Schachmann points toward Dutch crew as cause of late crash on stage 6 on Thursday.
Williams scoops biggest win of career as Tour de Suisse contenders emerge on opening stage.
‘The Race to the Sun’ has also attracted a strong sprint contingent led by Bennett, Jakobsen, Groenewegen, and Philipsen
Van Aert avoids repeat of Brabantse Pijl, beating Pidcock in scintillating final sprint. Max Schachmann finished third.
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VN News Ticker: Max Schachmann takes second consecutive Paris-Nice; Team Sky/GB Cycling Richard Freeman maintains he ‘never doped a rider’
Here's the news making headlines for Monday, March 15.
Max Schachmann takes overall title after Roglič crashed with 25km to go.
Top-tier favorite Roglič still not confirmed to race with just four days remaining until the Tour rolls out.
Roglič, Kruijswijk and Buchmann all left injured and out of key tuneup race with less than two weeks until Tour challenge.
Max Schachmann fights hard for podium finish at Strade Bianche.
Belgian cross-discipline star punched away on the final section of gravel to take victory after two near-misses.
The 26-year-old Berliner won the 2020 Paris-Nice, and has also worn the leader's jersey at the 2019 Tour of the Basque Country.
Paris-Nice may not have completed all eight stages as planned, but to get as far as the Mediterranean coast was a feat in itself.
Schachmann survives late attack from second-place Benoot to take overall, Quintana takes stage atop La Colmiane climb.
Schachmann maintains his yellow jersey standing despite a minor fall on the last descent.
The pandemic is on the minds of nearly everyone here, but strangely, once the race actually started, Paris-Nice seemed like just about any other bike race.
Schachmann finished second on the day and put time into his rivals, and now leads the general classification by nearly a minute.
Paris-Nice Stage 3: Ivan Garcia Cortina outkicks Peter Sagan, Schachmann maintains general classification lead
Cortina Garcia came around the triple world champion, launching an early, final attack after 212.5 kilometers of racing.
French health authorities banned large public gatherings of more than 1,000 people, forcing Paris-Nice race officials to close off start and finish areas to the public.
General classification contenders Vincenzo Nibali and Sergio Higuita finished safely in the front group, in a rainy and windy stage.
They call Paris-Nice the "race to the sun." On Sunday, the peloton saw no sun, and battled through clouds, rain, and wind. Photographer James Startt was there to capture the action.
German national champion takes opening stage from four-up sprint after gritty day of classics-style racing.
Dangermen Alaphilippe and Kwiatowski taken out of contention by late crash.
Schachmann wins opening time trial at Tour of the Basque Country, a special win he admits was a bit of a surprise to even himself.
Schachmann escapes early breakaway including van Garderen to win stage 5 at Volta a Catalunya.
The sixth stage of the Volta a Catalunya was shortened to just 116 kilometers and Maximilian Schachmann was victorious out of the breakaway.
Heavy snow shortened the sixth stage of the Volta a Cataluyna and Maximilian Schachmann (Quick-Step Floors) took top honors.