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Health issues identified as reason for Chaves’ Giro woes

Almost three months after Esteban Chaves’ dramatic form collapse in the Giro d’Italia, the Mitchelton-Scott team has indicated that unspe...

INSCYD view: A scientific analysis of Chris Froome’s Giro d'Italia performance

On Tuesday, Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford told the BBC that Chris Froome's 80km solo attack at the Giro d'Italia "wasn't out of the no...

Brailsford says Froome Giro win was logical, pledges transparency

Speaking to the BBC, Team Sky Principal Dave Brailsford has said that Chris Froome’s stage 19 attack at the Giro d’Italia was the result ...

Chad Haga's Giro d'Italia, over-simplified: 3,572km in support of Tom Dumoulin

It's Tuesday, May 29 — about 48 hours after the completion of the 2018 Giro d'Italia — and Chad Haga is sitting in his most comfortable c...

The Secret Pro: An insider's view on Chris Froome's crazy Giro attack

The Giro d'Italia is over, and what a Giro it has been. Plenty of crazy days, steep mountains, and ups and downs for everyone. Before we ...

Photo gallery: A mind-blowing final week of the 2018 Giro d'Italia

Even a few days on, it seems scarcely believable that Chris Froome (Sky) won the Giro d'Italia. He looked out of sorts for most of the ra...

Nieve solos to Stage 20 win as Froome locks up Giro d'Italia victory

The general classification of the 101st Giro d'Italia has been decided, and Team Sky's Chris Froome is the overall winner. One stage rema...

Opinion: Only love can break your heart — a lamentation on Chris Froome

I got punched in the gut at 6am this morning. I’d just woken up and fired up the coffee when I pulled up the live feed. What I saw just t...

80km alone: How Chris Froome’s solo attack turned the Giro d’Italia on its head

Of course. Of course this would happen. Did you really think otherwise? Of course Chris Froome, the reigning Tour de France and Vuelta a ...

Froome's unbelievable return; XTR goes to 12: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today:Chris Froome happened today. Quote of the day That has to hurt. https://...

Yates shows first sign of weakness, Schachman wins at Giro d'Italia: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Simon Yates showed his first sign of weakness in the mountains, German ...

Photo gallery: The best of the second 'week' of the 2018 Giro d'Italia

With 15 stages of the 2018 Giro d'Italia now complete, we're a little closer to knowing who will wear the maglia rosa into Rome. Simon Ya...

Froome bounces back on Monte Zoncolan to win stage 14 of Giro d’Italia

Chris Froome began his fightback from a big deficit at the Giro d’Italia, winning stage 14 to Monte Zoncolan after an attack on the final...

Photo gallery: An entertaining first 'week' of the 2018 Giro d'Italia

It feels like a lifetime ago that the Giro d'Italia was getting underway in Jerusalem. By now, nine stages have been raced and the riders...

Froome pledges to fight on in Giro d’Italia, says gap to pink ‘not insurmountable’

Although he cracked on Sunday and lost over a minute to his chief rivals, and although he now sits a full two minutes 27 seconds behind t...

Giro d'Italia: Carapaz solos to win stage eight

Soloing across the finish line in pouring rain, pounding the left side of his chest with his right fist, Richard Carapaz took stage eight...

The Giro d'Israel: A first-hand perspective of the controversial 'Big Start'

On the surface, the story is simple: a billionaire Zionist paid the organisers of the Giro d’Italia a lot of money to bring the race to I...

Laid-back perfectionist: Davide Formolo’s path to Giro stardom

Tom Dumoulin and Chris Froome attracted the most media attention in the buildup to the Giro d’Italia but, as is the case with every Grand...

How Mitchelton-Scott's perfect Giro stage unfolded

It looked scripted. Like a video game. Like Mitchelton-Scott director Matt White sat in his team car with a remote control, pushing butto...

Viviani wins again; Dennis hopes for BMC's future; CERA positive from Argentina: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Today we have dispatches from the third stage of the Giro d'Italia, a C...

Giro d'Italia: Viviani takes stage 2, Dennis in pink

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) claimed the second Maglia Rosa of the Giro d'Italia by securing the maximum three bonus seconds in stage 2's se...