Crashes knock Chaves, Yates out of Giro dell'Emilia

UPDATED: Orica-Scott reported that Esteban Chaves broke his right shoulder blade in the Giro dell'Emilia crash on Saturday and will not defend his Il Lombardia title on October 7. Chaves was chasing solo leader Giovanni Visconti (Bahrain-Merida) when he crashed heavily in a corner. Chaves abandoned the race and was taken to hospital for X-rays, which revealed the fracture.

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