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André Greipel wins opening stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour (VIDEO)

Following on from his two stage wins at the Four Days of Dunkirk, André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) continued his winning streak at the Baloise Belgium Tour (2.HC). On the opening stage in Buggenhout, the German beat the Italian Ricardo Minali (Astana Pro Team) and the Belgian Tim Merlier (Vérandas Willems-Crelan). The first stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour in and around...

Sam Bennett goes close to hat-trick of wins at the Giro d’Italia

Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe) delivered a second place behind Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) in Iseo on today's seventeenth stage of the Giro d'Italia which marked his seventh podium finish at the race. It was another frantic start to the stage as a big group of 14 riders built today’s breakaway with a small gap to the Maglia Rosa group....

Elia Viviani wins his fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia

Elia Viviani (Quick became the first Italian in 12 years to land four stage victories at a single edition of the Giro d’Italia after winning the 155-kilometre 17th stage from Riva del Garda to Iseo today. His victory resulted in the 29-year-old further distancing the competition in the cyclamen jersey classification, with 58 points separating now Viviani from his...

Louis Meintjes withdraws from the Giro d’Italia due to illness

Louis Meintjes has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia due to illness, his Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has announced. The 26-year-old, riding the event for the first time, had been inside the top-50 on the General Classification after stage 16 but had been struggling with flu-like symptoms in recent days. He took the decision in conjunction with...

Domenico Pozzovivo maintains podium position following Giro d’Italia time-trial

Domenico Pozzovivo (Team Bahrain Merida) maintained his third place overall following the stage 16 individual time-trial at the Giro d'Italia after finishing in 33rd position. Afterwards he expressed his satisfaction with his performance. Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) won the stage between Trento and Rovereto and the Australian was fastest at each intermediate check point and finished with a time of...

Fabio Jakobsen wins opening stage of the Tour des Fjords

Dutch neo-pro Fabio Jakobsen sprinted to victory in Grimstad, Norway on stage one of the Tour des Fjords today which marked the third victory of the season for the Quick-Step Floors rider having already won Nokere Koerse and Scheldeprijs. The longest stage of this year’s Tour des Fjords kicked off from Lindesnes and took the peloton on a local circuit...

Simon Yates retains maglia rosa as Rohan Dennis wins Giro d’Italia time trial

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has retained the pink leader’s jersey after the second time trial of the Giro d’Italia from Trento to Rovereto. The Briton finished in 22nd position, one minute 37 seconds behind stage winner Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) and one minute 15 seconds behind closest general classification threat Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb). It was the first Giro d’Italia stage...

Katie Hall wins the Amgen Tour of California

Katie Hall (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling) claimed the biggest victory of her career at the Amgen Tour of California after finishing the final stage safely in the pack. Hall started the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California 29 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor and UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling alumnus Tayler Wiles (Trek-Drops). It was enough time to ensure...

Edvald Boasson Hagen looking for repeat victory at the Tour des Fjords

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka) returns to the Tour des Fjords as defending champion and following on from his podium finish in the general classification at the Tour of Norway on Sunday, the Norwegian will be looking to replicate his previous success at the race. The race has been shortened to three stages that will no doubt...

Matthew Teggart bounces back from injury to take top-10 at Paris-Arras

Matthew Teggart (Team Wiggins) overcame a serious injury sustained on the opening stage of A Travers Les Hauts De France - Trophee Paris-Arras Tour (2.2) to finish in the top ten on General Classification yesterday. In addition, he also won the most combative prize after making it into the break on the final day. The Irishman crashed on the...

Nicolas Roche withdraws from the Giro d’Italia

Nicolas Roche (BMC Racing) has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia on today's fifteenth stage from Tolmezzo to Sappada. The Irishman withdrew at the feedzone at Vodo di Cadore. Prior to today's stage, he had been in 65th place overall, over one hour and twenty minutes behind race leader Simon Yates (Michelton-Scott). His BMC Racing team announced the news in a...

Fernando Gaviria wins final stage of the Tour of California as Egan Bernal wins overall

Fernando Gaviria claimed his third stage victory on the final day of the Tour of California after a nail-biting sprint, which saw the 23-year-old beat Max Walscheid (Team Sunweb) and Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott) with a perfectly-timed bike throw over the line in downtown Sacramento. Sacramento welcomed the peloton for the tenth time since the race’s inception, with a circuit around...