Przemyslaw Niemiec Wins, Contador Lead Cut At Tour of Spain Stage 15

LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain, Sept 07, 2014 (AFP) - Poland's Przemyslaw Niemiec won the 15th stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday as Alejandro Valverde cut fellow Spaniard Alberto Contador's overall lead. Niemiec was part of an early breakaway group and held on for his first Grand Tour stage victory in a time of 4hr 11min 09sec over the 152.2km ride from Oviedo to Lagos de Covadonga. … [Read more...]

Niemiec Wins Trentino Stage 2, While Brajkovic Takes Lead

Poland's Przemyslaw Niemiec, of the Miche team, won the second stage of the Giro del Trentino on Thursday, a 141km ride from Rival del Garda to Alpe di Pampeago. Slovenia's Janez Brajkovic of Astana took over the race leadership after Niemiec saw off Italians Ivan Basso (Liquigas) and Giampaolo Caruso (Flaminia) at Pampeago. Niemiec was 22sec ahead of Basso whose run would have been a … [Read more...]