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  1. Pinot wins Tour of Romandie mountain stage; Zakarin leadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... at the line of Zakarin, riding for the Katusha team. Zakarin's late effort preserved a six-second lead on Francaise des Jeux rider Pinot in the overall standings ahead of Sunday's race-closing time trial. Romain Bardet of France was third, 20 ...

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  2. Q&A: Matthews focused on Giro d'Italia stage winsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Cycling News

    In 2015 Michael Matthews has either won or placed on the podium at each race he has started with current form and results bolstering the Orica-GreenEdge rider's confidence ahead of a second Giro d'Italia appearance this month. Matthews enjoyed an impressive debut at the 2014 Giro as he wore the maglia rosa for six days and enjoyed stage six victory the pink leaders jersey.

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  3. Giro d'Italia 2015: 10 Day Countdown starts hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Cycling News

    With just 10 days until the start of the 2015 Giro d'Italia Cyclingnews has launched its countdown to the first Grand Tour of the season. The race promises to be a mouthwatering showdown between Richie Porte , Fabio Aru , Rigoberto Uran and Alberto Contador , who is taking on the mammoth challenge of the Giro and Tour de France double.

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  4. Alaphilippe: I've found the races that suit meRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Cycling News

    After finishing a clearly disappointed runner-up in Lige-Bastogne-Lige on Sunday and then passing an almost sleepless night such was the extent of euphoria, France's new Classics sensation Julian Alaphilippe has described himself as "pleased" with his second place behind Alejandro Valverde in La Doyenne. Speaking to L'quipe after flying to Switzerland for Tuesday's start of the Tour de Romandie, Alaphilippe admitted he had gone over the finale time after time in his head.

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  5. Five conclusions from Liege-Bastogne-LiegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Cycling News

    In a spring in which three top stars of the established generation of Classics riders - Philippe Gilbert , Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara - have largely been sidelined by injuries, the fourth, Alejandro Valverde has continued to reign supreme. Now 35, and with eight Classics in his palmares, Valverde's third Flche Wallonne and third Lige-Bastogne-Lge wins may not yet mean he is rubbing shoulders with the very greatest Ardennes riders, but one or two more wins would make that a certainty.

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  6. Valverde Has All the Answers In LiegeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Podium Cafe

    Alejandro Valverde of Movistar sprinted his way into elite company when his final surge earned him a third victory in LiA ge-Bastogne-LiA ge. Valverde survived with a fractured peloton, navigated slippery conditions in the stormy final kilometers, and accelerated out ahead of nine of his closest rivals, despite the fact that all of them were watching him closely.

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  7. Injured Gilbert fades in Liege-Bastogne-Liege finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Cycling News

    Belgian favourite Philippe Gilbert managed to stay with the other Lige-Bastogne-Lige contenders all the way to the foot of the Cte de Saint-Nicolas, but in the race's finale, the effects of his crash at Wednesday's Flche Wallonne proved too much for the 2011 winner to handle. "I got as far as Saint-Nicolas, but at that point it all got too hard," Gilbert told reporters afterwards.

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  8. Valverde claims hat-trick of victories in Liege-Bastogne-LiegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Cycling News

    Alejandro Valverde shrugged off the pressure of his status as outstanding pre-race favourite to claim his third triumph in a decade at Lige-Bastogne-Lige on Sunday . And just like last Wednesday's win at Flche Wallone, the Spanish veteran made no errors whatsoever en route to the sixth Ardennes Classics victory of his career.

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  9. Gallery: Liege-Bastogne-Liege team presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Cycling News

    After a grey and wet morning in Lige, the rain abated and blue sky began to emerge through the clouds as the riders began to arrive for the team presentation of Lige-Bastogne-Lige . In the auspicious surroundings of the Palais Provincial, the 25 teams were presented to a packed house.

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  10. Gallery: On the start line of Liege-Bastogne-LiegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Cycling News

    After a week's build-up with Amstel Gold and Flche Wallonne, the main event arrived as the riders lined up for the start of Lige-Bastogne-Lige . All were well wrapped up against the elements as the temperature had taken a significant nosedive since they reconnoitred the finale of the course on Friday.

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  11. Rodriguez avoids crashes to hit Liege-Bastogne-Liege in top shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Cycling News

    Twice a podium finisher in Lige-Bastogne-Lige , Joaquim Rodriguez was in an upbeat mood when he talked to reporters on Saturday about his possibilities of taking a third Monument to add to his two Tours of Lombardy. The reasons for his good mood are multiple: Rodriguez has not had the difficult build-up to La Doyenne of 2013 and 2014, when crashes at Amstel Gold Race meant he was not firing on all cylinders.

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  12. Sanchez confident in Gilbert for Liege-Bastogne-LiegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Cycling News

    Samual Sanchez was on the front of the peloton for a majoity of the first half of the race Samuel Sanchez will be a key player for the BMC team this Sunday as he looks to deliver Philippe Gilbert to his second victory at Lige-Bastogne-Lige. Gilbert's participation is still under question following a knee injury he sustained at Flche Wallonne.

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  13. Shimano wraps up investigation of Flanders incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Cycling News

    ... after an accident." In the second incident, "a neutral service car was involved in a collision with a Francaise des Jeux car. A sudden stop by the FDJ vehicle to assist Sebastien Chavanel caused a low-speed collision with the vehicle following ...

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  14. Preview: Liege could close spring classics season in dramatic fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Velonews

    Alejandro Valverde, Michal Kwiatkowski, and Philippe Gilbert are three of several riders who could win Sunday. Photo: Tim De Waele The 2015 spring classics season wraps up Sunday with what should be a dramatic exclamation point on a campaign full of aging warhorses and emerging stars.

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  15. Q & A: Orica-GreenEdge fast man Caleb EwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Cycling News

    As a first year professional, Caleb Ewan has plenty of eyes marking his progress that amounts to five wins this season from 19 days of racing for 2,641.9km. The 20-year-old Orica-GreenEdge rider has already won on three different continents with victory in two stages of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour in Australia, two stages at the Tour de Langkawi and the Spanish one-day race Vuelta a la Rioja .

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  16. EuroTrash Wallonne ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | PezCycling News

    Alejandro Valverde did it again on the Mur de Huy and we have the video, race report, result and rider quotes. Add in the women's Wallonne the Giro del Trentino, Liege & Yorkshire previews and Spartacus returns and it's a full EuroTrash Thursday.

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  17. Gilbert defiant despite abandon at Fleche WallonneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Cycling News

    Philippe Gilbert 's tumultuous Ardennes Classic season continued on Wednesday when he was forced to abandon Flche Wallonne due to injury following a crash with less than 50 kilometres to go. In one of the race's numerous pileups, the BMC rider found himself in trouble through no fault of his own after another rider made an abrupt manoeuvre in front of him.

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  18. Gallery: On the start line at Fleche WallonneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Cycling News

    The start of Wednesday's Flche Wallonne was a star-studded affair with grand tour contenders mixing with the classics specialists. Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana were in big demand in Waremme, patiently signing autographs, posing for photos and talking to the media.

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  19. Valverde claims third Fleche Wallonne titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Star Online

    Spain's Alejandro Valverde won the Fleche Wallonne classic race for the third time, timing his effort to perfection in the final climb at the end of a 205.5km effort on Wednesday. The Movistar rider joins Belgians Eddy Merckx and Marcel Kint as well as Italians Davide Rebellin and Moreno Argentin as triple Fleche champions.

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  20. Gallery: 2015 Fleche WallonneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Velonews

    Fleche Wallonne starts in Waremme, is 205 kilometers long, and climbs the Mur dey Huy three times. Photo: Tim De Waele Michael Albasini had good legs at Fleche Wallonne.

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