• Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia Tour of Italy cycling race, from Pinerolo to Risoul, France, Friday, May 27, 2016. Nibali won his first stage of this year's race and moved up from fourth to second overall, only 44 seconds behind Chaves, with one more challenging leg to go before the 99th edition of the race ends in Turin on Sunday. (Alessandro di Meo/ANSA via AP)

    Nibali takes pink jersey to virtually clinch Giro victory

    SANT’ANNA DI VINADIO, Italy (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali attacked on the final major climb of the Giro d’Italia and grabbed the pink jersey from Esteban Chaves to virtually clinch his fourth Grand Tour victory Saturday, capping a dramatic two days in the 99th edition of the Italian classic.

  • Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia Tour of Italy cycling race, from Pinerolo to Risoul, France, Friday, May 27, 2016. Nibali won his first stage of this year's race and moved up from fourth to second overall, only 44 seconds behind Chaves, with one more challenging leg to go before the 99th edition of the race ends in Turin on Sunday. (Alessandro di Meo/ANSA via AP)

    Nibali takes pink jersey to virtually clinch Giro victory

    SANT’ANNA DI VINADIO, Italy (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali attacked on the final major climb of the Giro d’Italia and grabbed the pink jersey from Esteban Chaves to virtually clinch his fourth Grand Tour victory Saturday, capping a dramatic two days in the Italian classic.

  • From left, Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali of Astana Pro Team, Colombia's Vincenzo Nibali of Orica GreenEdge and Dutch rider Steven Kruijswijk of Team Lotto Jumbo pedal during the 19th stage of the Cycling Tour of Italy from Pinerolo to Risoul, Friday, May 27, 2016. (Claudio Peri/ANSA via AP)

    Chaves takes Giro lead as Kruijswijk crashes into snowbank

    RISOUL, France (AP) — Steven Kruijswijk crashed into a snowbank on a dangerous descent and Colombian rider Esteban Chaves surprisingly took the overall lead in the Giro d’Italia following a wild 19th stage Friday.