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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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Vincenzo Nibali confirms leadership of Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team

Announcing that he will spearhead the new Bahrain Merida team, 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali has confirmed a long-rumoured move to the aspiring WorldTour setup. “I was immediately fascinated by the idea of a strong project plan built around me,” he said in a team announcement. “I have believed in the team from …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France, Stage 20

Photography by Cor Vos, Kristof Ramon, Jered & Ashley Gruber The penultimate stage of the 2016 Tour de France finished with a precarious descent of the Col de la Joux Plane Saturday in pouring rain, and at the bottom, Ion Izagirre (Movistar) demonstrated world-class descending skills to take the first victory for Spain at this …

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Cummings takes emphatic stage win, Van Avermaet extends Tour de France lead

Steve Cummings (Dimension Data) took a stellar stage win Friday at the Tour de France on the first of three successive days in the Pyrenees. The rider from Great Britain made the early breakaway and escaped solo from his companions before the category 1 Col d’Aspin. Cummings powered over the final climb and sped down …

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Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Tour de France

It’s just a matter of hours until the 103rd edition of the Tour de France gets underway in Normandy. The 2016 edition of the world’s biggest bike race is shaping up to be another entertaining affair, with the world’s best Grand Tour riders in attendance. Can Chris Froome (Sky) win a third Tour de France? …

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Commentary: Bahrain prince’s torture allegations too big for cycling to ignore

How bad is too bad? That’s the question professional cycling must consider. It’s a question of money versus morality. The lure of a new team versus some thorny old questions. The new Kingdom of Bahrain cycling project has quickly gained publicity, and it’s not the kind it’s been seeking. The team hit the headlines in …

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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 of leading the race into the final few stages was in sharp contrast with the intense low of crashing out of contention at a pivotal moment. For Vincenzo Nibali, the final few days …

Vincenzo Nibali’s Giro Pink Tarmac

Specialized celebrates Vincenzo Nibali taking his second Giro d’Italia maglia rosa by pulling together this beautiful pink Tarmac for him on the final stage concluding in Turan, Italy. Images by BrakeThrough Media.

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2016 Giro d’Italia: Stage 21 video highlights

The 2016 Giro d’Italia had been over for 30 minutes, and yet the drama continued. While one Italian, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana), was celebrating a second career Giro victory, another Italian, Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) was in anguish after learning that the race jury had relegated him for an irregular sprint, taking away what would have been his first …

Drama to the very end! Arndt awarded Giro sprint victory in Torino as Nibali basks in maglia rosa

The 2016 Giro d’Italia had been over for 30 minutes, and yet the drama continued. While one Italian, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana), was celebrating a second career Giro victory, another Italian, Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) was in anguish after learning that the race jury had relegated him for an irregular sprint, taking away what would have been …

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