Oct 08, 2020 - More Giro d'Italia news and video, plus the Brabantse Pijl. Giro to change route due to snow - TOP STORY. Riders for Gent-Wevelgem and Paris-Tours. Boasson Hagen to returning to INEOS Grenadiers. Contract extensions with AG2R-La Mondiale and Rally Cycling signs Magnus Sheffield. Big Giro cappuccino time.
Time trial specialist and stage 1 winner, INEOS Grenadiers Filippo Ganna surprise everyone by winning the hilly stage 5 to Camigliatello Silano. The young Italian went with the early break and then left them to solo to the finish. Behind; João Almeida held the pink jersey, finishing in third as the GC men looked at each other.
Jonathan Caicedo won the first mountain stage of the 2020 Giro d'Italia, finishing on Mount Etna. The Ecuadorian champion was the best on the final climb. The big losers of the day were Geraint Thomas and Simon Yates. Filippo Ganna was replaced in the pink jersey by João Almeida with Caicedo on the same time.
Diego Ulissi won the second stage of the Giro d'Italia. After 149 kilometres he was the best on the hilly finish in Agrigento. Ulissi beat Peter Sagan and Mikkel Honoré in a sprint just ahead of the peloton as the three had escaped in the last hard meters. Filippo Ganna held the overall lead.
The second Grand Tour of the Covid-19 adjusted season, the Giro d'Italia, rolled down the starting ramp in Palermo on Saturday afternoon. No surprise as World time trial champion, Filippo Ganna won the stage and pulled on the first pink jersey of 2020.
Sept 28, 2020 - The Worlds were shortened, but they were not short on excitement. All the results, interviews and video, plus Paris-Chauny. Lefevere happy with rainbow jersey-TOP STORY. Race news from BinckBank, Flèche Wallonne, Roubaix Femmes, Portugal and Amstel. Vuelta to Madrid, Giro trofeo, Giro Rosa not WorldTour, INEOS signings, Zoetemelk out of hospital, Evenepoel recovery and the new Contador project.
Filippo Ganna won the World championship time trial for men in his home land of Italy. The time trial specialist was by far the fastest in the time trial of 31.7 kilometres, starting and finishing on the Imola circuit. Wout van Aert took the silver medal after a very strong ride in the second part of the test. Bronze for Stefan Küng.
Sept 24, 2020 - As the dust settles on the Tour there has been a doping controversy - TOP STORY. Results from the Belgian champs and Paris-Camembert. Tour and Vuelta bosses talk, Evenepoel motivated, Vuelta riders, no Worlds for Sagan and Quintana, TT for Dumoulin, Viviani to the Giro. Amstel? Contracts. Albasini Swiss coach, Baloise, Zoetemelk. Bennett and UAE videos.
Stage 18 was billed as the hardest day of the 2020 Tour de France and it was the INEOS-Grenadiers team who gave the mountains a good shake. Carapaz and Kwiatkowski made the break and then team time trialed to the finish. The top ten had some changes, but Roglič, Pogačar and López kept their podium places.