Posts Tagged Road cycling

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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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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AP’s European week in photos

In this April 14, 2015 file photo Atletico's Mario Mandzukic, right, argues with referee Milorad Mazic, left, from Serbia after suffering an injury during the Champions League quarterfinal, first leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, file)

The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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