Ex-world champ Valverde aiming for postponed Tokyo Games

2020-03-25 22:13

Former cycling world champion Alejandro Valverde revealed that he wants to take part in the postponed 2020 Olympics despite turning 41 in 2021.

Old hand Valverde ready for cycling world title defence

2019-09-28 11:49

Established stars Peter Sagan and Alejandro Valverde face a potential generational shift as the 2019 world cycling championships wrap up.

Defending champion Valverde wins first stage of Route d'Occitanie

2019-06-20 18:01

Alejandro Valverde opened his defence of the Route d'Occitanie by winning the first stage.

Valverde to miss Strade Bianche, Milan-San Remo

2019-03-06 12:53

Spain's world champion Alejandro Valverde has pulled out of Saturday's Strade Bianche race and this month's Milan-San Remo one-day classic due to illness.

World champ Valverde eyes maiden Tour of Lombardy triumph

2018-10-12 07:26

Newly-crowned world champion Alejandro Valverde headlines the season-finale Tour of Lombardy on Saturday looking for his first win in a race where he has twice finished runner-up.

Valverde bullish about Tour of Spain prospects

2018-09-03 20:11

Spain's Alejandro Valverde said he's sitting pretty in the Tour of Spain, despite trailing Britain's Simon Yates ahead of the 10th stage.

Valverde wins Vuelta stage 2, Kwiatkowski takes red jersey

2018-08-26 19:17

Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde won stage two of the Vuelta a Espana as the man he pipped, Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski, took the overall leader's red jersey.

First among equals - Movistar goes for victory

2018-07-06 13:38

Spanish elite cycling team Movistar will try to win the TDF with a rare trident of 'three captains' in Nairo Quintana, Mikel Landa and Alejandro Valverde.

Valverde seals third Tour of Catalonia success

2018-03-25 15:45

Spain's Alejandro Valverde clinched his third title at the Tour of Catalonia despite Britain's Simon Yates winning the seventh and final stage.

Valverde takes command in Catalonia with second stage win

2018-03-22 19:40

Spain's Alejandro Valverde claimed his second stage victory in three days at the Tour of Catalonia to regain his spot at the top of the overall standings.


Valverde to race 2020 Tour de France

2019-11-18 19:41

Veteran Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde will compete in next year's Tour de France as part of his preparation for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Valverde wins mountain-top Vuelta finish

2019-08-30 20:29

Alejandro Valverde won a heavyweight brawl to take victory at the top of the Mas de la Costas climb while Miguel Angel Lopez finished third.

Injured Valverde pulls out of Giro d'Italia

2019-05-03 11:01

Spanish world champion Alejandro Valverde, injured in a training fall, has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia, his announced.

Valverde takes first victory as world champion

2019-02-26 20:01

Alejandro Valverde gained his first victory since winning the world road race title in September when he took the third stage of the UAE Tour.

Valverde crowned world road champion

2018-09-30 18:00

Veteran Spaniard Alejandro Valverde won the world championships road race ahead of France's Romain Bardet and Canada's Michael Woods.

Valverde pips Sagan to stage eight win on Tour of Spain

2018-09-01 19:05

Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde kept his composure on a tricky finish to claim an unexpected victory on the eighth stage of the Tour of Spain on Saturday.

Valverde, Landa call for TDF allies to fight Sky

2018-07-23 19:27

Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa have appealed for allies to help loosen Geraint Thomas's grip on the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.

Valverde targets fifth Liege-Bastogne triumph

2018-04-22 11:49

Julian Alaphilippe's hot form suggests he can thwart Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde's bid for a record-equalling fifth Liege-Bastogne-Liege crown.

Valverde retains Catalonia lead, 1 stage left

2018-03-24 19:35

Germany's Maximilian Schachmann won a snow-shortened Stage 6 at the Tour of Catalonia on Saturday.

Valverde takes Catalonia lead

2018-03-20 20:19

Reigning champion Alejandro Valverde dedicated victory to his injured son after taking the overall lead at the Tour of Catalonia.

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