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Report: Prosecutor concludes Mafia did play a role in Pantani’s 1999 Giro disqualification

A long investigation into claims that the Mafia played a role in Marco Pantani’s disqualification from the 1999 Giro d’Italia has apparen...

Book extract: ‘Pantani: Debunking the Murder Myth’

He passed away ten years ago but Marco Pantani has been prominent in the media once again this year, and not just because of that anniver...

Pantani murder claim dashed as new finding shows no evidence of any struggle before his death

Marco Pantani was not beaten before his death. The wounds to his face and other parts of his body were superficial and were not caused by...

Police who investigated Pantani death open legal proceedings over recent claims

The reopening of inquiries into the death of Marco Pantani has received a huge amount of television and press coverage in Italy, starting...

La Gazzetta claims Pantani’s body could be exhumed after tissue samples were disposed of

Using language that will fuel conspiracy theories about the death of Marco Pantani, La Gazzetta dello Sport has claimed that there is a p...

Rendell: “Whole revived Pantani story is based on rumours and innuendo”

- Fact 1: Pantani was a habitual drug user, chronically addicted to cocaine. - Fact 2: Pantani almost certainly doped for his entire prof...

The Week in Bike #42 - Why Cook Leftovers?

As he noted on Tumblr earlier this week, Cosmo found Matthias Brändle's Hour Record attempt a welcome distraction from stories that seem ...

Report: Pantani 1999 Giro exclusion didn’t follow correct protocol; was mafia involved?

The current investigation into the death of Marco Pantani is taking place alongside another separate enquiry relating to his exclusion fr...

Death of Pantani: The reasons why he was not murdered

Over the past few days there have been reports in the media about Marco Pantani's case being reopened ten years after his death because o...

Rendell: Pantani murder would ‘contradict all the evidence I saw’

Responding to media reports in La Gazzetta dello Sport that the public prosecutor in Rimini has reopened the case into Marco Pantani’s de...

Report: Rimini public prosecutor believes Pantani may have been murdered

Over a decade after the 1998 Giro d’Italia and Tour de France champion Marco Pantani was found dead in a hotel room in Rimini, the public...

Bikes of the Bunch: Bianchi Mega Pro XL Reparto Corse

The name "Marco Pantani" conjures up images of bold attacks, ascending like a bird in the drops and descending like a devil behind the sa...

News Shorts – Feb 15, 2012

Cycling was back on the streets this week with wins by a top sprinter, World Champion Mark Cavendish, and an emerging one, Elia Viviani. ...