Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 3 – Kittel brings the vitesse to Arnhem

Marcel Kittel (Etixx-QuickStep) secured his second win in this year’s Giro with a brutal display of power in a late sprint that saw him over the line a good few bike lengths ahead of the rest of the race. Team Sky picked up second place with Elia Viviani, while Giacomo Nizzolo of Trek-Segafredo came in third. As expected, the win put Kittel into the maglia rosa, the first German to wear it in 10 years.
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Tour Tweets of the Week: Running hot and cold

Our third Tour Tweets of the Week and it’s just as eventful as last week. We have animals – chickens and cows, to be exact. We have some great stage wins from Steve Cummings, Andre Greipel, Purito; we have #FlechaWatch and #LauraWatch; Sagan on the descent, Contador in the rain and much much more.  Continue reading

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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