VINCENZO NIBALI


Nationality: ITA
Birth date: 14-11-1984

Team History


2018: BAHRAIN - MERIDA
2017: BAHRAIN - MERIDA
2016: ASTANA PRO TEAM
2015: ASTANA PRO TEAM

News

Arlenis Sierra and Katie Hall celebrate in California

Astana's Arlenis Sierra has won the final stage of the Women's Tour of California. Katie Hall of UnitedHealthcare secured the overall victory. Read more...

Katie Hall conquers Queen stage at Tour of California

Katie Hall (UnitedHealthCare) has won the Queen stage of the Amgen Tour of California. The rider crossed the finish line on her own after being part of a late escape. Read more...

Coryn Rivera leads Sunweb at Women's Tour of California

Team Sunweb has unveiled its selection for the Women's Tour of California. Coryn Rivera will lead the team in sprint stages. Read more...

Linda Villumsen and Team Virtu part ways

Linda Villumsen and Team Virtu have taken the decision to part ways. The rider has chosen to spend more time with her family. Read more...

Heistse Pijl honours Michael Goolaerts

Micheal Goolaerts will be remembered annually during the Belgian 1.1 race Heistse Pijl. The race continues as ‘Heistse Pijl in memoriam Michael Goolaerts’ from now on. Read more...

Interview - Richard Carapaz: Ecuador's pioneer in Europe

Not many cyclists can call themselves a pioneer for their country, but Movistar's Richard Carapaz certainly can as he has put Ecuador on the map at the highest level of the sport. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali to start in Liege-Bastogne-Liege: This is a race I've always dreamed of winning

Vincenzo Nibali will be one of the cards for Bahrain-Merida to play in Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Read more...

Michael Valgren: The Ardennes have a special place in my heart

Michael Valgren Andersen is one of the revelations of this season, with a victory in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and a fourth place in the Tour of Flanders. Read more...

Victory for Michael Valgren at Amstel Gold Race

Astana's Michael Valgren has taken the victory of the Amstel Gold Race. The Dane launched a late attack and won the sprint of two against Roman Kreuziger. Read more...

Fabio Felline misses Ardennes Classics

Trek-Segafredo's Fabio Felline has had to withdraw from the Ardennes Classics roster because he is still suffering from toxoplasmosis. Read more...

Michael Goolaerts passes away after cardiac arrest

Belgian Michael Goolaerts has passed away in hospital following the cardiac arrest he suffered during Paris-Roubaix on Sunday. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali out of Vuelta al Pais Vasco due to skin lesion

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali has withdrawn from the Vuelta al Pais Vasco for precautionary reasons due to a skin lesion. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali about 2018 World Championships route: It will be a difficult race to manage

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has done a reconnaissance ride of the route of the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck-Tirol. Read more...

Poggio attack gives Vincenzo Nibali the victory at Milano-Sanremo

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has won Milano-Sanremo. The Italian launched an attack on the last ascent of the race and could maintain the advantage until the end. Read more...

Italian captaincy for Bahrain-Merida at Strade Bianche

Sonny Colbrelli and Vincenzo Nibali will share the captaincy of Bahrain-Merida at Strade Bianche. Read more...

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad - Michael Valgren: It was really special

Danish rider Michael Valgren achieved his biggest victory to date by winning the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday, choosing the right moment to attack from the group of favorites. Read more...

Late attack gives Michael Valgren victory in Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Astana's Michael Valgren has won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. The Dane launched a strong attack in the last two kilometres and crossed the finish line solo . Read more...

U23 World Champion Benoit Cosnefroy ready to face WorldTour at Abu Dhabi

AG2R La Mondiale will travel to the Abu Dhabi Tour with Alexandre Geniez, Clement Chevrier and Rudy Barbier, as well as U23 World Champion Benoit Cosnefroy. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali ready to continue season as planned

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali will continue his season as planned after withdrawing from the Vuelta a San Juan due to a stomach virus. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali out of Vuelta a San Juan

A stomach virus has stopped Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali from starting at the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: You only need a few puffs of Salbutamol to feel good

Vincenco Nibali of Bahrain-Merida does not understand how Chris Froome could have exceeded the Salbutamol limit, saying that only a few puffs are enough to feel better. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: If Chris Froome's positive is confirmed, it won't give me much joy

Vincenzo Nibali has reacted to the news of the adverse result in Chris Froome's tests during the 2017 Vuelta a España with skepticism. Read more...

Gazzetta: Vincenzo Nibali to skip Giro d'Italia in favour of the Tour de France

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali has chosen to skip the 2018 Giro d'Italia and focus on the Tour de France. Read more...

Vuelta a San Juan confirms first riders for 2018 edition

The Argentinean Vuelta a San Juan will have the participation of seven WorldTour teams and has confirmed the participation of some of the most prominent riders of the peloton. Read more...

Dumoulin, Contador, Aru and Nibali to attend Giro d'Italia presentation

The 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia will be presented this Wednesday and four riders will make an appearance as special guests. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali wins Italian Giglio d'Oro for the sixth time in his career

Vincenzo Nibali of Bahrain-Merida has won the Italian Cyclist of the Year award for the sixth time in his career. Read more...

Julian Arredondo undergoes surgery to recover leg power

Colombian rider Julian Arredondo has undergone surgery to his piriformis muscle with the objective of regaining the strength that he has lost in his legs. Read more...

Marco Coledan hit by a car in northern Italy

Italy's Marco Coledan has suffered an accident when a car hit the small group of cyclists he was training with in the north of Italy. Read more...

Fabian Cancellara wants to fix row with Phil Gaimon on the bike

Former rider Fabian Cancellara wants to settle the animosity with Phil Gaimon in a battle on a bike. Read more...

Richard Carapaz: We are angry at ourselves for everything that happened

Ecuador riders Richard Carapaz, Jonathan Narvaez and Jonathan Caicedo have presented their apologies for the behaviour that resulted in their expulsion from the Bolivarian Games. Read more...

Phil Gaimon claims book extract about Fabian Cancellara was taken out of context

Former rider Phil Gaimon believes that the comments about Fabian Cancellara's mechanical doping in his book have been "pulled out of context". Read more...

Fabian Cancellara demands book recall and Phil Gaimon's apology

Fabian Cancellara wants the recall of Phil Gaimon's autobiography and a public apology for the claims made by the American about his use of mechanical doping. Read more...

Richard Carapaz thrown out of Bolivarian Games after being caught drunk

Movistar's Richard Carapaz has been taken out of the Ecuadorian Cycling Team after being found drunk during the Bolivarian Games. Read more...

UCI to investigate Phil Gaimon's claims of Fabian Cancellara using mechanical doping

UCI President David Lappartient has confirmed that the world governing body is launching an investigation into allegations concerning Fabian Cancellara. Read more...

Phil Gaimon revives Fabian Cancellara's motor doping allegations

Former rider Phil Gaimon has launched a new book in which he accuses Fabian Cancellara of using motor doping throughout his career. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: Next year I will do the Ardennes classics

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) is taking a rest before preparing a 2018 season of which he already knows some of the races he will take part in. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali undergoes surgery in Italy

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali has successfully undergone a collarbone plate removal surgery. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali's 2018 will be focused on World Championships

Vincenzo Nibali is going to focus his 2018 season on the objective of taking the Rainbow Jersey at the World Championships of Innsbruck. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali: A win in a Monument has a higher value than a stage in a Grand Tour

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has taken his second victory in Il Lombardia on a day in which he felt confident about his performance. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali takes his second victory at Il Lombardia

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has won Il Lombardia. The rider attacked at around 15 kilometres from the finish line and managed to arrive at the finish on his own. Read more...

Four Il Lombardia champions return to fight for the title

Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott), Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida), Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) and Daniel Martin (Quick-Step Floors) will be back in Il Lombardia. Read more...

Dimension Data extends with Igor Anton and signs Scott Davies

Dimension Data has announced the extension of Igor Anton's contract and the signing of Briton Scott Davies. Read more...

Benoit Cosnefroy is the Under 23 world champion

Frenchman Benoit Cosnefroy has won the Under 23 Road Race World Championships. The rider was part of a late escape and crossed the finish line ahead of his companion Lennard Kämna. Read more...

Parasite puts an end to Fabio Felline's season

Fabio Felline has had to put an immediate end to his season due to the illness that also took him out of the Tour de France. Read more...

Trek-Segafredo signs Danish promise Niklas Eg

Danish promise Niklas Eg has signed with Trek-Segafredo. The rider makes a jump to the World Tour with a two-year contract. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Vincenzo Nibali: This is a good start

Bahrain-Merida leader Vincenzo Nibali won the third stage of the Vuelta a España on Monday and believes that this victory can be a good foundation to build on. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali conquers first mountain test, Chris Froome leads GC

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has won the third stage of the Vuelta a España. The rider was the fastest in the final sprint against the other race favourites. Read more...

Bahrain-Merida ready to conquer Vuelta a España with Vincenzo Nibali

Vincenzo Nibali will be the leader of Bahrain-Merida in the upcoming Vuelta a España. The Italian will try to repeat his success of the 2010 edition of the Spanish Grand Tour. Read more...

FDJ celebrates: David Gaudu wins stage, Thibaut Pinot leads in Tour de l'Ain

FDJ rider David Gaudu has won the third stage of the Tour de l'Ain ahead of his teammate Thibaut Pinot, who jumps to the top of the overall standings. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali leads Bahrain-Merida at Tour de Pologne

Vincenzo Nibali will take part in the Tour de Pologne as a final preparation for the upcoming Vuelta a España. Read more...




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