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Commentary: The comedy, tragedy, and pure circus that was pro cycling in 2017

I feel bad for people who watch other sports. Most fans have no alternative but to consume athletic coverage as it takes place on the pit...

What is Dumoulin’s Tour de France future? Sunweb CEO Spekenbrink speaks

He’s not riding this year’s Tour de France but Tom Dumoulin’s victory in the Giro d’Italia has, inevitably, raised questions about whethe...

The man behind the maglia rosa: An insider's view of Giro winner Tom Dumoulin

If anyone had said before the Giro d’Italia that Tom Dumoulin would drop Nairo Quintana and beat some of the world’s best climbers to win...

The Secret Pro: Dumoulin's Giro, the Hammer Series, concussion and more

It's been a while since you last heard from me and there has been plenty going on during this period of radio silence. So let’s dig strai...

Photo gallery: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 16-21

The 100th Giro d’Italia crowned the race's first ever Dutch winner as Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) took the title in a final-stage showdown agai...

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 16-21

In the latest episode of his How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano analyses stages 16-21 of the 2017 Giro d'Italia, showing how a r...

8 talking points from a dramatic final 'week' of the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The 100th edition of the Giro d'Italia is now complete, and there's plenty to talk about. In this article we look back at the final 'week...

Dumoulin wins 100th Giro d'Italia after decisive time trial in Milan

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb is the winner of the 100th Giro d'Italia, a dramatic finale to the Italian Grand Tour that saw th...

Controversy on Giro d’Italia queen stage renews question of race etiquette

Controversy erupted at the Giro d’Italia Tuesday when one of professional cycling's unwritten rules returned to the spotlight after it wa...

Photo gallery: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 10 to 15

After a dominant time trial and commanding mountain-top stage win, Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) holds a comfortable lead going into the last wee...

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 10-15

In the latest episode of his How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano analyses stages 10-15 of the 2017 Giro d'Italia -- six days of c...

8 talking points from a thrilling second 'week' of the 2017 Giro d'Italia

With 15 stages of the 2017 Giro d'Italia now complete, just six days remain until the race's overall winner is crowned in Milan. With the...

Dumoulin underlines dominance with victory on stage 14 of Giro d’Italia

It wasn’t quite the performance of Pantani in 1999, when he recovered from a mechanical problem to pass all the riders in front of him an...

By the numbers: How Nairo Quintana won the stage 9 summit finish at the Giro d'Italia

Sunday's stage 9 of the Giro d'Italia was the race's second summit finish, but it was the first time we saw the big GC contenders really ...

Photo gallery: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 5 to 9

Bunch sprints, successful breakaways, crashes, and a general classification reshuffle; stages 5-9 of this year’s Giro d’Italia produced i...

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Giro d’Italia, stages 5-9

In his second How the Race Was Won video from the 2017 Giro d'Italia, Cosmo Catalano dives into stages 5 to 9 to look at how those days w...

10 talking points from a wild first 'week' of the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The 2017 Giro d'Italia is now nine stages old and some of the race's major themes have started to emerge. Crashes, premature celebrations...

Nightmare for Team Sky at Giro d’italia as Thomas, Landa down in crash caused by police moto

Team Sky’s hopes for a high general classification placing at this year’s Giro d’Italia came crashing down on Stage 9 Sunday, quite liter...

By the numbers: Analysing the Giro d'Italia's first mountain-top finish

The first mountain-top finish of this year's Giro d'Italia came early -- on just the fourth day of the race. The 181km stage concluded wi...

Photo gallery: 2017 Giro d'Italia, stages 1 to 4

Bike racing would be pretty dull if we could accurately predict exactly how races were going to unfold. Thankfully, we can't, and the ope...

Preview: Your guide to the 2017 Giro d'Italia

The Spring Classics are done, the lead-up races are finished -- it's now time for the season's first Grand Tour: the Giro d'Italia. It's ...