Czech Republic’s Josef Cerny celebrates winning the 19th stage of the Giro d’Italia  from Morbegno to Asti, Italy. Photograph: Marco Alpozzi/LaPresse via AP

Czech Josef Cerny won the Giro d’Italia’s 19th stage on Friday after it started amid chaos and was halved in length following a protest by the riders (...)

British cyclist Chris Froome in action during the first stage of the Giro d’Italia  in Jerusalem, Israel. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Since arriving in Israel Chris Froome has made a decent effort of concealing the mental bruising of an ongoing battle to rescue his reputation but the(...)