Vincenzo Nibali

Britain's Christopher Froome is pictured during the team presentation ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, western England, on July 3, 2014
Result: Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas miss out on road race medal
Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas and Adam Yates all miss out on a medal at Greg van Avermaet storms to Olympic road race gold in Rio.
Aug 6, 20:12
Stage winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 197.5 km thirteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 201
Alexandre Vinokourov confident of Vincenzo Nibali stay
Alexandre Vinokourov believes that Vincenzo Nibali will remain with Astana until 2018.
Nov 28, 17:59
Italian Vincenzo Nibali and Astana's team leader rides during the second stage of the 2015 Tour of Oman, between Al-Hazm Castle and Al-Bustan (195 kms) on February 18, 2015
Vincenzo Nibali apologies for Vuelta a Espana expulsion
Astana cyclist Vincenzo Nibali apologies for being thrown out of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday.
Aug 24, 16:07
Tour de France 2014's winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali poses on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, at the end of the 137.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 27, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali ejected from Vuelta a Espana after towing controversy
Vincenzo Nibali is disqualified from the Vuelta a Espana after television images show him being towed back into the pack following a crash in stage two.
Aug 24, 01:05
Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium at the end of the 159.5 km third stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2015
Sports Mole's Vuelta a Espana preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 70th Vuelta a Espana which sees Britain's Chris Froome bidding for a historic Grand Tour double.
Aug 20, 20:54
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome to compete in Vuelta a Espana
Two-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome announces that he will compete in the upcoming Vuelta a Espana.
Aug 10, 17:01
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome slams Vincenzo Nibali for "unsportsmanlike behaviour"
Chris Froome slams Vincenzo Nibali for "unsportsmanlike behaviour" after seeing his rival attack while he removed a stone from his brake callipers on stage 19.
Jul 24, 20:20
Stage winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 197.5 km thirteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 201
Result: Vincenzo Nibali wins Stage 19, Nairo Quintana close gap on Chris Froome
Vincenzo Nibali claims Stage 19 of this year's Tour de France as Nairo Quintana finishes 29 seconds ahead of Chris Froome.
Jul 24, 16:57
Germany's Tony Martin, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, sits on the ground after a fall as Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski looks at him (R), during the 191.5 km sixth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 9, 2015
Result: Tour de France leader Tony Martin breaks collarbone
Tony Martin retains the yellow jersey after stage six of the Tour de France, but his participation is in doubt following a collision that saw him break his collarbone.
Jul 9, 19:44
Britain's Christopher Froome is pictured during the team presentation ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, western England, on July 3, 2014
Chris Froome to miss Tirreno-Adriatico stage race in Italy with chest infection
Former Tour de France winner Chris Froome withdraws from the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race in Italy due to a chest infection.
Mar 10, 10:09
David Brailsford, performance director of British Cycling and general manager of Team Sky, is pictured before the start of the final stage of Tour of Britain in London on September 22, 2013
Sir Dave Brailsford: 'UCI need to deliver in fight against doping'
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford suggests that the UCI need to do more following the news that Astana were given a licence to compete, despite five failed drug tests.
Jan 12, 09:27
Alberto Contador (L) and Vincenzo Nibali ride during stage eight of the Tour de France on July 12, 2014
Alberto Contador wins fourth Velo d'Or
Alberto Contador wins a record fourth Velo d'Or title.
Nov 1, 14:37
Britain's Christopher Froome is pictured during the team presentation ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, western England, on July 3, 2014
Britain's Chris Froome yet to commit to competing in 2015 Tour de France
Britain's Chris Froome suggests that he will not race in next year's Tour de France, which will begin in the Netherlands.
Oct 22, 13:20
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Astana team suffer third positive drugs test
Astana's WorldTour elite status will come under review after they suffered their third positive drugs test of 2014.
Oct 16, 21:55
Alejandro Valverde of Spain and Team Movistar sprays cava during the podium ceremony after winning the Clasica San Sebastian on August 2, 2014
Alejandro Valverde takes World Tour lead with San Sebastian win
Alejandro Valverde makes amends for missing out on the Tour de France podium by surging to the top of the World Tour rankings with victory at the Clasica San Sebastian.
Aug 3, 12:30
Tour de France 2014's winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali poses on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, at the end of the 137.5 km twenty-first and last stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 27, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali to target Giro d'Italia-Tour de France double in 2015?
Astana's Vincenzo Nibali suggests that he may ride both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France next year.
Jul 29, 19:44
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rides during the fourth stage (Montelimar - Gap) of the 66th edition of the Dauphine Criterium cycling race on June 11, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali all but seals Tour de France triumph
Vincenzo Nibali all but seals his maiden Tour de France victory after extending his overall lead on stage 20 from Bergerac to Perigueux.
Jul 26, 17:28
Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 19, 2014
Rafal Majka claims second Tour de France stage win
Rafal Majka holds off the challenges of Giovanni Visconti and Vincenzo Nibali to win stage 16 of the Tour de France.
Jul 23, 16:42
Michael Rogers of Australia waits at the start line before competing in the Men's Elite Time Trial on day two of the UCI Road World Championships on September 3, 2012
Michael Rogers clinches stage 16 of Tour de France
Australian Michael Rogers wins stage 16 of the Tour de France, his first triumph on the tour.
Jul 22, 16:26
Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Team Katusha celebrates winning stage twelve of the 2014 Tour de France, a 186km stage between Bourg-en-Bresse and Saint-Etienne, on July 17, 2014
Alexander Kristoff wins stage 15 of the Tour de France
Norwegian Alexander Kristoff leaves it late to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 20, 16:30
Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 19, 2014
Rafal Majka takes stage 14 of Tour de France as Vincenzo Nibali extends his lead
Rafal Majka secures a first win in the 2014 Tour de France for Tinkoff-Saxo with victory on stage 14 as Vincenzo Nibali extends his overall lead.
Jul 19, 17:56
Australia's Richie Porte sprints before the finish line at the end of the 32 km individual time-trial and seventeenth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 17, 2013
Richie Porte: 'I struggled to deal with heat'
Richie Porte admits that he found it difficult to deal with the hot conditions as Team Sky struggled in stage 13 of the Tour de France.
Jul 19, 02:38
Stage winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 197.5 km thirteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 201
Race leader Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 13 of Tour de France
Leader Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 13 of the Tour de France, his third of the race.
Jul 18, 16:38
Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Team Katusha celebrates winning stage twelve of the 2014 Tour de France, a 186km stage between Bourg-en-Bresse and Saint-Etienne, on July 17, 2014
Alexander Kristoff wins stage 12 of Tour de France
Norway's Alexander Kristoff wins the 12th stage of the Tour de France, while Vincenzo Nibali retains his lead.
Jul 17, 17:08
Stage winner France's Tony Gallopin celebrates on the podium after winning the 187.5 km eleventh stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 16, 201
Tony Gallopin takes stage 11 at Tour de France
Lotto-Belisol rider Tony Gallopin wins the 11th stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 16, 16:37
Australia's Richie Porte sprints before the finish line at the end of the 32 km individual time-trial and seventeenth stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 17, 2013
Richie Porte reveals Chris Froome advice
Team Sky rider Richie Porte reveals that he has been getting advice from 2013 Tour de France champion Chris Froome as he looks to claim the yellow jersey this year.
Jul 15, 22:43
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 201 km second stage of the 101th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2014 between York and Sheffield
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France stage 10, reclaims yellow jersey
Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 10 of the Tour de France to reclaim the yellow jersey.
Jul 14, 17:00
Germany's Tony Martin celebrates his combativity prize on the podium at the end of the 161.50 km tenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2014
Tony Martin streaks to victory in Tour de France stage nine
Vincenzo Nibali loses the yellow jersey to Tony Gallopin as Germany's Tony Martin streaks to victory in stage nine of the Tour de France.
Jul 13, 16:45
Stage winner Blel Kadri of France and AG2R La Mondiale celebrates on the podium after winning the eighth stage of the 2014 Tour de France on July 12, 2014
Blel Kadri takes stage eight at Tour de France
Blel Kadri takes stage eight of the Tour de France with a solo victory from Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine.
Jul 12, 17:33
Matteo Trentin of Italy and the Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team celebrates on the podium after winning stage seven of the 2014 Le Tour de France from Epernay to Nancy on July 11, 2014
Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of Tour de France
Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of the Tour de France in a photo finish.
Jul 11, 16:30
Andre Greipel of Germany and Lotto-Belisol celebrates winning stage six of the 2014 Tour de France, a 194km stage between Arras and Reims, on July 10, 2014
Andre Greipel wins Tour de France stage six
Andre Greipel claims victory in the Tour de France sixth stage, while Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall lead.
Jul 10, 16:34
Lars Boom of The Netherlands and the Belkin Pro Cycling Team enters the final sections of cobbles en route to victory in the fifth stage of the 2014 Tour de France on July 9, 2014
Lars Boom takes dramatic fifth stage of Tour de France
Lars Boom wins the fifth stage of the Tour de France following an eventful race from Ypres to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut.
Jul 9, 16:28
Chris Froome of Great Britain and Team Sky chases back to the peloton after being involved in a crash just afte the start of stage four of the 2014 Le Tour de France on July 8, 2014
Chris Froome retires from Tour de France after two falls on stage five
Defending champion Chris Froome is forced to retire from the Tour de France after falling twice during stage five.
Jul 9, 14:44
Giant-Shimano rider Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the line in first place at the end of stage three of the 2014 Tour de France in London on July 7, 2014
Result: Marcel Kittel wins second stage as 2014 Tour de France finishes in England
Marcel Kittel wins his second stage of the 2014 Tour de France by sprinting to victory down The Mall in London.
Jul 7, 16:09
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 201 km second stage of the 101th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2014 between York and Sheffield
Result: Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France stage two in Sheffield
Astana rider Vincenzo Nibali breaks away from the pack in the final kilometres to win the second stage of the Tour de France in Sheffield.
Jul 6, 16:52
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rides during the fourth stage (Montelimar - Gap) of the 66th edition of the Dauphine Criterium cycling race on June 11, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali upsets fans with controversial national champion's jersey
Vincenzo Nibali upsets some Italian fans with his controversial national champion's jersey for the Tour de France.
Jul 5, 16:06
Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Great Britain and SKY Procycling attends the route presentation of 2014 Tour de France at the Palais des Congres de Paris on October 23, 2013
Tour de France champion Chris Froome wins Velo d'Or award
Tour de France champion Chris Froome is awarded the Velo d'Or for being named the best rider of 2013.
Oct 30, 11:23
Rui Costa crosses the finish line during the elite men's road race at the UCI World Championship on September 29, 2013
Result: Rui Costa crowned road race world champion
Rui Costa finishes half-a-bike's length ahead of Joaquim Rodriguez to win the road race world champion in Florence.
Sep 29, 20:29
Chris Horner poses on the podium with the trophy after winning the 'Vuelta' Tour of Spain in Madrid on September 15, 2013.
Result: Chris Horner becomes oldest Grand Tour champion
Chris Horner wins the Vuelta a Espana at the age of 41, becoming not only the oldest winner of a Grand Tour but also the first American to triumph in Spain.
Sep 15, 19:38
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wearing the pink jersey pedals during the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on May 19, 2013
Result: Vincenzo Nibali closes in on Giro d'Italia glory
Only a disaster can prevent Vincenzo Nibali from securing victory in the Giro d'Italia as he stretches his lead to four minutes and 43 seconds with victory in the penultimate stage.
May 25, 21:57


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