As usual the final result of La Flèche Wallonne was decided in the last steep metres. Just when it looked like Alejandro Valverde was going to make history, Dylan Teuns fought off the 'old man' of Movistar off for the win. Valverde second, Aleksandr Vlasov third and World champion Julian Alaphilippe in fourth.
July 23, 2020 - Strade Bianche is the first course of the new 2020 race menu. Worlds could move to April next year - Top Story. Croatia champs. Van Avermaet to AG2R, INEOS Grenadiers, Colombians in Madrid, except Betancur and Milan-Sanremo. Rider news. Race news. Team news. Plus Contador Foundation race postponed, Preidler convicted of sporting fraud and Movistar to wear charity jersey at Strade Bianche.
July 16, 2020 - Racing very soon! Sunweb rider sent home from training camp - Top Story. So much news this EUROTRASH Thursday: De Vlaeminck on Evenepoel and Colombian's fly. Race news, rider news and team news. We finish with a song and a new poster for the 2020 Giro d'Italia.
06 July, 2020 - The first professional bike race of the 'new' season was on Sunday, the fans didn't get too close. Sad news as Niels De Vriendt passed away during a race-Top Story. Other news: Race reports from the GP Vermarc, Portugal and the Virtual Tour de France. Rider news. Team news. No champs in USA and UK. Race news. Training camps, team and contract news and Sagan cooks Italian.
We should now be halfway through the first week of the 2020 Tour de France, but we all know about COVID-19. To keep our spirits up we've picked some of the coolest images of last year's French Grand Tour to present in our 'Tour First Week Gallery'.
Vuelta Stage Report: World champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) won the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España after a battle royal on the steep finalé of the Mas de la Costa. Valverde out-sprinted Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) just ahead of Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and teammate Nairo Quintana. Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida) couldn't follow, so López is back in the red jersey.
Vuelta Stage Report: Jesús Herrada (Cofidis) won the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Spanish rider was the best on the tough final in Ares del Maestrat, a third category climb. Herrada defeated his escape companion Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida), who was more interested in taking the overall lead. Teuns replaced Astana's Miguel Ángel López in the red jersey.
Stage Report: On the tough finalé of stage 6, Dylan Teuns fought his way over the gravel road to cross La Planche des Belles Filles finish line first. The BahrainMerida rider defeated his Italian co-escapee, Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) after an exciting duel. The Italian maybe didn't win the stage, but he captured the yellow jersey from Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) by 6 seconds.