Though André Greipel counts more grand tour stage wins, he can't match the popularity of his countryman and rival sprinter Marcel Kittel.
Giro d'Italia boss Mauro Vegni says 2016's Dutch start was the best foreign Grande Partenza that the race has ever had.
The 38-year-old Spaniard is vying to become the oldest winner of the Giro d'Italia — in his corsa rosa debut.
As the Giro heads to Italy, Vincenzo Nibali is already ahead of his top rivals for the pink jersey
Tom Dumoulin's stage 1 victory earned him a day in the pink jersey in front of an excited home crowd, and he'll wear it again Sunday too
Slovenian up-and-comer Primoz Roglic surprised everyone, including himself, by nearly winning the Giro's first stage
Tom Dumoulin won the Giro's stage 1 time trial, and the pink jersey, by the narrowest margin but says he won't fight for GC.
For the Italian grand tour's centennial in 2017, insiders tell VeloNews the race will start in Sardinia and then maybe head to Sicily.
Marcel Kittel is ready to return to grand tour racing after nearly a two-year absence, happy aboard his new, capable Etixx squad.
Fabian Cancellara was targeting Friday's stage 1 time trial, but a fever may derail his chances of wearing the pink jersey.