Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the pink jersey with a second-place finish atop the Jafferau climb in stage 14 behind fellow Italian Mauro Santambrogio.
Theo Bos sprinted to victory in stage three but Alexander Kristoff finished second to stay in the lead of the Tour of Norway.
Britain's Mark Cavendish secured his 100th professional win in a sodden stage 12 as Bradley Wiggins lost more than three minutes to his rivals.
Alexander Kristoff won his second stage in a row at the Tour of Norway, beating Edvald Boasson Hagen again in stage two.
Maria Sharapova eased into the third round of the Italian Open with a 6-2 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza Blanco.
Alexander Kristoff won the opening stage of the Tour of Norway in a sprint from Norwegian compatriot Edvald Boasson Hagen.
It was a mixed day for Team Sky as Bradley Wiggins lost more time to his rivals, while Rigoberto Uran soloed to victory.
Britain’s Laura Robson secured her place in the second round of WTA Rome with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Venus Williams.
Defending champion Ryder Hesjedal dropped out of the top 10 after losing more than a minute to his rivals on stage nine of the Giro, won by Maxim Belkov.
Bradley Wiggins crashed in the hilly Abruzzo region as Adam Hansen soloed to victory in stage seven of the Giro d'Italia.
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