Fabio Aru

Contador gapped on final mountain stage but holds Giro d’Italia lead; Aru rallies to win once again

Weakening unexpectedly on the Colle delle Finestre and being distanced by his main general classification riders, Alberto Contador put in a brave fight to limit his losses and to hold the Maglia Rosa on the penultimate stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday. Contador lost time from there until the finish at the top of […]

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Aru fights back to nab stage 19 of Giro d’Italia, Contador keeps powder dry for final mountain stage

Fabio Aru made up for the frustrations of recent days when he raced to victory on the penultimate mountain stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia on Friday. The Astana rider attacked the lead group 7.7 kilometres from the end of the stage to Cervinia, caught the earlier attacker Ryder Hesjedal, and then jumped him with […]

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Landa soloes to second mountain stage win on Giro d’Italia’s 16th stage as Aru fades

Profiting on a controversial day which saw the Astana team work to distance Alberto Contador after the race leader had a rear wheel puncture, Mikel Landa soloed to victory on stage sixth of the Giro d’Italia and took over second place in the general classification. The Basque rider hit the line in Aprica 38 seconds […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Landa climbs to stage 15 Giro win, Contador gains more time on Aru; Jesper Hansen wins the Tour of Norway; Mirsamad Poorseyedigolakhour wins the Tour of Japan; Kris Boeckmans wins the World Ports Classic; Michael Schweizer wins the Tour of Toowoomba; König takes over Sky’s […]

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Giro d’Italia: Landa wins at Madonna di Campiglio, Contador gains seconds on Aru

Further padding his lead over his main rival Fabio Aru (Astana), Alberto Contador finished third on the stage to the Madonna di Campiglio on Sunday, tightening his grip on the Giro d’Italia’s pink jersey. Contador finished five seconds behind Aru’s team-mate Mikel Landa at the top of the famous climb, with the Katusha rider Yury […]

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Modolo wins Giro d’Italia stage 13, Aru takes over from Contador after crash delay

Italian rider Sacha Modolo (Lampre-Merida) beat Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing), Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and a number of other sprinters to win stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia but the biggest news of the race to Jesolo was a large crash which brought down race leader Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), Sky leader Richie Porte and […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Porte loses time on stage 10 of the Giro as Boem takes an unlikely win; Porte reeling after two minute time penalty drops him down to twelfth overall; Contador: I’ve had my bad moment and now Richie has had his; Henderson: Nothing I can do about Fabio […]

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The Secret Pro: Aru vs Henderson, the Giro and more

After a busy few months of racing The Secret Pro is back. In this latest instalment our anonymous insider writes about the latest chatter within the pro peloton, what’s been happening at the Giro d’Italia, reflects on the Fabio Aru vs Greg Henderson case and more. It’s that time of year again. The Grand Tours […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Porte in “a fantastic position” after first week of the Giro; Alberto Contador – “Each day after my crash I’ve been getting better”; UCI releases English version of Astana Reasoned Decision; Inside Richie’s RV; Aru’s lawyer confirms legal action against Greg Henderson for Twitter comments; […]

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Aru files lawsuit against Henderson over critical tweet

Almost a month after the Kiwi rider Greg Henderson suggested that Fabio Aru had biological passport issues and that his absence from racing due to reported illness in April was instead due to this matter, the rider has launched a legal case against him. La Gazzetta dello Sport reported Monday that the rider’s agent Alex […]

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