With Tour contenders Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali, Nairo Quintana and Thibaut Pinot only focusing on the July extravaganza, Contador's main rival for the Giro
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For now, though, he has already reached one major milestone by adding a Giro
stage victory to those he has claimed on the Tour and the Vuelta a Espana.
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Northern Ireland will host the first three stages of the world's second largest cycle race, the Giro
d'Italia, from May 9 - 11.
Rordiguez's notable results in Grand Tours include ten stage victories along with second place overall in the 2012 Giro
d'Italia, third place in the general classification of the Vuelta a Espana in 2010 and 2012 and a third place in the 2013 Tour de France.
Then a rider with Vini Fantini-Selle Italia, he was handed a provisional suspension by the UCI and was removed from the 2013 Giro
while in 26th place before being fired from his team.
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Jusqu'alors, l'Italien avait sagement domine un Giro
a la concurrence decapitee par l'abandon de Bradley Wiggins.
SIR BRADLEY Wiggins has not given up on his Giro
d'Italia dream despite a disappointing first week.
Roche believes Wiggins can replicate his 1987 feat of winning the Giro
d'Italia and Tour de France in the same year, but also expects the four-time Olympic champion to do what is best for Team Sky, if Froome is in a better position to win the yellow jersey.
TEAM Sky's Sir Bradley Wiggins admits winning the Giro
d'Italia and Tour de France this summer would be "the dream" - but one he expects team-mate Chris Froome to dash.