Giro d'Italia 2012

05 May - 28 May, 2012

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News1 Oct 2012

Giro route made to tempt tour champions

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Giro d'Italia organisers unveiled a race route for 2013 that they hope will entice the big grand tour riders like Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins into challenging for the race's pink jersey.

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FRIDAY 20 JULY 2012

News20 Jul 2012

De Gendt ready to re-sign with Vacansoleil-DCM to 2015

Belgian rider Thomas de Gendt, who took an unlikely podium finish at this year's Giro d'Italia, behind Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez and Canadian Ryder Hesjedal has stated his intent to remain with Vacansoleil-DCM until the end of 2015 season where he says he feels "comfortable" and capable of performing at his best.

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TUESDAY 19 JUNE 2012

News19 Jun 2012

Pozzato called before CONI anti-doping prosecutor

Italian rider Filippo Pozzato (Farnese-Vini), who is preparing to compete in the London Olympics, has been called to appear before the anti-doping prosecutor of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI).

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WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 2012

News30 May 2012

Podcast: Criterium du Dauphine and Giro d'Italia special

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It's that time of the week again; our weekly podcast with the Cycling Central crew.

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MONDAY 28 MAY 2012

News28 May 2012

Hesjedal creates Grand Tour history in Italy

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Garmin-Barracuda's Ryder Hesjedal created cycling history overnight when he became the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour at the Giro d'Italia.

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SUNDAY 27 MAY 2012

News27 May 2012

Rodriguez leads into decisive time trial

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Belgian Thomas de Gendt put up a superb solo effort to win the fearsome Giro d'Italia 20th stage, with Joaquim Rodriguez retaining the overall leader's pink jersey.

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SATURDAY 26 MAY 2012

News26 May 2012

Rodriguez retains Giro lead as Hesjedal looms

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Czech rider Roman Kreuziger (Astana) won the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia overnight as Joaquim Rodriguez narrowly held on to the overall lead.

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FRIDAY 25 MAY 2012

News25 May 2012

Guardini wins Giro stage, Rodriguez still in pink

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Emerging Italian sprinter Andrea Guardini successfully held off British world champion Mark Cavendish to win the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia.

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THURSDAY 24 MAY 2012

News24 May 2012

Sprint debrief: Renshaw analyses his Giro

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Close, but no cigar may be the theme of Mark Renshaw’s season so far, but it’s not through want of trying.

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News24 May 2012

Podcast: Tour of California wrap, Giro outlook

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Another week, another edition of the Cycling Central podcast. The Amgen Tour of California, the Giro d'Italia and the Tour only a month away make this extended edition a must-download.

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News24 May 2012

Rodriguez holds on to Giro lead

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Joaquim Rodriguez maintained his position as leader of the Giro d'Italia and dedicated his win in the 186km 17th stage to his great friend Xavi Tondo, who died exactly a year ago.

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WEDNESDAY 23 MAY 2012

News23 May 2012

Izagirre solos to Giro stage win

Jon Izagirre's solo break paid off as the Euskaltel-Euskadi rider won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia for his first major win at this level.

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MONDAY 21 MAY 2012

News21 May 2012

Frank Schleck pulls out of Giro

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RadioShack-Nissan's Frank Schleck on Sunday pulled out of the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia between Busto Arsizio and Lecco Piani dei Resinelli.

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News21 May 2012

Rabottini breakaway pays off in Giro

Matteo Rabottini's stage long 150km breakaway ride was rewarded with victory in the 172km, 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia.

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SUNDAY 20 MAY 2012

News20 May 2012

Hesjedal back in pink at the Giro

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Ryder Hesjedal re-claimed the overall leader's pink jersey after Andrey Amador narrowly won the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia.

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