Javier Moreno kicked off Giro d'Italia for pushing incident

Javier Moreno (Bahrain Merida)

Javier Moreno (Bahrain Merida) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Spanish rider Javier Moreno (Bahrain-Merida) has been thrown out of the Giro d'Italia after he pushed Team Sky's Diego Rosa in an incident close to the end of stage 4 to Mount Etna.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.