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Liege-Bastogne-Liege live coverage

Liege-Bastogne-Liege live coverage

(Image credit: Amaury Sport Organisation) 01:45:32 Back in the race, meanwhile, Moniquet has been joined by four others– Harm Vanhoucke (Lotto-Soudal), Bruno Armirail (Groupama-FDJ), Jacob…

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(Image credit: Amaury Sport Organisation) 01:45:32

Back in the race, meanwhile, Moniquet has been joined by four others– Harm Vanhoucke (Lotto-Soudal), Bruno Armirail (Groupama-FDJ), Jacob Madsen (Uno-X) and Alexis Vuillermoz (TotalEnergies)– making for an early breakaway of five riders. They have an advantage of 40 seconds.

01:37:56

Tiesj Benoot (Jumbo-Visma) is another late withdrawal from the race. His team announced that he was "feeling unwell" but had tested negative for Covid-19. Similarly, Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohë) has withdrawn due to illness and Kamiel Bonneu (Sport Vlaanderen) will not start the race.

01:33:14

Sylvain Moniquet (Lotto-Soudal) is the first rider to breakaway from the peloton and he currently has a small gap over the main field.

01:31:24Last year’s winner and the favourite for today’s race, Tadej Pogačar announced yesterday that he would not be defending his title. On Thursday, Pogačar’s partner and fiancée Urška Žigart revealed on social media that her mother had passed away, and Pogacar is understood to have travelled to Slovenia to be with her during this time.01:27:29Out of the neutral zone and onto the course, the 108th edition of Liège is underway!01:18:51Liège-Bastogne-Liège, the oldest Monument, heralds the end of the classics season. The peloton will tackle a route of 257 kilometres containing 4,500 metres of climbing–comparable to a mountainous stage of a Grand Tour. Unlike those stages, the difficulty of Liège comes not from long mountain passes but a seemingly endless catalogue of short, steep climbs.01:15:14The peloton is rolling out from the start line in Liège under sunny April skies for the last […]

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