Jungels wins Liege-Bastogne-Liege
ANS, Belgium (AP) — Luxembourg champion Bob Jungels posted the biggest win of his career on Sunday with a solo victory in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege race, cycling's oldest classic, as his Quick-Step team continued to dominate the season.
Just days after his teammate Julian Alaphilippe of France won the Fleche Wallonne, Jungels secured a 27th win for Quick Step this season in Ans.
MONTEFALCO, Italy (AP) — Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin dominated an individual time trial through Umbria's winemaking region to take the pink jersey after the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Tuesday.
Dumoulin, who also won time trials in last year's Giro and Tour de France, set the pace on the 40-kilometer (25-mile) route from Foligno to Montefalco, where Sagrantino wine is produced.
PESCHICI, Italy (AP) — Spanish rider Gorka Izaguirre profited from a crash on the short but steep concluding climb to win the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday while Bob Jungels held on to the pink jersey despite a minor crash.
Izaguirre had time to raise his arms and celebrate his first individual Grand Tour win while Giovanni Visconti crossed second, five seconds behind, and Luis Leon Sanchez finished third, five seconds further back.
ALBEROBELLO, Italy (AP) — After three top-10 finishes in the opening week, Caleb Ewan of Australia finally won a stage in the Giro d'Italia on Friday.
The Australian rider with the Orica Scott team claimed Stage 7 in a sprint finish for his first career Giro victory while Bob Jungels held on to the pink jersey.
TERME LUIGIANE, Italy (AP) — Silvan Dillier won from an early breakaway to take the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia and his first Grand Tour victory on Thursday, while Bob Jungels retained the overall lead.
Dillier began his sprint with 150 meters to go on the climb to the finish and the BMC Racing rider had the power to hold off Jasper Stuyven, who banged his bars in anger and frustration as he crossed the line half a wheel behind the Swiss cyclist.
MESSINA, Sicily (AP) — Colombia's Fernando Gaviria won a bunch sprint at the end of the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday to claim his second victory of this year's race, while Quick-Step teammate Bob Jungels remained in the overall lead.
Gaviria, who won his first ever Grand Tour stage on Sunday in Sardinia, edged out Italy's Jakub Mareczko at the end of the undulating 159-kilometer (99-mile) route from Pedara to Messina, the hometown of 2013 and 2016 Giro winner, Vincenzo Nibali.
Slovenia’s Polanc wins Giro fourth stage
ETNA, Sicily (AP) — Slovenian rider Jan Polanc produced a remarkable ride after making an early breakaway to win stage four of the Giro d'Italia on the summit of Mount Etna on Tuesday.
The UAE Team Emirates rider, who also won a mountain stage in the 2015 race, took a solo victory ahead of Ilnur Zakarin of Russia on the 181-kilometer (112.5-mile) stage from Cefalu with Team Sky's Geraint Thomas in third place.