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PHILIPPE GILBERT RUMORS

Gilbert: This win is completely different to my first Belgian national title

Philippe Gilbert won the second Belgian road race title of his career in Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure on Sunday. The BMC puncheur says this victory is complete different from his first national title won in 2011. "It's completely different to my first championship," Gilbert said in a team press release. "When I won in 2011 I was in the best period of my career. I wasn't expecting to win...
Via Cycling News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

News shorts: Gilbert going for third win Sunday at Lombardy

Gilbert going for third win Sunday at Lombardy Two-time Lombardy winner Philippe Gilbert will return the Italian race on Sunday with an eight-rider BMC Racing squad that also includes two-time runner-up Samuel Sanchez. BMC Racing's roster also includes Darwin Atapuma, Damiano Caruso, Alessandro De Marchi, Manuel Senni, Dylan Teuns and Peter Velits.ADVERTISEMENT Gilbert won the...
Via Cycling News
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New pre-World's program for Gilbert due to time difference with America

Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing Team) returned to Plouay to take part in the French World Tour race for the first time since 2011. Apart from that year, when the World Championship course in Copenhagen didn't suit him (he finished 17th), he usually opts for the Vuelta a España to gear up for the race to the rainbow jersey. "It's a special feeling to come back to Plouay because of...
Via Cycling News
August 30, 2015  |  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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