Giro d'Italia 2018

Category: 2.UWT
Start date: 2018-05-04
End date: 2018-05-27
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Fabio Aru to start at 2019 Giro d'Italia

UAE Team Emirates' Fabio Aru has put the Giro d'Italia as his main objective for the first part of the season. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: Winning the Giro d'Italia for the third time would be really special

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali will focus on the 2019 Giro d'Italia. The rider doesn't rule out doing other grand tours, but for now, has eyes only for the Italian race. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin: "2019 is not a good year for me to put everything on the Tour"

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) has confirmed that he will ride the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France, but the focus will be solely on the Italian race. Read more...

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas to target Tour de France, Egan Bernal to lead at Giro d'Italia

Team Sky has confirmed that Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas will target the 2019 Tour de France, while Egan Bernal will be the Giro d'Italia leader. Read more...


Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa to ride two grand tours each in 2019

World Champion Alejandro Valverde will ride the Giro d'Italia and the Vuelta a España in 2019 while Mikel Landa is set to do the Giro-Tour de France double. Read more...

Steven Kruijswijk to do Tour de France-Vuelta a España double in 2019

Steven Kruisjwijk (Team Jumbo-Visma) has chosen the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España as his main targets for 2019. Read more...

Simon Yates to target 2019 Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has announced that he will ride the 2019 Giro d'Italia. The Briton wants to improve from his 2018 performance in the race. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin to ride Giro d'Italia in 2019, Tour de France likely as well

Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb will ride the 2019 Giro d'Italia and believes a Tour de France participation is likely as well, the team confirmed. Read more...

Ilnur Zakarin to focus on Giro d'Italia in 2019

Katusha-Alpecin's Ilnur Zakarin has announced that he will focus on the Giro d'Italia in the 2019 season. The Russian rider commented on his goals at the presentation of his team. Read more...

Mikel Landa: "I would like to ride the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France"

Mikel Landa would want to start at the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France in his second year at Movistar. Read more...

AG2R La Mondiale rules out Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double for Romain Bardet

AG2R La Mondiale has confirmed that Romain Bardet will focus solely on the Tour de France, ruling out the possibility of also doing the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Romain Bardet considers making Giro d'Italia debut in 2019

AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet is considering to ride the Giro d'Italia along with the Tour de France in the 2019 season. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin unsure of Tour de France participation: The Giro d'Italia is much better for me

Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin has shown doubts about his participation at the 2019 edition of the Tour de France. Read more...

Thomas De Gendt wants to ride all Grand Tours in 2019

Lotto Soudal's Thomas De Gendt has already his eyes set on the 2019 season and he has the objective of riding all three Grand Tours. Read more...

Giro d'Italia 2019 - Elia Viviani: It looks like my dream Giro

Elia Viviani was present at the presentation of the 2019 Giro d'Italia. The rider sees good possibilities for the next Corsa Rosa. Read more...

Giro d'Italia 2019 - Chris Froome: It can be won only by a complete rider

The winner of the 2018 Giro d'Italia, Chris Froome, was one of the guests to the presentation of the 2019 edition of the race. Read more...

Giro d'Italia 2019 features three individual time trials and legendary climbs

The 2019 edition of the Giro d'Italia will be entirely in Italy, with the exception of a short visit to San Marino, and will include three individual time trials. Read more...

Geraint Thomas considers Giro-Tour double in 2019

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) wants to go back to defend his title at the Tour de France and he also wants to be at the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Chris Froome and Elia Viviani to attend presentation of 2019 Giro d'Italia

Team Sky's Chris Froome and Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani will be the special guests at the presentation of the 2019 Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Bologna dresses in Pink to celebrate Big Start of the 2019 Giro d'Italia

The 2019 Giro d'Italia will have its big start in Bologna. The Italian grand tour will start on Saturday the 11th of May. Read more...

Tom Dumoulin recreates toilet stop of 2017 Giro d'Italia

Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin has come back to the place where he had to attend the 'nature call' at the 2017 Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Viruses, sinus problems and allergies explain Esteban Chaves' slump at Giro d'Italia

Esteban Chaves has been cleared by Mitchelton-Scott to return to training but his competition approach will be conservative. Read more...

UCI boss David Lappartient suggests six riders per team in grand tours

UCI President David Lappartent has suggested the option of reducing the amount of riders per team to six in grand tours, hoping that this would add excitement to the races. Read more...

Tour de France stage six roundup: Romain Bardet, Bauke Mollema, Jakob Fuglsang, Geraint Thomas

The sixth stage of the Tour de France has been won by Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirate) who conquered the Mur de Bretagne. Read more...

2018 Giro d'Italia review: The great collapse of the favourites

The 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia started with some clear favourites, but as the weeks passed, different factors diminished that group. Read more...

Review: Intense drama in the third week of the Giro d'Italia

It’s likely that for years to come cycling fans will return to this last week of the 101th edition of the Giro d’Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I can't quite believe I won the race

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken the overall victory of the Giro d'Italia, entering the select group of riders that have won the three grand tours. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: It is not a win but it's a confirmation of last year's win

Tom Dumoulin finished in second place of the GC of the Giro d'Italia and even though he couldn't win it for the second year in a row, he's satisfied with this result. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Sam Bennett: The team did an amazing job

Sam Bennett of Bora-hansgrohe took his third stage victory at the Giro d'Italia by beating Elia Viviani on the streets of Rome. Read more...

Sam Bennett beats competition at last sprint of Giro d'Italia, Froome takes overall victory

Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) has won the last stage of the Giro d'Italia. The Irishman was faster in the last sprint than Elia Viviani. Read more...

Reports: Exhausted Thibaut Pinot rushed to hospital

Thibaut Pinot of Groupama-FDJ has reportedly been rushed to hospital with signs of exhaustion following the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Miguel Angel Lopez: My teammates emptied themselves to set a high rhythm

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) has climbed to the third position of the General Classification of the Giro d'Italia after a bad day of Thibaut Pinot. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I felt very much in control

Chris Froome all but secured the overall victory of the Giro d'Italia with a solid display in the penultimate stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Mikel Nieve: This has been a great birthday present for me

Mikel Nieve took the fifth victory for Mitchelton-Scott at the 2018 Giro d'Italia on his birthday and one day after Simon Yates lost the Pink Jersey. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: We took everything out of it and we haven't made any mistakes

A relieved Tom Dumoulin was happy with his and his team's performance in this Giro d'Italia despite not being able to break Chris Froome's defenses in the 20th stage. Read more...

Stage victory for Mikel Nieve, Chris Froome consolidates GC lead

Mikel Nieve (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the 20th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider crossed the finish line on his own while Chris Froome arrived with the favourites' group. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: It was now or never

Chris Froome took the stage win and jumped to the lead of the general classification in what turned out to be a historical move by the Team Sky leader. Read more...

Yates collapses, Chris Froome attacks and tops GC at Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has conquered his second stage victory at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Fabio Aru abandons Giro d'Italia

UAE Team Emirates leader Fabio Aru has abandoned the 101st Giro d'Italia. The Italian retired early in the 19th stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm still in front and that's better than being behind

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has kept the Pink Jersey for another day but has lost half of the advantage that he had on Tom Dumoulin ahead of another climbing day. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: I tried to see what was possible

Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb cut the gap with Giro d'Italia leader Simon Yates in half after seeing his rival get dropped in the last few kilometers of stage 18. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Maximilian Schachmann: I'm there, where the best riders are

Quick-Step Floors' Maximilian Schachmann took his first ever grand tour stage victory at the end of the 18th day of racing in the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Schachmann wins stage, Tom Dumoulin cuts gap with Simon Yates in half

Maximilian Schachmann has won the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia. A late attack of Chris Froome and Tom Dumoulin made Simon Yates lose 28 seconds in the General Classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I hope everyone is tired because I'm tired

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has finished the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia still wearing the Pink Jersey but regretting that the day was so fast and tiring. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Elia Viviani: We didn't want to take responsibility today

Elia Viviani of Quick-Step Floors took his fourth stage win at the current Giro d'Italia, sprinting to victory after a well-organized lead-out by his teammates. Read more...

Elia Viviani sprints to his fourth victory at Giro d'Italia

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) has won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia. This is the fourth victory for the Italian in this edition of the race. Read more...

Several riders get penalised for drafting in TT at Giro d'Italia

The ranking of the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia has changed due to penalties given to riders that drafted behind race vehicles or other riders. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin disappointed after time trial

Tom Dumoulin of sunweb reduced the gap with Giro d'Italia leader Simon Yates to 56 seconds but wasn't entirely pleased with the result. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm really surprised that I kept the Pink Jersey

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has been able to control the losses on the Individual Time Trial of the 16th stage at the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Rohan Dennis happy to repay team for hard work

Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing Team won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia in a convincing manner, beating some of the world's top time trialists on the Italian roads. Read more...

Rohan Dennis wins second Giro d'Italia TT, Tom Dumoulin reduces gap with Simon Yates

Rohan Dennis (BMC) was the fastest man at the Individual Time Trial of the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Sunweb coach Marc Reef: Tom Dumoulin is better than last year

Sunweb coach Marc Reef believes that Tom Dumoulin is in better shape than during the last Giro d'Italia, despite trailing to Simon Yates in the battle for Pink. Read more...

Review: The second week of the Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates has delivered one of the most successful weeks in recent Grand Tour history. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: These were the hardest 15 kilometres of my life

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates sits in first position of the General Classification, more than two minutes ahead of Tom Dumoulin, hoping that this will be enough for the victory. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: It's going to be very difficult

Tom Dumoulin of Sunweb saw his chances of retaining the Giro d'Italia crown seriously affected by the performance on Simon Yates in stage 15 of the grand tour. Read more...

Simon Yates makes it three at Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken his third stage victory at the 2018 Giro d'Italia. The Briton attacked with 18 kilometres remaining of the stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I'm happy and disappointed at the same time

Simon Yates was second on the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider couldn't get the victory but got some time on his direct rivals in the General Classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: It was such a relief to get into that last 100 meters

Chris Froome revived his Giro d'Italia ambitions with a great victory at the top of the Zoncolan, one of the race's most infamous climbs. Read more...

Chris Froome takes the victory on the Zoncolan in Giro d'Italia

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has taken the victory at the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Tim Wellens abandons Giro d'Italia with fever

Tim Wellens of Lotto Fix All has abandoned the Giro d'Italia after suffering health issues in the last few days. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: Tomorrow I don't expect big gaps

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) finished the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia wearing the Pink Jersey and looking forward to the difficult day that is coming. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Elia Viviani: After a few difficult days this is what I need

After a few difficult days in the Giro d'Italia, Elia Viviani returned to winning ways in a convincing fashion at the 13th stage of the grand tour. Read more...

Elia Viviani back on top at Giro d'Italia

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) was the strongest at the 13th stage's final sprint. The rider proved to be in a better shape after having struggled the previous day. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Sam Bennett: I thought the finish line was closer

Bora-hansgrohe's Sam Bennett took his chances at the end of the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia and managed to take his second victory in the 2018 edition of the race. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: A lot of guys were underestimating the final there

Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott survived yet another day in the Pink Jersey but admitted that it had been a rather difficult day. Read more...

Sam Bennett victorious on rainy day at Giro d'Italia

Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) has taken the victory at the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia. This is the second stage victory for the Irishman in this edition of the race. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: I am feeling very good

Tom Dumoulin of Team Sunweb was happy with his performance at the end of stage 11, in which he finished second to Simon Yates and limited the damage to just a few seconds. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: I've had a lot of pain after the crash in Jerusalem

Chris Froome lost some more time to the top GC contenders in the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia, and admitted that his crash ahead of the opening time trial did affect him. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I gave everything to get some time but it was a small gain

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has won his second stage at the 2018 edition of the Giro d'Italia, but he thinks the efforts of the day were not good enough. Read more...

Simon Yates takes second victory at 2018 Giro d'Italia

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia. The rider took his second victory at this edition of the race after a late attack. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: I braked too late and crashed

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) has crashed during the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia but he survived the day, remaining in second place in the General Classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Esteban Chaves: I didn't have any strength

Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) has lost more than 25 minutes at the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia as his body was not working in his favour. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: More than seconds, I need to get minutes on Tom Dumoulin

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has finished another stage in the Pink Jersey and though today was a disappointing day for his team, he made the best of it. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Matej Mohoric: I got a free card today and I'm super happy

Matej Mohoric took a well deserved win at the Giro d'Italia after beating Nico Denz in a sprint of two at the finish of stage 10. Read more...

Matej Mohoric victorious in fast 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia

Matej Mohoric has won the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia after beating Nico Denz in the sprint. The two broke away on the descent of the final climb. Read more...

Review: The first week of Giro d'Italia action on home soil

On Tuesday, May 8th the peloton arrived to Italian soil, on the island of Sicily to start a three-stages journey through the island before going to the mainland for stage seven. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates praises teammates after stage 9 victory

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has extended his GC lead by taking the victory of a stage in which other favourites showed their weaknesses. Read more...

Simon Yates extends GC lead with stage victory, Froome and Aru lose more than a minute

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia. Favourites like Chris Froome and Fabio Aru lost more than one minute at the day's summit finale. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Richard Carapaz: I've been working hard and this is a beautiful reward

Movistar's Richard Carapaz has taken his first victory in a grand tour, a win that is also the first in a big race for his country, Ecuador. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: Tomorrow is a more difficult climb

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has survived another day in the Pink Jersey, finishing safely in the group of favorites at the end of stage 8. Read more...

Richard Carapaz wins in Giro d'Italia, taking first Ecuadorian victory in a grand tour

Richard Carapaz (Movistar) has won the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia. The Ecuadorian launched an attack in the last kilometres and could take a historic solo victory. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I don't like labels like leader or captain

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has managed to keep the Pink Jersey by finishing well protected by his team, though he doesn't consider himself the leader of the roster. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Sam Bennett: It's not easy to beat Viviani

Bora-hangrohe's Sam Bennett has taken the victory in the final sprint of the Giro d'Italia despite thinking it was not going to happen. Read more...

Sam Bennett sprints to victory at Giro d'Italia

Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) was the fastest at the final sprint of the seventh stage at the Giro d'Italia. The rider crossed the finish line just ahead of Elia Viviani. Read more...

Giovanni Visconti gets hit by Groupama-FDJ car: I saw the face of death

Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain-Merida) was involved in a crash with one of the Groupama-FDJ cars during the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: Things are still on track

Team Sky's Chris Froome has passed from the 19th to the 8th position of the General Classification of the Giro d'Italia after the first climbing stage of the race. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: It’s difficult to draw conclusions based on today

Tom Dumoulin managed to stay in the favourites group during the first real climbing day of the Giro d'Italia, maintaining his second position in the general classification. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Simon Yates: I told Chaves he could take the stage victory

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) attacked from the favourites group in the last kilometres, creating a gap big enough to take the Pink Jersey. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Esteban Chaves: It's unbelievable, like a dream

Esteban Chaves won the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia in spectacular fashion, finishing alongside teammate Simon Yates after spending most of the day in a breakaway. Read more...

Dream stage for Mitchelton-Scott as Yates conquers Pink and Chaves takes victory

Mitchelton-Scott has had a successful day at the Giro d'Italia with Esteban Chaves winning the stage and Simon Yates finishing second to take the Pink Jersey. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Chris Froome: Tomorrow could be very explosive

Chris Froome (Sky) has survived another day in the Giro d'Italia, helped by his teammates. The Briton is expecting to improve his performance at the upcoming Etna stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: We haven't lost anything so that's good

Tom Dumoulin remains in second place of the Giro d'Italia general classification for another day after finishing safely at the end of the fifth stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Rohan Dennis: Tomorrow is a big test

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) has kept the Pink Jersey for another day and is already thinking about the big day that is to come. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Enrico Battaglin: We will see what I can do until Rome

Enrico Battaglin took the stage win at the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, after delivering a powerful uphill sprint. Read more...

Enrico Battaglin sprints to victory at Giro d'Italia, Dennis keeps Pink Jersey

Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo) has taken victory at the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tom Dumoulin: I would have liked to compete for the stage win

Tom Dumoulin survived the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia without trouble but was disappointed as he couldn't compete for the stage victory in Caltagirone. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Michael Woods: Wellens was just the better man

Michael Woods (EF Education First) has shown why he is the main GC man for the team in the Giro d'Italia by finishing in second place in a tough uphill finale in stage 4. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Rohan Dennis: To race in Sicily is a whole other level

BMC Racing Team's Rohan Dennis survived yet another day in Pink at the Giro d'Italia, finishing safely in the front group at the end of the fourth stage. Read more...

Giro d'Italia - Tim Wellens: This victory releases us from the stress

Lotto Fix-All's Tim Wellens has celebrated for the second time at the Giro d'Italia, removing all the stress from him and the team for the rest of the race. Read more...


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