Marco Pantani

Death of Pantani: The reasons why he was not murdered

Over the past few days there have been reports in the media about Marco Pantani’s case being reopened ten years after his death because of suspicions of murder. The Italian journalist Andrea Rossini (Corriere di Rimini) is the writer of a book called L’Ultimo Kilometro, which is the most detailed account of Pantani’s final hours. […]

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Rendell: Pantani murder would ‘contradict all the evidence I saw’

Responding to media reports in La Gazzetta dello Sport that the public prosecutor in Rimini has reopened the case into Marco Pantani’s death due to a suspicion of murder, broadcaster and author Matt Rendell has expressed surprise at the latest developments. Rendell’s The Death of Marco Pantani is what many consider to be the definitive […]

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Report: Rimini public prosecutor believes Pantani may have been murdered

Over a decade after the 1998 Giro d’Italia and Tour de France champion Marco Pantani was found dead in a hotel room in Rimini, the public prosecutor from that town has reopened the case amid claims that the rider was murdered. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Pantani might not have taken an overdose of […]

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Bikes of the Bunch: Bianchi Mega Pro XL Reparto Corse

The name “Marco Pantani” conjures up images of bold attacks, ascending like a bird in the drops and descending like a devil behind the saddle. And regardless of what you might say about his flaws — in cycling and in life — there’s little doubt “Il Pirata” rode with a level of panache rarely seen […]

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News Shorts – Feb 15, 2012

Cycling was back on the streets this week with wins by a top sprinter, World Champion Mark Cavendish, and an emerging one, Elia Viviani. The previous week’s doping controversies have almost been forgotten. The Jan Ullrich chapter is closed, Contador is still training despite his suspension, Armstrong is celebrated with a cold brew, and cycling […]

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