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#Giro d'Italia

# giro-ditalia - Monday 24 December, 2018

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’

Cyclist Sam Bennett speaks about a successful 2018 which saw him collect three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 2 June, 2018

From Carrick-on-Suir to the Colosseum: Sam Bennett's journey to take his place among the world’s best

Irishman marked himself out as an elite sprinter by winning three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'I can't quite believe it myself': Froome stunned by Giro triumph

The Team Sky rider became the first Brit to be victorious in the prestigious race.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage Historic This post contains videos

Froome on the brink of historic Giro triumph after defending pink jersey during 20th stage

Chris Froome could become just the third man in history to hold all three Grand Tour titles concurrently.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 25 May, 2018

Froome takes control of Giro d'Italia after astonishing stage victory

The Tour de France champion put over three minutes on all his rivals in a disastrous day for Simon Yates in stage 19.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish So Close This post contains videos

'I just ran out of road' - Ireland's Sam Bennett gutted after another second-place Giro finish

The Bora-Hansgrohe man was boxed out and crossed the line behind winner Elia Viviani on the 17th stage.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 18 May, 2018

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish Keep It Steady This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett must settle for second place at stage 13 of Giro d'Italia in sprint finish

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider has won two stages of this year’s race.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages Imola This post contains videos

'I just went for it' - Sam Bennett on becoming the first Irishman in 30 years to win two Grand Tour stages

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider is the first since Sean Kelly to win multiple stages of a single Grand Tour.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia Flying High This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett sprints to impressive third place finish at stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished in third place during the six hour stage from Penne to Gualdo Tadino.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 11 May, 2018

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987 Stage Seven This post contains videos

Sam Bennett becomes first Irishman to win Giro d'Italia stage since 1987

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider beat favourite Elia Viviani in a frantic sprint at Praia a Mare.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia Podium Finish This post contains videos

Ireland's Bennett pushes Viviani all the way in dramatic stage finish at Giro d'Italia

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider finished third after a blistering sprint.

# giro-ditalia - Monday 7 August, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling

Alberto Contador’s achievements were overshadowed by a positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol in 2012.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Tom Dumoulin wins 100th Giro d'Italia in final stage thriller

The 26-year-old Dutchman, who led the race for nine stage before losing the pink jersey to Nairo Quintana on stage 19, secured his maiden grand tour victory.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Quintana in pink, but Dumoulin sights last-gasp Giro win

The 2014 champion finished just behind Pinot in fifth to retain the race lead with a 39sec lead

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'I'm not here to write history because I'm sh*tting in the bushes, I'm here to win in Milan'

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin protected his 31-second lead over Nairo Quintana on today’s 17th stage.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Giro leader Tom Dumoulin needed a 'toilet break' at the worst possible time today Sh*t Happens This post contains videos

Giro leader Tom Dumoulin needed a 'toilet break' at the worst possible time today

“I had to stop because I couldn’t hold it anymore.”

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time Sam The Man This post contains videos

Giro agony as Ireland's Sam Bennett is pipped on the line for a THIRD time

Dumoulin retains the maglia rosa as Fernando Gaviria wins stage 12.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia Giro D'Italia This post contains videos

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia

“I don’t know what to say, except it’s ridiculous.”

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 11 May, 2017

The awkward moment you're celebrating a stage win but don't realise there's still a lap to go

How did Luka Pibernik not hear the bell!?

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro Natural Finisher This post contains videos

Sam Bennett excels in elite sprinting company to claim third on Stage 5 of Giro

It is the Tipp man’s second top-10 finish of this year’s race.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 5 May, 2017

Sam Bennett's team started with a bang on day one of the Giro

It was a dream first Grand Tour appearance for Lukas Postlberger, who won the opening stage of the Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage TUE

Wiggins: I was not seeking unfair advantage

Five-time Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins insists his use of TUEs was to put him back on a “level playing field”.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Nibali effectively seals Giro with remarkable comeback

Overnight leader Esteban Chaves endured a nightmare in the mountains.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 27 May, 2016

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb Shark In The Water This post contains videos

Nibali back from brink, makes most of overnight leader's dramatic crash on Giro climb

The 2013 champion burst into tears at the finish line and dedicated the win to a 14-year-old cyclist who was killed in an accident 10 days ago.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Slovenia's Roglic wins Giro time-trial, Brambilla still in pink

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicloas Roche came 66th in today’s event.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Brambilla at the double as Dumoulin struggles on Giro

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Nicolas Roche and Philip Deignan finished in 51st and 147th place respectively.

# giro-ditalia - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

'Gorilla' Greipel wins stage five at the Giro as Dumoulin retains pink jersey Giro D'Italia This post contains videos

'Gorilla' Greipel wins stage five at the Giro as Dumoulin retains pink jersey

Ireland’s Nico Roche is 10th in the general classification.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Kittel claims back-to-back stage wins at the Giro

After coming out on top in a sprint finish in Arnhem, the German earned the pink jersey with a second straight victory.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Kittel wins second stage on Giro d'Italia

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, of the Giant-Alpecin team, held on to the race leader’s pink jersey.

# giro-ditalia - Friday 6 May, 2016

Dutch star Dumoulin takes Giro lead, Roche just outside top 30

There was a home win for the Dutch fans to celebrate in the opening time trial today.

# giro-ditalia - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Italian cyclist 'conscious and lucid' after this horror crash at the Giro d'Italia Get Well Soon This post contains videos

Italian cyclist 'conscious and lucid' after this horror crash at the Giro d'Italia

Domenico Pozzovivo was seriously injured in a high-speed crash on Monday.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 25 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year On The Upside

The moments that made us smile in Ireland this year

One of the world’s better small-island nations.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland's Dan Martin drops to seventh

It will be his sixth Grand Tour success after wins in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the 2008 Giro d’Italia.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 26 June, 2014

A double stage winner failed a drugs test during this year's Giro d'Italia

Diego Ulissi’s Lampre team confirmed the news today.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ireland's Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title

The star has followed in the footsteps of his cycling legend father.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Quintana crowns dominant week with Giro D'Italia title

Nicolas Roche finished nine seconds off the leaders with Philip Deignan bringing up the rear.

# giro-ditalia - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Roche claims fourth as Quintana tightens his grip on Giro title

The Colombian is on the verge of winning the competition for the first time after today’s penultimate stage.

# giro-ditalia - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Donegal's Philip Deignan third on 18th stage of Giro D'Italia

The Team Sky mountain specialist finished behind the Colombian duo of Julian Arredondo and Fabio Duarte while Nairo Quintana held onto the overall lead.

# giro-ditalia - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Aru wins Giro 15th stage despite brave effort from Ireland's Deignan

The Irish cyclist opened up a 13-second lead with 8km left in the race.

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