Browsing Archive: August, 2014

Movistar's Quintana becomes new Vuelta GC leader

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, August 31, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana becomes new Vuelta GC leader after staying with Contador (TCS), Rodríguez (KAT) into Valdelinares climb. Movistar is now top team overall, keeping Valverde in 3rd as Javi Moreno finishes in 4th spot following long break.

Profiting to the best from the race situations and an increasing form, Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) took the leader's jersey of the 2014 Vuelta a España from the shoulders of team-mate Alejandro Valverde after the second mountain-top finish of the Spanish gr...


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Profile of Tracy Corbett, a Sports Massage Therapist from London

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, August 29, 2014, In : General News 
For the past 8 years I had been working at BlueCrest, a Hedge Fund in London. At the interview, they asked me the usual question of “where do you see yourself in 3 years” my reply was winning a medal for Wales in lightweight rowing at the Commonwealth Games in 2006….

 Well the good news, I went on to achieve a bronze medal, and 8 years on, I decided to re-address the same question of “where do I see myself in 3 years time”…..



I retired from rowing in 2008 and began riding for Lond...
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Valverde wins first summit finish on stage 6 of the Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, August 29, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Sensational Alejandro leads provisional GC 1-2 for Movistar Team in Vuelta a España, claiming stage win in La Zubia after working through the final climb for Nairo Quintana (5th across the finish).

Movistar Team's dream start in the 2014 Vuelta a España goes on. Alejandro Valverde offered in La Zubia, atop the race's first Cat-1 climb of Cumbres Verdes -following 167km of rolling roads from Benalmádena-, an exhibition only at reach of the biggest names in the pro scene.

After working through...


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Movistar win Vuelta opening TTT

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, August 23, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Movistar Team repeats success from Pamplona in 2012,  with Jonathan Castroviejo taking the lead in Jerez after sensational performance -season's 31st victory- with great win in Vuelta's opening TTT.

Just like in 2012, at home in the streets of Pamplona, the Movistar Team touched their dream at the start of the Vuelta a España and set one of their great domestiques, Basque specialist Jonathan Castroviejo, as the first leader of the 2014 race. The telephone squad...


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Galius Sun Facial Cream featured in September's Women's Running magazine

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, In : Sun Creams 
Nice feature in September's issue of Women's Running in the Trail Zone Section of our Facial Cream SPF50 / 100ml.

Women's Runner website and magazine at: womensrunner

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Quintana & Valverde lead Movistar Team in Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, August 18, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will lead the nine-man Movistar Team for the start of the 69th Vuelta a España on Saturday. Quintana, winner of this year's Giro d'Italia, will start his first Spanish Grand Tour in a leading role after debuting in 2012, with full confidence after his recent victory in the Vuelta a Burgos. In turn, Valverde, leader of the UCI WorldTour standings, will start for the ninth time in the GT he has earned biggest success -winner in 2009, five-time podium finis...


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Quintana wins Vuelta a Burgos

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, August 17, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Quintana takes 2nd in Aranda -behind Saramotins (IAM), ahead of team-mate Imanol Erviti-, beats GC rival Moreno (KAT) by just three seconds; Movistar Team's season tally up to 30 before Vuelta a España.

In an exciting contest, by only three seconds over his biggest rival during the week -Spaniard Dani Moreno (KAT-, Nairo Quintana completed an ideal return into competition after winning the Giro d'Italia with another overall success. The Colombian conquered the 36th Vuelta a Burgos after a 2nd...


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Quintana wins Stage 3 and GC overall in Vuelta a Burgos

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, August 15, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana leads Movistar Team's exhibition of power and cold blood in Vuelta a Burgos' queen stage; Quintana leads GC after his sixth success in outstanding 2014 season, with Movistar up to 29 -just three short of their excellent 2013-

Picture: Rafa Gómez / Ciclismo a Fondo

A sensational Movistar Team and a calm, yet unstoppable, Nairo Quintana. That would be a perfect summary of the success obtained by the Colombian rider in the traditional mountain stage of the Vuelta a Burgos, a 170km ...


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Lobato keeps GC lead in Vuelta a Burgos Stage 4

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, August 14, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Lobato takes 10th in Villadiego, stays in GC lead in Vuelta a Burgos after easy day for Quintana and Movistar Team riders prior to Neila. Rojas 11th after grim crash for Stybar (OPQ) in Eneco Tour.

'Calm' was the main word for Juanjo Lobato, Nairo Quintana and the Movistar Team riders during stage two of the Vuelta a Burgos -152km between Briviesca and Villadiego-. A six-man breakaway under tight control from Imanol Erviti and Rubén Plaza, while the rest of the Blues protected the Spaniard an...


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Lobato storms to victory on Stage 1 of the Vuelta a Burgos

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Juanjo Lobato beats uphill specialist Moreno (KAT) with impressive attack, seizes leader's jersey in Vuelta a Burgos after 2nd victory in 2014 -Movistar Team's 28th this season-

(Brief) Showing the same power that saw him taking the triumph in Neufchâteau, on stage two of the Tour de Wallonie sixteen days ago, Juanjo Lobato (Movistar Team) brought his special talent for uphill finishes to the fore as he claimed the first leader's jersey of the Vuelta a Burgos, receiving the baton from his tea...


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Nairo Quintana back into racing at Vuelta a Burgos

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Giro d'Italia winner set to defend his 2013 title in northern Spain, only stop before heading into the Vuelta a España next week

Ten days before the start of the 69th Vuelta a España, Nairo Quintana will be back into competition on Wednesday for the 2014 Vuelta a Burgos, which the Colombian won last year on top of the same Lagunas de Neila cliimb the route will feature on stage three (Friday 15). The week's racing will come to an end with a 12-kilometer ITT in Aranda de Duero, on Sunday 17.

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New handy small size Galius Sun Facial Cream

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, August 9, 2014, In : Sun Creams 
Due to popular demand we now have available Galius Sun Facial Cream SPF50 in a NEW handy and ergonomic 45ML bottle size.
The new bottle is ideal for those on the move where weight and size are important. Ideal to tuck in your cycle jersey back pocket or runners hip belt and smaller than your iphone. Galius Sun Facial creams have high UVA and UVB filters, will not run into your eyes when sweating, long lasting and ideal for those with delicate skin. RRP: £15.49


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Galius Sport Distributor wins Commonwealth Games Silver Medal

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, August 1, 2014, In : General News 


Its not often when one of our distributors wins a Commonwealth Games silver medal, but this is exactly what our Cyprus representative did. Apostolos Parellis won the Men's Discus Silver Medal with a throw of 63.32m after leading the competition for some time and only losing out to India's Vikas Gowda by 32cm in the final minutes. Congratulations to Apostolos on an excellent result.


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