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Other Sport 23 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Italian sprinter Petacchi retires

PARIS (Reuters) - Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi has ended his 18-year professional career during which he claimed 48 stage wins in the grand Tours.

Other Sport 23 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Italian sprinter Petacchi retires

PARIS (Reuters) - Italian sprinter Alessandro Petacchi has ended his 18-year professional career during which he claimed 48 stage wins in the grand Tours.

Other Sport 23 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Petacchi wins second stage of Volta of Catalunya

BANYOLES, Spain (AP): Italian veteran Alessandro Petacchi won the second stage of the Volta of Catalunya on Tuesday, while Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador remained ninth in the overall standings with cycling's governing body close to its decision over whether to appeal his clearance of a doping ban.

Other Sport 11 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Armstrong sits back and waits to pounce

Lance Armstrong enjoyed the relative anonymity of runner-up in the suffocating heat of the 196.5km fifth stage of the Tour de France, won by sprint maestro Alessandro Petacchi.

Cycling 07 Mar 2015 | 10:48 PM Premium

LTdL title race could well be a sprinter’s game

LANGKAWI: Sunday’s battle between the sprinters may well decide who will claim the coveted yellow jersey (overall champion) at the end of the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) race.

Cycling 13 Mar 2015 | 11:25 PM Premium

Harrif furious with Petacchi over alleged punching

KARAK: Terengganu Cycling Team (TSG) rider Mohd Hariff Salleh says he is furious with Italian rider Alessandro Petacchi, who he claims to have punched him from behind in the Sixth Stage of 2015 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) race from Maran to Karak.

Other Sport 07 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Lampre shoe move blamed for Tour's mass pile-up

TOMBLAINE, France: A decision by Alessandro Petacchi to hand his shoe covers to fellow Lampre teammate Davide Vigano was being cited as the possible reason for the biggest crash in this year's Tour de France.

Other Sport 18 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Vinokourov closes doping past with 13th stage victory

REVEL (France): Alexandre Vino­kou­rov scored his first victory on the Tour de France since completing a doping suspension after a gutsy attack late in the race's 13th stage from Rodez to Revel Saturday.

Other Sport 19 May 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cavendish grabs sixth Giro stage win of career

TERAMO (Italy): Britain's Mark Cavendish secured a sixth career stage win in the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday as he continues to rack up victories in the Grand Tours.

Other Sport 22 May 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Australian McEwen questioned by Italian police

Australian rider Robbie McEwen has been questioned by Italian police over the use of hyperbaric equipment, which boosts red blood cell count, seized from the Belgian Davitamon team on Wednesday.