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ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's former Giro d'Italia and Vuelta winner Denis Menchov has announced his retirement from cycling at the age of 35, local media reported on Monday. Menchov, Russia's best stage rider of the past decade, winning the Tour of...
Tags: Erythropoietin, Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Cycling, Sports
ReutersBy Alasdair Fotheringham COL DU GALIBIER, France, May 19 (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali successfully contained his rivals' attacks on the Giro d'Italia's toughest high mountain stages on Sunday to take a big step towards overall victory. Nibali...
ReutersBy Alasdair Fotheringham SALTARA, Italy, May 11 (Reuters) - New Giro d'Italia race leader Vincenzo Nibali took an important step towards possible victory on Saturday by limiting his losses to favourite Bradley Wiggins in a time trial won by Wiggins's...
Reuters(Adds details, quotes) * Wiggins loses touch with race favourites after crash * Spain's Intxausti leads major Tour race for first time * Australian Hansen wins stage seven with 147km breakaway By Alasdair Fotheringham PESCARA, Italy, May 10 (Reuters)...
Tags: Giro d'Italia, Tour de France, Croatia, Vincenzo Nibali, Italy
ReutersBy Alasdair Fotheringham SERRA SAN BRUNO, Italy, May 7 (Reuters) - Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins has yet to show the form of last season that would make him top favourite for the Giro d'Italia, according to Juan Jose Cobo, the last non-Team Sky...
ReutersBy Sonia Oxley WIGAN, England, April 29 (Reuters) - Team Sky could endure a bumpy ride at the Tour de France after champion Bradley Wiggins back-pedalled from previous comments and made it clear he sees himself as the man to lead their charge again. The...
ReutersPARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi has ended his 18-year professional career during which he claimed 48 stage wins in the grand Tours. "I feel that it is time to take some time for myself and try to find some new challenges,...
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