After stage one Andre Greipel also claimed the second stage in the Tour of Belgium. In the 170.7 km ride from Lochristi to Knokke-Heist the German rider of Lotto Belisol beat Danilo Napolitano (Acqua & Sapone) in the sprint. Astana rider Jacopo Guarnieri finished third.
World champion had earlier on taken the intermediate sprint, but hopes of taking red jersey to Milan now out of his hands
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In La Bresse the last questions regarding the selection for the Olympic games were being answered. Ralph Näf scored a third-place finish and thus got his ticket to London, a performance bettered by Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå. For the first time since 2008 the Norwegian won a Worldcup race.
Sky's Ian Stannard has been using a Pinarello Dogma 2 team bike equipped with a prototype of Shimano's new Dura-Ace 11-speed components during the 2012 Giro d'Italia.
The 39-year-old from Brisbane was among the world's greatest sprinters at the peak of his career, which also saw him win 12 stages of both the Giro d'Italia and his homeland's Tour Down Under.
The UCI's World Cycling Centre (WCC) in Aigle, Switzerland, celebrates its 10th anniversary today. Since opening its doors in 2002, the WCC has become internationally recognised, receiving the label "Olympic Training Centre" from the International Olympic Committee.
Mario Cipollini writes a column daily in La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper during the Giro d'Italia. Lately, he has been critical of Mark Cavendish and team Sky.
When the world champion Mark Cavendish delivered a knockout bunch sprint to claim his 10th Giro d'Italia stage of his career and 33rd Grand Tour win yesterday it was very much business as usual – however, the Manxman then created a far greater surprise by announcing he would not be making a widely expected exit.
EDINBURGH has been identified as the starting point for the 2017 Tour de France if a joint bid by EventScotland, British Cycling and UK Sport, backed by First Minister Alex Salmond, succeeds in bringing the cycle race to Scotland.