Allan Davis of Quick Step Secures Tour Down Under Win

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 25, 2009 (AFP) - Quick Step sprinter Allan Davis secured overall victory in the Tour Down Under here Sunday after the final stage victory of Italian Francesco Chicchi. Chicchi handed his Liquigas team their first notable victory of the year after bursting through a quality field containing Australian rivals Robbie McEwen and Graeme Brown. Davis becomes the … [Read more...]

Allan Davis Tightens His Grip On Lead At Tour Down Under

by Justin Davis ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 24, 2009 (AFP) - Australian sprinter Allan Davis tightened his grip on the ochre leader's jersey at the Tour Down Under after winning his third stage of the race here Saturday. On a day that yet again saw comeback king Lance Armstrong put his racing form to the test, Davis prevailed in a bunch sprint at the end of the 148km penultimate stage … [Read more...]

Davis Wins Again As Armstrong Feels The Heat Down Under

by Justin Davis ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 23, 2009 (AFP) - Australian Allan Davis grabbed his second stage win of the Tour Down Under Friday, taking revenge on compatriot and fellow sprinter Graeme Brown in another bunch sprint for the finish line. Davis, of Quick Step, beat Thursday's stage winner Brown in a hectic dash for the fourth stage honours after 145km (90 miles) of … [Read more...]