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Stage Results: Stage 19 of the 2015 Giro d’Italia has been won in a solo attack on the final climb by Italian Fabio Aru of Team Astana .

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Reigning Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali got a shock in February this year, with the UCI announcing they were stripping his Astana team of their licence.

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Stage Result It was a stage for the ages at the Giro D’Italia as Astana’s Mikel Landa took his second stage victory in a row, Fabio Aru lost over 2 minutes and Alberto Contador cemented his grip the overall Giro lead.

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We could drive ourselves mad trying to answer the great philosophical question of what came first, professional athletes or the fans whose fandom essentially pays their enormous salaries.

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Australian cyclist Richie Porte has withdrawn from the Giro d’Italia due to injuries sustained in a stage 13 crash.

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Stage Results Alberto Contador is the big winner from the individual time trial on stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia. However, the stage win went to Vasil Kiryienka (Sky).

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Fabio Aru is the new leader of the 2015 Giro d’Italia, after a crash near the end of Stage 13 cost Alberto Contador precious seconds, and all but ended Australian Richie Porte’s slim hopes of overall victory.

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Australian cycling’s dream start to this Giro d’Italia is a distant memory, with Simon Gerrans crashing yet again and withdrawing from the race.

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Stage Result: Stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia might have looked like a rest day for the General Classification riders but it turned out to be anything but as Sacha Modolo (Lampre – Merida) took out the stage in a much reduced bunch sprint.

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The 2015 Giro d’Italia has already seen its fair share of dramatic breakaway victories, so will the break also snatch Stage 12 out from under the peloton’s noses? Join The Roar for live coverage from 10:30pm (AEST) to find out.

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Australian cycling star Richie Porte remains determined to win the Giro d’Italia, despite the controversial penalty that badly dented his title hopes.

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Where the Giro d’Italia goes controversy often follows, or so it seems, but with a race still to run the peloton must still mount their bikes for the 153 kilometre journey from Forli to Imola. Join The Roar for live coverage of Stage 11 from 10:30pm (AEST).

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Stage 10 of the 2015 Giro d’Italia may have been won by a breakaway when the sprinters were expected to dominate, but that is not the story on everyones’ lips this morning.

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The UCI’s decision to penalise Richie Porte and Simon Clarke two minutes, punishment for Clarke’s sporting decision to give Porte his front wheel after the Sky leader had punctured, is a disgrace.

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The most public victim of the war is Italian legend Marco Pantani.

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Disaster struck Sky Pro Cycling and Maglia Rosa favourite Richie Porte after a mechanical issue within the final eight kilometres of Stage 10 caused the Tasmanian to lose time to his rivals on the flat stage.

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With the first rest day over the 2015 Giro d’Italia resumes with what could be considered a rest day on wheels for the general classification riders and climbers of the peloton. Join The Roar for live coverage of Stage 10 from 10:30pm (AEST).

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Stage Result It was a stage dominated by blue at the Giro today as team Astana took the opportunity to show their strength on a tough Stage 9.

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Stage Result: On the 186 km stage 8 of the 2015 Giro d’Italia it was Benat Intxausti who has managed to take out the win after sitting in the breakaway all day.

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Stage Results: Stage 7, the longest of the 2015 Giro d’Italia has been taken out by Diego Ulissi of team Lampre – Merida in a much reduced bunch sprint.

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