Peter Sagan’s Teamwork Almost Backfires Big

ZOTTEGEM, Belgium, April 01, 2014 (AFP) - Peter Sagan took the overall lead on the first day of the Three Days of La Panne cycling race on Tuesday after he won the first stage, a 201-kilometre ride from La Panne to Zottegem. However, the 24-year-old Slovakian, nicknamed the 'Terminator', failed in his bid to hand stage victory to Cannondale team-mate Oscar Gatto. Sagan slowed down … [Read more...]

Chavanel Tunes Up For Flanders With La Panne Win

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LA PAnne, Belgium, March 29, 2012 (AFP) - France's Sylvain Chavanel won the Three Days of La Panne race after claiming the third and final stage, a 14 kilometer time trial, here on Thursday. The win has confirmed the Omega Pharma rider as one of the men to beat in the peloton for Sunday's one-day classic, the Tour of Flanders. Chavanel beat home Dutch rival Lieuwe Westra and Canadian … [Read more...]

Millar Claims Overall Victory In La Panne

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LA PANNE, Belgium, April 1, 2010 (AFP) - Britain's David Millar secured overall victory in the Three Days of La Panne stage race thanks to his win in the final half-stage time trial over 14km on Thursday. David Millar, who races with the American team Garmin, finished first in the race against the clock to hold off Dutchman Liewe Westra by five seconds and Canadian Svein Tuft by 24. … [Read more...]