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The Courier Mail
Cycling’s sleeping giant Nairo set to awakenlast year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have t
Cycling’s sleeping giant Nairo set to awaken
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
last year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have the full support of teammate Alejandro Valverde who targeted the Giro d’Italia in May instead. The 26-year-old already has one Grand Tour to his name,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cycling’s sleeping giant Nairo set to awakenlast year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have t
Cycling’s sleeping giant Nairo set to awaken
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
last year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have the full support of teammate Alejandro Valverde who targeted the Giro d’Italia in May instead. The 26-year-old already has one Grand Tour to his name,... Read more
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19h
Adelaide Now
Cycling’s sleeping giant set to awakenlast year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have t
Cycling’s sleeping giant set to awaken
Adelaide Now / Posted 19 hours ago
last year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have the full support of teammate Alejandro Valverde who targeted the Giro d’Italia in May instead. The 26-year-old already has one Grand Tour to his name,... Read more
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19h
The Courier Mail
Cycling’s sleeping giant set to awakenlast year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have t
Cycling’s sleeping giant set to awaken
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
last year when his Movistar team had co-leaders, Quintana will this time have the full support of teammate Alejandro Valverde who targeted the Giro d’Italia in May instead. The 26-year-old already has one Grand Tour to his name,... Read more
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20h
Canberra Times
Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trickinclude 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana teammate and fellow Italia
Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trick
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
include 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana teammate and fellow Italian Fabio Aru as well as Quintana's teammate Alejandro Valverde and former Froome lieutenant Richie Porte of Australia (BMC). All of them have probably targeted the... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trickinclude 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Itali
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trick
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
include 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Italian Fabio Aru as well as Quintana's team mate Alejandro Valverde and former Froome lieutenant Richie Porte of Australia (BMC). All of them have probably targeted the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trickinclude 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Itali
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trick
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
include 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Italian Fabio Aru as well as Quintana's team mate Alejandro Valverde and former Froome lieutenant Richie Porte of Australia (BMC). All of them have probably targeted the... Read more
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The Star
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trickinclude 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Itali
Froome faces tough ride for Tour hat-trick
The Star / Posted yesterday
include 2014 champion Vincenzo Nibali and his Astana team mate and fellow Italian Fabio Aru as well as Quintana's team mate Alejandro Valverde and former Froome lieutenant Richie Porte of Australia (BMC). All of them have probably targeted the... Read more
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ESPN
WorldTour: The good, the bad and the not-so-prettyto win Amstel Gold or Sky's Wout Poels to the win at a snowy Liege. The only wi
WorldTour: The good, the bad and the not-so-pretty
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
to win Amstel Gold or Sky's Wout Poels to the win at a snowy Liege. The only winner we all saw coming this spring was Alejandro Valverde at Fleche Wallonne. Giro start In May, we traded our rain jackets and cobblestone bikes for summer... Read more
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ESPN
Home favorite Nibali wins second Giro d'Italiathe air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seco
Home favorite Nibali wins second Giro d'Italia
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
the air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seconds, 52 seconds ahead of Esteban Chaves. Alejandro Valverde was third, 1.17 behind Nibali, with Kruijswijk finishing outside the podium, nearly two minutes off the... Read more
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ESPN
Operation Puerto blood bags ordered releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Operation Puerto blood bags ordered released
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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Velo News
Best photos from the 2015 Tour/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com2015 Tour de France: PodiumThe glor
Best photos from the 2015 Tour
Velo News / Posted 4 days ago
/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com2015 Tour de France: PodiumThe glory of the triumphant, Chris Froome, Nairo Quintana, and Alejandro Valverde graced the gilded podium in Paris. Photo: Iri Greco / BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedi... Read more
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Velo News
Contador out of Spanish nationals with illnessthis weekend (Saturday). I hope it’s a good race,” the double Tour de France wi
Contador out of Spanish nationals with illness
Velo News / Posted 7 days ago
this weekend (Saturday). I hope it’s a good race,” the double Tour de France winner Contador said via Twitter on Friday. Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) and Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) are among the big names lined up to take part. On Thursday,... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Contador out of Spanish road race due to healthrace," the double Tour de France winner Contador said via Twitter on Friday. T
Contador out of Spanish road race due to health
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 days ago
race," the double Tour de France winner Contador said via Twitter on Friday. Two of the other big names in Spanish cycling Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodriguez are however lined up to take part. On Thursday Ion Izaguirre won the Spanish... Read more
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9d
give me sport
Five riders who can win the Vuelta a Espanaand the Best Young Rider jersey. The only thing holding Quintana back will be
Five riders who can win the Vuelta a Espana
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
and the Best Young Rider jersey. The only thing holding Quintana back will be whether he is the leader of his team. If Alejandro Valverde is the leader Quintana may not be given the opportunity to win the race. 3. Alejandro Valverde Another... Read more
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9d
give me sport
Vuelta a Espana red jersey contendersby Giro podium placers Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran and Fabio Aru, as well as
Vuelta a Espana red jersey contenders
give me sport / Posted 9 days ago
by Giro podium placers Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Uran and Fabio Aru, as well as established and reliable names such as Alejandro Valverde and Joaquim Rodriguez, this year's Vuelta is extremely unpredictable and numerous factors will go into... Read more
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10d
Velo News
Valverde and Nibali, the Tour's 'super-duper' domestiquesNairo Quintana will see support from two of the peloton’s confirmed superstars.
Valverde and Nibali, the Tour's 'super-duper' domestiques
Velo News / Posted 10 days ago
Nairo Quintana will see support from two of the peloton’s confirmed superstars. Rather than racing to win in July, Alejandro Valverde and Vincenzo Nibali are racing to win in August, and will be taking on unprecedented helper’s roles during... Read more
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17d
International Business Times
Operation Puerto blood bags to be released to UCI and Wada after court ruling overturned same punishment after his retirement by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS
Operation Puerto blood bags to be released to UCI and Wada after court ruling overturned
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
same punishment after his retirement by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in 2012, while Spain's number-one ranked Alejandro Valverde was also banned. However, the prospect of further identification of athletes from different sports is... Read more
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17d
Belfast Telegraph
Spanish court orders release of doping inquiry blood bagsto the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winne
Spanish court orders release of doping inquiry blood bags
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
Brandon Sun
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
SportsFan
Release doping probe blood bags: courtimplicated, with the likes of former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich of Ger
Release doping probe blood bags: court
SportsFan / Posted 17 days ago
implicated, with the likes of former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich of Germany, Italy's Ivan Basso and Spain's Alejandro Valverde suspended over the case. The bags were taken from a clinic of doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, who also... Read more
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17d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
The Wilmington Star-News
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
KTVN Reno
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released
KTVN Reno / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
Daily Herald
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags releasedlinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court orders Operation Puerto blood bags released
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
11 News Houston
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
11 News Houston / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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17d
WLBZ Bangor
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
KING5 Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
KTVB Boise / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bagslinked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France
Spain court to release decision on doping scandal blood bags
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 17 days ago
linked to the case. Among those eventually suspended were former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich, Spanish Vuelta champion Alejandro Valverde and Ivan Basso, who later confirmed that his blood was among the frozen samples found. Fuentes said... Read more
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Velo News
Another brilliant Giro d'Italia/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com 2016 Giro d'Italia, fight for pin
Another brilliant Giro d'Italia
Velo News / Posted 30 days ago
/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com 2016 Giro d'Italia, fight for pink: Movistar attacks The Movistar duo of Alejandro Valverde and Andrey Amador put Jungels under pressure on the stage's final climb seeing Amador ride into pink.... Read more
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Velo News
The fight for pink/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com 2016 Giro d'Italia, fight for pin
The fight for pink
Velo News / Posted a month ago
/ BrakeThrough Media | brakethroughmedia.com 2016 Giro d'Italia, fight for pink: Movistar attacks The Movistar duo of Alejandro Valverde and Andrey Amador put Jungels under pressure on the stage's final climb seeing Amador ride into pink.... Read more
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SportsFan
Chaves podium in Giro for Oricathe three-week race 51 seconds behind Italian great Vincenzo Nibali, who triump
Chaves podium in Giro for Orica
SportsFan / Posted 1 months ago
the three-week race 51 seconds behind Italian great Vincenzo Nibali, who triumphed for a second time, while Spain's Alejandro Valverde was third. The 26-year-old Colombian put himself in contention by winning the toughest stage and went on... Read more
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Times of Malta
Nibali cements reputation with Giro successFriday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down
Nibali cements reputation with Giro success
Times of Malta / Posted 1 months ago
Friday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down on Saturday by dropping his closest rivals Alejandro Valverde and Esteban Chaves, who was wearing the pinkjersey. Nibali is one of only six men to win all three grand... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Giro d'Italia: Esteban Chaves claims first grand tour podium for Orica-GreenEDGEFriday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down
Giro d'Italia: Esteban Chaves claims first grand tour podium for Orica-GreenEDGE
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Friday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down on Saturday by dropping his closest rivals Alejandro Valverde and Chaves, who was wearing the pink jersey. Nibali started the Giro as the favourite in the absence of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Italian Nibali maintains home-town dominance with Giro titlegrab his fourth Grand Tour triumph. He comfortably beat Orica GreenEDGE's Colo
Italian Nibali maintains home-town dominance with Giro title
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
grab his fourth Grand Tour triumph. He comfortably beat Orica GreenEDGE's Colombian rider, Esteban Chaves, and Movistar's Alejandro Valverde to the title. Nibali became only the sixth rider in history to win all three Grand Tours in 2014, when he... Read more
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The Age
Giro d'Italia: Esteban Chaves claims first grand tour podium for Orica-GreenEDGEFriday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down
Giro d'Italia: Esteban Chaves claims first grand tour podium for Orica-GreenEDGE
The Age / Posted 1 months ago
Friday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down on Saturday by dropping his closest rivals Alejandro Valverde and Chaves, who was wearing the pink jersey. Nibali started the Giro as the favourite in the absence of... Read more
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Velo News
Arndt wins Giro finale after Nizzolo relegatedwrap up his second career Giro d’Italia general classification victory, while E
Arndt wins Giro finale after Nizzolo relegated
Velo News / Posted 1 months ago
wrap up his second career Giro d’Italia general classification victory, while Esteban Chaves (Orica – GreenEdge) closed out the race as runner-up. Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde rounded out the podium in third. Full report and resul... Read more
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SportsFan
Nibali seals Giro d'Italia victoryFriday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down
Nibali seals Giro d'Italia victory
SportsFan / Posted 1 months ago
Friday when overall leader Steven Kruiswijk crashed, and he put the hammer down on Saturday by dropping his closest rivals Alejandro Valverde and Esteban Chaves, who was wearing the pink jersey. Nibali is one of only six men to win all three grand... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Nibali wins 2nd Giro d'Italia title and 4th Grand Tourthe air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seco
Nibali wins 2nd Giro d'Italia title and 4th Grand Tour
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 1 months ago
the air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seconds, 52 seconds ahead of Esteban Chaves. Alejandro Valverde was third, 1.17 behind Nibali, with Kruijswijk finishing outside the podium, nearly two minutes off the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Nibali wins 2nd Giro d'Italia title and 4th Grand Tourthe air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seco
Nibali wins 2nd Giro d'Italia title and 4th Grand Tour
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 1 months ago
the air. Nibali finished with a total time of 86 hours, 32 minutes and 49 seconds, 52 seconds ahead of Esteban Chaves. Alejandro Valverde was third, 1.17 behind Nibali, with Kruijswijk finishing outside the podium, nearly two minutes off the... Read more
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