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Chaves ends year-long wait

Esteban Chaves ended his year-long wait for a victory with an emotional stage 19 success at the Giro d’Italia. Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) was diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus last season and took an eight-month break from cycling. But the Colombian showed his renowned bravery to attack multiple times on the final climb and drop the rest of ...

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Peters wins stage 17, Carapaz leads

Nans Peters won stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia as overall leader Richard Carapaz gained extra seconds on his rivals. Peters powered clear from an 18-man breakaway with around 15 kilometres remaining of the 181km stage from Commezzadura to Anterselva Antholz. The 25-year-old Ag2r-La Mondiale rider was never in danger of being caught as he claimed his maiden win in ...

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Damiano Cima wins stage 18

Italian rider Damiano Cima won the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia after a thrilling sprint finish in Santa Maria di Sala. It was Cima’s first stage victory in the race, ensuring a memorable day for him and his team Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane. Germany’s Pascal Ackermann finished second, with another Italian – Simone Consonni – taking third following the 222km stage ...

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