Browsing Archive: September, 2014

Alex Dowsett stays with Movistar Team until 2017

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 22, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Alex Dowsett remains with the Movistar Team squad after excellent 2014 season, including Tour of Britain GC lead and gold medal in Glasgow's Commonwealth Games TT.

After two remarkable seasons that included his debut -with a stage win- in a Grand Tour, the 2013 Giro d'Italia, and consistent performances both as a domestique and in his individual chances as a time trialist, Alex Dowsett has signed a new, three-year deal with the Movistar Team, staying until 2017 with Eusebio Unzué's squad.

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Valverde signs another 3 years with Movistar

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Current UCI WorldTour's No. 2 renews contract with Eusebio Unzué's structure through 2017 after one of his most brilliant seasons as pro cyclist.

Alejandro Valverde signed a new contract with the Movistar Team and will stay together with Eusebio Unzué, with whom he has raced for nine of his twelve pro seasons since 2005 and achieved a legendary palmarès including more than 80 victories. Valverde, 34, has signed a three-year extension to continue a long term ...


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Valverde finishes Vuelta in 3rd overall with Malori winning final TT Stage

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 15, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Alejandro Valverde finishes 2014 Vuelta a España in 3rd place, steps onto race podium for 6th time; Movistar Team avoid rain in Santiago with Malori to claim third stage win, en route to their fifth GT overall top-3 in their last seven seasons.

PICTURES | Vuelta a España final gallery

On the podium from start to finish. Movistar Team completed a great appearance in the 2014 Vuelta a España, beginning with a resounding win in the Jerez de la Frontera TTT and ultimately claiming the stage vic...


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Valverde on verge of Vuelta podium 3rd spot

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, September 13, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Dedicated Alejandro Valverde squeezes his last reserves of energy to take 3rd ontop of Ancares; Movistar Team leader holds 1'22" margin en route to sixth Vuelta career podium, with just 10km time trial ahead in Santiago.

PICTURES Vuelta a España gallery

After eleven victories in 2014 -including the Spanish TT Championships, the Flèche Wallone and San Sebastián- and his career-high fourth place in the Tour overall, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) is just 24 hours away from adding another...


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Amazing Alex Dowsett takes Tour of Britain lead.

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, September 12, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Amazing break by Alex from Movistar Team alongside Brändle (IAM), Stewart (MGT) turns GC upside down, puts him into yellow with two days from race end.

He started the day 1'25" down in the GC after struggling in the terrain suiting him worst, the mountains embodied by Tuesday's hilltop finish in The Tumble. Yet Alex Dowsett, a powerful rouleur always persistent on every goal he chases, bounced things back after a double puncture while into Wednesday's break and moved into the lead of the Tour...


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Galius Sport Massage Usage Guide

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, In : GALIUS Massage Products 
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Valverde new KOM in Vuelta and takes 11'' back from Contador

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, September 7, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Valverde -new King of the Mountains in the Vuelta- finishes 2nd up Los Lagos, takes 11" back on Contador (TCS) after excellent Movistar teamwork, pushing at the front from the Tornos climbs. Castroviejo crashes, and fortunately is not injured.

PICTURES | Vuelta a España gallery

Impressive teamwork put Alejandro Valverde on the verge of success in one of the most prestigious climbs in Spanish cycling. The Movistar Team fought back after courage unrewarded on yesterday's climbs and offered a gre...


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Looking for travel insurance for winter sports.

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, September 6, 2014, In : General News 

Avanti Travel Insurance are market specialists in offering comprehensive travel insurance at the best possible price, with medical cover worth up to the value of £10million being just one of the benefits offered on all of their packages. 

As well as being praised for having no upper age limit on their policies, Avanti Travel Insurance can also provide a host of specialist winter sports cover for those who have paid the appropriate extra premium; with cover for ski hire,...


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Movistar Team for Tour of Britain

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, September 4, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Alex Dowsett and Spanish road champion Ion Izagirre feature in Movistar's lineup for eight-day, nine-stage event.

GUIDE | 2014 Tour of Britain route & TV times

After a pleasant experience in 2013, the Movistar Team will be back for the 11th edition of the Friends Life Tour of Britain, coming a week in advance in 2014 to share dates with the final stages of the Vuelta a España (September 7-14). ITT Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alex Dowsett will lead a six-man squad also including Giovanni ...


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Quintana crashes during Vuelta ITT

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Big blow into descent of Alto del Moncayo setbacks Nairo's performance, takes him out of overall top-ten. Brilliant Alejandro Valverde (8th) finishes just 22" behind Contador, jumps into second GC overall.

A crash which seriously diminishes his chances... and could have been even worse. Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) suffered an unfortunate incident during the first individual time trial in the Vuelta a España, a demanding, 37km parcours from Vera de Moncayo to Borja. The Colombian crashed in...


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Hospitals in England see rapid rise in skin cancer

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, In : General News 

The number of people admitted to hospital for skin cancer treatment in England rose by nearly a third in five years, official figures show.

In 2007 there were 87,685 admissions, while in 2011 there were 123,808. The data, gathered by researchers at Public Health England, does not include treatment in outpatient units or by GPs.

Experts say cheap foreign holidays and the fashion for having tanned skin are probably to blame for the increase. The majority of the cancers treated were on the head an...


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