Now he can focus on the Stelvio, which is coming right up. He fought back on the first time but now he's in crisis as his teammate Hindley rides on with the Ineos duo of Dennis and Geoghegan Hart. They trail the leaders by 4'30". Meanwhile, Almeida opens a gap on Pernsteiner, Majka, Konrad and Masnada, but it's quickly closed. The Bilbao-Fuglsang duo is 1'30" down with Nibali another minute back and the Almeida group 3'20" down. Le natif de Genève y apparaît désormais avec la tenue de Superman sous sa combinaison de pilote Haas. It's worth keeping an eye on. Son compte Twitter piraté, le FC Barcelone annonce le retour de Neymar Piratés, les comptes Twitter officiels du Barça ont annoncé le retour de Neymar, visuel à l'appui, en Catalogne samedi soir. The tempo from Sunweb is infernal as all the break are swept up except O'Connor and Pedrero. But he's going to face some serious pressure now - and tellingly, Quick-Step didn't send Fausto Masnada back there. On the other side, the Lakes of Cancano. I think it's time for another picture of the Stelvio. Portugal's Ruben Guerreiro of EF Pro Cycling took the maglia azzurra back yesterday after conceding it on Sunday to Visconti, a week after he took it for the first place after his win at Roccaraso. Video: Eurosport Ulissi wygrał 13. etap Giro d'Italia Diego Ulissi (UAE-Team Emirates) odniósł triumf na 13. etapie Giro d'Italia. Speaking on the latest episode of The Breakaway, Bradley Wiggins revealed that he had spoken to Ineos leader Tao Geoghegan Hart after Wednesday’s Stage 17 and passed on some of the insight from the British rider. It all depends on how the GC riders attack this climb. "He said that there was a lot of looking at each other, a lot of hesitation and a lot of mind games going on, people checking out each other, all with a view of tomorrow. Bilbao is only 45 seconds behind now with Kelderman still at 1'35". He has apparently been struggling with tendonitis in his knee. He's currently on 216 points with the Australian, in third place in the KOM standings, up to 67. So, too, was Steven Kruijswijk a few years before that - and by a far larger margin - when Vincenzo Nibali fought back. O'Connor has 55 seconds now on a chase group of Pedrero, Samitier, Ganna, Swift, Holmes, Dombrowski and Navarro. He eventually manages to get it on - but that will put him out of the frame for the Cima Coppi I'd think... Fuglsang and Bilbao ride together 1'40" down on the three leaders, who are preparing themselves for the descent - picking up jackets for the wind chill on the descent. The Spaniard has ridden a super strong Giro considering he rode the Tour earlier this summer/autumn. Por Twitter • El 10/12/2020 a las 21:46 Davis Cup ¿Lo sabías? The gap has come down to 2'10" with Sunweb leading the chase and setting the tempo on this long false flat approach to the Stelvio... We're hearing from the commentary team that Manuele Boaro has pulled out of the race but there's no confirmation of that yet on Astana's website or Twitter page. What a ride that was from the Australian, who thoroughly deserves that prize. If yesterday's stage winner can take maximum points over them all, he will be right in the mix and just 19 points down on the Portuguese. Volg de het laatste sportnieuws. Sunweb have suddenly disappeared from the front which resulted in a moment of indecision and hesitation on the front. He's just gone clear of Fuglsang and trails the two leaders by only one minute. We're still 44km from the summit of the climb, with the climb proper starting in 20km. The Belgian kicks clear to throw a cat among EF's pigeons. Eurosport es su fuente de referencia para noticias deportivas, vídeos bajo demanda, comentarios y resúmenes: Todo en un solo lugar. 12,837 talking about this. So, that means the Portuguese moves up to 234pts with De Gendt now on 122pts. It will go up from the outset with the first of four climbs providing the perfect launchpad for an early attack. The pace has eased again as the riders taken on musettes and fill up the tank ahead of this key climb which is looming. There's going to be a huge mix-up in the top 10 tonight. Completing the top five, Pello Bilbao is 3'12" down for Bahrain-McLaren. Bora-Hansgrohe are also right in the mix for their man Rafal Majka while, for now, Quick-Step take a back seat. Now we wait to see who's in pink tonight... Hindley still sticks in Geoghegan Hart's wheel. Tao Geoghegan Hart of The United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers, Uninterrupted Coverage, Pinzolo - Laghi di Cancano (207km). Behind, Nibali has been caught by the Almeida group. Looking back at that strange moment earlier, the race leader used it as a chance to drop back for a call of nature. It's 20 seconds back to Keldermann and 1'45" back to the maglia rosa, who is grimacing as he rides in a group with his teammate Masnada and Majka, as well as Konrad and Pernsteiner. The veterans have also been distanced now as Rohan Dennis takes it up for Ineos teammate Geoghegan Hart. And now Nibali has popped! Joe Dombrowski (EF Pro Cycling) and Matthew Holmes (Lotto Soudal) were also in the mix earlier, but it came to nothing. There's been a preliminary shake out and we have six riders now with a gap of one minute over the streamlined pack. His latest dig was alongside yesterday's stage winner, Ben O'Connor of NTT Pro Cycling, the Italian Stefano Oldani (Lotto Soudal) and the Colombian Einar Rubio of Movistar. The first move from the break comes from yesterday's winner, Ben O'Connor, who kicks clear of his 14 fellow escapees. This 15-man break is an interesting move and could play a role in the fight for pink behind. Details sketchy because we still don't have any live images from the host broadcaster. The gap is 2'25" back to the main pack. But with the withdrawal of Visconti, it looks to be a very one-sided battle for blue. Will Almeida survive this relentless pace over the next hour? Their man in blue Ruben Guerreiro may have taken maximum points over the first climb, but he's missed out on this move. The Dutchman digs deep right to the end and crosses the line 2'18" down on his teammate Hindley, who he will lead by a slender margin going into tomorrow's stage. The gap is down to 3'15" so it's highly unlikely than one of these 10 riders will win the stage today - but one of them could still take the Cima Coppi over the top of the Stelvio. Your browser is not supported by Eurosport. Stage 18 is under way. Fascinating stuff as the gaps come down. They are Fabio Felline (Astana), Stephane Rossetto (Cofidis), Daniel Navarro (Israel Start-Up Nation), Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal, Dario Cataldo (Movistar) and Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers). That day, the climb was being ridden from the western ascent from Bormio; eight years on, we're approaching it from the north-east side. Thomas De Gendt memorably won on the Stelvio in the penultimate stage of the 2012 Giro d'Italia, moving up onto the podium one day later in the final time trial. Because it's the Stelvio today and it's such a mythical and photogenic climb, we'll be dropping in images of the legendary pass in the built up to its appearance. Hopefully we'll get those at some point on the next climb. They will both know that there's another stage in the mountains on Saturday, plus the time trial. Dennis was caught and passed by the duo. Let's start with this shot of the north side from the now-retired photographer Graham Watson, who was once part of the peloton furniture in all major races. The Australian is caught and passed by this fearsome trio. He was one second heind Hindley this morning, and now he's two ahead. The Sunweb duo of Kelderman and Hindley are also there in this select quartet which has ridden clear of all the other GC favourites. Eurosport 15/11/2020 at 13:55 | Updated 15/11/2020 at 15:53 Chloe Dygert has apologised for her conduct on social media after she reportedly liked discriminatory posts on Twitter in the summer. And instead of doing so, he slows and pulls it off before tossing it to the side of the road. Confirmation of today's top 10 after a stage for the ages... Bravo, Joao Almeida, who battles home 4'50" down alongside Vincenzo Nibali to concede the pink jersey after 15 days leading his maiden Grand Tour. But he shouldn't get too worked up. 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Dowsett's hour attempt postponed after positive Covid-19 test, Geoghegan Hart buys his brother a car after losing Giro bet, Tour de Yorkshire postponed again until 2022, © Eurosport, a Discovery Company 2020 – All rights reserved, Stelvio or bust as time runs out for Almeida's rivals for pink. It looks like it's not going to be a stage for the breakaway. Time for another picture of the Stelvio? The peloton rides along during Stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia 2020. Maybe it was just a wobble because the Portuguese has managed to fight back. Will some of the teams of the GC riders try to get bodies in the break, or will they keep their collective powder dry until the second half of the stage, when the Stelvio rears its ugly head? The Dutchman has also not managed to zip up his jacket. Boy, are we in for an exciting final weekend's racing in this 103rd edition of the Giro d'Italia. Reste maintenant à savoir si Grosjean craint la kryptonite. The last three visits were from the west/south approach via Bormio with Mikel Landa, Dario Cataldo and Thomas De Gendt going over first. Vincenzo Nibali edged ahead and looked to have a small dig, while James Knox of Quick-Step gesticulated towards the shrinking Sunweb presence before rallying his teammates to take up position. This one, a rare shot from above... Oh, hello! A reminder of the 15 riders in the break: Fabio Felline (Astana), Alessandro Tonelli (Bardiani-CSF), Stephane Rossetto (Cofidis), Ruben Guerreiro (EF Pro Cycling), Daniel Navarro (Israel Start-Up Nation), Thomas De Gendt and Matthew Holmes (both Lotto Soudal), Dario Cataldo, Antonio Pedrero and Sergio Samitier (all Movistar), Louis Meintjes and Ben O'Connor (both NTT Pro Cycling), Filippo Ganna and Ben Swift (both Ineos Grenadiers), and Joe Dombrowski (UAE-Team Emirates). We will also have rolling coverage online on the website and our social channels. The Dutchman continues to lose time on the three leaders even though he's passed O'Connor. If they're reeled in too quickly then their help for Geoghegan Hart will be somewhat limited. The others have been dropped or caught by the pack, which is 1'45" down and being driven by five riders from Sunweb. Meanwhile, the maglia rosa group - Almeida, Masnada, Konrad, Majka, Pernsteiner and Novac - is 4'10" down. There are 18pts available over the summit and then a further 40-50-40 points over the next three climbs today. Hindley, I hasten to add, failed to zip up his jacket and so he's having a bit of a shocker, in all fairness. Here's our man Matt Stephens with some more info on this final climb following his recce this morning... As the road ramps up ahead of the final climb, Dennis peels off, his stupendous work for the day done. The Dutchman still trails the leaders by 42 seconds but that gives him a virtual GC lead of two minutes. The last three all got their wins in this year's race - in O'Connor's case, yesterday. Now, can they stay out - and stay up - on this technical descent through the snow and tunnels and twists and turns? Nico Denz the German is the latest to peel off for Sunweb, with the advantage of the breakaway down to 2'20". Suivez vos … Shades of the 2018 Giro here with Almeida in the Yates role and Kelderman in Dumoulin's shoes and Geoghegan Hart playing the Froome role. Perhaps the Nibali acceleration was one of the Shark's notorious pieces of mind games? Prisonnier des flammes durant 28 secondes avant de s'en extirper, Romain Grosjean avait des allures de superhéros, dimanche lors de l'impressionnant accident qu'il a eu au départ du Grand Prix de Bahreïn. He speaks into his radio as the elastic snaps. They could still end up in second and third on GC tonight - but with Geoghegan Hart in pink! Romain Grosjean a changé sa photo de profil sur Twitter et Instagram : le pilote français y apparaît désormais en Superman après … You'd expect him to be fresher and to take the win, but you never know... Geoghegan drives the pace again as they approach the summit - and it's the British rider who takes the points over the top before entering the tunnel. Hindley, meanwhile, is still with the Ineos duo out ahead - despite that flapping jacket. While Joao Almeida and his Sunweb rivals Wilco Kelderman and Jai Hindley have no teammates involved, Geoghegan Hart has two Ineos teammates there in Ganna and Swift, while Domenico Pozzovivo has two NTT teammates in O'Connor and Meintjes, and Jakob Fuglsang one in Astana teammate Felline. The 103rd edition of the Giro d'Italia is live on Eurosport, eurosport.co.uk and the Eurosport App. He has 198pts, which was a 50-point lead over Visconti, and is now a 116-point lead over his new nearest challenger, Belgium's Thomas De Gendt of Lotto Soudal. Hindley now leads the white jersey classification outright and trails teammate Kelderman by just 12 seconds in the battle for pink. Find out more and subscribe today We're onto the final climb, which is 8.7km long at 6.8%. Can De Gendt double up on the Cima Coppi today? That man Guerreiro has been trying to open up a gap ahead of the pack but with no joy so far. It's not clear what the issue is - another call of nature after too much coffee this morning, perhaps, or an issue with his radio, or maybe a clothing or mechanical issue? Pink jersey Joao Almeida (Deceuninck Quick-Step) surrounded by his GC rivals during Stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia 2020. Deux jours après cet épisode à peine croyable, le pilote français a décidé, dans un clin d'oeil sympathique, de changer sa photo de profil sur Twitter et Instagram. It's more a question of tunnels and long straights. And don't forget, we are bringing you daily podcasts from the Bradley Wiggins Show - check in with your podcast platform of choice each evening. The gap for the leaders stretches out to 2'30" as a result of the easing of pace behind. No huge change for Kelderman who stays within 41 seconds of the front trio as they continue this fast descent down towards Bormio. That shows how frantic the start to this stage has been. It's 8.6km at 9% and the advantage of the 10 leaders has just dropped below the minute mark. What drama on the Stelvio! The highest climb in the 2020 Giro will be tackled in Thursday’s Stage 18, with big changes expected in the GC as Deceuninck – Quick-Step’s Joao Almeida looks to hold on to the maglia rosa. Eurosport ist Ihre Anlaufstelle für Sport News, Videos, Live-Kommentare und Highlights. He's still the virtual maglia rosa on the road and can recoup a bit of time on the descent. Anyone who wants to end up in pink in Milan had better take it from the Portuguese's shoulders today, or risk not taking it at all... De Gendt and Guerreiro are reeled in by the other escapees on the descent and the 15 riders have 1'35" on the maglia rosa group. The gap back to Bilbao is 43 seconds and to Kelderman now almost two minutes. Ineos, Quick-Step and Sunweb all have riders on the front of the pack, which trails the break by 3'55" now. Movistar also have three riders in the mix - Cataldo, Pedrero and Samitier - as they bid to fare better than they did yesterday, when they had four in the day's break, but only finished with one rider in the top 10 - a seventh for Davide Villella. The Portuguese 22-year-old debutant is four days away from glory - but so was Simon Yates in 2018 and we all know what happened to him in Stage 19 on the Colle delle Finestre. The gap for the 15 leaders is up to 2'15". Riders have gone off the back, but none off the front. He may regret that - it's a long descent and extremely cold. Also dropped are Majka and Bilbao. It's a huge long shot that the Belgian can overturn Guerreiro's KOM lead but he'll give it a go. Divertiti guardando i tuoi eventi sportivi preferiti. The Portuguese is looking to sew up the blue jersey today - and who can blame him? Tao Geoghegan Hart does the right thing and let's teammate Rohan Dennis cross the summi tof the Stelvio in pole position to pick up the Cima Coppi. It's going to come down to the final climb - will he be cold after this descent and his absence of jacket? © Eurosport, a Discovery Company 2020 – Tous droits réservés. Tensions clearly rising in the Quick-Step camp as their race falls apart. The Nibali-Fuglsang-Bilbao-Novac group is 1'08" down. Alle Infos rund um Ihre Lieblingsevents an einem Platz. BVB entlässt Favre: So reagiert das Netz auf das Aus des Dortmunder Trainers Der BVB zieht die Reißleine und entlässt Lucien Favre nach der bitteren 1:5-Niederlage im Bundesliga-Heimspiel gegen den VfB Stuttgart. Kelderman has rallied a little and hasn't let Fuglsang and Bilbao out of his sight. It won't keep him warm like that - and the flapping around may slow him down, too. Behind, Kelderman has completely popped. Kelderman is 45" down so he may be caught by the others, or he may stay in touch and take the pink jersey today. Now he's gone - the point of no return, surely. «Огромный, как динозавр!» Исполинских размеров аллигатор прогулялся по полю для гольфа Аллигаторы на полях для гольфа в США не такая уж и редкость, но этой громадине из Неаполя (штат Флорида) не будет равных. Watch LIVE anytime, anywhere via Eurosport Player The mind games have started between Geoghegan Hart and Hindley - the latter won't work because he has Kelderman behind, whereas for the former, he's probably now thinking more about a second stage win rather than the pink jersey. Still no gap. We're hearing that a large group of 24 riders - including triple stage winner Filippo Ganna of Ineos Grenadiers and Sam Oomen of Sunweb - have opened up a small gap ahead of the summit of the first climb. Each day Eurosport.co.uk will stream uninterrupted coverage of each stage. It's Chad Haga, the American, who isn't oversimplifying anything by setting the tempo on the front of the pack now for Sunweb, with the Ineos train tucked in behind. Eurosport è la tua fonte principale dove trovare tutte le notizie sportive, video on-demand, approfondimenti e highlights: tutto in una sola app. The large break has fragmented a bit on the descent, plus the maglia rosa group behind is closing in. The road goes uphill from the outset with the first climb, which is a steady grind of 5.8% over 14.2km.