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  • All star cast make Giro d’Italia unmissable

    Vincenzo Nibali, Mikel Landa and Alejandro Valverde the favourites to take the Maglia Rosa but a varied and difficult route promises plenty of surprises

  • German cyclist looks to race with 3D-printed prosthesis in Rio

    Schindler - who is collaborating with U.S. company Autodesk that designs the software behind the 3D printing - demonstrated the project to U.S. president Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an industry fair in Germany a week ago. "We are currently testing the 3D-printed prosthesis…

  • Cycling-Nibali's form under scrutiny ahead of Giro start

    By Julien Pretot PARIS, May 5 (Reuters) - A big question mark hangs over Vincenzo Nibali's form as the 2014 Tour de France champion targets a second Giro d'Italia title when the three-week race starts on Friday. The Italian, who was disqualified from last year's Vuelta (Tour of Spain) after getting…

  • Pinot's Tour hopes boosted by FDJ's time trial improvements

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - French riders' chances of winning the Tour de France have long been hampered by their inability to perform in time trials, but Thibaut Pinot's FDJ team have changed their approach and the youngster may now be ready to take on the best against the clock. The…

  • Nibali headlines Giro amid mechanical doping concerns

    Vincenzo Nibali knows exactly why he struggled so much last year, and this year the Sicilian is determined to return to cycling's pinnacle when he lines up as the main attraction in the Giro d'Italia, which begins Friday in the Netherlands. Nibali's 2014 Tour de France title made him the sixth…

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