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Tony Ferguson betting favorite against Kevin Lee in UFC 216 main event - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Fri Oct 6 2017 9:51am

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Tony Ferguson betting favorite against Kevin Lee in UFC 216 main event
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Aru looks to finish challenging season with Il Lombardia win - VeloNews

Fri Oct 6 2017 9:21am

VeloNews

Aru looks to finish challenging season with Il Lombardia win
VeloNews
“I'm happy with the result in Milano-Torino because from Saturday, when I restarted after the Vuelta a España in Giro dell'Emilia, I've had good sensations. And it was even better [in Milano-Torino],” explained Aru. “So I had asked my teammates to push ...

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Uran aims for Il Lombardia win — and Tour yellow - VeloNews

Fri Oct 6 2017 8:43am

VeloNews

Uran aims for Il Lombardia win — and Tour yellow
VeloNews
Hot off his impressive victory Thursday at Milano-Torino, the Colombian lines up Saturday as one of the favorites for the Giro di Lombardia. On Thursday, Urán confirmed great late-season legs when rode a top-notch field off his wheel with a tactical ...

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Chris Froome should aim to win all three Grand Tours in 2018, says Giro d'Italia director - Cycling Weekly

Fri Oct 6 2017 5:23am

Cycling Weekly

Chris Froome should aim to win all three Grand Tours in 2018, says Giro d'Italia director
Cycling Weekly
After winning the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in 2017, Froome should aim to go one better and win all three Grand Tours in 2018, according to the director of the Giro d'Italia. Froome has not ridden the Giro d'Italia since 2010 – when he was ...

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Transfer mechanics: Daniel Martin to UAE Team Emirates - Cyclingnews.com

Fri Oct 6 2017 4:34am

Cyclingnews.com

Transfer mechanics: Daniel Martin to UAE Team Emirates
Cyclingnews.com
It's the second rest-day at the 2017 Giro d'Italia and Martijn Berkhout of SEG Cycling touches down in Italy. In his hand is a briefcase stuffed with rider proposals, a list of appointments as long as his arm, and a laptop full of data on almost every ...

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Contador suggests ban on power metres could lead to more aggressive racing - Insidethegames.biz

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:27am

Insidethegames.biz

Contador suggests ban on power metres could lead to more aggressive racing
Insidethegames.biz
Contador was stripped of victory at the 2010 Tour de France and the 2011 Giro d'Italia after he was found to have tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol at the former. A lengthy legal case ended in 2012 with the Spaniard ultimately being ...

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Former Olympic cycling champ fired after positive drug test - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Thu Oct 5 2017 8:58pm

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Former Olympic cycling champ fired after positive drug test
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Roger Federer back for Switzerland at Hopman Cup team event - NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Thu Oct 5 2017 8:48pm

NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)

Roger Federer back for Switzerland at Hopman Cup team event
NBC Sports - Misc. (blog)
“If he wins the Giro, who's stopping him?” Vegni said. “He's one of the few riders who can really attempt to follow a Giro victory by also taking the Tour. But first he should grab this milestone. There's plenty of motivation but it needs to be him ...

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Blazin' Saddles: Who will win the season's final Monument of Il Lombardia? - Eurosport.com

Thu Oct 5 2017 6:09pm

Eurosport.com

Blazin' Saddles: Who will win the season's final Monument of Il Lombardia?
Eurosport.com
The first thing to remember is that there'll be no defending champion vying to make it two in two. It's a question of, ahem, Ill Lombardia for the Colombian Esteban Chaves, who is forced out after breaking his shoulder in a horror crash during the Giro ...

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Giro di Lombardia 2017 preview: who will win the season's final Monument? - RoadCyclingUK

Thu Oct 5 2017 12:45pm

RoadCyclingUK

Giro di Lombardia 2017 preview: who will win the season's final Monument?
RoadCyclingUK
The final Monument race of the season, the Giro di Lombardia, rolls out on Saturday (October 7), with the course almost exactly that on which Vincenzo Nibali claimed victory in 2015. So could the Bahrain-Merida man win again, to end a largely ...

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'Come make history in Italy' - Business Mirror

Thu Oct 5 2017 12:13pm

Business Mirror

'Come make history in Italy'
Business Mirror
The conditions at the Giro d'Italia are often everything that Chris Froome dislikes most. Yet, if the Kenyan-born, heat-loving Briton enters next year's race he'll have the chance to become the first cyclist to win the Tour de France, Spanish Vuelta ...

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Race Preview: Il Lombardia - Rouleur

Thu Oct 5 2017 11:28am

Rouleur

Race Preview: Il Lombardia
Rouleur
111th Giro di Lombardia One-day classic. October 7, 2017. Lombardy, Italy Start: 10.30am (CEST) Finish: 4.40pm (earliest), 5.26pm (latest) Distance: 248km. Il Giro di Lombardia, La classica delle foglie morte, the race of the falling leaves, might ...

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New horizons: how stepping back may help Wouter Wippert to move forward - CyclingTips

Thu Oct 5 2017 9:37am

CyclingTips

New horizons: how stepping back may help Wouter Wippert to move forward
CyclingTips
Wippert believes that having a bunch sprinter at races simply wasn't that high on the list of aims. “The team is more focused on GC, I think,” he says. “For example, the Grand Tours…the Tour was pretty clear with Uran. The Giro, they really wanted to ...

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Sam Bennett wins Sparkassen Münsterland Giro in Germany - SportsNewsIRELAND

Thu Oct 5 2017 9:28am

SportsNewsIRELAND

Sam Bennett wins Sparkassen Münsterland Giro in Germany
SportsNewsIRELAND
The “Sparkassen Münsterland Giro”, in its 12th year, begins near the city of Münster. The race covers 199km on a rolling course, earmarked for the sprinters in the peloton. The riders complete four laps of a circuit before finishing in the city centre ...

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Alex Dowsett interview: It's been great fun at Movistar but it's time for a change - RoadCyclingUK

Thu Oct 5 2017 8:45am

RoadCyclingUK

Alex Dowsett interview: It's been great fun at Movistar but it's time for a change
RoadCyclingUK
Alex Dowsett says his time at Movistar turned him from a 'kid' into an experienced bike rider, but insists the time is right to be moving on. Five-time national time trial champion Dowsett, who turned 29 this week [October 3], will join Katusha-Alpecin ...

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Giro director to Froome: Come make 'history' in Italy - Pattaya Mail

Thu Oct 5 2017 12:02am

Pattaya Mail

Giro director to Froome: Come make 'history' in Italy
Pattaya Mail
The conditions at the Giro d'Italia are often everything that Chris Froome dislikes most. Yet if the Kenyan-born, heat-loving Briton enters next year's race he'll have the chance to become the first cyclist to win the Tour de France, Spanish Vuelta and ...

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Preview: What you need to know about Il Lombardia, the season's last Monument - CyclingTips

Wed Oct 4 2017 8:29pm

CyclingTips

Preview: What you need to know about Il Lombardia, the season's last Monument
CyclingTips
(Note: last year's winner Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott) would of course be among the favourites were he to start Saturday's race. As it is the Colombian broke his shoulder blade in a nasty crash in the Giro dell'Emilia last week and has ended his season ...

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Giro director to Chris Froome: Come make 'history' in Italy - The Durango Herald

Wed Oct 4 2017 5:11pm

The Durango Herald

Giro director to Chris Froome: Come make 'history' in Italy
The Durango Herald
If Chris Froome enters next year's Giro d'Italia he'll have the chance to become the first cyclist to win the Tour de France, Spanish Vuelta and Giro in succession. “He has to have the desire to try and become the first rider to achieve this feat ...

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Report: Sanchez B-sample also positive - CyclingTips

Wed Oct 4 2017 4:48pm

CyclingTips

Report: Sanchez B-sample also positive
CyclingTips
Motivation boosted by his fourth place in Saturday's Giro dell'Emilia, Nicolas Roche has been named as team leader for this Saturday's Il Lombardia Classic. “Coming out of Giro dell'Emilia with fourth place was a good indication of where my form is at ...

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Pre-Giro doper Pirazzi banned for four years - Gulf Today

Wed Oct 4 2017 4:30pm

Pre-Giro doper Pirazzi banned for four years
Gulf Today
Paris: Stefano Pirazzi, one of two riders sacked by the Bardiani team and thrown out of the 2017 Giro D'Italia, has been banned for four years for his positive doping test from April. The International cycling Union confirmed the ban on Wednesday ...

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