16:10 CET - Overall Top Ten after Stage 18

1 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb 80:00:48 
2 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:00:31 
3 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida 0:01:12 
4 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 0:01:36 
5 Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin 0:01:58 
6 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:07 
7 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 0:03:17 
8 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:05:48 
9 Adam Yates (GBr) Orica-Scott 0:07:06 
10 Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors

16:02 CET - Top Ten Stage Results:

1 Tejay Van Garderen
2 Mikel Landa Meana
3 Thibot Pinot
4 Dommenico Pozzovivo
5 Jan Hirt
6 Inur Zakarin
7 Steven Kruijswijk
8 Bauke Mollema
9 Tom Dumoulin
10 Nairo Quintana
 

16:00 CET - Tejay Van Garderen from BMC Racing has won a Grand Tour Stage

15:58 CET - Tejay Van Garderen has won stage 18!

15:56 CET - 1km to go for Landa and Van Garderen looking for the stage win

15:56 CET - 1.5 kms to go the 3 favorites are all together

15:52 CET - Nibali, Dumoulin and Quintana mark each other 

15:51 CET - Dumoulin attacks and Quintana follows

15:50 CET - Tom Dumoulin counter attacks

15:49 CET - Nibali has now counter attacked

15:48 CET - 5kms to go and Quintana's attack looks to have failed

15:47 CET - Quintana only has a gap of around 6 seconds

15:47 CET - Quintana attacks again 

15:46 CET - Meanwhile Van Garderen attacks Landa

15:45 CET - Nibali and Dumoulin cannot respond to Amador and Quintana's attack

15:45 CET - Amador and Anacona have got a gap

15:44 CET - Quintana has attacked, no one can follow

15:43 CET - The attacks have started

15:42 CET - 7kms to go, 3 kms to the top of the Pontives climb

15:40 CET - Van Garderen is doing an average of 380W on this climb

15:40 CET - Landa and Van Garderen have 30 on the chase group including Dombroski

15:37 CET - Landa and Van Garderen have 1m 8s on the Pink Jersey group

15:36 CET - 10 kms to go Amador sets the pace

15:34 CET - Yates, Mollema, Kruijswijk are here with Quintana, Nibali and Dumoulin

15:34 CET - It looks as if Quintana will attack again on this final climb

15:32 CET - Amador and Anacona leading Quintana for Movistar

15:30 CET - Mikel Landa and Van Garderen have attacked the other breakaway riders

15:28 CET - All the favorites are in the pink jersey group, 12kms to go

15:22 CET - Dumoulin leads 31s on Quintana and 1m 12s on Nibali 

15:21 CET - Expect attacks from the GC favorites against Dumoulin on the final climb

15:19 CET - With 21 km to go, the breakaway of six riders includes; Dombroski, Landa, Hirt, Berhane, Van Garderen and Villella with 40 secs lead

15:17 CET - Here's Quintana's earlier attack with 53 kms to go:

15:15 CET - There is only the last climb to Ortisei left, breakaway of 6 rider has 47 secs on the pink jersey group

15:13 CET - Quintana and the Pink Jersey group crest the Passo Pinei

15:11 CET - Mikel Landa takes the KOM points at the top of Passo Pinei

15:04 CET - The favorites are now on the slopes of the Passo Pinei, Dumoulin is hanging on

15:03 CET - Quintana's earlier attack did not succeed, will he try again?

14:59 CET - The next climb, the Passo Pinei, is just over 4km in length but with a stint at 15 per cent it's the perfect launchpad. Can Tom Domoulin hang on to the Pink Jersey?

14:59 CET - Tom Dumoulin is fighting to stay in Pink

14:57 CET - 36 kms to go, 2 climbs to go, Break has 24 secs

13:47 CET - 53km to go and Quintana attacks with a huge acceleration.

13:42 CET - Orica Scott have taken up the chase 

13:36 CET - 85 kms to go and Movistar take up the chase in the peloton

13:35 CET - There are 17 riders in the breakaway with 2m 30secs lead with 89kms to go

13:30 CET - Good morning cycling fans, you can follow stage Eighteen of the Giro d'Italia with us today.

Some of the most well-known passes in the Dolomites feature: Pordoi, Valparola, Gardena and Pinei. Over 137 km an approx. 4000 m cumulative elevation gain will be made. The final ascent in Valgardena leads to few km from Ortisei (same finish as the 2005 Giro d'Italia).

 
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