Your Saturday Daily News Digest

by Shane Stokes

May 13, 2017

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Ewan wins stage 7 of Giro d’Italia; Chavanel takes stage 4 of the Four Days of Dunkirk; Gaviria builds advantage in Giro’s points classification; Bennett goes close again; Dumoulin believes Ag2r La Mondiale can take final overall victory in Dunkirk; BMC Racing Team lays out ambitions for Amgen Tour of California; Kittel to lead QuickStep Floors squad in Amgen Tour of California; Lance Armstrong makes light of fake death reports; Actor Patrick Dempsey joins riders for start of Giro d’Italia stage; Publication of Lizzie Deignan’s UK Anti-Doping ruling blocked; Cannondale-Drapac Chases More Green; Video: Caleb Ewan – post-race interview – Stage 7  Giro d’Italia 2017; Video: Giro d’Italia Backstage Pass – Stage 7 Post Race; Video: Giro d’Italia Backstage Pass – Stage 6 Post Race; Video: Giro d’Italia Backstage Pass – Stage 7 Pre race; Video: Keagan Girdlestone’s Tour De Comeback Documentary; Video: Signal; Video: Race Reporter Ruby with Peter Sagan; Audio: Quintana the funnyman?

Actor Patrick Dempsey joins riders for start of Giro d’Italia stage

by VeloClub

Grey’s Anatomy actor and Patrick Dempsey was in attendance at the start of Friday’s Giro d’Italia stage 7 in Castrovillari. He is also brand ambassador for TAG Heuer, which is the official timekeeper of the race.

Dempsey, a cycling fan, was given the rare privilege of being allowed ride the neutralised sector of the race with the peloton.

This prompted a witty tweet from one of the professionals in the race.

Dempsey also appeared in a video sent out by the race.

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