Italia rider Sacha Modolo crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the 98th Giro d’Italia between Tirano and Lugano. Photograph: Getty Images

Sacha Modolo won stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday as race leader Alberto Contador was given some respite. Modolo (Lampre) won the 134-kilome(...)

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(...)