Two Dutch ex-pros join as sport directors at Aussie team with the arrival of sprinter ace Dylan Groenewegen.
The squad won the opening team time trial and two other stages, and held the pink jersey through stage 8
Weening out-kicks Malacarne to win the stage, Evans defends pink, and Pozzovivo takes back some crucial seconds going into Monday's rest day
The Australian will wear the leader’s jersey for the fourth straight day in Thursday’s stage 6
Australian team says it is supportive of the rider and that he is cooperating with Dutch authorities
The six-day race fits Sagan's riding style — and his strengths — nicely
Wiggins dominates the final ITT as Weening vaults from fifth overall into the final yellow jersey
A look at Giro leader Pieter Weening's Team Rabobank Giant
FIUGGI, Italy (VN) - Francisco Ventoso launched an impressive sprint at the end of the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia to score big win for the Movistar team, as Rabobank’s Pieter Weening finished in the main field to keep his hold on the overall lead.
Rabobank’s Pieter Weening scored an impressive solo win on the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia, as the peloton returned to racing, following the tragic death of Wouter Wylandt on Monday.
Lance Armstrong looked around near the summit of the rather anonymous Cat. 2 Col de la Schlucht in the chilly Vosges Mountains and couldn’t find many friendly faces. In the big front group he was with, there were no other Discovery Channel riders. No Chechu, no Triki, no Popo. Not even his 2005 favorite mountain goat, José Azevedo. What the six-time Tour champion did see were lots of riders licking their chops. For the first time in years at the Tour de France, Armstrong was isolated. “It was not a great day. I didn’t feel very good and the other teams did feel good,” said Armstrong, who
Dutchman Pieter Weening (Rabobank) gave a glimpse of his potential and ended a frustrating streak of runner-up places with a well-taken win on the eighth stage of the Tour de France Saturday in Gerardmer. Weening had to wait an agonizing few minutes before finding out for sure if he had really won a two-man sprint with Germany's Andreas Klöden (T-Mobile) - and when the result came he could still not quite believe it. "In a two-man sprint nothing's decided until it's over so I just tried to hold on for as long as possible," said Weening, who is the first Dutchman to win a stage