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Valverde times sprint perfectly to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege

LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — Alejandro Valverde timed his attack to perfection to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic for the third time in his career on Sunday, clinching the Ardennes double after his midweek victory in the Walloon Arrow.

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Lance Armstrong: WADA head rebuffed proposed meeting in 2013

David Howman, director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency, speaks to The Associated Press during an interview, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that the World Anti-Doping Agency and others are “owed an apology,” but noted the agency’s chief rebuffed efforts to meet with him back in 2013.

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Valverde wins Fleche Wallonne for 3rd time

Fans watch as cyclists climb the 'Wall of Huy' during the Belgian cycling classic and UCI World Tour race Walloon Arrow/Fleche Wallonne, in Huy, Belgium, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

HUY, Belgium (AP) — Alejandro Valverde of Spain perfectly timed his attack to win the Fleche Wallonne (Walloon Arrow) classic for the third time and the second year in a row on Wednesday.

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UCI anti-doping tribunal ready to start work soon

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The International Cycling Union’s new in-house anti-doping tribunal will hear its first cases in the coming weeks.

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Chris Froome returning to competition at Walloon Arrow

PARIS (AP) — Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome will resume his preparations for the prestigious race at the Walloon Arrow one-day classic.

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