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#Giro d'Italia

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 26 June, 2014

A double stage winner failed a drugs test during this year's Giro d'Italia
# Giro2014
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# Giro2014

A double stage winner failed a drugs test during this year's Giro d'Italia

Jun 26th 2014, 6:45 AM 2,728 Views 6 Comments

Diego Ulissi’s Lampre team confirmed the news today.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ireland's Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title

Jun 22nd 2014, 3:40 PM 6,436 Views 5 Comments

The star has followed in the footsteps of his cycling legend father.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Quintana crowns dominant week with Giro D'Italia title
# Maglia Rosa
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# Maglia Rosa

Quintana crowns dominant week with Giro D'Italia title

Jun 1st 2014, 6:41 PM 1,821 Views 4 Comments

Nicolas Roche finished nine seconds off the leaders with Philip Deignan bringing up the rear.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Roche claims fourth as Quintana tightens his grip on Giro title
# Stage 20
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# Stage 20

Roche claims fourth as Quintana tightens his grip on Giro title

May 31st 2014, 7:28 PM 4,009 Views 2 Comments

The Colombian is on the verge of winning the competition for the first time after today’s penultimate stage.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Donegal's Philip Deignan third on 18th stage of Giro D'Italia
# Podium
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# Podium

Donegal's Philip Deignan third on 18th stage of Giro D'Italia

May 29th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,686 Views 5 Comments

The Team Sky mountain specialist finished behind the Colombian duo of Julian Arredondo and Fabio Duarte while Nairo Quintana held onto the overall lead.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Aru wins Giro 15th stage despite brave effort from Ireland's Deignan
# Unlucky
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# Unlucky

Aru wins Giro 15th stage despite brave effort from Ireland's Deignan

May 25th 2014, 6:55 PM 2,476 Views 0 Comments

The Irish cyclist opened up a 13-second lead with 8km left in the race.

It’s Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite pics from the past 7 days
# Take Your Pic
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# Take Your Pic

It’s Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite pics from the past 7 days

May 25th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,737 Views 3 Comments

Including Suarez-mania in Uruguay, McIlroy’s break-up woes and the guts and glory of cycling.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 15 May, 2014

We’ll leave it there so – O'Sullivan back in business, Roche's crash and the rest of today’s sport
# Thursday
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# Thursday

We’ll leave it there so – O'Sullivan back in business, Roche's crash and the rest of today’s sport

May 15th 2014, 8:00 PM 14,521 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know before Friday comes.

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash
# Stage 6
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# Stage 6

Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash

May 15th 2014, 6:54 PM 13,250 Views 14 Comments

The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 12 May, 2014

Little girl leads Giro peloton into Malahide in best picture of the weekend
# Giro
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# Giro

Little girl leads Giro peloton into Malahide in best picture of the weekend

May 12th 2014, 12:37 PM 74,729 Views 37 Comments

But how would she do in the Alps, Sean?

13 of the best pics as the Giro d'Italia comes to Dublin
# Capital Idea
From The42
# Capital Idea

13 of the best pics as the Giro d'Italia comes to Dublin

May 12th 2014, 7:17 AM 8,316 Views 4 Comments

Featuring Nicolas Roche, Marcel Kittel, the Monasterboice dolmen and much more.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Stunning photos of Giro riders tearing through Northern Ireland
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Stunning photos of Giro riders tearing through Northern Ireland

May 11th 2014, 3:25 PM 25,443 Views 15 Comments

Sure it’s a grand little country.

The Giro hits the east coast: What are the traffic arrangements?
# On Yer Bike
# On Yer Bike

The Giro hits the east coast: What are the traffic arrangements?

May 11th 2014, 1:07 PM 19,151 Views 17 Comments

More importantly, what’s the weather going to be like?

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Kittel wins Giro second stage after Belfast sprint
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# Giro

Kittel wins Giro second stage after Belfast sprint

May 10th 2014, 4:34 PM 8,509 Views 8 Comments

The German finished ahead of Nacer Bouhanni and Giacomo Nizzolo.

Dan Martin's teammates vow to make him proud after crashing end to Giro hopes
# Giro D'Italia
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# Giro D'Italia

Dan Martin's teammates vow to make him proud after crashing end to Giro hopes

May 10th 2014, 11:47 AM 2,928 Views 1 Comment

The Irish star broke his collarbone in Belfast yesterday.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 9 May, 2014

17 of the best pics as the Giro d'Italia comes to Ireland
# Belfast
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# Belfast

17 of the best pics as the Giro d'Italia comes to Ireland

May 9th 2014, 11:23 PM 4,569 Views 4 Comments

Some of the most memorable images from today’s events in Belfast.

Tuft shines in Giro opener, Dan Martin suffers broken collarbone
# Round-Up
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# Round-Up

Tuft shines in Giro opener, Dan Martin suffers broken collarbone

May 9th 2014, 9:21 PM 12,457 Views 5 Comments

The Irishman, a stage winner in last year’s Tour de France, crashed heavily when his wheel appeared to slide on a wet manhole cover.

Ireland's Dan Martin crashes out of Giro d'Italia after just 14 minutes
# Ill Fortune
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# Ill Fortune

Ireland's Dan Martin crashes out of Giro d'Italia after just 14 minutes

May 9th 2014, 7:53 PM 30,093 Views 20 Comments

The Irish cyclist is set to be ruled out of this year’s event as a result of the incident.

The Danish Irishman hoping to water-carry Nicolas Roche to Giro d'Italia success
# Balls To The Wall
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# Balls To The Wall

The Danish Irishman hoping to water-carry Nicolas Roche to Giro d'Italia success

May 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 3,806 Views 7 Comments

Chris Juul Jensen is hoping to do the dirty work on behalf of Roche, one of the race favourites.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Quintana out to impress in Ireland at Giro's Grand Depart
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# Giro D'Italia

Quintana out to impress in Ireland at Giro's Grand Depart

May 8th 2014, 8:00 PM 2,469 Views 1 Comment

Some of cycling’s brightest talents descend on Ireland this weekend.

16 years since Tour de France came to Ireland and Tallaght went OTT
# Giro Here We Go
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# Giro Here We Go

16 years since Tour de France came to Ireland and Tallaght went OTT

May 8th 2014, 2:10 PM 7,173 Views 4 Comments

Patrick McCarry recalls the 1998 Tour as Festina embroiled the race in a drugs scandal and a boyband kept the masses entertained.

Belfast's Lord Mayor dyes hair pink for Giro D'Italia... your move Dublin
# Lord Hair
From The Daily Edge
# Lord Hair

Belfast's Lord Mayor dyes hair pink for Giro D'Italia... your move Dublin

May 8th 2014, 11:53 AM 1,673 Views 2 Comments

QUICK! Someone get Oisin Quinn to a hairdressers!

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

'I can't transform into Mark Cavendish': Donegal's Deignan focused on steeper climbs ahead in Giro
# Giro D'ireland
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# Giro D'ireland

'I can't transform into Mark Cavendish': Donegal's Deignan focused on steeper climbs ahead in Giro

May 7th 2014, 5:00 PM 10,638 Views 7 Comments

The specialist climber says that the public’s faith in cycling has been lost, but hopes this weekend’s Irish Giro D’Italia stages can inspire a generation.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator
# Pole Position
# Pole Position

Election posters may 'distract from the beauty of our countryside' as Giro D'Italia approaches - Senator

Apr 24th 2014, 4:53 PM 9,623 Views 67 Comments

Louth/East Meath Senator Mary Moran wants the posters taken down for the weekend of the bicycle race.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Roche, Martin and Deignan confirmed as Irish riders for Giro D'Italia
# Giro2014
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# Giro2014

Roche, Martin and Deignan confirmed as Irish riders for Giro D'Italia

Apr 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 8,040 Views 9 Comments

The four Irish riders, including Chris Juul Jensen will battle it out with 217 other riders for the pink jersey.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Snapshot: Dublin's Kevin McManamon trades his blue jersey for pink to start Giro countdown
# 50 Days To Go
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# 50 Days To Go

Snapshot: Dublin's Kevin McManamon trades his blue jersey for pink to start Giro countdown

Mar 20th 2014, 7:51 PM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

50 days and counting…

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet
# Giro D'Italia
# Giro D'Italia

Column: Removing sectarian murals for visitors? It's sweeping problems under the carpet

Feb 18th 2014, 12:45 PM 70 Views 40 Comments

Some are suggesting murals and flags should be removed along the Giro d’Italia route in Northern Ireland, but that’s just avoiding the real problem, writes Peter Osborne.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 7 October, 2013

Full details of Giro d'Italia route in Dublin and Belfast revealed
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Full details of Giro d'Italia route in Dublin and Belfast revealed

Oct 7th 2013, 4:09 PM 12,711 Views 19 Comments

The third stage will finish in Upper Merrion Street on 11 May 2014.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 24 May, 2013

Lance Armstrong rips into a cyclist for testing positive for EPO
# Neck
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# Neck

Lance Armstrong rips into a cyclist for testing positive for EPO

May 24th 2013, 3:47 PM 3,540 Views 5 Comments

Yes. THAT Lance Armstrong.

Another black day for cycling despite the white-out at the Giro
# Dark Day
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# Dark Day

Another black day for cycling despite the white-out at the Giro

May 24th 2013, 3:45 PM 1,578 Views 3 Comments

Former winner Danilo Di Luca has been withdrawn from this year’s race after a positive drugs test.

Stage 19 of Giro d'Italia falls victim to snow
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Stage 19 of Giro d'Italia falls victim to snow

May 24th 2013, 10:12 AM 795 Views 0 Comments

There has been no word yet on whether stage 20, which is also at risk, will go ahead.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 17 May, 2013

Sick Bradley Wiggins pulls out of Italy's Giro
# TDF
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# TDF

Sick Bradley Wiggins pulls out of Italy's Giro

May 17th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,009 Views 9 Comments

The Tour de France champion has a chest infection.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

This is what it feels like to sprint for over a kilometre and win a stage of the Giro
# Vicious Cycle
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# Vicious Cycle

This is what it feels like to sprint for over a kilometre and win a stage of the Giro

May 8th 2013, 8:16 PM 2,829 Views 5 Comments

There lad looks tired there.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 6 May, 2013

Sky confirm it will be Froome, not Wiggins who'll lead their Tour de France challenge
# Decisions Decisions
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# Decisions Decisions

Sky confirm it will be Froome, not Wiggins who'll lead their Tour de France challenge

May 6th 2013, 5:20 PM 1,744 Views 2 Comments

Wiggo had recently indicated his desire for ‘co-leaders’ on the team.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Cavendish wins Stage 1 of Giro, drops f-bomb on live tv
# Winning
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# Winning

Cavendish wins Stage 1 of Giro, drops f-bomb on live tv

May 4th 2013, 5:06 PM 1,786 Views 1 Comment

The Omega Quickstep rider won the pink jersey, turned the air blue.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 22 February, 2013

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success
# Reaction
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# Reaction

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 598 Views 0 Comments

The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Giro 2014 will 'inspire' Irish cycling, says Sean Kelly
# Giro 2014
From The42
# Giro 2014

Giro 2014 will 'inspire' Irish cycling, says Sean Kelly

Feb 20th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,334 Views 1 Comment

Officials from the Giro d’Italia are due in Ireland tomorrow to confirm details for the opening of the 2014 race.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Dublin and Belfast to host Giro d'Italia start next year - reports
# Grand Partenza
From The42
# Grand Partenza

Dublin and Belfast to host Giro d'Italia start next year - reports

Feb 19th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,843 Views 13 Comments

Officials in Dublin and Belfast are expected to confirm the news on Thursday.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Hunt returns to Team Sky coaching position
# New Job
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# New Job

Hunt returns to Team Sky coaching position

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:10 PM 797 Views 0 Comments

Dan Hunt will help lead Sky’s bid for back-to-back Tour de France victories.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 1 October, 2012

Time trial-heavy Giro route made to tempt Wiggins
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Time trial-heavy Giro route made to tempt Wiggins

Oct 1st 2012, 7:01 AM 675 Views 0 Comments

The Team Sky rider is uncertain to defend his Tour de France title in 2013 because the route is set to be a far more mountainous affair.