Vincenzo Nibali


Vincenzo Nibali announces retirement at end of 2022

Vincenzo Nibali has confirmed that he will retire from professional cycling at the end of the 2022 season. The Sicilian made the announcement after stage 5 of the Giro d’Italia, which finished in his native Messina. Speaking on RAI’s Processo alla Tappa programme, Nibali explained that he had reached...

Vincenzo Nibali admits form an unknown ahead of Giro di Sicilia

Vincenzo Nibali’s lone victories during his time at Trek-Segafredo came at last October’s Giro di Sicilia, and he returns to home roads this week seeking to kick-start his second spell at Astana-Qazaqstan. The 37-year-old will ride the Giro d’Italia next month alongside Miguel Angel López, and he admitted...

Vincenzo Nibali misses upcoming Ruta del Sol after testing positive for Covid-19

Vincenzo Nibali will miss the upcoming Ruta del Sol as he becomes the latest rider in the peloton to catch the omicron variant of Covid-19. Astana-Qazaqstan announced on Twitter that Nibali had contracted an "asymptomatic" case, and therefore won't be racing the five-stage race starting on Wednesday in the Andalucía region of Spain.

Vincenzo Nibali out of Vuelta a Andalucia after COVID-19 positive

Vincenzo Nibali will not ride this week’s Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista del Sol after testing positive for COVID-19. Nibali was due to line-up alongside new Astana Qazaqstan teammates Miguel Angel López, Alexey Lutsenko and fellow Italian Valerio Conte but now faces time in isolation before he can return to training.

Astana release new rap video starring Vincenzo Nibali and Alexander Vinokourov

"We are rolling pedals; for the gold medals" is just one of the standout lines from the latest rap released by Astana-Qazaqstan. Yes, the WorldTour cycling team have published a rap video featuring stars including Vincenzo Nibali, Alexey Lutsenko and Joe Dombromowski. The squad get their 2022 season underway tomorrow...

Vincenzo Nibali to tackle Paris-Roubaix for first time in 2022

Vincenzo Nibali will ride Paris-Roubaix for the first time in 2022, as part of an attempt to tackle all five monuments this season. According to reports in Vélofuté and L'Equipe, the 37-year old is to race the 'Hell of the North' as part of a busy schedule that sees the Italian also return to the Tour of Flanders for the second time, as well as riding the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia.

Vincenzo Nibali and Migel Angel López to ride Giro-Tour double

Vincenzo Nibali and Migel Angel López are both in Astana-Qazaqstan's Giro d'Italia and Tour de France plans for 2022, the team announced on Thursday. The pair are returning to the Kazakhstani team, where they both achieved some of their greatest successes. Nibali last won the Giro in 2016, his last year with Astana before he moved first to Bahrain Merida and then Trek-Segafredo.

Vincenzo Nibali compared to Zlatan Ibrahimović by impressed Astana-Qazaqstan DS: 'He has some surprises in store'

Vincenzo Nibali can be cycling’s equivalent of footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović and continue to perform at the highest level of the sport in his veteran years. That is the bold claim by Astana-Qazaqstan DS Giuseppe Martinelli who has been taken aback by Nibali’s form and attitude since rejoining the Kazakh team ahead of the 2022 season.

Vincenzo Nibali: 'My final year? I haven't made a decision yet'

Vincenzo Nibali hasn't yet decided whether the 2022 season, in which he will return to Astana, will be the final year of his professional career. “Whether I am in my final year? I haven't made a decision yet," the 36-year-old told Spaziociclismo. “Right now I haven't set any goals for...

Vincenzo Nibali in line for Paris-Roubaix debut in 2022

Vincenzo Nibali has suggested that he could make his Paris-Roubaix debut and ride all five Monuments in 2022. The Italian, who has re-joined Astana from Trek-Segafredo, also hinted that he is likely to race the Giro d’Italia given the probability of stages in his native Sicily on next year’s route.