• Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

    April 23, 2014

    HUY, Belgium (AP) - Alejandro Valverde of Spain timed his climb on the closing Wall of Huy to perfection to win the Walloon Arrow classic ahead of Daniel Martin of Ireland and Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland.Pre-race favorite Philippe Gilbert, who won the last two classics over the past eight days, never got among the leaders on the mile-long (1,600-meter) climb to the finish line and ended up in 10th place.

  • Cyclist Rogers cleared to race after doping case

    April 23, 2014

    AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) - Former world time trial champion Michael Rogers can race again after cycling's governing body accepted that meat he ate in China likely caused his positive doping test.Rogers, an Olympic bronze medalist, helped persuade the International Cycling Union that he was not intending to cheat.