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

Diana Peñuela inks deal with Ale-Cipollini

Ale-Cipollini has confirmed the signing of Diana Peñuela. The Colombian rider makes the move after spending the last three seasons at UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling. Read more...

Sepp Kuss' season gets rewarded with World Championships selection, Coryn Rivera and Megan Guarnier lead women's team

Sepp Kuss has made it to the selection for the men's road race of the World Championships while Megan Guarnier and Coryn Rivera are set to lead the women's team. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali struggles with back pain: I wonder if I will ever be the same again

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida) doesn't feel in shape since the fracture he suffered at the Tour de France. Read more...

Coryn Rivera headlines Team Sunweb at the GP de Plouay-Bretagne

Coryn Rivera is set to lead Team Sunweb at the Grand Prix de Plouay-Bretagne. The American will have the support of a strong team that will aid her on the climbs of the day. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali to lead Bahrain Merida at Vuelta a España, wearing number one

Bahrain Merida will be led by Vincenzo Nibali at the Vuelta a España. The Italian rider is set to return racing after his incident at the Tour de France. Read more...

Katie Hall and Eva Buurman ink deal with Boels-Dolmans

Katie Hall and Eva Buurman are set to join Boels-Dolmans in the 2019 season. The riders will make a move from UnitedHealthcare and Trek-Drops, respectively. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali about fans in races: The alcohol consumption is too high and people do everything to appear on TV

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) continues his recovery after the crash he suffered at the Tour de France that caused him a vertebra fracture. Read more...

Short news roundup: Ivan Sosa, Vincenzo Nibali, Hagens Berman Axeon, Boels-Dolmans, Mark Padun

The news roundup of the day includes Ivan Sosa's victory, Vincenzo Nibali's plans for the Vuelta, Hagens Berman Axeon's crowdfunding update, Boels-Dolmans's win. Read more...

Short news roundup: Mark Cavendish to race in Norway, Fumiyuki Beppu, Pierre Rolland

The roundup of short news of the day includes Mark Cavendish's next race, a contract extension in Trek-Segafredo and a new member in the Vital-Concept roster. Read more...

Michael Valgren signs a two-year deal with Dimension Data

Dimension Data has signed Michael Valgren. The Danish rider has inked a two-year deal with the South African team. Read more...

Short news roundup: Vincenzo Nibali, Tom Devriendt, Matvey Mamykin, Chris Horner, Laurens ten Dam

Today's short news roundup includes Vincenzo Nibali's surgery, Tom Devriendt's contract extension, Matvey Mamykin's contract rescission, Chris Horner's upcoming race. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali to undergo surgery to treat fracture

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) is set to undergo surgery next week in Italy to treat the vertebral fracture he suffered at the 2018 Tour de France. Read more...

Alpe d'Huez chaos forces Vincenzo Nibali out of Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) has been forced out of the Tour de France by a fracture in a vertebra, Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport has confirmed. Read more...

Tour de France stage 11 reactions roundup: Van Avermaet, Nieve, Mollema, Martin, Nibali

The 11th stage of the Tour de France featured the second Alpine stage in which Geraint Thomas took the victory and seized the Yellow Jersey. Read more...

Tour de France stage 10 reactions roundup: Izagirre, Nibali, Latour, Froome, Quintana, Uran

The tenth stage of the Tour de France took the riders to the Alps for the first time on a day in which Julian Alaphilippe took his first victory. Read more...

Tour de France roundup: Dumoulin, Sagan, Majka, Porte, Bardet, Nibali, Froome, Thomas

The third stage of the Tour de France was a Team Time Trial in which BMC Racing Team took the victory and put the Yellow Jersey on Greg Van Avermaet's shoulders. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali to test Tour de France legs at Italian championships

Vincenzo Nibali is set to be part of the selection that Bahrain-Merida has made for the Italian championships. Read more...

Newly crowned US champion Coryn Rivera: I'm absolutely ecstatic

Team Sunweb's Coryn Rivera has taken the victory at the road race of the US Championships. The rider was the fastest at the reduced sprint in Knoxville. Read more...

Coryn Rivera and Lotta Lepistö celebrate at OVO Energy Women's Tour

Lotta Lepistö (Cervelo-Bigla) has won the last stage of the OVO Energy Women's Tour while Coryn Rivera (Sunweb) took the final victory of the race. Read more...

Coryn Rivera wins second stage of OVO Energy Women's Tour

Coryn Rivera (Sunweb) has won the second stage of the OVO Energy Women's Tour. Read more...

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...




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