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Date: 2018-06-02
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Julian Alaphilippe after Fleche Wallonne victory: Everything was perfect today

Quick-Step Floors' Julian Alaphilippe took his fourth victory of the season at the Fleche Wallone and with it, he also conquered his first classic race. Read more...

Strong Julian Alaphilippe conquers the Fleche Wallonne

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) has won the Fleche Wallonne. The Frenchman was the strongest on the last climb, beating Alejandro Valverde and Jelle Vanendert. Read more...

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio happy with second place at Fleche Wallonne Feminine

South African Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (Cervelo Bigla) reached her best result to date in the Fleche Wallonne on Wednesday, by finishing second behind Anna van der Breggen. Read more...

Quentin Pacher to lead Vital Concept in Fleche Wallonne

Vital Concept is ready to start in its seventh WorldTour race of the season, the Fleche Wallonne. Read more...

Philippe Gilbert and Julian Alaphilippe lead Quick-Step Floors at Fleche Wallonne

A squad led by Philippe Gilbert and Julian Alaphilippe will tackle the upcoming Fleche Wallonne with the intentions of being in the front until the last moment. Read more...

Laporte conquers ribin roads in Tro Bro Léon

Christophe Laporte (Cofidis) won the Tro Bro Léon by a solo attack in the final 5 kilometres. Read more...

Delko Marseille-Provence KTM suspends Remy Di Gregorio

Team Delko Marseille-Provence KTM has reacted to the announcement of the UCI about the adverse analytical finding of the team's rider Remy Di Gregorio. Read more...

UCI: Adverse Analytical Finding for Remy di Gregorio

Cycling's global governing body UCI has announced that French rider Remy di Gregorio of Delko-Marseille Provence-KTM was notified of an Adverse Analytical Finding of darbepoetin. Read more...

Calmejane holds off peloton for the victory in Paris-Camembert

Lilian Calmejane has won Paris-Camembert with a solo-attack in the final 30 kilometres. Read more...

Enric Mas wins last stage of Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Primoz Roglic confirms overall victory

Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) has won the last stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. The Spaniard adds another victory to the team's 2018 palmares. Read more...

Omar Fraile wins 5th stage at Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Primoz Roglic keeps GC lead

Astana's Omar Fraile has won the fifth stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali out of Vuelta al Pais Vasco due to skin lesion

Bahrain-Merida's Vincenzo Nibali has withdrawn from the Vuelta al Pais Vasco for precautionary reasons due to a skin lesion. Read more...

Primoz Roglic meets Vuelta al Pais Vasco expectations and leads GC

Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) was the fastest at the Individual Time Trial of the fourth stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Goals at risk for Rudy Molard in Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Groupama-FDJ's Rudy Molard suffered a crash at the third stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco that could hinder his goals for the General Classification. Read more...

Jay McCarthy wins sprint in Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Bora-hansgrohe's Jay McCarthy took the victory in the third stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Fabio Jakobsen celebrates in the Scheldeprijs

Quick-Step Floors' Fabio Jakobsen has won the Scheldeprijs. The Dutchman was the fastest rider in the final sprint and took his second victory with the team. Read more...

Large group disqualified in Scheldeprijs for ignoring level crossing

A group of about thirty riders, including favourites Dylan Groenewegen and Arnaud Démare, has been disqualified from the race after ignoring a closed railroad crossing. Read more...

Second victory for Julian Alaphilippe in Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) has won the second stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. The rider was once again faster in the last meters than LottoNL-Jumbo's Primoz Roglic. Read more...

Sweet revenge for Julian Alaphilippe in Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Quick-Step Floors' Julian Alaphilippe has managed to win the opening stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco, a stage that slipped through his hands one year ago. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe takes stage victory and leads at Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) took the victory at the first stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Team Dimension Data targets stage victories at Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Team Dimension Data is set to focus on stage wins at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco, although a good GC position is not ruled out. Read more...

Lotto Soudal starts in Vuelta al Pais Vasco with the goal of a Belgian victory

Lotto Soudal faces the Vuelta al Pais Vasco without GC aspirations but with the intention of getting the first Belgian stage victory in almost thirty years. Read more...

Richie Porte returns to racing at Vuelta al Pais Vasco with low expectations

BMC Racing Team's Richie Porte will return to competition in the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Read more...

Izagirre brothers to lead Bahrain-Merida's aspirations at Vuelta al Pais Vasco

Gorka and Ion Izagirre will lead Bahrain-Merida at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. The Spaniards will have the company of Vincenzo Nibali. Read more...

Following training horror crash, Petr Vakoc goes back home

Petr Vakoc has returned to his home in the Czech Republic after being hospitalised in South Africa for an accident he had during training at the end of January. Read more...

Ill Nacer Bouhanni taken out of Volta a Catalunya by Cofidis

Nacer Bouhanni will not take part in the remainder of the Volta a Catalunya. The Frenchman is suffering from bronchitis and was taken out of the race by his team Cofidis. Read more...

Alaphilippe, Gilbert and Viviani to lead Quick-Step Floors' aspirations in Milano-Sanremo

Quick-Step Floors will have several cards to play in Milano-Sanremo. Julian Alaphilippe, Philippe Gilbert and Elia Viviani all have ambitions for a good placement in the race. Read more...

Rudy Molard wins 6th stage of Paris-Nice, Luis Leon Sanchez keeps Yellow Jersey

Rudy Molard has won the sixth stage of Paris-Nice. The rider of Groupama-FDJ finished just ahead of a large chase group. Read more...

Jerome Cousin beats Nils Politt in sprint of two at Paris-Nice

Direct Energie's Jerome Cousin has won the fifth stage of Paris-Nice. The Frenchman beat Nils Politt of Katusha-Alpecin in a sprint of two. Read more...

Jonathan Hivert victorious at the third stage of Paris-Nice

Direct-Energie's Jonathan Hivert has won the third stage of Paris-Nice. The Frenchman was part of an escape of three men and showed to have the better legs at the end of the day. Read more...

Photo finish confirms Arnaud Demare's victory on first day of Paris-Nice

Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) has taken the victory at the first stage of Paris-Nice. The Frenchman crossed the finish line millimetres ahead of Bahrain-Merida's Gorka Izagirre. Read more...

Tiesj Benoot after Strade Bianche victory: I knew this victory would come one day

Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal) started Strade Bianche with the intention of topping the eighth places he got in the last two editions of the race and he did so in a spectacular way. Read more...

Strong performance gives Tiesj Benoot the victory at Strade Bianche

Lotto Soudal's Tiesj Benoot has won Strade Bianche. A late attack gave the Belgian his first victory in a one-day race. Read more...

After good result in 2017, Julian Alaphilippe returns to Paris-Nice

Julian Alaphilippe will be the rider of Quick-Step Floors to fight for a good spot in the General Classification at Paris-Nice. Read more...

Lilian Calmejane victorious in La Drome Classic

Lilian Calmejane of Direct Energie has won La Drome Classic, a UCI 1.1 race in the south-east of France. Read more...

Laurens De Plus: Mental damage is perhaps even greater than the physical

Laurens De Plus (Quick-Step Floors) has suffered two serious incidents in the last months and knows that he has to recover mentally as well as physically. Read more...

Quick-Step Floors aims for Abu Dhabi victories with Elia Viviani and Julian Alaphilippe

Quick-Step Floors is going to the Abu Dhabi Tour with a squad that will aim to improve from last year, when it took one stage victory and the best young rider jersey. Read more...

Strade Bianche grants wild card to Wout Van Aert's team and provides a duel of world champions

RCS Sport has decided to give an extra wild card to Veranda's Willems-Crelan, the team of the three-times CycloCross World Champion Wout Van Aert, for Strade Bianche. Read more...

Tour de Suisse gives wildcards to Irish, French and Italian teams

The Tour de Suisse has assigned its three wild cards for the 2018 edition of the race. One Irish team, one French and one Italian are joining the WorldTour teams at the event. Read more...

In photo finish final, Thomas Boudat takes stage victory at Ruta del Sol

Thomas Boudat (Direct Energie) has won the first stage of the Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol in a photo finish bunch sprint. Read more...

Bryan Coquard gets first victory with Vital Concept at Tour of Oman

Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept) has won the first stage of the Tour of Oman. The Frenchman debuted for his new team with a victory over Mark Cavendish and Giacomo Nizzolo. Read more...

Remy di Gregorio victorious in Tour la Provence

Remy di Gregorio of Delko Marseille Provence KTM has won the second stage of the Tour la Provence. Alexandre Geniez remains in the overall lead. Read more...

Christophe Laporte sprints to win in Tour la Provence

Christophe Laporte of Cofidis has won the first regular stage of the Tour la Provence. Prologue winner Alexandre Geniez remains in the overall lead for another day. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe takes fourth victory for Quick-Step Floors at Colombia Oro y Paz

Julian Alaphilippe has won the fourth stage of Colombian Oro y Paz. The rider continued the winning strike for Quick-Step Floors by crossing the finish line ahead of Sergio Henao. Read more...

Luis Angel Mate continues with knee problems

Cofidis' Luis Angel Mate will miss the Vuelta a Murcia, the Clasica de Almeria and the Volta ao Algarve, due to pain in his knee. Read more...

Adrien Costa leaves Hagens Berman Axeon and cycling

Hagens Berman Axeon has announced that American promise Adrien Costa will not be returning to the team for the 2018 season. Read more...

Cofidis signs Daniel Teklehaimanot

Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot has signed a contract with Team Cofidis. The rider will start his season at the upcoming Dubai Tour. Read more...

Marc Sarreau wins again in Etoile de Besseges

Marc Sarreau of FDJ has claimed his second stage victory in the Etoile de Besseges. The Frenchman had already won the opening stage, and was again the fastest in stage 3. Read more...

Marc Sarreau takes first stage at Etoile de Besseges

Marc Sarreau of FDJ is the first leader of the Etoile de Besseges after winning the opening stage on Wednesday. Read more...

Thibaut Pinot to start in the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France

Thibaut Pinot will ride the double Giro d'Italia-Tour de France for the second year in a row. The rider of Groupama-FDJ will use the Giro to arrive at the Tour in good condition. Read more...

Crash postpones start of season for Laurens De Plus

Laurens De Plus will have to postpone the start of his season. The Quick-Step Floors rider has to recover from the injuries caused by a training crash. Read more...

Pawel Cieslik to miss first part of season after undergoing heart surgery

CCC Sprandi Polkowice's Pawel Cieslik will miss the first part of the 2018 season due to heart issues. Read more...

Truck hits Laurens De Plus and Petr Vakoc during training ride in South Africa

Quick Step Floors' Laurens De Plus and Petr Vakoc were hit by a truck while training in South Africa. Read more...

Groupama joins the Mouvement Pour un Cyclisme Credible

Groupama, title sponsor of one of the two French WorldTeams along with FDJ, has announced its commitment to the Mouvement Pour un Cyclisme Credible. Read more...

Euskadi-Murias determined to get into 2018 Vuelta a España

Euskadi-Murias has attended the presentation of the 2018 Vuelta a España route, keeping the hope that it will be invited for the grand tour. Read more...

Alex Edmondson wins Australian Road Race championship

Mitchelton-Scott's Alex Edmondson has won the Australian Road Race Championship. The rider beat Jay McCarthy (Bora-hansgrohe) and Chris Harper (Bennelong). Read more...

Laurens De Plus expects to join Quick-Step Floors at winter training camp

Quick-Step Floors' Laurens De Plus has already returned to training on the road and expects to join the team at its the December camp. Read more...

Carlos Betancur: I don't just want to be another one of the bunch

Colombian rider Carlos Betancur has big plans for the upcoming season, and refuses to be anonymous in the peloton in the remaining years of his career. Read more...

Laurens De Plus: It's a miracle that I even survived

In the aftermath of the chaotic Il Lombardia, more details keep surfacing about one of the most visible victims of the race: Laurens De Plus. Read more...

Movistar Team extends contracts of two Colombians

Movistar Team has announced contract extensions for Winner Anacona and Carlos Betancur. The Colombians will stay at the Spanish team until the end of the 2019 season. Read more...

Il Lombardia crash leaves Laurens De Plus off bike for one month

Even though Laurens De Plus (Quick-Step Floors) has suffered some injuries in his crash at Il Lombardia, he will be able to return to the bike in a month. Read more...

Three riders fall victim to the same curve at Il Lombardia

Quick-Step Floors Laurens De Plus suffered a heavy crash during Il Lombardia and he was not the only one to finish the season in the same curve. Read more...

Toms Skujins moves to Trek-Segafredo

Trek-Segafredo has confirmed the signing of Toms Skujinš. The Latvian joins the American squad for two seasons. Read more...

Julian Alaphillipe to lead France at World Championships road race

French National Coach Cyrille Guimard has made his final decision for the World Championships that will take place in Bergen, Norway. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Julian Alaphilippe: I've been chasing this win for a long time

Julian Alaphilippe experienced the sweet taste of victory at the end of the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 8 in Vuelta a España, Chris Froome keeps Red

Julian Alaphilippe of Quick-Step Floors has won the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Frenchman beat Jan Polanc of UAE and Bora-hansgrohe's Rafal Majka for the win. Read more...

Carlos Betancur abandons Vuelta a España

Colombian rider Carlos Betancur has abandoned the Vuelta a España following a crash in the sixth stage of the Spanish grand tour. Read more...

Florian Sénéchal signs for Quick-Step Floors

Quick-Step Floors has signed Frenchman Florian Sénéchal. The rider will make the move to the WorldTour coming from Cofidis. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe extends with Quick-Step Floors

Talented French rider Julian Alaphilippe has extended his contract with Quick-Step Floors for another two years at the Belgian team. Read more...

Clement Venturini signs for AG2R La Mondiale

Clement Venturini will join AG2R La Mondiale from the 2018 season. The French rider has signed a two-year contract with the French team. Read more...

Ty Magner wins opening stage at Tour of Utah

Tyler Magner of Holowesko / Citadel P/B Hincapie Sportswear is the first leader of the Tour of Utah after winning Monday's opening stage. Read more...

Movistar Team extends contracts with Nelson Oliveira, Jorge Arcas and Antonio Pedrero

Movistar Team has extended the contracts of Nelson Oliveira, Jorge Arcas and Antonio Pedrero to keep them at the Spanish formation in 2018. Read more...

Tiago Machado and Jose Gonçalves renew contracts with Katusha-Alpecin

Tiago Machado and Jose Gonçalves have extended their contracts with Katusha-Alpecin. The riders will stay at the team one and two more years, respectively. Read more...

Wout Van Aert wins GP Pino Cerami

Belgian Wout Van Aert has won the GP Pino Cerami after beating three fellow escapees in a sprint of four in the town of Frameries. Read more...

Clement Venturini and Stefan Denifl celebrate in Austria

Frenchman Clement Venturini of Cofidis has won the final stage of the Tour of Austria. Home rider Stefan Denifl secured the overall victory. Read more...

Marcus Burghardt is the new German National Champion

Marcus Burghardt has won the road race at the German National Championships. The rider of Bora-hansgrohe succeeds Andre Greipel as the country's champion. Read more...

Toms Skujins second in Latvia Time Trial at comeback

Cannondale-Drapac's Toms Skujins returned to racing at the Latvian National Championships, where he got the second place in the Individual Time Trial. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe forced to skip Ardennes Classics

Julian Alaphilippe will not ride the Ardennes Classics. The rider of Quick-Step Floors is still suffering from a knee injury. Read more...

Primoz Roglic outsmarts peloton to win stage 4 in Pais Vasco

Primoz Roglic of LottoNL-Jumbo has won the fourth stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. The Slovenian attacked in the last few kilometers and finished just ahead of the pack. Read more...

Andre Greipel victorious in Paris-Nice, Julian Alaphilippe keeps leader's jersey

Lotto Soudal's Andre Greipel has taken the victory in the final sprint of the fifth stage of Paris-Nice. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe wins ITT and takes GC lead at Paris-Nice

Julian Alaphilippe has taken the victory of the fourth stage at the 2017 Paris-Nice. The Quick-Step Floors rider was the fastest in the day's Individual Time Trial. Read more...

Sunderland victorious in Langkawi opener

The opening stage of the 2.HC Tour de Langkawi has been won by Scott Sunderland. The IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness rider beat Dimension Data's Ryan Gibbons in the sprint. Read more...

Julien Simon wins last stage, Arthur Vichot wins overall at Tour du Haut Var

Arthur Vichot of FDJ is the overall winner of the Tour du Haut Var after finishing third in the second and final stage on Sunday. Julien Simon took the stage victory. Read more...

Andre Greipel wins by centimeters in Algarve

Andre Greipel has won the fourth stage of the Volta ao Algarve. The rider was the strongest in the final sprint and beat John Degenkolb and Dylan Groenewegen by centimeters. Read more...

Samuel Dumoulin wins opening stage in Tour du Haut Var

Samuel Dumoulin of AG2R La Mondiale has won the first stage of the Tour Cycliste International du Haut Var-matin. The Frenchman defeated Arthur Vichot of FDJ in the final sprint. Read more...

Bryan Coquard powers to victory in Ruta del Sol

Bryan Coquard of Direct Energie has won the fourth stage of the Ruta del Sol. The Frenchman crossed the line ahead of FDJ's Daniel Hoelgaard. Read more...

Ben Hermans consolidates lead at Tour of Oman

Belgian Ben Hermans has won the fifth stage of the Tour of Oman and strengthens his overall lead. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde wins 2017 Vuelta a Murcia

Alejandro Valverde of Movistar Team has won the 37th edition of the Vuelta a Murcia. The Spaniard finished solo, several minutes ahead of the peloton. Read more...

Dion Smith replaces Lieuwe Westra at Wanty-Groupe Gobert

New Zealand talent Dion Smith has signed for Wanty-Groupe Gobert. The Belgian UCI Professional Continental unveiled their latest addition during their presentation on Friday. Read more...

Astana signs Norwegian talent Truls Korsaeth

Norwegian Truls Korsaeth has joined Astana Pro Team for the next two seasons. The 22-year-old talent comes from Team Joker-Byggtorget after four years at his home country's team. Read more...

Lotto-Soudal secures Tiesj Benoot until 2019

Belgian WorldTour team Lotto-Soudal has announced the contract extension of 22-year-old Tiesj Benoot until the end of 2019. Read more...

Five riders sign new deals at Katusha

UCI WorldTour team Katusha has signed new deals with Maxim Belkov, Pavel Kochetkov, Alberto Losada, Tiago Machado and Angel Vicioso. Read more...

Oliver Zaugg of IAM Cycling to retire after Giro di Lombardia

Swiss rider Oliver Zaugg of IAM Cycling is set to retire from professional cycling after riding the Giro di Lombardia on Saturday. Read more...

Peter Sagan wins Road Race at European Championships

Peter Sagan is the first Elite European Champion after winning the final sprint in the Men's Road Race in Plumelec, France. Read more...

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