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#Giro d'Italia

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Ewan's Stage 11 victory sees Demare nudge into Giro points lead
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Ewan's Stage 11 victory sees Demare nudge into Giro points lead

May 22nd 2019, 7:02 PM 1,933 Views 1 Comment

With the Australian rider earning a second win, it allowed his French opponent to seize the maglia ciclamino.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Roglic's time-trial rampage leaves Yates reeling at Giro
# Stage Nine
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# Stage Nine

Roglic's time-trial rampage leaves Yates reeling at Giro

May 19th 2019, 5:38 PM 6,914 Views 3 Comments

The win leaves Roglic in second place in the overall standings behind overnight leader Valerio Conti of Italy,

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Emotional Masnada wins stage six, Conti takes pink jersey in Giro
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Emotional Masnada wins stage six, Conti takes pink jersey in Giro

May 16th 2019, 6:49 PM 2,016 Views 3 Comments

The Italian finished the rolling 238km stage from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo in 5hr 45mins.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Ackermann reigns in the rain as Dumoulin bows out of Giro
# Wash Out
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# Wash Out

Ackermann reigns in the rain as Dumoulin bows out of Giro

May 15th 2019, 6:48 PM 2,556 Views 3 Comments

Tom Dumoulin bowed out of the Giro d’Italia as there was no change in the GC and points leader Pascal Ackermann won stage five.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

More drama at Giro D'Italia as Dumoulin the big loser in mass fall while Carapaz takes stage four
# Bloody Hell
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# Bloody Hell

More drama at Giro D'Italia as Dumoulin the big loser in mass fall while Carapaz takes stage four

May 14th 2019, 6:42 PM 5,616 Views 5 Comments

Not ideal for 2017 champion Tom Dumoulin.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 13 May, 2019

Drama at Giro d'Italia as Viviani stripped of stage three win and Gaviria crowned new winner
# On Tour
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# On Tour

Drama at Giro d'Italia as Viviani stripped of stage three win and Gaviria crowned new winner

May 13th 2019, 8:08 PM 5,687 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Dunbar and Conor Dunne continue to fly the flag for Ireland.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 12 May, 2019

Pascal Ackermann seals biggest win of his career with  first-ever Grand Tour stage at Giro d'Italia
# The First Of Many
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# The First Of Many

Pascal Ackermann seals biggest win of his career with first-ever Grand Tour stage at Giro d'Italia

May 12th 2019, 5:37 PM 2,953 Views 2 Comments

The Bora–Hansgrohe rider finished ahead of Italian Elia Viviani on Sunday.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia

May 7th 2019, 3:39 PM 3,149 Views 8 Comments

‘Given his recent performances, it is well deserved,’ team principal Dave Brailsford said of the 22-year-old’s inclusion.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 24 December, 2018

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’
# Sam Bennett
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# Sam Bennett

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’

Dec 24th 2018, 12:05 PM 23,349 Views 5 Comments

Cyclist Sam Bennett speaks about a successful 2018 which saw him collect three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From Carrick-on-Suir to the Colosseum: Sam Bennett's journey to take his place among the world’s best
# Elite
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# Elite

From Carrick-on-Suir to the Colosseum: Sam Bennett's journey to take his place among the world’s best

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 17,326 Views 13 Comments

Irishman marked himself out as an elite sprinter by winning three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'I can't quite believe it myself': Froome stunned by Giro triumph
# Lost For Words
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# Lost For Words

'I can't quite believe it myself': Froome stunned by Giro triumph

May 27th 2018, 11:35 PM 5,101 Views 7 Comments

The Team Sky rider became the first Brit to be victorious in the prestigious race.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage
# Historic
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# Historic

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

May 26th 2018, 4:38 PM 3,686 Views 13 Comments

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 25 May, 2018

Froome takes control of Giro d'Italia after astonishing stage victory
# Remarkable
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# Remarkable

Froome takes control of Giro d'Italia after astonishing stage victory

May 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 6,813 Views 21 Comments

The Tour de France champion put over three minutes on all his rivals in a disastrous day for Simon Yates in stage 19.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish
# So Close
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# So Close

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish

May 23rd 2018, 4:58 PM 8,090 Views 15 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe man was boxed out and crossed the line behind winner Elia Viviani on the 17th stage.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 18 May, 2018

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish
# Keep It Steady
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# Keep It Steady

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish

May 18th 2018, 5:28 PM 4,272 Views 8 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider has won two stages of this year’s race.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages
# Imola
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# Imola

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages

Updated May 17th 2018, 9:38 PM 28,774 Views 35 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider is the first since Sean Kelly to win multiple stages of a single Grand Tour.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia
# Flying High
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# Flying High

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

May 15th 2018, 4:46 PM 4,696 Views 2 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished in third place during the six hour stage from Penne to Gualdo Tadino.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 11 May, 2018

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987
# Stage Seven
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# Stage Seven

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987

May 11th 2018, 7:50 PM 22,755 Views 28 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider beat favourite Elia Viviani in a frantic sprint at Praia a Mare.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia
# Podium Finish
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# Podium Finish

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia

May 6th 2018, 4:38 PM 4,685 Views 2 Comments

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished third after a blistering sprint.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 7 August, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling

Aug 7th 2017, 12:18 PM 11,889 Views 19 Comments

Alberto Contador’s achievements were overshadowed by a positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol in 2012.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Tom Dumoulin wins 100th Giro d'Italia in final stage thriller
# Climax
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# Climax

Tom Dumoulin wins 100th Giro d'Italia in final stage thriller

May 28th 2017, 4:48 PM 4,741 Views 7 Comments

The 26-year-old Dutchman, who led the race for nine stage before losing the pink jersey to Nairo Quintana on stage 19, secured his maiden grand tour victory.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Quintana in pink, but Dumoulin sights last-gasp Giro win
# Update
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# Update

Quintana in pink, but Dumoulin sights last-gasp Giro win

May 27th 2017, 5:30 PM 3,795 Views 1 Comment

The 2014 champion finished just behind Pinot in fifth to retain the race lead with a 39sec lead

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'
# Lesson Learned
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# Lesson Learned

'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'

May 24th 2017, 8:07 PM 6,571 Views 2 Comments

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin protected his 31-second lead over Nairo Quintana on today’s 17th stage.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Giro leader Tom Dumoulin needed a 'toilet break' at the worst possible time today
# Sh*t Happens
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# Sh*t Happens

Giro leader Tom Dumoulin needed a 'toilet break' at the worst possible time today

May 23rd 2017, 8:43 PM 10,496 Views 6 Comments

“I had to stop because I couldn’t hold it anymore.”

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time

May 18th 2017, 5:23 PM 3,692 Views 3 Comments

Dumoulin retains the maglia rosa as Fernando Gaviria wins stage 12.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia

May 14th 2017, 5:15 PM 10,546 Views 11 Comments

“I don’t know what to say, except it’s ridiculous.”

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 11 May, 2017

The awkward moment you're celebrating a stage win but don't realise there's still a lap to go
# Premature Celebration
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# Premature Celebration

The awkward moment you're celebrating a stage win but don't realise there's still a lap to go

May 11th 2017, 10:14 AM 6,305 Views 7 Comments

How did Luka Pibernik not hear the bell!?

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro
# Natural Finisher
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# Natural Finisher

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro

May 10th 2017, 5:16 PM 2,882 Views 1 Comment

It is the Tipp man’s second top-10 finish of this year’s race.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 5 May, 2017

Sam Bennett's team started with a bang on day one of the Giro
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Sam Bennett's team started with a bang on day one of the Giro

May 5th 2017, 6:42 PM 3,762 Views 2 Comments

It was a dream first Grand Tour appearance for Lukas Postlberger, who won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career
# One Door Closes
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# One Door Closes

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

Jan 21st 2017, 8:25 AM 5,949 Views 12 Comments

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage
# TUE
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# TUE

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage

Sep 25th 2016, 11:05 AM 6,724 Views 15 Comments

Five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins insists his use of TUEs was to put him back on a “level playing field”.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Nibali effectively seals Giro with remarkable comeback
# Italian Job
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# Italian Job

Nibali effectively seals Giro with remarkable comeback

May 28th 2016, 6:55 PM 4,251 Views 4 Comments

Overnight leader Esteban Chaves endured a nightmare in the mountains.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 27 May, 2016

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb
# Shark In The Water
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# Shark In The Water

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb

May 27th 2016, 6:44 PM 3,523 Views 6 Comments

The 2013 champion burst into tears at the finish line and dedicated the win to a 14-year-old cyclist who was killed in an accident 10 days ago.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Slovenia's Roglic wins Giro time-trial, Brambilla still in pink
# Latest
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# Latest

Slovenia's Roglic wins Giro time-trial, Brambilla still in pink

May 15th 2016, 6:44 PM 2,825 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicloas Roche came 66th in today’s event.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brambilla at the double as Dumoulin struggles on Giro
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Brambilla at the double as Dumoulin struggles on Giro

May 14th 2016, 7:22 PM 2,652 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan finished in 51st and 147th place respectively.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'Gorilla' Greipel wins stage five at the Giro as Dumoulin retains pink jersey
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

'Gorilla' Greipel wins stage five at the Giro as Dumoulin retains pink jersey

May 11th 2016, 6:29 PM 2,733 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Nico Roche is 10th in the general classification.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Kittel claims back-to-back stage wins at the Giro
# On The Double
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# On The Double

Kittel claims back-to-back stage wins at the Giro

May 8th 2016, 6:24 PM 3,097 Views 0 Comments

After coming out on top in a sprint finish in Arnhem, the German earned the pink jersey with a second straight victory.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Kittel wins second stage on Giro d'Italia
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Kittel wins second stage on Giro d'Italia

May 7th 2016, 4:33 PM 2,164 Views 0 Comments

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, of the Giant-Alpecin team, held on to the race leader’s pink jersey.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 6 May, 2016

Dutch star Dumoulin takes Giro lead, Roche just outside top 30
# Early Days
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# Early Days

Dutch star Dumoulin takes Giro lead, Roche just outside top 30

May 6th 2016, 9:20 PM 2,454 Views 4 Comments

There was a home win for the Dutch fans to celebrate in the opening time trial today.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Italian cyclist 'conscious and lucid' after this horror crash at the Giro d'Italia
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Italian cyclist 'conscious and lucid' after this horror crash at the Giro d'Italia

May 12th 2015, 7:45 PM 7,588 Views 6 Comments

Domenico Pozzovivo was seriously injured in a high-speed crash on Monday.