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Cancellara wins Milan-San Remo one-day classic with late charge

Updated: March 22, 2008, 3:45 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN REMO, Italy -- Fabian Cancellara won the Milan-San Remo one-day classic Saturday after breaking away late from a group of riders.

The Swiss cyclist made his move 1.5 miles from the end of the 185-mile race, finishing in 7 hours, 14 minutes, 35 seconds.

"This is my dream," said Cancellara, who won the seven-stage Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday.

Filippo Pozzato of Italy won the sprint for second and was followed by Philippe Gilbert of Belgium.

A fast pace throughout the ...

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