Tag: 2014 Giro d’Italia

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Michael Matthews on worlds: “We'll play cards on both our strengths”

Winner of stages in both the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España this year, Michael Matthews is determined to add a world championship meda...

AIGCP calls on UCI to take greater responsibility for protecting rider safety

Just over one week after the professional teams’ association AIGCP called on the organisers of the Giro d’Italia plus the race commissair...

Australian cycling isn't ready for Cadel Evans to retire

When the Giro d'Italia ended yesterday Australia's Cadel Evans told reporters that his eighth-place finish was far from what he was hopin...

Giro d'Italia in photos: stages 16 to 21

After three long weeks of racing the 2014 Giro d'Italia has come to a close. It seems like a lifetime ago that the first stages of the ra...

Evans ‘to reflect’ on lack of climbing form in Giro, but insists he won’t have regrets

He finished third overall last year as part of his build-up for the Tour de France, and oriented his entire season around being as good a...

Mezgec shrugs off jostling to net Giro sprint win, GC for Quintana

Shoulder surfing on at least three occasions during the final kilometre yet staying upright in face of the jostling, Giant Shimano’s spri...

Quintana calm, Uran accepting as Giro d’Italia GC battle draws to close

The two top riders in the Giro d’Italia, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran, had their final head to head on Saturday when they crossed sw...

Rogers conquers Zoncolan, Quintana set for Giro d'Italia win

Ten days after taking his first-ever Grand Tour stage win in Savona, Michael Rogers notched up his second, and this time in rather more s...

David Tanner's Giro Diary: pushing the limits

Hey everyone. I'm guessing most of you keen followers of the Giro back in Australia would be a little tired by now, with all those late n...

Quintana takes TT stage win in pink jersey, moves closer to Giro victory

Nairo Quintana moved a giant leap closer to winning his first Grand Tour when he raced to victory on Friday’s mountain time trial at the ...

Arredondo scoops mountain stage win, Quintana solid in Giro lead

Underlining and fortifying his grip on the Maglia Azzurra as mountains leader, Julian Arredondo raced to his first Grand Tour stage victo...

Eisenga not ruling out further action by teams over Giro stage 16

Commenting 24 hours after the AIGCP issued a strong statement calling for a rejigging of the results from the controversial 16th stage of...

Pirazzi notches up first Grand Tour stage with well-timed Giro attack

Launching his move just before the final kilometre and benefiting of the indecision of his breakaway companions, Italian rider Stefano Pi...

Acquarone: Giro controversy is a mess and should have been rectified right away

Former Giro d’Italia chief Michele Acquarone has spoken about the controversy of Tuesday’s 16th stage of the race, saying that he believe...

Controversy as Giro organisers deny race was officially neutralised

Riders, teams and fans are divided over a controversial situation at the Giro d’Italia which influenced the outcome of Tuesday’s stage at...

Quintana shakes up Giro d’Italia, takes stage win and race lead

One day after saying that he believed his form was on the up and that it was still possible to fight for a podium place or even the overa...

David Tanner's Giro Diary: 'Salve!' from Lake Iseo

I'm writing this from Lake Iseo on the last rest day of this year's Giro d'Italia. The rest day was timed perfectly because we have had a...

Quintana believes his top form is returning as his health settles down

Saying that he believes he is returning to the type of form he started the Giro d’Italia with, Nairo Quintana has said that he hopes to f...

Giro d'Italia in photos: stages 10 to 15

It's the third and final rest day in this year's Giro d'Italia and with the race now in the high mountains of northern Italy the general ...

Uran extends lead over Evans and Majka, Aru shows talent with win

Bouncing back after a faltering showing on Saturday, Rigoberto Uran reminded his rivals that he has no intention of relinquishing his Mag...

Uran falters in race to Oropa, Battaglin scoops Giro stage victory

Having appeared extremely strong in the time trial on Thursday, Giro d’Italia race leader Rigoberto Uran put in a more muted performance ...