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Tinkoff-Saxo ends Bjarne Riis contract

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Team Tinkoff-Saxo has terminated the contract of manager Bjarne Riis with immediate effect.

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Paolini wins Gent-Wevelgem cycling race

GENT, Belgium (AP) — Italian veteran Luca Paolini posted his first victory in nearly two years after overcoming difficult weather conditions to win the Gent-Wevelgem classic on Sunday.

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Peraud wins Criterium International

COL DE L’OSPEDALE, France (AP) — Jean-Christophe Peraud of France defended his Criterium International title on Sunday after claiming victory in the final stage of the race featuring an uphill finish.

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Ben King holds lead at Criterium International

PORTO-VECCHIO, France (AP) — Ben King retained the overall lead at the Criterium International after Fabio Felline and Bob Jungels secured a 1-2 finish for the Trek Factory Racing team in a short time trial on Saturday.

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Valverde wins 5th stage, Porte leads Volta a Catalunya

VALLS, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde won the fifth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Friday, while Richie Porte took the lead of the seven-day race.

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