Alejandro Valverde

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege; Mark Cavendish wins Tour of Turkey opener; Richie Porte takes overall title at Giro del Trentino; Kirsten Wild claims fifth Omloop van Borsele victory; Elise Delzenne takes solo win at Dwars door de Westhoek; Steele von Hoff wins Rutland-Melton International CiCLE […]

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Valverde triumphs in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, takes select sprint to the line

Completing the first Flèche Wallonne/Liège-Bastogne-Liège double since Philippe Gilbert won all three Ardennes Classics in 2011, Alejandro Valverde sprinted to victory on Sunday at the end of this year’s Liège race. The Spanish Movistar rider was quickest in a ten man sprint to the line, repeating his 2006 and 2008 titles by getting the better […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alejandro Valverde defends his Fleche Wallonne title; Anna van der Breggen wins Fleche Wallonne with solo move; Richie Porte wins stage 2 of the Giro del Trentino, takes overall lead; Report – further delays likely in Astana case; Fabio Aru “a wreck” following stomach virus; […]

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Valverde takes control on Mur de Huy to win his third Flèche Wallonne

Riding authoritatively from the front on the final climb of the Mur de Huy and gradually ramping up the pace before breaking into a full-on push to the line, Alejandro Valverde successfully defended his Flèche Wallonne title and landed his third career victory in the event. The Spanish Movistar rider hit the line well clear […]

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Valverde, Gilbert and Froome ready for Flèche Wallonne but hold differing objectives

Second behind world champion Michal Kwiatkowski in Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race, Alejandro Valverde will be one of the big favourites in Wednesday’s Flèche Wallonne. The defending champion, who also won in 2006, is in strong form this season and his Movistar team manager Jose-Luis Arrieta is convinced he will be a major protagonist. Speaking on […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Valverde triumphs on stage two of Volta a Catalunya, Paterski maintains GC lead; Wippert wins again at Tour of Taiwan as Bevin holds on; Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Riis is sidelined, but questions remain as to reason; Citing CIRC report, UCI says allegations against Zorzoli are unsubstantiated […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to […]

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Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages

Speaking one day before the start of the 2015 Dubai Tour, five of the top riders in the lineup have outlined their goals for the early season event. Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali is seeking to clock up his first win since taking his yellow jersey on to the Champs Elysees last July, and […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gianni Meersman claims inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Rachel Neylan wins elite women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Jack Bobridge unsuccessful in hour record bid, covers 51.3km for new Australian record; Matteo Pelucchi wins two of the four Challenge Mallorca races, Valverde […]

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With Contador out, WorldTour leader Valverde won’t ride Tour of Beijing

Following confirmation Monday that Alberto Contador, his sole challenger for the 2014 WorldTour title, won’t ride the Tour of Beijing, Alejandro Valverde’s Movistar team has said that he too won’t make the trip to China for the final event of this year’s series. Contador was leading the standings after winning the Vuelta a España but […]

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