Britain’s Simon Yates celebrates after winning the 15th stage of the Giro d’Italia, from Tolmezzo to Sappada. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP

Following a brief return to form on Saturday’s stage to the top of Monte Zoncolan, Chris Froome’s chance of winning the Giro d’Italia took a hammering(...)

Stephen Roche in the Giro d’Italia leader’s jersey in the Dolomites, climbing during Roche’s first day as race-leader of the race, where Italian fans jeered and even spat at Roche because he’d beaten his own Italian team-mate Roberto Visentin. Photograph: Graham Watson

It is said that time heals everything, but Roberto Visentini might question that sentiment. Twenty seven years ago Ireland’s Stephen Roche went head t(...)