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Dwars door Vlaanderen to take pre-Flanders slot from De Panne - News Shorts

The tussle between Dwars Door Vlaanderen and the Three Days of De Panne over 2018 dates has come to an end, with the UCI deciding that Dwars will take the coveted pre-Tour de Flanders slot from De Panne. Dwars door Vlaanderen, held up to now on the first Wednesday of the 'Flemish fortnight', became a WorldTour race in 2017 and quickly stated its intentions to move forward a week...
Via Cycling News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert aiming for third Belgian road title

Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) will line up in Antwerp Sunday with visions of a third Belgian road title to go along with his championships in 2011 and again last year. Gilbert has seen a resurgence this season since his high point in 2011, when he took 18 wins, including Amstel Gold, Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Since repeating his national title last year and...
Via Cycling News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert, Izaguirre, Spilak climb WorldTour ranking after Tour de Suisse

Philippe Gilbert has moved into the top five of the UCI WorldTour rankings and Ion Izaguirre into the top 10 as Greg Van Avermaet stays well out in front after the Tour de Suisse. The race was Van Avermaet’s first WorldTour outing since Liege-Bastogne-Liege in late April and, despite finishing no higher than 15th on stage 3, he makes it three months at top spot thanks to the lead...
Via Cycling News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert in perfect place as Worlds bid takes off

After missing the Tour de France Philippe Gilbert has returned to racing in rude health with a win in the GP Pino Cerami, a stage in the Tour de la Wallonne, second place in San Sebastian and an aggressive performance in last Sunday’s RideLondon Classic. It’s all part of his assault on the rainbow jersey and the UCI Road World Championships, which take place next month in Richmond...
Via Cycling News
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former world champ Philippe Gilbert out of Tour de France with leg injury

  Former world champion Philippe Gilbert won't ride in the Tour de France next month because of a right leg injury. Gilbert withdrew from the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday because of the injury ''that will keep him from being considered for the BMC Racing Team's Tour de France roster,'' his team said. Gilbert is still suffering from a ''non-displaced fracture'' after crashing at the...
Via Associated Press
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Philippe Gilbert out of Tour de France with leg injury

PARIS (AP) Former world champion Philippe Gilbert won't ride in the Tour de France next month because of a right leg injury. Gilbert withdrew from the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday because of the injury ''that will keep him from being considered for the BMC Racing Team's Tour de France roster,'' his team said. Gilbert is still suffering from a ''non-displaced fracture'' after crashing...
Via Associated Press
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Gilbert wins Tour of Beijing

BEIJING (AP) Former world champion Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Tour of Beijing by three seconds over Dan Martin of Ireland on Tuesday. Gilbert held onto his overall lead after a 117-kilometer (73-mile) fifth and final stage from Tiananmen Square to the Bird's Nest Piazza. Sacha Modolo of Italy won the stage in a bunch sprint ahead of Greg Henderson of New Zealand, and Edvald...
Via Associated Press
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin wins stage, Gilbert retains overall lead

BEIJING (AP) Dan Martin of Ireland won the 157-kilometer (97-mile) fourth stage of Tour of Beijing on Monday, while Belgium's Philippe Gilbert retained the overall lead. Martin clocked 4 hours, 12 minutes, 14 seconds on the mountain-top finish at Mentougou Miaofeng, just 2 seconds ahead of the charging trio of Gilbert, Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio of Colombia and Rui Alberto Faria...
Via Associated Press
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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