Rigoberto Urán

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes his fourth sprint victory on stage 17 of the Vuelta; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Tour of Britain’s fourth stage, moves into overall lead; Rigoberto Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds; Robert Gesink leaves […]

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Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds

He was one of the big contenders coming into the Vuelta a España but Rigoberto Uran’s race has ended five days early due to a worsening of the illness which has been affecting him in recent days. The Giro d’Italia runner-up finished second in the stage 10 time trial, beating all of the general classification […]

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Cavendish returns from Tour injury in Tour de l’Ain, Uran also back in action

Just over one month after he crashed out on the opening stage of this year’s Tour de France, Mark Cavendish’s Omega Pharma Quick Step team have confirmed that he will return to competition next Tuesday in the Tour de l’Ain. The British rider has opted for the French event over this Sunday’s Prudential Ride London […]

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Quintana calm, Uran accepting as Giro d’Italia GC battle draws to close

The two top riders in the Giro d’Italia, Nairo Quintana and Rigoberto Uran, had their final head to head on Saturday when they crossed swords on the cruel ascent of the Zoncolan. The duo have both worn the Maglia Rosa in this year’s race and underlined their status as the two strongest riders when they […]

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Uran extends lead over Evans and Majka, Aru shows talent with win

Bouncing back after a faltering showing on Saturday, Rigoberto Uran reminded his rivals that he has no intention of relinquishing his Maglia Rosa with a stronger performance on Sunday’s fifteenth stage. The Colombian rider placed sixth on the mountain stage to Montecampione, crossing the line 42 seconds behind the solo winner Fabio Aru (Astana Pro […]

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Uran falters in race to Oropa, Battaglin scoops Giro stage victory

Having appeared extremely strong in the time trial on Thursday, Giro d’Italia race leader Rigoberto Uran put in a more muted performance on Saturday’s mountain stage to Oropa, faltering on the climb where Marco Pantani took one of the most dramatic victories of his career during his ill-fated 1999 Giro. Uran came under pressure on […]

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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 […]

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Wednesday News Shorts

Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Hesjedal surprises ‘em all; Cavendish misses out on points jersey; Urán best young rider; De Gendt?; Bravo Rogers!; Wiggins trains at altitude; What’s next?

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