Irishman Sam Bennett triumphs in flat-out sprint finish on stage 3 before Paris-Nice heads into more hilly terrain. Groenewegen keeps GC lead.
EF Education First GC leader Rigoberto Urán crashes in a hectic stage 2 at Paris-Nice, breaking his left clavicle.
Sky's Luke Rowe takes advantage of crosswinds to give his GC leader Egan Bernal the upper hand. Groenewegen handily wins small sprint.
Sunweb staff is relieved Matthews didn't suffer worse injuries in crosswinds crash during Paris-Nice stage 1.
Spring racing begins in earnest for classics contenders and the GC riders alike, but Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico have changed a lot.
Fierce crosswinds bring on hard day of echelons and crashes, with several big names losing time.
Movistar's Nairo Quintana will make his European season debut at Paris-Nice Sunday alongside defending champ Marc Soler.
Belgian powerhouse taps Bob Jungels and Florian Sénéchal for Paris-Nice, who are both coming off wins in opening classics races.
We look ahead to Milano-Sanremo, and rank the favorites. Plus, how does MSR stack up against cycling's other monuments?