Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

May 27, 2016

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Another Giro stage win for Etixx as Trentin snatches victory from Moser in Pinerolo; Theuns takes home win in Belgium Tour; Two years later, Taylor Phinney returns to US national TT championships a race favorite — and a changed man; Women’s US National Road Championships; Men’s US National Road Championships; Canyon Bicycles officially announces US expansion; Questionable past of Bahrain prince looking to fund WorldTour team; Riis wants to return to cycling ‘the right way’; Rally Cycling signs Sepp Kuss; Fabio Taborre given four-year ban for doping; US Olympic team training with smart glasses; An Post Rás stage 5 highlights; Incycle Leadout at the Giro

Theuns takes home win in Belgium Tour

by CyclingTips

Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo) took his first win of the season on the first road stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour, winning the sprint ahead of Daniel McLay (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) and Kenny Dehaes (Wanty-Groupe Gobert).

“It’s nice to get my first win for the team, who have me here as the team’s leader. I’m glad I can show I’m worth it, “said Theuns.

With only six riders starting the race for the team,

“The last lap I could stay up front pretty easily. Boy Van Poppel came on very early; a bit too early I even thought. I kept him pushing it until he was 450 meters from the finish. Then could I anticipate it.

“We have a good team, but it’s more difficult without a full squad.”

Stage 1: Buggenhout > Herzele - Stage Result

Thursday 26th May 2016

1. be
THEUNS Edward
Trek - Segafredo
04:14:03
2. gb
MCLAY Daniel
Fortuneo - Vital Concept
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3. be
DEHAES Kenny
Wanty - Groupe Gobert
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