Valverde returns to top, like it or not

Alejandro Valverde wins Tour Down Under 2012 stage five

Alejandro Valverde returned to the sharp end of cycling today after serving a two-year doping ban. He won the fifth stage of 2012 Tour Down Under in South Australia on Saturday.

He said that he realises there are mixed feelings about his return and told Cycling Weekly, "There will be some that are happy and some that are not."

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