Vincenzo Nibali: The Giro d'Italia will be a real fight but that's why I love it

Bahrain-Merida leader Vincenzo Nibali will line-up for his 21st Grand Tour in Bologna this week, chasing a third victory and a place in the history book as the oldest rider to ever win the Corsa Rosa. Yet, numbers, records and accolades appear to mean little to the 34-year-old Sicilian, even if the Giro d'Italia could prove to be a watershed moment in his 15-year career.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.