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...]

Armstrong Has A Go But Allan Davis Takes Lead Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia, Jan 21, 2009 (AFP) - American Lance Armstrong cranked up the speed in a bid to further test his form in the second stage of the Tour Down Under, won by Australian Allan Davis here Wednesday. Armstrong was among several riders to have a go at attacking the peloton late in the day after a three-man breakaway had been reeled in with less than 50km to race. But the … [Read more...]