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  • Froome chases three in a row at Tour de Romandie

    Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana will be looking to prevent Britain's Chris Froome from making it three wins in a row at the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland, which begins on Tuesday. Team Sky star Froome, winner in each of the last two years after his team-mate Bradley Wiggins's victory in 2012,…

  • Cycling-Road-Team World Ranking standings

    April 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the World Ranking Teams 1. Etixx - Quick-Step(Belgium) 779 2. Team Sky(Britain) 673 3. Movistar(Spain) 663 4. Katusha(Russia) 659 5. BMC Racing(United States) 410 6. Tinkoff - Saxo(Russia) 328 7. Orica(Australia) 326 8. Lampre(Italy) 317 9.…

  • Cycling-Valverde completes stunning Ardennes campaign in Liege

    (Adds details, quotes, changes dateline) By Julien Pretot ANS, Belgium, April 26 (Reuters) - Spain's Alejandro Valverde wrapped up a remarkable Ardennes classics season when he won Liege-Bastogne-Liege on Sunday, four days after triumphing on the Fleche Wallonne. The Movistar rider, who finished…

  • Cycling-Road-Liege - Bastogne - Liege results

    April 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from Liege - Bastogne - Liege (Liege - Ans, 253 km) on Sunday 1. Alejandro Valverde (Spain / Movistar) 6:14:20" 2. Julian Alaphilippe (France / Etixx - Quick-Step) ST 3. Joaquim Rodriguez (Spain / Katusha) 4. Rui Costa (Portugal / Lampre) 5. Roman Kreuziger…

  • Evergreen Valverde taking on new generation

    Alejandro Valverde won the prestigious Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic on Sunday, nine years after he first triumphed at 'La Doyenne'.

  • Valverde makes it an Ardennes double in Liege

    Just four days ago the Spaniard, who turned 35 on Saturday, had made it a treble of wins at Fleche-Wallonne and he did it again in the third Ardennes Classic race within a week. Last Sunday, Valverde had been pipped only by world champion Michal Kwiatkowski in the sprint finish at Amstel Gold but,…

  • Valverde times sprint perfectly to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege

    Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic for the third time in his career on Sunday, clinching the Ardennes double after his midweek victory in the Walloon Arrow. The 35-year-old Spaniard waited until 500 meters (yards) from the line to chase down…

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