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  • Contador repels Astana on Giro's 'Pantani' stage

    Spaniard Alberto Contador failed to commemorate the memory of stricken Marco Pantani but held off the threat of rival team Astana to stretch his lead over Fabio Aru on the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia Sunday. Contador came over the finish line of the 165km ride from Marostica to Madonna Di…

    AFP
  • Busche, Guarnier win second US road cycling championships

    Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship Monday, and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September. Kiel Reijnen of UnitedHealthcare finished third, recovering from a flat tire near the end of the race to claim bronze.…

    The Associated Press
  • Injured Porte pulls out of Giro

    Richie Porte has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia having failed to fully recover from a bad fall during Friday's 13th stage, Team Sky announced on Monday. "I'm gutted it's ended this way," Porte said on teamsky.com.

    AFP
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia team classification after stage 15

    May 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Team Classification Giro d'Italia after Stage 15 on Sunday 1. Astana(Kazakhstan) 179:30:47" 2. Movistar(Spain) +19:05" 3. Team Sky(Britain) +19:26" 4. BMC Racing(United States) +25:10" 5. Tinkoff - Saxo(Russia) +50:26" 6. Cannondale(United States) +57:04" 7.…

    Reuters
  • Cycling-Porte pulls out of Giro d'Italia after miserable tour

    Australia's Richie Porte has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia due to injury as one of the pre-race favourites suffered a catastrophic first two weeks of the 21-stage event, his Team Sky said on Monday. "Richie Porte has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d'Italia on medical grounds following…

    Reuters
  • Contador extends overall Giro lead; Landa wins 15th stage

    Alberto Contador extended his overall lead of the Giro d'Italia by seven seconds on Sunday after finishing third behind winner Mikel Landa on a mountainous 15th stage. Landa attacked on the final steep section of the climb up to the Madonna Di Campiglio ski resort to claim his first Grand Tour…

    The Associated Press