Vincenzo Nibali is the overall leader as the 2013 Giro d'Italia resumes racing with a 238km hilly stage from Valloire to Ivrea.
Giovanni Visconti defied the snow to take a remarkable solo victory at the Marco Pantani monument on the Col du Galibier in stage 15.
The Giro d'Italia's 15th stage will stop some four kilometres short of the summit of the Col du Galibier.
Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the pink jersey with a second-place finish atop the Jafferau climb in stage 14.
Britain's Mark Cavendish won the longest stage of the Giro d'Italia after another thrilling bunch sprint in Cherasco.
Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia due to a chest infection.
Defending Giro d'Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal has been forced to withdraw from the race.
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.
A chest infection is the latest setback to hit Britain's pre-race favourite Bradley Wiggins on the Giro d'Italia.
We profile stage 12 from Longarone to Treviso as the Giro d'Italia resumes after a rest day.
Stephen Roche gives his views on the Giro d’Italia so far, and recalls his own victory in '87.
Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas restored some pride to the Garmin-Sharp squad with a strong stage 11 solo win.
Frenchman Sylvain Georges of Ag2R-La Mondiale has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia after testing positive for the stimulant Heptaminol.
Venezuelan Miguel Ubeto Aponte has been suspended after a positive test for a drug which poses serious health risks.
It was a mixed day for Team Sky as Bradley Wiggins lost more time to his rivals, while Rigoberto Uran soloed to victory.
Pre-race favourite Bradley Wiggins reviews a nightmarish first week of the Giro d'Italia and says he "descended like a girl".