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World champ Valverde eyes maiden Tour of Lombardy triumph
By Emmeline MOORE
Milan, Oct 12, 2018 (AFP) - Newly-crowned world champion Alejandro Valverde headlines the season-finale Tour of Lombardy on Saturday looking for his first win in a race where he has twice finished runner-up.
The fifth and final Monument of the season -- the 'Race of the Falling Leaves' -- will be fought over 241km through the Alps-region between Bergamo and Como in northern Italy.
Movistar rider Valverde will ...