Andrea Vendrame burns off breakaway to win stage 19 – Giro d’Italia

Italy’s Andrea Vendrame soloed to an outstanding victory in sodden Sappada after a large breakaway went the distance in Stage 19 of the Giro d’Italia. On the eve of the penultimate day summit showdown on Monte Grappa, Tadej Pogacar and the GC favourites played out a stalemate – and even allowed third-place Geraint Thomas back on after a late crash inside the final kilometres.

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Merlier edges out Milan to win sprint finish on stage 18 – Giro d’Italia

It was a thrilling victory for Tim Merlier (Soudal Quick-Step) on Stage 18 of the 2024 Giro d’Italia as he edged out the much-fancied Jonathan Milan (Lidl-Trek) in a pulsating and dramatic sprint finish in Padua. Merlier and Milan both found themselves well back in the initial burst for the line with a baffling lack of a clear lead-out, but battled through to be the first two across the line.

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Georg Steinhauser climbs to stage 17 victory on Passo Brocon – Giro d’Italia

It was a day to remember for Georg Steinhauser as he claimed his first professional win on the five-star mountain stage to Passo del Brocon. The 22-year-old, who caught the eye of race leader Tadej Pogacar last week with third place on the queen stage, rode solo for 34 kilometres to take an impressive victory. Meanwhile, Pogacar put more time into Dani Martinez and Geraint Thomas.

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Pogačar triumphs in the rain on shortened stage 16 – Giro d’Italia

Tadej Pogacar swept to a fifth victory on the Giro d’Italia after soloing to glory in the snow-shortened Stage 16 on the sodden Monte Pana. The Slovenian sensation caught Giulio Pellizzari inside the final kilometre to continue his dominance as Britain’s Geraint Thomas slipped back one place to third in the standings after struggling in the challenging conditions.

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Imperious Pogačar hunts down Quintana to win stage 15 – Giro d’Italia

Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar moved almost seven minutes clear at the top of the standings after soloing to a magnificent fourth win in the queen stage of the Giro d’Italia at Livigno. The man in pink blasted past Colombian veteran Nairo Quintana two kilometres from the summit of the final snow-clad climb on his way to another emphatic win that all but seals the overall win with a week remaining.

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