Philip Deignan leads Fabio Duarte and eventual stage winner Julian Arredondo on the final climb to Rifugio Panarotta yesterday. Photograph: Team Sky.

Irish professional Philip Deignan achieved his best Grand Tour performance since winning a stage and finishing ninth overall in the 2009 Vuelta a Esp(...)

Philip Deignan came home in third position on stage 18 of the Giro d’Italia. Photograph:  Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Ireland’s Philip Deignan claimed a place on the podium of the Giro d’Italia after a tough the tough 171km 18th stage from Belluno to Rifugio Panarotto(...)