Spaniard Alejandro Valverde celebrated the second Volta a Catalonia win of his career by winning the final stage on Sunday in Barcelona.
For the second time in six months, Sky and Chris Froome have been caught out in an early stage ambush, costing Froome a chance to win
Daryl Impey (Orica-Scott) claimed stage 6 of the Volta a Catalonia on Saturday as Alejandro Valverde extended his overall lead.
Alejandro Valverde took command of the Volta a Catalunya Friday, winning stage 5 in Lo Port, atop a 1,000-meter mountaintop finish.
Nacer Bouhanni sprints to his first stage win of Volta a Catalunya, while American Tejay van Garderen keeps overall lead.
Race commissaires decided to overturn their original ruling and penalize the entire Movistar team for illegal pushes during the stage.
Movistar wins team time trial by two seconds ahead of BMC racing, but Tejay van Garderen accuses Spanish squad of breaking rules.
Tour de France owner ASO expands its cycling empire, bringing Volta a Catalunya into its portfolio of major races.
Italian Davide Cimolai wins stage 1 of the Volta a Catalunya Monday in Spain, narrowly out-sprinting Nacer Bouhanni.
Europe's fourth-oldest ongoing stage race kicks off Monday and features some heavy hitters in the GC field.