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  1. The Top 5 Most Important Stages In The 2021 Tour de France

    The Top 5 Most Important Stages In The 2021 Tour de France

    May 1, 2021

    The 2021 Tour de France covers 3,383 kilometers. Any one of those kilometers can provide the right mixture of circumstances for a race-winning attack, or a race-losing mishap. Such is the nature of the sport.
  2. Kruijswijk, Matthews, And Mitchelton-Scott Team Abandon Giro d'Italia

    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. 
  3. Dowsett Pulls Away With Solo Win In Giro d'Italia Stage 8

    Dowsett Pulls Away With Solo Win In Giro d'Italia Stage 8

    Oct 10, 2020

    British rider Alex Dowsett made a solo break from a long range escape group to win the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday as Portugal's Joao Almeida retained the leader's pink jersey.
  4. Simon Yates Withdraws From Giro d'Italia After Positive Covid-19 Test

    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    Simon Yates has withdrawn from the 2020 Giro d’Italia after testing positive for Covid-19, his Mitchelton-Scott team announced Saturday.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.
  5. Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo Wins Giro 3rd Stage, Thomas Suffers Time Blow

    Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo Wins Giro 3rd Stage, Thomas Suffers Time Blow

    Oct 5, 2020

    Geraint Thomas lost more than 11 minutes as Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo won the Giro d'Italia's third stage on Mount Etna on Monday.
  6. Ulissi Wins Stage 2 Of Giro d'Italia After Uphill Battle

    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.