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91st Giro d'Italia - 2008 Giro Index Stage 1 - 11
 
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Date: 5/13/2008
91st Giro d'Italia - 2008 Giro Index Stage 1 - 11
 

91st Giro d'Italia - 2008 Race Coverage Index
Current links to Team Previews, Live Coverage and Reports, Results, Photos, etc.

2008 Giro Index Updated Daily

91st Giro d'Italia - Route, Teams & History
9 May 2008
The 91rst Giro d'Italia, Map, Stages, Teams and Links to the Historical Database.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Team Previews
14 May 2008
The 22 teams and 198 riders of the 2008 'Corsa Rosa': the favorites, the squads, their talents, goals, selected palmares and commentary on who to watch.
 


Stage Reports, Results & Photos

91rst Giro d'Italia - Team & Rosters
9 May 2008
Teams, Riders and Bib Numbers for the Corsa Rosa
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 1 TTT Start Times
9 May 2008
Start List for the 23.6 km Palermo Team Time Trial. High Road's Marco Pinotti back in the Tri-Color of Italian TT Champion after Ascanti loses jersey.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 1 TTT Live Coverage
10 May 2008
And the riders are off with Milram leading the grand high speed parade to decide the first wearer of pink in the 2008 tour of Italy. Updated with photos
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 1 TTT Live Coverage Part 2
10 May 2008
Slipstream leads but Team CSC is on the road and rocking the first time split with 5 more teams to let their legs do the talking...
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 1 Results & G.C.
10 May 2008
Vaughter's Vandals made a lightning fast raid in Palermo, Sicily taking the first treasure of the 2008 Giro... An American in Pink!!
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 Live coverage
11 May 2008
The first breakaway of the Giro is underway with Jeremy Roy and David Loosli the brave escapees on the road to Agrigento.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 Live Part 2
11 May 2008
The break has lost unity and are about to be swept up with 48 km to go...
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 Results & Photos
11 May 2008
Saunier Duval/Scott's Riccardo Ricco denies Danilo Di Luca and Davide Rebellin in Agrigento. Official Results and Photos.
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 General Classification & Photo
11 May 2008
A new leader in Pink ~ Franco Pellizotti of Liquigas
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 Results & Photos
11 May 2008
Saunier Duval/Scott's Riccardo Ricco denies Danilo Di Luca and Davide Rebellin in Agrigento. Official Results and Photos.
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 2 General Classification & Photo
11 May 2008
A new leader in Pink ~ Franco Pellizotti of Liquigas
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 3 Live Coverage
12 May 2008
The last episode of the Sicilian trilogy might finally provide the sprinters with some chances for glory. Follow all the action here.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 3 Live Coverage Part 2
12 May 2008
40 km to go as the peloton led by Liquigas are slowly closing the gap to the six escapees... Updated
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 3 After Race Comments
11 May 2008
Stage winner Daniele Bennati, Riccardo Ricco, Enrico Gasparotto, Maglia Rosa - Franco Pellizzotti and more...
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 3 Results
12 May 2008
A day for the Liquigas team to celebrate in Milazzo with the stage win and Maglia Rosa for another day.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 3 General Classification
12 May 2008
Still a tightly packed peloton with Christian Vandevelde and Danilo Di Luca separated by seconds, High Road's Young Gun Morris Possoni takes a step up in the U23 battle over Nibali & Ricco.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage Four Live Coverage
13 May 2008
Arrivederci, Sicilia. The Corsa Rosa is back onto continental Italy with a stage that suits the sprinters, but a late, small uphill portion could have some impact. Follow all the action here.
 
91rst Giro d'Italia - Stage 4 Live Coverage Part 2
13 May 2008
115 kilometers into the wind and a ten minute gap - Cofidis' Rik Verbrugghe is on a mission of revanche
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 4 Results & Photos
13 May 2008
A day for the sprinters in Catanzaro - Lungomare with Cavendish, Forster & Bennati in the battle for the Maglia Ciclamino... Official Results
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 4 General Classification & Photos
13 May 2008
The gaps grow to the leaders as the race returns to the mainland... Official General Classifications.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage Five Live Coverage
14 May 2008
The short but steep ascent to the line can make for a hectic stage finish, and be a signficant test for the main overall contenders. Follow the action live here.
 
Giro d'Italia - Stage 5 Live Part 2
14 May 2008
30 km to go and our fab five escapees have 4:30 on the chasing peloton... can Millar and mates evade capture?
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 5 Results & Photos
14 May 2008
A day for the sprinters, not! A day for the breakaway of five to deny the rush of the peloton to the finish...
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 5 General Classification & Photos
14 May 2008
Few changes to the General Classifications after Stage 5, 33 riders within a minute of the maglia rosa Franco Pelizotti.
 
Giro d'Italia - Stage 6 Live Coverage
15 May 2008
The longest stage of this edition of the Giro... Eleven riders away in the wind with a 14 minute gap... can they stay away for glory?
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 6 Results
15 May 2008
An epic stage with a gain of eleven minutes for the winners in the eleven man break! Updated
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 6 General Classification
15 May 2008
Shaken and stirred the G.C. changes the top six with nine minutes on their rivals. Updated
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 7 Live Coverage
16 May 2008
Abruzzo local Danilo Di Luca is eager to stamp his authority on home soil in the first real test for GC contenders, with the uphill finish at Pescocostanzo. But Riccò and others in the pack are unlikely to agree..
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91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 7 Live Coverage Part 2
16 May 2008
The break of Bosisio, Sella, Baliani, Kiryienka and Cardenas... a gap of 5;48 on the chase, can the fab five hold on till Pescocostanzo?
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 7 Results
16 May 2008
Four of the break succeeds on the final climb... Official results
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 7 General Classification
16 May 2008
Official G.C. after another shake up on the first of the climbing days
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 7 Interviews Roundup
16 May 2008
Bosisio the Boss. Sella and his "Tales of the Unxepected". Di Luca satisfied anyway. Sauniers v. Contador. Visconti thankful to the Cricket.
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 8 Live Coverage Part 1
17 May 2008
The Corsa Rosa makes it to the outskirts of Rome with the westward journey of 208 kilometres into Tivoli. A place a certain reigning World Champion seems to know well ... Follow the action. Updated with photos
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 8 Live Coverage Part 2
17 May 2008
The chase is on with Quick Step leading the peloton as they close the gap the quintet of escapees... 37 km to go and the gap goes under three minutes can the five win in Tivoli?
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 8 Results & Photos
17 May 2008
The young red bird of Saunier Duval/Scott sang in the final in Tivoli!
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 8 General Classification & Photos
17 May 2008
No startling changes to the G.C. as the hard men had their day. Riccardo Ricco takes the Maglia Ciclamino of points leader. Official Classification Updated with Photos
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 8 Interviews
17 May 2008
Comments from Riccardo Ricco, Danilo Di Luca, Paolo Savoldelli, Giovanni Visconti, Andreas Kloden and more... Photos
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 Live Coverage
18 May 2008
Cavendish? Bennati? Zabel? Pick your man, as the sprinters come out of hiding on the road to San Vincenzo for the flattest stage of the race to date. Photos
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 Live - Part 2
18 May 2008
Ag2r's Yuriy Krivtsov and Mickael Buffaz of Cofidis on the attack. Can the brave duo deny the sprinters teams in San Vincenzo?
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 Live Coverage - Part 3
18 May 2008
The heat is on and the gap down to 2 minutes as we approach the final circuit...
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 Results & Photos
18 May 2008
The Sprinters have their day in San Vincenzo, and all the best were there... Bennati, Bettini, McEwen, Zabel, Koldo and Cavendish. Official Results
 
91st Giro d'Italia - Stage 9 General Classification & Photos
18 May 2008
Classifications - Bennati back in the Maglia Ciclamino
 

 

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