Today was a sprinter's day, but as usual in the Giro it wasn't as simple as that. First there were some climbs, then there was the chaotic sprint with the regulation twists and turns before the finish line. After a perfect lead-out, Peter Sagan took the win ahead of Fernando Gaviria. Egan Bernal held the overall lead going into the first rest day.
Apr 08, 2021: Itzulia Basque Country and the Scheldeprijs with reports and video. Sagan off to Lefevere's team in 2022-TOP STORY. Evenepoel resigns with Deceuninck, Sagan to Romandie, Stewart supports Bouhanni, Asgreen teams interested and Vermote signs with Alpecin. Henao, Trek-Segafredo and Groupama-FDJ out of races due to covid. Plus the up to date UCI Team Ranking and Ronde video.
The 2020 Giro d'Italia saw the emergence of young rider Tao Geoghegan Hart and showed, as Peter Sagan said, the 'reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated'. Both riders have been talking about the Italian Grand Tour and their future.
Peter Sagan had to wait fifteen months for a win, but the Slovakian won an impressive stage 10. Sagan was part of an early break, rode away from his last escape companion in the finalé and managed to stay out of the grasp of the group of GC men. Brandon McNulty was second and the pink jersey of João Almeida was third.
The 103rd edition of the Corsa Rosa was launched in the unique setting of the Segesta Archaeological Park, with the Temple hosting the presentation ceremony of all the teams that, starting from Saturday, will be protagonists on the roads of the Giro d'Italia. Includes quotes of some of the riders.
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.
As every year, Ed Hood is welded to the TV for every pedal stroke of the Tour de France. Of course there's the massive disappointment of not being 'Roadside' in 2020 (damn Covid-19), but he's ever eagle-eyed for the each day's 'real' story. Take it away Ed...