Stage 8 - Saturday, May 16: Morbegno - Bergamo, 209km
           
           First 10 finishers :
              1 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team Columbia - Highroad                              5.04.34 (41.567km/h)
              2 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - Highroad                                0.21
              3 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) LPR Brakes - Farnese Vini
              4 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - Highroad
              5 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas
              6 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone - Caffe Mokambo
              7 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
              8 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Serramenti PVC Diquigiovanni-Androni Giocattoli
              9 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
              10 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram
           
           
           Changes in stage 8 compared to stage 7 :
           
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +25   Arnold Jeannesson
                 +22   Ricardo Serrano
                 +22   Jonas Ljungblad
                 +21   Matthieu Sprick
                 +21   Marco Pinotti
                 +20   Vasili Kiryienka
                 +20   Gustavo Cesar Veloso
                 +18   Bjorn Schroder
                 +17   Filippo Pozzato
                 +16   Thomas Danielson
           
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -23   Dmytro Grabovskyy
                 -21   Philip Deignan
                 -17   Marco Marzano
                 -16   Giovanni Visconti
                 -15   Enrico Gasparotto
                 -13   Johann Tschopp
                 -11   Allan Davis
                 -11   Paolo Tiralongo
                 -10   Charles Wegelius
                 -10   Eros Capecchi
                 -10   Francesco Gavazzi
           
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:33   Kanstantsin Siutsou
               +0:04   Edvald Boasson Hagen
           
           Biggest losers by time :
              -19:01   Cameron Meyer
              -19:01   Ronny Scholz
              -18:51   Allan Davis
              -18:51   Anders Lund
              -18:51   Anthony Charteau
              -18:51   Bartosz Huzarski
              -18:51   Davide Vigano
              -18:51   Dmytro Grabovskyy
              -18:51   Eros Capecchi
              -18:51   Francesco Reda
              -18:51   Guillaume Le Floch
           
           Favourites by position :
                  +7   Jens Voigt
                  +7   Fabian Cancellara
                  +3   Stefano Garzelli
                  -1   Marzio Bruseghin
           
           Favourites by time :
               -0:08   Thomas Lovkvist
               -0:08   Stefano Garzelli
               -0:08   Michael Rogers
               -0:08   Marzio Bruseghin
               -0:08   Levi Leipheimer
               -0:08   Lance Armstrong
               -0:08   Ivan Basso
               -0:08   Gilberto Simoni
               -0:08   Franco Pellizotti
               -0:08   Denis Menchov
               -0:08   Damiano Cunego
               -0:08   Carlos Sastre
               -5:16   Jens Voigt
              -16:28   Fabian Cancellara
           
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Danilo Di Luca                             33.13.35
                   2  Thomas Lovkvist                                0.13
                   3  Michael Rogers                                 0.44
                   4  Levi Leipheimer                                0.51
                   5  Denis Menchov                                  0.58
                   6  Ivan Basso                                     1.14
                   7  Carlos Sastre                                  1.24
                   .....
                   9  Franco Pellizotti                              1.35
                   .....
                  11  Gilberto Simoni                                2.09
                   .....
                  20  Marzio Bruseghin                               3.24
                  21  Damiano Cunego                                 3.37
                   .....
                  25  Lance Armstrong                                4.39
                   .....
                  36  Stefano Garzelli                               6.49
                   .....
                  70  Jens Voigt                                    28.25
                   .....
                 156  Fabian Cancellara                           1.14.30
           
           Retirements to date :                                                       Stage
              Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale                                         8 <<<
              Francisco Perez Sanchez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne                               4
              Jesus Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto                                           7
              Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Slipstream                              3
              Ruslan Pidgornyy (Ukr) ISD                                                   8 <<<
              Pedro Horrillo (Spa) Rabobank                                                8 <<<
              Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram                                              2
              David Garcia Da Pena (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia                                   5
            Total retirements : 8