Giro's maglia rosa up for grabs in final TT stage - VeloNews (blog)

Tom Dumoulin has his eyes on the Giro's pink jersey with a stage 21 time trial that will favor his strengths. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com. ASIAGO, Italy (VN) — Anything can happen in the Giro d'Italia and nothing is certain, says Tom Dumoulin ...

2017 Giro d'Italia stage 21 time trial start times - Cyclingnews.com

Thibaut Pinot sprinted to victory in Asiago to close out the Giro d'Italia's last mountain stage on Saturday, leaving only the final time trial left to decide the race. Related Articles. Giro d'Italia: Pinot claims stage 20 · Quintana: 'My lead is not ...

Zakarin eyes Giro d'Italia podium after going on the offensive on stage 20 - Cyclingnews.com

Monte Grappa, a mammoth 24 kilometres in length, seemed to offer the kind of terrain required to put Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin into difficulty on the final road stage of the Giro d'Italia, but when the onslaught finally came, it arrived from an unexpected ...

Quintana holds narrow Giro d'Italia lead as Pinot wins penultimate stage - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Colombia's Nario Quintana will hold a slender lead heading into the final stage of the centenary edition of the Giro d'Italia after gaining more time on Tom Dumoulin today. The Movistar rider began the penultimate stage, a 190 kilometre trek from ...

The Telegraph Cycling Podcast: Giro d'Italia stage 20 - Telegraph.co.uk

The penultimate day of the Giro d'Italia saw Thibaut Pinot take a strong stage win as Nairo Quintana held the pink jersey and Tom Dumoulin slipped a few more seconds. Yet the race remains in the balance. With only a flat 29km time trial into Milan to ...

Pinot: This is why I'm a bike rider - Cyclingnews.com

Solo la vittoria è bella – 'Only victory is beautiful' – reads the tattoo on Thibaut Pinot's right arm, and the Frenchman with a very public predilection for all things Italian was loath to let his debut Giro d'Italia pass by without recording a stage win.

Dumoulin has title in sight as Pinot wins last mountain stage - Gulf Times

French cyclist Thibaut Pinot of Team FDJ crosses the finish line to win the 20th stage of 100th Giro d'Italia from Pordenone to Asiago in Asiago, Italy. (AFP). Text Size: A A A. AFP/Asiago, Italy. Colombian Nairo Quintana retained the Giro d'Italia ...

Giro d'Italia: Nibali in a fight for a final podium place in Milan - Cyclingnews.com

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) admitted that he has little chance of winning the Giro d'Italia but won't be throwing in the towel and surrendering before the final time trial to Milan, knowing the he has still to fight for some kind of final podium ...

Cycling: Giro still 'rosy' as Pinot targets last-gasp pink jersey - Channel NewsAsia

French cyclist Thibaut Pinot (front) of Team FDJ rides during the 20th stage of the 100th Giro d'Italia, from Pordenone to Asiago, on May 27, 2017 in Asiago. (Photo: AFP/Luca Bettini). 28 May 2017 03:14AM ...

Yates to defend white jersey in Giro time trial finale - Eurosport.com AU

Since that fateful day to Blockhaus, the 24-year-old British climbing specialist has bravely fought back and chipped away on the overall standing. Yates has steadily climbed from 16th overall into the top 10 — now eighth — thanks in large part to top ...

Nairo Quintana: 'This has to be the best time trial I've ever done' - Cycling Weekly

Giro d'Italia race leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has never been able to beat Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) when the two face off in important time trials, but he says will need to pull off something special if he wants to win the overall in Milan. Quintana ...

Dumoulin rivals dream of 'bad legs' day - SuperSport

Two-time champion Vincenzo Nibali joined fellow rivals in wishing another "bad legs" day on Giro d'Italia hopeful Tom Dumoulin when Sunday's time-trial brings a dramatic end to the 100th edition. A day after losing the pink jersey to Colombia's 2014 ...

Giro d'Italia: Friendship brings benefits for Dumoulin in the mountains - Cyclingnews.com

Tom Dumoulin and Bauke Mollema arrive at the finish line of the Giro d'Italia's 20th stage. (Bettini Photo). 2 / 5. Tom Dumoulin after stage 20 of the Giro d'Italia. (Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com). 3 / 5. Bob Jungels finishes stage 20 of the Giro d'Italia ...

Five talking points from stage 20 of the Giro d'Italia - Cycling Weekly

One of the reasons for the four riders at the top of the general classification being separated by less than one minute and the top six by 1-30 (historically low time gaps for this late stage of the race) is that they have all been very evenly matched ...

Quintana: 'My lead is not a lot but it could be enough' - Cyclingnews.com

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) has refused to give up hope of winning the 100th Giro d'Italia, promising to ride the final 29.3km Monza to Milan time trial as best he possibly can in the hope of holding off Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin.

Quintana reclaims pink jersey with 2 stages to go in Giro - New Jersey Herald

PIANCAVALLO, Italy (AP) — Nairo Quintana reclaimed the pink jersey from Tom Dumoulin with two stages to go in the Giro d'Italia on Friday, setting up a close finale in Milan on Sunday. Dumoulin couldn't keep up with his main rivals in the final uphill ...

Pinot takes penultimate stage but Dumoulin seen as Giro favourite - AOL UK

Thibaut Pinot claimed victory in the penultimate stage of the Giro d'Italia as Nairo Quintana kept hold of the pink jersey, though he may not have done enough to prevent Tom Dumoulin from taking the title in Sunday's closing time trial. The final ...

Tom Dumoulin faces ultimate trial as Giro d'Italia heads for thrilling finale - The Guardian

France's Thibaut Pinot celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia, from Pordenone to Asiago. Photograph: Alessandro Di Meo/AP. Giro d'Italia · The Observer. Tom Dumoulin faces ultimate trial as Giro d'Italia ...

Fraile fights all the way to finish 13th - SuperSport

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka's Omar Fraile finished in 13th spot in the final road stage of this year's Giro d'Italia on Saturday. Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) won, while Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha) finished in second and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) claimed ...

Tom Dumoulin: 'I'm forever thankful to Mollema, Jungels and Yates' - Cycling Weekly

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) says that his rivals were not working for themselves, but for him en route to Asiago. He is “forever thankful” that they kept Giro d'Italia leader Nairo Quintana (Movistar) under control ahead of the final time trial stage in ...