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The big mountains are here, Ilnur Zakarin claims the first: Giro d'Italia, stage 13

PINEROLO, Italy (AFP) - Russia's Ilnur Zakarin of Katusha soloed to a snow-capped summit finish victory on a chaotic 13th stage of the Gi...

Today at the Tour: Grading the Stage 19 final exam

After 18 stages of assignments, pop quizzes, and midterms, the Tour de France peloton faced its final exam Friday in the Pyrenees, with a...

Zakarin: Now I’m sure I can fight with the strongest in the Grand Tours

Fifth in last year’s Giro and then a career-best third overall in the Vuelta a España, Ilnur Zakarin will target the Tour de France in 20...

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...

Blocked from Rio Games, Zakarin heading to Clasica San Sebastian instead

Tour de France stage winner Ilnur Zakarin is one of a number of Russians who have been prevented from competing in the Olympic Games, wit...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 17

Photography by Cor Vos, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Kristof Ramon Russian Illnur Zakarin (Katusha) climbed his way to a mountaintop stage ...

Zakarin climbs to Tour de France stage win, Froome extends GC lead

Russian Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha) climbed his way to a mountaintop stage victory on Wednesday in stage 17 of the Tour de France, held entir...

Anti-doping officials, athlete groups request entire Russian delegation is barred from Rio Olympics

Anti-doping officials from at least 10 nations and 20 athlete groups will request that the entire Russian delegation be barred from the S...

Video: 2016 Giro d'Italia in review

This year's Giro d'Italia showed just how beautiful bike racing can be, but also how unforgiving. For Steven Kruijswijk, the intense high...

2016 Giro d'Italia: Stage 19 video highlights

Where to even begin in describing the dramatic 20th stage of the 2016 Giro d'Italia? It's almost impossible — and we tried, here. Let's j...

The drama! Nibali takes stage, Kruijswijk plummets on GC as Chaves moves into pink at Giro d'Italia

It's not over until it's over. It's a cliché, but is a cliché for a reason, and it was proven true Friday on Stage 19 of the Giro d'Itali...

Valverde takes maiden Giro stage win as Nibali falters, Kruijswijk consolidates GC lead

There were significant winners and losers on Tuesday’s Stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia, and none more so than Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde...

Who is Ilnur Zakarin? The story of Russian cycling's great hope

Until last year's Tour de Romandie, few cycling fans outside of Russia had heard of Ilnur Zakarin. But when he won that race overall -- b...

Six breakthrough riders to watch at the 2016 Giro d'Italia

The 2016 Giro d'Italia begins on Friday, and as expected the main focus is on the big names. Whether it's Vincenzo Nibali, Alejandro Valv...

Zakarin takes stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia, Contador stretches legs with late attack

Russian rider Ilnur Zakarin followed up on his win in the Tour de Romandie with another victorious showing on Wednesday’s 11th stage of t...