CARMAUX, France (VN) — André Greipel won't tell you how much Tuesday's stage victory meant to him. He didn't have to, his triumphant fist and scream at the finish line said it all.
- 1. André GREIPEL, (GER) Omega Pharma-Lotto, in 3:38:14
- 2. Kenny Robert VAN HUMMEL, (NED) Skil-Shimano, at 0
- 3. Maxime VANTOMME, (BEL) Team Katusha, at 0
- 4. Tom BOONEN, (BEL) Quick Step, at 0
- 5. Nikolay TRUSOV, (RUS) Team Katusha, at 0
GC after stage 2
- 1. André GREIPEL, Omega Pharma-Lotto, in 3:44:49 Germany
- 2. Philippe GILBERT, Omega Pharma-Lotto, at 2 Belgium
- 3. Dominique CORNU, Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator, at 3 Belgium
- 4. Maarten WYNANTS, Rabobank Cycling Team, at 8 Belgium
- 5. Tom BOONEN, Quick Step, at 10 Belgium
Gorilla on the Loose! Greipel wins opening stage at De Panne — from breakaway
The heavy sprint corps at Tirreno-Adriatico may be without Andre Greipel after the Omega Pharma-Lotto rider crashed hard during a pre-ride of the course and injured his face.
André Greipel wins stage 4 of Algarve while Stephen Cummings leads the overall.
Why are the marquee sprinters at the Santos Tour Down Under not in winning form?
HTC-HighRoad’s Matthew Goss showed he is a serious contender for the overall title at the Tour Down Under by winning the opening stage Tuesday, finishing ahead of sprint rival, former teammate and reigning champion Andre Greipel.
HTC-High Road's Mark Cavendish declined to be drawn into a pre-race verbal battle with sprint rival Andre Greipel on Saturday as the two prepared for a historic duel in Australia this week.
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Two-time winner Andre Greipel will return to defend his title at the 2011 Tour Down Under, organizers announced on Friday.
André Greipel gets his favorite lead-out man and the yet-unnamed Luxembourg team signs three more in another busy day in the rider market.
HTC-Columbia scored the double in the Tour of Britain Sunday as its Michael Albasini wrapped up overall victory and teammate Andre Greipel coasted to first place in the eighth and final stage.
HTC-Columbia takes the stage and defends the overall with two stages remaining.
Omega Pharma-Lotto has been catching flack due its lackluster season that has included a paltry four victories.
André Greipel (HTC-Columbia) won the second stage of the Eneco Tour of Benelux on Thursday, out-kicking Katusha's Robbie McEwen in a field sprint into the Belgian town of Ardooie.
HTC-Columbia's German sprinter hopes to win one for the hometown crowd.
André Greipel has confirmed that he will join Omega-Lotto for the 2011 season.
Greipel snubbed as Cavendish, Rogers lead HTC-Columbia for Tour de France
Andre Greipel wins Giro d'Italia stage 18
Italy's Giovanni Visconti won the Presidential Tour of Turkey Sunday, triumphing in an eight-stage, 1,232-kilometer race from Istanbul to the Mediterranean resort of Alanya.
Greipel won his fourth stage in six days at the Turkey tour, out-kicking Italians Davide Cimolai (Liquigas) and Manuel Belletti (CSF) to snatch the sprint victory after a wild finale in the 194km stage from Fethiye to Finike. American Tejay Van Garderen finished seven seconds back, but remains second overall, now 23 seconds in arrears
André Greipel sprinted to victory in Thursday’s fifth and longest stage at the Tour of Turkey while HTC-Columbia teammate Tejay Van Garderen remains second overall.
HTC-Columbia owner Bob Stapleton expects that teammates Mark Cavendish and Andre Greipel will settle their differences personally.
HTC Columbia's Andre Greipel takes a stage 2 sprint win and retains his overall lead at the Tour of Turkey, while young American Tejay Van Garderen finished safely in the pack to retain second place.
Australia's Tour Down Under last month attracted record crowds, visitor numbers and income, the South Australian state government said Friday.
Team Columbia’s André Greipel won the fourth stage of the 60th edition of the International Tour of Austria on Wednesday, outsprinting Astana’s René Haselbacher and Danilo Hondo (Serramenti) at the end of a 216.8-kilometer race from Lienz to Wolfsberg.