Lopez, 26, finished third at the Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana in 2018, and won a stage atop the Col de la Loze on his Tour de France debut this year.
Toll in Bek Air plane crash rises to 15; Fokker-100 aircraft with 98 on board crashed near Kazakhstan's Almaty International Airport
Almaty International Airport said nine people died on Friday in the crash of a Bek Air plane in Kazakhstan
Europa League: Qualified Manchester United to field youngsters against Astana; Arsenal look to break winless run versus Frankfurt
Group leaders Arsenal can seal progress to the knockout stages of the Europa League with a win over Frankfurt and Emery said he hopes to 'connect' with the disappointed fanbase and win them over.
Manchester United have called up central defender Max Taylor to their Europa League squad 12 months after the 19-year-old had chemotherapy for testicular cancer.
Europa League: Teenager Mason Greenwood helps Manchester United cruise into last-32; Celtic down Lazio to progress
Mason Greenwood scored as Manchester United cruised into the Europa League last 32 with a 3-0 win over Partizan Belgrade at Old Trafford on Thursday, while Celtic stunned Lazio with a last-gasp goal in Rome to progress
Premier League: England Under-21 international Mason Greenwood signs contract with Manchester United
Greenwood's decision to pledge his future to United is a boost in a difficult season that has featured their worst start for 30 years
Europa League: Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not stressing over Marcus Rashford's failure to score goals
Solskjaer said that a striker doesn't peak until he is 26 or 27 and the 21-year-old Marcus Rashford will learn what finishes to make in different circumstances
Syria government has right to 'take control of all its territory', says Russian president Vladimir Putin
The Russian leader said it was important to begin work on a political settlement in Syria "as soon as possible" and urged Iran and Turkey to ramp up their coordination with Russia of their countries' foreign and defence ministries and security services.
Tour de France 2018: Debutant Magnus Cort Nielsen wins 15th stage to hand Astana their second consecutive victory
Nielsen first underlined his ambitions 8km from the finish when he quickly countered Italian Domenico Pozzovivo's effort to break clear.
Syria crisis: Iran, Russia and Turkey hold talks in Astana; situation in Eastern Ghouta likely on agenda
The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey were locked in talks on Syria in Kazakhstan Friday, almost a month after the Moscow and Tehran-backed regime began pounding an opposition enclave just outside of Damascus
Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has told her counterparts from the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation that there can be no justification for any acts of terrorism.
Alexis Sanchez scored a stunning goal as Arsenal came from behind to beat Cologne 3-1 in a Europa League clash on Thursday that was delayed for an hour due to crowd trouble.
Russia warned on Tuesday that new sanctions and the use of force against North Korea's regime would be a path to catastrophe, after Pyongyang launched a missile that flew over Japanese territory before landing in the Pacific Ocean.
Day after disengagement in Doka La, India stresses on diplomatic solution: Boundary issue must be respected, says MEA
MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Monday said that the process of "disengagement" at Doka La was almost complete.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met her Uzbek counterpart Abdulaziz Kamilov, who was on a four-day visit to India.
Liverpool won the first leg in Germany with Trent Alexander-Arnold scoring a free kick. Elsewhere in Europe Celtic, Napoli, Sevilla and Olympiacos also racked up wins to gain an advantage in Champions League playoff matches.
Champions League play-offs: Celtic inch closer to group stage qualification after thrashing Astana 5-0
Celtic have one foot in the Champions League group stages after a Scott Sinclair double helped his side to a 5-0 thrashing of Astana in their playoff round first leg in Glasgow.
Liverpool must come through a tough two-legged play-off tie against Hoffenheim if they are to return to the group stage of the Champions League after a three-year absence, following Friday's draw
Powerbrokers Russia, Iran and Turkey on Tuesday focused on shoring up a plan for safe zones in Syria at a fifth round of talks they are pushing in Kazakhstan to help end the six-year conflict.
China has refused entry to around 50 Indian pilgrims who were scheduled to travel to Kailash Mansarovar through the Nathu-la pass in Sikkim.