Britain's Mark Cavendish sprinted to victory in the 13th and longest stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali kept the overall lead, boosting his chances of winning his home country's biggest cycling race for the first time.
Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins and defending champion Ryder Hesjedal both withdrew from the Giro d'Italia before the start of Friday's 13th stage.
Stephen Cummings won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, and Joaquin Rodriguez maintained his overall lead.
World champion Mark Cavendish won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish Friday, while Joaquin Rodriguez retained the overall lead.
Swiss rider Michael Albasini won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Bradley Wiggins held on to the overall leader's red jersey for a third consecutive day.
Jose Rujano of Venezuela won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday by edging overall leader Alberto Contador at the finish.
Mark Cavendish won a massive sprint finish to capture his second successive Spanish Vuelta stage Friday, and Igor Anton of Spain kept the overall lead.
Lance Armstrong stayed in third place at the Tour de France on Friday after a wet and chilly 13th stage won by Germany's Heinrich Haussler on a solo breakaway.
Lance Armstrong's teammate Levi Leipheimer withdrew from the Tour de France before Friday's 13th stage after breaking his wrist in a crash, his Astana team said.
Britain's Mark Cavendish of the High Road team won the 13th stage of the Giro d'Italia.
German cyclist Andreas Klier took the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday with a sprint finish, while Russian Denis Menchov retained his overall lead.
Marzio Bruseghin won the 13th stage individual time trial of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, and Danilo Di Luca finished third to retain the overall.
Samuel Sanchez won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta with a late breakaway Friday, and Alejandro Valverde retained the overall lead.
Samuel Sanchez won the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday after Mauricio Ardilla misjudged the finish, and Denis Menchov retained the overall lead.
Robbie McEwen of Australia won the 173.5km 13th stage of the Tour de France between Miramas and Montpellier on Friday.