Basso nears second Giro win, one the UCI says is clean

Ivan Basso on podium, Giro d'Italia 2010, stage 20

Italian Ivan Basso moved one step away from winning his second Giro d'Italia today in Tonale. The Liquigas-Doimo team covered all the stages from Amsterdam, the stages in the rainy second week and the mountain stages this week.

All that stands between Basso and his second win is tomorrow's time trial in Verona. He leads Spaniard David Arroyo (Caisse d'Epargne) with a comfortable one minute and 15 second margin, one that should hold him over the 15-kilometre stage.

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