Renewed course with the same concept as always

The 48th edition of the Volta ao Algarve, on the road from the 16th to the 20th of February, will have a completely renovated course, but with the same concept: stages for all rider profiles. Only the finishes at Fóia and Malhão have been kept as compared to the 2021 edition, but with different approaches to the final climbs. The … Read More

Number of WorldTeams confirmed for the Volta ao Algarve increases to ten

The team line-up for the 48th Volta ao Algarve, a ProSeries race to be held from February 16th to 20th continues to take shape. After the announcement of the first four teams of the 2021 world ranking, the number of international first division teams with confirmed presence in the Portuguese race now rises to ten. From Kazakhstan comes Astana Qazaqstan … Read More

Five ProTeams join the range of teams at the Volta ao Algarve

The range of international teams for the 48th Volta ao Algarve, which will be held between February 16th and 20th, 2022, is getting more and more complete. With four already announced there are now nine teams confirmed. Among the five ProTeams confirmed at the Volta ao Algarve is the one that, in 2021, was the best ProTeam in the world. … Read More

World’s top four teams confirmed at Volta ao Algarve

The top four teams in the 2021 world ranking are the first to be confirmed for the 48th Volta ao Algarve, which will be held between February, 16th and 20th, 2022. Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team (formerly Deceuninck-Quick-Step) were the winners of the 2021 world ranking and will be at the Volta ao Algarve for the 16th consecutive time. The Belgians … Read More

João Rodrigues makes history and wins Volta ao Algarve

João Rodrigues (W52-FC Porto) is the winner of the 47th edition of Volta ao Algarve. Ethan Hayter (Ineos Grenadiers), the previous leader of the race finished second, in front of Kasper Asgreen (Deceuninck-Quick Step), who held on to the third position. Élie Gesbert (Arkea-Samsic) was the winner of the stage. Today was the last day of the 47th edition of … Read More

Decision day with a tough stage ahead

Who will be the new winner of the Volta ao Algarve? There is only one guarantee. Who ever wins, it will be the first time. This Sunday, in Malhão, an unprecedented champion will be crowned. Ethan Hayter (Ineos Grenadiers) has the advantage, but in a steady up and down stage, mainly from the 65 kilometers mark and with the rain … Read More

Kasper Asgreen wins and Ethan Hayter keeps the yellow jersey despite crash

Deceuninck-Quick Step is thriving, with Kasper Asgreen winning todays’ time trial. The Portuguese Rafael Reis came down in second, in front of Benjamin Thomas. Ethan Hayter was ninth and was able to keep the yellow jersey despite a crash. The riders went to the time trial in Lagoa with last years’ record in mind. The one to do it was … Read More

Time trial opens decisive weekend

Weekend of decisions in Volta ao Algarve, with the time trial of Lagoa defining the time that will separate those who aspire to be on the final podium in Malhão as the winner of the 47th edition. For three years, this city of Algarve has been the place where the specialist can show off their skills, facing 20.3 kilometers ahead, … Read More

Two sprints and two wins for Sam Bennett in Volta ao Algarve

Once again, an impressive sprint brought Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quick Step) and Danny Van Poppel (Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux) to the finish line with Bennett winning by a small margin. Michael Morkov (Deceuninck-Quick Step) came in third. In todays’ stage, the riders faced 203,1 kilometers under intense heat all the way from Faro, the capital of the Algarve, to … Read More