Criterium International review: Peraud claims his second victory

Jean-Christophe Peraud put his Tour de France ambitions back on track by securing a glorious second overall victory in as many years. His blistering attack on the summit finish on the Col de L’Ospedale gave him the stage win and enough bonus seconds to claim the top step of the podium. A strong finishing Thibaut Pinot was second, and a fantastic climb from Fabio Felline was enough to keep third place.
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Giro shorts: Stage 9 review

Stage 9 – San Girogio nel Sannio to Frosinone, 166km

Stage profile: No major climbs on a largely flat route, but with three small hills in the final 10km which provide ample opportunity for a small group or solo attacker.

Top three: 1. Francisco Ventoso (Movistar), 2. Fabio Felline (Androni Giocattoli-Venezuela), 3. Giacomo Nizzolo (RadioShack-Nissan).

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