Stage 14 Race report: On another miserable, dangerous day in the Pink Race, Alberto Contador (Spain & Saxo-Tinkoff) reminded everyone why he’s the best stage race rider of his generation, wresting the maglia rosa from Fabio Aru (Italy & Astana) and opening up a 2:28 buffer.
Race Report: Philippe Gilbert gave the BMC team the Giro stage they had been trying for the last few days. The finish was made for the ex-World champion with a short steep rise to the line - A mini Cauberg. Contador was 2nd and now has 17 seconds over Aru in the fight for overall.
May 21, 2015 - Katusha win in Italy and Norway in the same day. We have the Giro and the Tour of Norway to catch-up with - all the reports, results, rider quotes and that all important video action. Top Story is puncture-gate and we preview the World Ports Classic and the European Road Championships.
Race report: We've had 'shoulder-gate' and 'puncture-gate', so we weren't sure what scandal-based pun awaited us this afternoon on the road from Forlì to the motor-racing circuit finish at Imola. In the end, there was nothing to get the polemicists too fired up, but we did get a new, young winner.
Race Report: Stage 10 was a day for the sprinters – or was it? As expected the early break went up the road and was bound to be caught. It didn’t happen, the peloton got it wrong and Nicola Boem took the biggest win of his career. Richie Porte loses 2:47!