Giro d’Italia 2020 – Stage 15 – Tao takes the day while Joao gives it all

Stage 15 of the Giro was a summit finish – but it was slightly overshadowed by a riveting Ronde van Vlaanderen. That said, the stage had its own thrills and spills, and it had a nail-biting finish to see whose shoulders the maglia rosa would rest on during the peloton’s day off. The GC had its timbers shivered …

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Giro d’Italia 2020: Stage 13 – Ulissi makes it two, Almeida snatches seconds

Diego Ulissi (UAE-Team Emirates) grabbed his second victory of this Giro d’Italia and his eighth in total. A ferocious finale on Stage 13 featuring two sharp climbs saw a GC centric group fight it out for stage winning honours and those all important bonus seconds.  The Italian powered to the line to pip the maglia rosa with BORA-hansgrohe’s Patrick Konrad rounding out the podium. Joao Almeida‘s second place gives him six extra seconds on all his rivals before the time trial tomorrow.

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Tweets of the Week 2020 : Stealth racing, freedom crepes and gifs of distinction

This week, we had cancelled races, teams quarantined and teams who took themselves out of races. But we did have some racing – in the rain a lot of the time – but we *always* have robust discussions on Twitter, no matter what. We also end the column with a tribute to Nicolas Portal.

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