Vincenzo Nibali (Astana): "It's been a fantastic day. I especially have to thank my team because they were extraordinary today, especially Michele Scarponi and Tanel Kangert toward the finish, and Jakob Fuglsang was a great help to me. "At high altitude I was confident that I could breath and ride better than anyone. I was not afraid of losing and I was not afraid of winning."ADVERTISEMENT...
Cyclingnews will have live coverage of Milan-San Remo from 8am GMT on Saturday, March 19. Vincenzo Nibali will spearhead Astana's team for Milan-San Remo with the Kazakh team confirming its riders for the monument via Twitter. Nibali will be without teammate Michele Scarponi, who broke his collarbone during the penultimate stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. Nibali finished sixth overall...
Daniel Moreno’s (Katusha) future in the sport is still unsure but he gave any potential negotiations a helping hand with a strong solo victory on the final, queen stage of the Vuelta a Burgos. The 2012 winner attacked inside the final kilometre to beat a chasing Rein Taaramäe (Astana) by 13 seconds at Lagunas de Neila. He took the points classification but it wasn’t quite enough...
After struggling in the opening 10 days, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) has steadied the ship in the second half of this Tour de France and he moved up to seventh place overall following a solid showing on the road to Pra Loup on stage 17. Nibali was expected to shine on the sinuous descent of the Col d’Allos and the pace-making of his teammate Michele Scarponi on the way up suggested...
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