Sam Bennett doubles the lead on the Vuelta, Edoardo Affini takes the overall lead

Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) finds his superb. The Irish sprinter claimed his second Vuelta victory on Sunday, 24 hours after his previous triumph. Badly placed one kilometer from the line, he was brilliantly remounted by his teammate Danny Van Poppel in the last 700 meters. He sprinted ahead of Dane Mads Pedersen (Trek Segafredo) and Daniel … Read more

Ben O’Connor, Thibaut Pinot and Alejandro Valverde reclassified in the winner’s time

False alarm for some leaders. Arrived off the peloton due to breaks in the last kilometers of the second stage of the Vuelta, Ben O’Connor (AG2R Citroën), Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had lost 26 seconds, 36 seconds respectively and a minute on the first group. Finally, the jury of stewards estimated that … Read more

Nairo Quintana withdraws from Vuelta after testing positive for tramadol

After learning from the UCI of his disqualification from the last Tour de France due to two positive tramadol tests, Nairo Quintana made the decision not to take the start of the Vuelta, which begins this Friday, when he is not doing the subject to any suspension. On Wednesday evening, the Colombian from Arkéa-Samsic had … Read more

Lance Armstrong married near Aix-en-Provence

SCAN SPORT – The fallen cycling champion and his companion for 14 years said yes in a luxurious castle in Provence. He announced the happy news on his Instagram account. Last weekend, Lance Armstrong and Anna Hansen, his partner for 14 years and mother of two of his five children, said yes. And they chose … Read more

Julian Alaphilippe will be at the start of the Vuelta

Officially: Julian Alaphilippe will be present on the Vuelta which begins on August 19 from Utrecht in the Netherlands. Victim of a serious fall during the last Liège-Bastogne-Liège and back to competition during the French Championships in Cholet on June 26, the Frenchman from the Quick Step – Alpha Vinyl training was not finally selected … Read more