Aru’s spell in pink under threat in long Giro d’Italia time trial

Photographs of Fabio Aru (Astana) in the maglia rosa filled the front page of Saturday’s Gazzetta dello Sport, as they celebrated him becoming the first Italian to wear the Giro d’Italia leader’s jersey since Vincenzo Nibali won the race back in 2013, and the first Sardinian in the history of the race.

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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.