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Giro d'Italia stage 11 highlights - Video

Diego Ulissi made it two wins for his Giro d'Italia so far this year, taking out a small sprint over fellow attackers Andrey Amador (Movistar) and the maglia rosa himself, Bob Jungels (Etixx-Quickstep). ADVERTISEMENT The Lampre-Merida rider bridged across to the leaders and then claimed his sixth career Giro stage win with his trademark punchy sprint. Jungels padded his advantage...
Via Cycling News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ulissi confirms maturity with second stage victory at 2016 Giro d'Italia

Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) has long been considered Italy's next great Classics rider and admitted after his second stage victory at the Giro d'Italia in Asolo that he is finally able to produce the performances needed to live up the lofty expectations. Ulissi won stage 4 to Praia a Mare with an aggressive solo attack on the final climb. In the hills above Asolo, stage 11, he...
Via Cycling News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ulissi wins 11th Giro stage; Jungels keeps pink jersey

ASOLO, Italy (AP) Diego Ulissi won a three-way sprint to take his second victory in this year's Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Bob Jungels held onto the overall leader's pink jersey after the 11th stage. Launching a late attack to catch the leaders, Ulissi then edged Andrey Amador and Jungels at the line. Riding for the Lampre team, Ulissi clocked nearly five hours over the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Giro d’Italia: Ulissi consolidates top-10 ride in first mountain test

Diego Ulissi (Lampre Merida) put in a solid but unspectacular performance on the first mountaintop finish of this year’s Giro d’Italia, finishing 19th and in a group containing pre-race favourites Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and Mikel Landa (Team Sky). The stage was won by Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal), while race leader Tom Dumoulin (Giant Alpecin) extended his advantage over his...
Via Cycling News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ulissi opens Italian account at Giro d’Italia

A lot has changed since Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) bounded to two stage wins at the 2014 Giro d’Italia, a haul that was hailed at the time as confirmation that the coming man of Italian cycling was finally delivering on the promise he had shown in landing back-to-back world titles as a junior. Ulissi would go on to test positive for salbutamol at that Giro, of course, eventually...
Via Cycling News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ulissi wins 4th Giro stage; Dumoulin reclaims overall lead

PRAIA A MARE, Italy (AP) Italian rider Diego Ulissi won the fourth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday by attacking on a climb shortly before the finish, while Tom Dumoulin crossed second to reclaim the overall lead. Returning to Italy after three stages in the Netherlands, Ulissi put an Italian stamp on the race after the Dutchman Dumoulin took the opening time trial and Marcel...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Ulissi sprints to victory in 7th stage of Giro

FIUGGI, Italy (AP) Diego Ulissi sprinted to a surprising victory at the end of the longest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, while Alberto Contador remained in the overall lead after deciding to continue despite dislocating his shoulder the previous day. Ulissi was overcome with emotion, collapsing on the ground after holding off other more recognized sprinters on the slightly...
Via Associated Press
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Italian cyclist Diego Ulissi suspended 9 months for doping

PARIS (AP) Italian cyclist Diego Ulissi has been suspended nine months by the Swiss Olympic Committee after testing positive for banned substance salbutamol during last year's Giro d'Italia. Given that his ban dates to last June, Ulissi, who lives in Switzerland, will be allowed to return on March 28, his Lampre team said. The 25-year-old Ulissi, who won the fifth and eighth stages...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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