Diego Ulissi

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Diego Ulissi tests positive for salbutemol; Andy Schleck interview – “The criticism is sometimes a big issue”; Alejandro Valverde takes the backroads to the Tour de France; Fabian Cancellara wins his ninth Swiss ITT title; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Polish TT championship; Annamiek Van Vleuten takes […]


Double Giro stage winner Ulissi provisionally suspended after salbutamol positive

Winner of two stages during the Giro d’Italia, Diego Ulissi now faces a fight to avoid a suspension after he tested positive for the substance salbutamol during the race. Ulissi’s Lampre Merida team has announced the news and said that an anti-doping control taken at the end of stage 11 to Savona revealed the presence […]


Uran smashes Giro time trial to grab Maglia Rosa from Evans

Although he’s best known as a climber, Rigoberto Uran underlined abilities against the clock on stage twelve of the Giro d’Italia when he dominated the 41.9 kilometre test, finished over a minute clear and took over the Maglia Rosa from the rider tipped to hold it, Cadel Evans. Uran, who moved to the Omega Pharma […]


Evans grabs pink jersey as Matthews cracks, Ulissi takes the win

Twelve years after he first wore the Maglia Rosa, Australian rider Cadel Evans raced back into the famous pink jersey with a strong performance on the first real mountain stage of this year’s race. The BMC Racing Team rider finished eight seconds after the Italian Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida), who jumped inside the final kilometre, overhauled […]


Matthews holds pink jersey as Ulissi wins stage five

He came up short on his goal to win the stage but Michael Matthews put in a superb defence of his Maglia Rosa on the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia, sticking with the climbers on the uphill finish to Viggiano and holding onto the pink jersey. The Orica GreenEdge rider rode hard in the […]