Alberto Contador gradually builds form into the 2016 season. This is at the expense of results in Algarve, but he says he's improving day
Fabian Cancellara and Tony Martin go head-to-head in Algarve time trial, and the Swiss master comes out ahead while Martin earns GC lead.
Astana cheers Nibali's victory in stage 4 of Tour of Oman, but it also loses Sanchez to a crash in Algarve TT while the Spaniard was
Fabian Cancellara earned his first TT win of 2016, beating rival Tony Martin in Volta ao Algarve stage 3. Martin assumes GC lead.
With a narrow focus on July's Tour de France, Alberto Contador is unconcerned that his form is slow to come around at Volta ao Algarve.
The GC picture comes into focus at Volta ao Algarve as Luis Leon Sanchez beats defending champ Geraint Thomas in Portugal.
Katusha's Joaquim Rodríguez withdraws from Volta ao Algarve on stage 2, suffering from an illness he's had since the race began.
Luís León Sánchez climbs to victory in stage 2 of Volta ao Algarve in Portugal, taking the GC lead.
Wouter Wippert, 25, sprints to a fourth-place result at Volta ao Algarve, his European debut with the Cannondale team.
The first stage of Volta ao Algarve is a head-to-head duel between two German sprint stars: Andre Greipel and Marcel Kittel.