Kruijswijk, Matthews, And Mitchelton-Scott Team Abandon Giro d'Italia
Oct 13, 2020
Multiple riders and staff have tested positive for COVID-19 the UCI and RCS Sport announced in a joint press release. The tests were the first round, conducted during the rest day, in addition to the multiple safety measures the Giro d’Italia have had in place since the depart in Sicily. Mitchelton-Scott was the worst hit, with several staff members returning positive tests after their GC hopeful, Simon Yates, tested positive several days into the first week. The team released a statement soon after.
Simon Yates Withdraws From Giro d'Italia After Positive Covid-19 Test
Oct 10, 2020
Simon Yates has withdrawn from the 2020 Giro d’Italia after testing positive for Covid-19, his Mitchelton-Scott team announced Saturday. The British rider and recent winner of Tirreno Adriatico becomes the first rider to test positive at the race. All of his teammates returned negative tests and have been cleared to race, the team added. Yates was a favorite for the overall, sitting 21st in the general classification standings prior to withdrawing ahead of stage 8.
Ulissi Wins Stage 2 Of Giro d'Italia After Uphill Battle
Oct 4, 2020
Italian Diego Ulissi of the UAE team won an uphill dash for the line on stage 2 of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday as compatriot Filippo Ganna kept the overall leader's pink jersey.
Ganna Ends First Giro d'Italia Stage In Lead
Oct 3, 2020
World champion Filippo Ganna produced a flying performance to win the Giro d'Italia's opening day time-trial in Palermo on Saturday and claim the 21-day race's first pink jersey as overall leader.
Every Key Stage Of The 2020 Giro d'Italia
Sep 29, 2020
The 2020 Giro d’Italia was originally intended to be an appealing parcours for riders who were targeting the Tokyo Olympics at the end of the season. A lot changed since the route was originally penned out, but the stages have remained largely the same.
Five Big Favorites for the 2020 Giro d'Italia
Sep 28, 2020
The 103rd Giro d’Italia is set to launch this Saturday, October 3rd from its new departure location in Sicily. Organizer RCS Sport announced the revised route in July, a couple of months after the race was forced to postpone from its traditional dates in May due to Covid-19.