Astana wins the Giro del Trentino's opening team time trial, positioning Vincenzo Nibali for a run at a third win in the Italian stage race.
A handful of top riders have come close to Sanremo glory — Andrew Hood considers five favorites who've never broken through in Italy.
After initially saying he would not race Milano-Sanremo this year, Vincenzo Nibali will now lead Astana in Saturday's Italian monument.
Matt Brammeier raises Vincenzo Nibali's hackles with strong words on Twitter, prompting Italian Tour champ to consider legal action.
Vincenzo Nibali and Astana threaten to skip Giro after missing out on Tirreno queen stage, illustrating rift in peloton over extreme
Van Garderen, Talansky, Valverde, Contador, and Nibali are all queuing up to race Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico.
Scenes from the final stage of the Tour of Oman, won by Alexander Kristoff in a sprint
Alexander Kristoff sprints to another win in the final stage of the Tour of Oman as Vincenzo Nibali takes the overall title
The Astana star shuffled his grand tour schedule this season and will try to win the Giro d'Italia in May instead of the Tour de France.
The Italian wins stage 4 at the Tour of Oman atop Green Mountain, putting him in the driver's seat with two stages remaining.