Cycling

Roglic storms to Giro time-trial

Primoz Roglic emerged as the overwhelming favourite for the Giro d’Italia title after victory on Sunday’s┬áninth stage, a 34.8km individual time trial from Riccione. Conti (Team UAE) finished 3:34 behind Lotto Jumbo-Visma rider Roglic to stay in the overall race leader’s position but it was Slovenia’s Roglic bossed the time trial to crush most of ...

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Ewan wins Giro stage eight

Australia’s Caleb Ewan secured a second career stage victory on the Giro d’Italia by winning the 239km eighth stage from Tortoreto Lido to Pesaro. The Lotto-Soudal rider was in place after a tight bend just 200 metres from the line to edge ahead of Italian champion Elia Viviani in a decisive sprint. Germany’s Pascal Ackermann took third place and therefore ...

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Bilbao claims Giro stage seven

Spain’s Pello Bilbao claimed the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, a 185km undulating ride from Vasto to L’Aquila. The Astana rider attacked from a small group of breakaway riders 1.5km from the finish in the final punchy climb, holding off France’s Tony Gallopin and Italian Davide Formolo, who were second and third respectively five seconds behind. Italian ...

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