over the next few weeks.

I sat through the Giro teams presentation so you don’t have to

Speeches, dance interludes, and a guy wearing reindeer antlers.

VENGA: Victory salutes gone wrong!? 

Did Aleksandr Vlasov celebrate too early at the Tour de Romandie or was he just happy for his teammate?

Five takeaways from the women's Spring Classics

The level of the women's peloton is growing, and that is a good thing, but there are still some pains to manage.

The single moment that made ‘La Doyenne’: Evenepoel goes all-in

Remco Evenepoel’s peerless acceleration defined this year's Liège-Bastogne-Liège and saved his team’s Spring Classics.

Moments that made Liège-Bastogne-Liège: Van Vleuten left nothing to chance

She won Liège-Bastogne-Liège solo in 2019, and she knew if she was to win again it would have to be the same effort.

Is the age of Annemiek over?

Van Vleuten has dominated women's cycling in recent seasons, but in doing so has she prompted the rest of the peloton to meet her?

Moments that made La Flèche Wallonne: The team behind Cavalli's victory

Brodie Chapman explains how the whole team helped Cavalli win La Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday.