BMC Racing Team’s Van Avermaet Wins Tour de Wallonie Stage 3

BMC Racing Team's Greg Van Avermaet earned his first victory of the season Monday by winning Stage 3 of the Tour de Wallonie. Everyone Played A Role Van Avermaet out-sprinted Tom Van Asbroeck (Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise) and Jean-Pierre Drucker (Accent Jobs-Wanty) while teammate Daniel Oss finished fourth. It was Van Avermaet's first win since his victory at Paris Tours in October of 2011 and … [Read more...]

Nizzolo Takes Overall In Wallonie

Giacomo Nizzolo has secured the overall classification on the last day of the Tour de Wallonie (2.HC) after he took the yellow jersey on Monday. The 23 year oldé Italian sprinted to sixth place on the final stage, won by Danilo Napolitano. RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK brings home the leader's jersey, the mountain jersey and the jersey for best Young Rider. The 179 km long stage between Welkenraedt … [Read more...]

Nizzolo Sprints To Victory In Tour de Wallonie

Giacomo Nizzolo has won the sprint of a select group on the challenging third stage in the Tour de Wallonie. When a sprint finish between the remainder of the peloton was looming, RADIOSHACK NISSAN TREK set the young Italian up for the win in what could be called a miniature Liège-Bastogne-Liège, with climbs like the Côte de Wanne, the Col de Stockeu, the Côte de la Vecquée and the Mont … [Read more...]

Wallonie Good Soil For Robbie McEwen

Team RadioShack’s Robbie McEwen seems to like the races in the French speaking part of Belgium. After winning a stage in this year’s Tour de Wallonie, he won today’s opening stage of the Circuit Franco-Belge (or Tour de Wallonie Picarde), a four-day stage race around the Belgian-French border. In a mass sprint he was clearly faster than last year’s overall winner Adam Blyth (Omega Pharma … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Van Avermaet Wins Tour de Wallonie

After receiving valuable help from his teammates, Greg Van Avermaet finished the job himself Wednesday at the Tour de Wallonie by sprinting to victory in the final stage and earning the BMC Racing Team its second yellow jersey in less than a week. Total Team Effort Van Avermaet entered the final 154-kilometer stage tied on time with Joost Van Leijenn (Vacansoleil). Mathias Frank, Martin Kohler … [Read more...]

Bennati Takes Stage 3 At Tour De Wallonie

Daniele Bennati has won the bunch sprint on the third stage of the Tour de Wallonie. His sprint victory ahead of Danilo Napolitano (Astana) and Alexander Kristoff (BMC) marks his fifth win of the season and demonstrates his return to form after a crash at the Tour de Romandie derailed his season. Giacomo Nizzolo, Davide Viganò and Robert Wagner led out the Italian sprinter who handily captured … [Read more...]

JUAN JOSE HAEDO WON STAGE 2 OF TOUR DE WALLONIE

[26.07 16:57] The Team Saxo Bank riders were once again very visible on today's 210 kilometer long second stage of Tour de Wallonie. Thus, both Michael Mørkøv, Juan Jose Haedo and André Steensen alternately launched attacks from the peloton to try their luck and thereby underlined the riders' immediate hunger for victory which sports director, Bradley McGee announced yesterday. But it was a … [Read more...]

Sergey Ivanov of Team Astana Wins Tour de Wallonie

Russian Champion Sergey Ivanov took the overall victory in the Tour the Wallonie (Belgium). For Astana Cycling Team it is the seventh overall victory in a stage race in 2008. Sergey Ivanov finished third in the last stage, behind Patrice Halgand (Crédit Agricole) and Rik Verbrugghe (Cofidis). Those three riders escaped earlier in the stage with three other riders: Christophe Edaleine (Ag2R), … [Read more...]