2017 Giro d’Italia

‘My best quality is I never give up;’ Injured Italian champ Nizzolo keeps eyes on big picture

Speaking to Giacomo Nizzolo, one thing in particular comes across from the double Giro d’Italia points winner. Namely, his ability to deflect pressure. Consider this quote. When asked how important it is for him to win a stage in the Giro d’Italia – having been second nine times in the past – his answer speaks …

Leopold König explains his path from Sky domestique to Giro d’Italia contender

Peter Sagan and Rafal Majka have earned most of the headlines after moving to Bora-hansgrohe, but if things go to plan for Leopold König, he could end 2017 with some of the team’s best results. The 29 year old Czech rider was previously part of the squad between 2011 and 2014, competing under the Team …

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Van Garderen will focus on Giro d’Italia in 2017

Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) will focus on the Giro d’Italia in 2017, with a return to the Tour de France uncertain. The American rider, who has twice finished fifth at the Tour, has ceded Tour leadership within the team to Richie Porte. The Australian rider finished fifth at the Tour in 2016, and may …

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Your Wednesday Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Walscheid takes second consecutive stage victory in Tour of Hainan; 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia unveiled in Milan; Nibali, Aru react to Giro d’Italia route; Dumoulin likes Giro…but makes no promises; Roche tips Porte as possible future Tour winner; Orica-BikeExchange hailing best-ever season; Indications that UCI …

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100th edition of the Giro d’Italia unveiled in Milan

Beginning on the island of Sardinia, moving to neighbouring Sicily before then heading to the Italian mainland, the route of the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia was unveiled in Milan on Tuesday. Totalling 3,572km kilometres in length, the 2017 race will comprise six sprint stages, eight stages of medium climbing difficulty, five strenuous mountain …

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