Javier Moreno disqualified from Giro d'Italia after pushing Sky's Diego Rosa (video)

Bahrain-Merida rider Javier Moreno is ejected from 2017 Giro d'Italia after an in-race altercation with Sky's Diego Rosa on stage four

Vincenzo Nibali's domestique, Javier Moreno, was ejected from the race after he was judged to have punched Team Sky's Diego Rosa on stage four.

The Giro d'Italia's race jury sent Spaniard Javier Moreno (Bahrain-Merida) home on Tuesday evening after he was witnessed pushing and causing Geraint Thomas's mountain helper Diego Rosa to crash during stage four.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.