Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) has claimed his third victory in four stages at the 2014 Tour de France, sprinting to victory in Lille on the first French stage of this year’s race. Vincenzo Nibali once again finished safely in the main field to maintain his lead in the general classification ahead of his third day in […]
In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Marcel Kittel doubles up in London, Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall lead; Annemiek Van Vleuten wins stage 3 of the Giro Rosa, Vos maintains overall lead; Marco Benfatto wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qinghai Lake, Polivoda maintains GC lead; Oscar Gatto wins stage […]
Although he was unmatched on stage one and also proved strongest on the third stage, holding off all the other sprinters despite leading out the gallop in London, Marcel Kittel has said that it would be an error to think that he doesn’t have any competition in the race. The German sprinter was asked if […]
Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) has claimed his second victory of the 2014 Tour de France, winning a bunch sprint in wet conditions in front of London’s Buckingham Palace. After finishing safely in the bunch on stage 3 Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) maintains the overall lead that he secured with his win on stage 2.
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Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) has started the 2014 Tour de France in the same manner he started last year’s race, sprinting to victory on stage 1 after a crash-marred finale in Harrogate. Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), one of the pre-stage favourites, crashed heavily with roughly 400m to go after coming into contact with Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge), […]