Fuglsange Wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège

After a spring season filled with near misses, Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) finally got his big Classics win. The second-place man at Strade Bianche and La Flèche Wallonne soloed away near the top of the Roche-aux-Faucons climb and wasn't seen again. Fuglsang took first with a 27-second advantage over Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe), whose teammate Maximilian Schachmann rounded... Continue Reading →

2019 Liege-Bastogne-Liege Preview

The Spring Classics come to a close for 2019 this Sunday with Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Here's what you need to know. Liège-Bastogne-Liège closes out the Spring Classics. It also comes as the last race in a micro-season known as the Ardennes Classics, which consists of three race: Flèche Wallonne, the Amstel Gold Race, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Of the three,... Continue Reading →

Vinokourov to Face Corruption Trial for Liège Win

Former Olympic champion cyclist Alexander Vinokourov will face trial for corruption over allegations that he paid a rival to let him the Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Alexander Vinokourov is accused of paying Alexandr Kolobnev 150,000 euros ($178,000) to let him win the 2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The one-day race takes place in the Ardennes region of Belgium and is one of the most difficult single day... Continue Reading →

Races to Watch: Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Liège–Bastogne–Liège, often called La Doyenne ("The Old Lady"), is a one-day classic cycling race in Belgium. First run in 1892, it is the oldest major one-day race and it's this Sunday, April 23rd. It's also the final of the five Monuments of the European professional road cycling calendar and it's a damn hard race. In... Continue Reading →

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