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Theuns A Contender On Day 1 Of The Tour Of Turkey - The Sportsman

Tue Oct 10 2017 5:25am

The Sportsman

Theuns A Contender On Day 1 Of The Tour Of Turkey
The Sportsman
Sam Bennett is having a fine end of season and was quickest to take the Sparkassen Münsterland Giro when he beat Phil Bauhaus, Andre Greipel and Marcel Kittel. The Irishman gets better with every passing season and will be eyeing multiple stage wins ...

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Diego Ulissi Primed For A Strong Run At The Tour Of Turkey - The Sportsman

Tue Oct 10 2017 5:00am

The Sportsman

Diego Ulissi Primed For A Strong Run At The Tour Of Turkey
The Sportsman
11th in Quebec, he then took victory at the Grand Prix de Montreal and he has carried that form back to Italy where he was seventh at the Giro dell'Emilia and fourth in the Tre Valli Varesine before a creditable finish with the bunch at Il Lombardia ...

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Winchester, Melrose boys soccer tie - Wicked Local Winchester

Tue Oct 10 2017 12:41am

Winchester, Melrose boys soccer tie
Wicked Local Winchester
Will Hoffheinza scored a goal and assisted on one. Giro DiBiase and Suvak also added assists. Breckwoldt and James Kingston also scored. DiBiase and Suvak dished out assists. In a 6-3 victory against Woburn on Monday, Oct. 2, Poskitt scored four goals.

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Sports Brief - The Nation

Mon Oct 9 2017 11:10pm

Sports Brief
The Nation
MADRID - Top Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde revealed on Monday he would target the Giro d'Italia and la Vuelta a Espana next season, but said he would skip the Tour de France. The 37-year-old was on solid form until a broken knee suffered in bad ...

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Breakin the Fever wins third straight Leon Reed Memorial - Daily Racing Form

Mon Oct 9 2017 5:30pm

Daily Racing Form

Breakin the Fever wins third straight Leon Reed Memorial
Daily Racing Form
Breakin the Fever went after Foreset on the far turn, and entering the stretch Foreset, Breakin the Fever, and three-wide Saratoga Giro were lapped on each other. Breakin the Fever got the best of Foreset in upper stretch and jockey Navario Alvarez let ...

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Betancur, Anacona extend with Movistar - News shorts - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Oct 9 2017 2:55pm

Cyclingnews.com

Betancur, Anacona extend with Movistar - News shorts
Cyclingnews.com
Tipped as a future Grand Tour contender after his Paris-Nice victory in 2014, Betancur had a falling out with his then-AG2R La Mondiale team in 2015, ending his season after the Giro d'Italia. His first season with Movistar was sub-par, but his strong ...

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Scarponi driver distracted by phone, Valverde wants worlds: Daily News Digest - CyclingTips

Mon Oct 9 2017 2:10pm

CyclingTips

Scarponi driver distracted by phone, Valverde wants worlds: Daily News Digest
CyclingTips
According to Tuttobiciweb, the driver made a rumoured admission that he was distracted by a video playing on his mobile phone. The 2011 Giro d'Italia winner Scarponi was training near his home town on April 22 when he was struck by the van. He had been ...

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Recovering Valverde aiming to win 2018 world championships, wants to miss Tour - CyclingTips

Mon Oct 9 2017 2:10pm

CyclingTips

Recovering Valverde aiming to win 2018 world championships, wants to miss Tour
CyclingTips
I think next year what I have to do is dedicate more to doing the Giro, Vuelta and the worlds. Next year, the world championships is really tough, very tough.” Valverde accepts that others may have a say in what he does, but he makes clear his preference.

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Nibali seeks rainbow jersey to complete his trophy case - VeloNews

Mon Oct 9 2017 1:27pm

VeloNews

Nibali seeks rainbow jersey to complete his trophy case
VeloNews
Nibali won the Giro d'Italia in 2013 and 2016, the Tour de France in 2014, and the Vuelta a España in 2010. He is one of only six to have won all three grand tours. Italians, however, greatly appreciate the world title and even the honor of wearing the ...

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Valverde opts to sit out of Tour de France - Independent Online

Mon Oct 9 2017 12:03pm

Independent Online

Valverde opts to sit out of Tour de France
Independent Online
MADRID – Top Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde revealed on Monday he would target the Giro d'Italia and la Vuelta a Espana next season, but said he would skip the Tour de France. The evergreen 37-year-old was on solid form until a broken knee ...

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Alejandro Valverde to skip next year's Tour de France - Eurosport.com AU

Mon Oct 9 2017 9:46am

Eurosport.com AU

Alejandro Valverde to skip next year's Tour de France
Eurosport.com AU
"I will dedicate myself to the Giro, the Vuelta and the world championships which will be very hard." The 37-year-old Valverde, third overall in the 2015 Tour, is likely to be among the leading favourites for the world title on a mountainous circuit in ...

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Valverde to miss Tour de France - Sportstarlive

Mon Oct 9 2017 9:25am

Valverde to miss Tour de France
Sportstarlive
Top Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde revealed on Monday he would target the Giro d'Italia and la Vuelta a Espana next season, but said he would skip the Tour de France. The evergreen 37-year-old was on solid form until a broken knee suffered in bad ...

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Valverde outlines ambitious comeback after career-threatening crash - VeloNews

Mon Oct 9 2017 9:08am

VeloNews

Valverde outlines ambitious comeback after career-threatening crash
VeloNews
His stated goals for next season — the spring classics, the Giro d'Italia, Vuelta a España, and world championships — reveal just how confident he is feeling. “Next year I want to focus on the Giro, Vuelta, and worlds,” he told El País. “The worlds ...

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Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy - Gears Of Biz

Mon Oct 9 2017 9:02am

Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy
Gears Of Biz
COMO, Italy (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali took advantage of his descending skills to win the Giro of Lombardy for the second time in three years on Saturday. Like in his 2015 victory in the single-day classic, Nibali established his lead coming off the ...

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Signing Landa puts Valverde off Tour de France - Cyclingnews.com

Mon Oct 9 2017 8:41am

Cyclingnews.com

Signing Landa puts Valverde off Tour de France
Cyclingnews.com
Alejandro Valverde has revealed his ideal race programme for the 2018 season, indicating that he will skip the Tour de France in favour of riding the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a España ahead of the World Championships in Austria.

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Alejandro Valverde hopes to skip 2018 Tour de France as Movistar focus on Quintana and Landa - Cycling Weekly

Mon Oct 9 2017 8:17am

Cycling Weekly

Alejandro Valverde hopes to skip 2018 Tour de France as Movistar focus on Quintana and Landa
Cycling Weekly
Three months on from fracturing his knee cap in a crash on the opening stage of the 2017 Tour de France, Alejandro Valverde has said that he hopes not return to the race next year as Movistar focus on supporting Nairo Quintana and new signing Mikel ...

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Cycling: Nibali claims second Giro Di Lombardia win - DeathRattleSports.com

Mon Oct 9 2017 7:38am

Cycling: Nibali claims second Giro Di Lombardia win
DeathRattleSports.com
The Frenchman, fourth overall in the Giro d'Italia this year, accelerated three times and only Nibali could follow. The duo were together at the top but the Italian lived up to his reputation as the best descender in the world to open an unassailable gap.

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Cycling: Nibali claims second Giro Di Lombardia win - Gears Of Biz

Sun Oct 8 2017 8:22pm

Cycling: Nibali claims second Giro Di Lombardia win
Gears Of Biz
The Frenchman, fourth overall in the Giro d'Italia this year, accelerated three times and only Nibali could follow. The duo were together at the top but the Italian lived up to his reputation as the best descender in the world to open an unassailable gap.

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Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy - New Jersey Herald

Sun Oct 8 2017 1:19pm

Nibali uses his descending skills to win Giro of Lombardy
New Jersey Herald
COMO, Italy (AP) — Vincenzo Nibali took advantage of his descending skills to win the Giro of Lombardy for the second time in three years on Saturday. Like in his 2015 victory in the single-day classic, Nibali established his lead coming off the ...

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Jan Bakelants fractures ribs in horror fall - Times of India

Sun Oct 8 2017 12:04pm

Times of India

Jan Bakelants fractures ribs in horror fall
Times of India
COMO (Italy): Belgium's Jan Bakelants suffered fractured ribs and vertebrae in a shocking crash during Saturday's Giro di Lombardia. Millions of television viewers watched images of another Belgian, Laurens De Plus, go over his handlebars and off the ...

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