Italian rider Luca Paolini of the Katusha team, pictured here finishing stage three in Huy, has tested positive for cocaine and  has been provisionally suspended, ending his Tour de France, cycling’s world governing body has announced. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Italian Luca Paolini has tested positive for cocaine and has been provisionally suspended, ending his Tour de France, cycling’s world governing body h(...)

NAPLES, ITALY - MAY 04:  The peloton rides during stage one of the 2013 Giro d'Italia on May 4, 2013 in Naples, Italy.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

In another nerve-rending stage finish at the Giro d’Italia Bradley Wiggins managed to avoid losing time after a pile-up just outside the final(...)

Bradley Wiggins of Sky lost 17 seconds on the leaders during stage four of the Giro d’Italia. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Enrico Battaglin led an Italian 1-2-3 to win the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia today, as Britain’s Bradley Wiggins lost precious time in a (...)