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Italian Diego Ulissi wins stage; Aussie Cadel Evans takes over lead in Giro d'Italia

MONTECOPIOLO, Italy - A final push from Diego Ulissi saw the Italian win a tough eighth stage as the Giro d'Italia took to the mountains on Saturday, while Cadel Evans ended Michael Matthews' grip on the overall lead.Ulissi made his move...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-17/italian-diego-ulissi
Telecom Italia shares jump after takeover bid

ROME -- Trading of Telecom Italia shares was briefly suspended today after they jumped more...Minutes after the Milan market opened, shares of Telecom Italia and Telecom Italia Mobile shot up 10 percent from Friday's closing price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/23/bus_254176.shtml
Business
Cunego wins Giro d'Italia

MILAN, Italy -- Italy's Damiano Cunego won the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, holding a two-minute lead over his closest opponents at the end of the 20-stage cycling race. Countryman Alessandro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/31/oth_417429.shtml
Other sports
Viva Italia Sale

Through Tuesday, Publix will hold its annual Viva Italia Sale. Shoppers can save on ingredients for Italian meals, such as Hunt's 100 percent Natural Tomatoes, Mueller's Pasta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2012-02-22/viva-it
Viva Italia Sale at Publix

...has items on sale for a tasty Italian dinner. The sale ends Tuesday, Feb. 23.Here's the tip of the day:For its Viva Italia sale, Publix has popular Italian items on sale, including Publix mild or hot Italian pork sausage ($2.49 per pound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2010-02-19/viva-it
Overtime

...through the grass.Pierre Kaffer and Giancarlo Fisichella won the GT Le Mans class in the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia.Renger van der Zande and Mirco Schultis topped the Prototype Challenge class in the No. 8 Starworks Motorsport Martini ORECA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-10/overtime
Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali knows doping suspicions still loom

...most. Cycling's other two "Grand Tours," which he has already won, were marred by doping cases. Last year's Giro d'Italia was tarnished by three positive tests while in the 2010 Vuelta Nibali's runner-up, Ezequiel Mosquera, later tested positive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-21/tour-de-france-leade
Polish rider Rafal Majka wins Stage 14; leader Vincenzo Nibali extends advantage

...strategy against his biggest challengers for the yellow jersey."I am really very happy," Majka, who was sixth in the Giro d'Italia this year, said of his first professional victory after chucking his stage winner's bouquet to the crowd. He became only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/polish-rider-rafal-m
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...naysayers may argue that Nibali was the best of the riders still in this Tour. Colombia's Nairo Quintana, who won the Giro d'Italia in May, did not ride. Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour champ, was passed over so his Sky Team could focus on Froome. Then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-27/italys-vincenzo-niba
Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins rides in small event

ISCHIA, Italy - Unlike Lance Armstrong, Bradley Wiggins didn't need to be recruited for the Giro d'Italia with a $1 million commitment. Wiggins, last year's Tour de France champion, is riding in the Italian classic purely out of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-06/tour-de-france-winne