1. Boonen Puts Yesterday Behind Him to Win Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne

    “If it wasn’t for the crash, I probably could have won. I was on Hushovd’s wheel when suddenly I was almost knocked into the barriers...

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  2. Hushovd Starts Off the Classics with Win at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

    The One-Day Classics season has officially started in the world of professional cycling with the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium...

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  3. Schleck Outfoxes Nibali for Stage Eight, Leipheimer Seals Third Victory

    Today's Stage Eight into the town of Escondido concluded the 2009 Tour of California. In an exciting week of racing, Levi Leipheimer (Astana) sealed his third consecutive win in his home state's tour...

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  4. Nocentini Takes Stage 7, Astana Confident Under Pressure

    Today's Stage Seven of the Tour of California saw a breakaway go up the road, as expected; however, this breakaway included some very heavy hitters...

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  5. Leipheimer Dominates Crucial TT in California's Stage Six

    Race leader Levi Leipheimer (Astana) displayed his intentions on winning another edition of the Tour of California spectacularly today in Stage Six's pivotal time trial around the city of Solvang...

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  6. Cavendish Edges Boonen In California's Stage 4

    In a Who's Who of top sprinters in the Tour of California, the "Manx Express" Mark Cavendish (Columbia) took the stage today ahead of rivals Tom Boonen (QuickStep) and JJ Haedo (Saxobank), who has the most stage wins in this Tour's history...

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  7. Hushovd Rules The Day in California's Stage 3

    Norweigen sprinter, Thor Hushovd, ruled Stage Three of the Tour of California with a sprint victory over Rabobank's Oscar Friere and Columbia's Mark Renshaw. Stage Three started very abruptly with the infamous Sierra Road climb...

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  8. Fabian Cancellara Demolishes Field with Powerful Effort in California

    Swiss time-trial powerhouse Fabian Cancellara blew away the field on today's Prologue Stage of the 2009 Tour of California. The 28-year-old Saxobank rider blistered the 3.9 km windy course in Sacramento in 4:32...

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  9. The Largest American Cycling Event, Tour of California, Begins Saturday

    This Saturday starts the fourth edition of the Tour of California. Expecting to be the most spectacular cycling event on American soil this year, the nine-day race not only includes many extremely ...

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  10. Mark Cavendish Scores Second Win, Tom Boonen Takes Away Overall Tour of Qatar

    Today's sixth and final stage of the 2009 Tour of Qatar ended with a second sprint victory by Team Columbia's "Manx Express," Mark Cavendish...

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  11. Qatar Stage Five Neutralized

    Today's Stage Five of the Tour of Qatar was neutralized after the death of a rider overnight. Twenty-one-year-old Belgian Frederiek Nolf of the Topsport-Vlaanderen Team died overnight in his sleep due to a suspected heart attack...

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  12. Tom Boonen Shows Why He's the Favorite in Qatar

    Pre-race favorite Tom Boonen (QuickStep) today won the third stage of the Tour of Qatar. It marks the fifteenth stage that the Belgian has won in the history of the race...

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  13. Cervelo TestTeam Shows Dominance in Tour of Qatar

    Cervelo TestTeam's aggressive tactics in today's Stage Two of the Tour of Qatar paid off with a stage win by their man, Roger Hammond...

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  14. The 2009 Pro Tour Season: How It Works

    Those of you who followed my stage recaps of last week's Tour Down Under in Australia may have had a nagging thought on your minds: It seemed like every day more or less ended with ...

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  15. Allan Davis Solidifies Win in Australia, Francesco Chicchi Takes Final Stage

    QuickStep's Allan Davis has won the 11th edition of Australia's week-long Tour Down Under. The sixth and final stage today comprised a fast, 90 km circuit in Adelaide, which provided the opportunity for one last sprint tussle...

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  16. Allan Davis Defies Expectations and Annihilates Competition on TDU's Stage Five

    On today's Stage Five of the Tour Down Under, the stage that was expected to shake up the classification leading into tomorrow's finale, current race leader Allan Davis (QuickStep) ...

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  17. Tour Down Under: Davis Strengthens Lead on Stage Four

    Current race leader Allan Davis (QuickStep) strengthened his overall lead today with his second stage win of the year. On a day with some mountainous terrain, many thought that a breakaway would succeed to the finish line...

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  18. Brown Gets His Win in Australia As The Winds Make Riding Tricky

    After reaching second place behind race leader Allan Davis yesterday in Stage 2 of this year's Tour Down Under, Graeme Brown, the leader of the Rabobank squad got his revenge with a ...

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  19. Allan Davis Shakes It Up in the Tour Down Under (Stage 2)

    Today's second stage of the Tour Down Under did not disappoint. With multiple laps up an 8 km climb towards the end of the 145 km stage, it was a day that people expected the climbers to put ...

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  20. Racing: Tour Down Under, Stage One Results

    The 2009 Pro Tour racing season is now underway, with the first event of the year, the Tour Down Under in Adelaide, Australia, officially kicking off today with Stage One...

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