Posts in category: Alejandro Valverde
Valverde likes proposed power-meter ban, confirms Flanders start

World champion Valverde says a power meter ban might not change classics, but it could impact the Tour de France.

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Specter of Puerto won’t go away

With Alejandro Valverde in the rainbow jersey, the lingering evidence from the Operacion Puerto doping scandal may get reexamined.

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World champ Valverde eyes maiden Lombardia triumph

The new world champion has twice finished second at Il Lombardia. Will this be the year that Alejandro Valverde wins the hilly monument?

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Valverde closing out season with rainbow jersey debut

Alejandro Valverde’s post-worlds program includes Il Lombardia, a race that favors him, yet also one he has never won.

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VN Show: How worlds was won; Keough breaks through

We were treated to two very different (and exciting) races at world championships in Innsbruck. We unpack the tactics and dynamics behind

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Podcast: Coryn Rivera on worlds, and the Valverde debate

We hear from Coryn Rivera on how the action played out at Innsbruck worlds and discuss why cycling fans are leery of Alejandro Valverde.

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Overjoyed Valverde, 38, hints of racing into 2020

The Spaniard won his first world championship over the weekend, and he’s already talking about competing at the 2020 Olympics.

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Valverde’s long and bumpy road to worlds

Spaniard’s 15-year chase for the rainbow jersey comes to an end in confident victory, however, many will question if it is deserved

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Valverde takes world title in four-man final sprint

Valverde wins the sprint from the front, denying Bardet, Woods and Dumoulin in attritional race that fractured on leg-breaking final climb.

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Vuelta: With mixed emotions, Movistar finishes off GC podium

The Spanish team fell short of its goals to place at least one rider on the podium, although it won two stages and the team prize.

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Humbled Quintana promises to keep fighting at Vuelta, vows to help Valverde

Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana were second and third in the Vuelta entering Tuesday’s time trial.

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Movistar misfire opens door for Yates

Movistar lets race slip away on stage 14 due to miscalculations on final climb. Nairo Quintana loses time in overall.

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Movistar’s two-headed monster poised to attack Vuelta

With its two key climbers only seconds out of the overall lead, Movistar is looking like the team to beat at the Vuelta.

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Valverde: Sky gifted Vuelta lead in stage 5

The Spaniard said he thinks Sky was not willing to deal with the “wear and tear” of holding onto the race lead so soon.

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Worlds-Vuelta quandary leaves Valverde with touch choice

With what may be his final shot at a world title looming, Alejandro Valverde must decide how deep he wants to go at the Vuelta a España

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Movistar will bring three-pronged Tour attack to Vuelta

Movistar did not land either of its three GC riders onto the Tour de France podium, so it will try the same tactic at the Vuelta a Espana.

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To Movistar, ‘safe’ feels like a victory

It wasn’t a win, but it sure felt like one. There were plenty of smiles, high-fives, and hugs around the Movistar bus after riders

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Movistar downplays stage 3 losses in TDF overall

Although Movistar was well off the pace of BMC and Team Sky, Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa are still in the hunt.
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