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Roglic wins Stage 9; Conti keeps pink jersey in Giro

SAN MARINO (AP) Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Sunday as Italian cyclist Valerio Conti extended his overall lead after the individual time trial.Roglic, who also won the opening individual time...

Roglic rampage leaves Yates reeling at Giro

San Marino (AFP) - Slovenian ace Primoz Roglic set a serious marker on the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, not only winning the stage nine individual time-trial, but damaging several key title rivals in the process.European champion and world...

Pogacar, van der Breggen win Tour of California

PASADENA, Calif. – Tadej Pogacar did the work necessary to win the Tour of California on the steep climb of Mt. Baldy.His team did the work it needed for him to win on the run-in to Pasadena.With big...

Pogacar, van der Breggen hold on to win Tour of California

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Tadej Pogacar did the work necessary to win the Tour of California on the steep climb of Mt. Baldy.His team did the work it needed for him to win on the run-in to Pasadena.With...

Pogacar wins Tour of California as Bol claims final stage

Los Angeles (AFP) - Tadej Pogacar won the Tour of California on Saturday, finishing safely in the pack as Cees Bol crossed the line first in a chaotic finish to the seventh and final stage.Pogacar, the 20-year-old Slovenian...

Pogacar wins Stage 6 of Tour of California to take lead

ONTARIO, Calif. — UAE Team Emirates began its week at the Tour of California by sending home one of its riders upon learning that his name had surfaced in a European investigation into doping in cycling.The team appears...

Pogacar swoops for Tour of California Stage 6 win, yellow jersey

Los Angeles (AFP) - Tadej Pogacar snatched victory in the final few metres of a thrilling sixth stage on the Tour of California on Friday, swooping past Colombia's Sergio Higuita on the final bend to finish first at...

Cortina, van der Breggen win Tour of California stages

VENTURA, Calif. — Team Bahrain-Merida spent most of the fifth stage at the Tour of California at the front of the peloton, setting a hard pace but leaving nobody quite sure what their end-game might be.Turns out it...

Cortina takes Tour of California 5th stage

Los Angeles (AFP) - Spain's Ivan Cortina sprinted to victory in the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday as American Tejay van Garderen retained the race leader's yellow jersey.Bahrain-Merida rider Cortina, 23, claimed the first...

Race jury give van Garderen lead back in Tour of California

MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) Tejay van Garderen thought he had lost his overall race lead in the Tour of California after a string of bad luck in the final couple of miles Wednesday.The race jury gave it right...

Ackermann wins rainy Stage 5 of Giro; Roglic stays in lead

TERRACINA, Italy — Pascal Ackermann of Germany sprinted to victory at the end of the rain-affected fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic kept the overall lead.It was Ackermann’s second stage win...

Ackermann wins rainy Giro stage 5, Roglic stays in lead

TERRACINA, Italy (AP) -- Pascal Ackermann of Germany sprinted to victory at the end of the rain-affected fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic kept the overall lead.It was Ackermann's second stage...

Ackermann sprints to second win in Giro d’Italia, Dumoulin pulls out

Terracina (Italy) (AFP) - German Pascal Ackermann won a sprint finish in the pouring rain in the Giro d'Italia fifth stage on Wednesday, claiming his second victory in this year's race as former winner Tom Dumoulin withdrew a...

‘It’s over’ – Dumoulin the big loser in Giro d’Italia mass fall

Frascati (Italy) (AFP) - Movistar's Giro d'Italia contender Richard Carapaz won stage four on Tuesday as a mass fall in the peloton seven kilometres from the finish cost 2017 champion Tom Dumoulin a devastating four minutes in the...

Carapaz wins Giro stage 4, Roglic extends overall lead

FRASCATI, Italy (AP) -- Richard Carapaz of Ecuador sprinted to victory on the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday, while Slovenian cyclist Primoz Roglic extended his overall lead after avoiding a crash toward the end of...

Viviani stripped of Giro third stage, Gaviria new winner

Orbetello (Italy) (AFP) - Italy's Elia Viviani was denied a home win on Monday with the Team Deceuninck rider stripped of the Giro d'Italia third stage win for swerving in front of another competitor in the final sprint...

Gaviria wins Giro stage 3 after Viviani relegated for sprint

ORBETELLO, Italy — Elia Viviani was stripped of winning the third stage at the Giro d’Italia on Monday.Viviani was ruled by the race jury to have deviated from his line in the final sprint in Orbetello, even touching...

Sagan wins first stage of Tour of California

Los Angeles (AFP) - Peter Sagan, trying to jump-start a frustrating 2019 season, found a return to California was just what he needed as the Slovak won the opening stage of the Tour of California.The three-time road cycling...

Peter Sagan wins opening stage of the Tour of California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Peter Sagan has had trouble finding his way to the front at the finish this season.Turns out he just needed to get back to the Tour of California.The three-time road cycling world champion, and the...

Big names in cycling headline Tour of California

The Tour of California was once a quaint upstart race that took place in February, so early on the worldwide cycling calendar that nobody really paid it much attention.That has changed dramatically in the past 14 years.Now, the...

Roglic fastest in time trial to win opening Giro stage

BOLOGNA, Italy — Primoz Roglic of Slovenia won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, finishing the individual time trial just ahead of two of the other pre-race favorites.Roglic, who rides for Jumbo-Visma, was the only...

Sagan looking for Tour of California reboot

Los Angeles (AFP) - Peter Sagan is aiming to reboot his season when the Tour of California gets under way on Sunday following a disappointing start to the year for the experienced Slovak rider.The three-time world champion has...

‘I’m number one Giro favourite,’ says Yates

Bologna (Italy) (AFP) - Britain's Simon Yates insisted Friday that he was "the number one favourite" to add the Giro d'Italia title to his 2018 Vuelta triumph and wipe out the memory of his misery in last year's...

Key stages on the 2019 Giro d’Italia

Bologna (Italy) (AFP) - Seven summit finishes and three individual time-trials, this year's Giro d'Italia gets under way in Bologna on May 11 and finishes in the Verona Arena, a Roman amphitheatre on June 2.The race will mostly...

Yates, Dumoulin back to finish job at Giro d’Italia

Bologna (Italy) (AFP) - Simon Yates and Tom Dumoulin both have a point to prove as they return to this year's Giro d'Italia which starts in Bologna on Saturday after coming so close last year.Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates dominated...

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