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PHILIPPE GILBERT RUMORS

Gilbert's future still unclear as Ochowicz seeks talks

Philippe Gilbert’s long-term future at BMC Racing is far from clear after the 33-year-old's disappointing spring campaign. The Belgian is out of contract at the end of the season and has spent five years with the American-registered team but has yet to sit down with the team’s hierarchy to discuss a possible contract extension. Gilbert started the season with intent, finishing...
Via Cycling News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez leads the line for for BMC at Liege-Bastogne-Liege in Gilbert's absence

Sixth in the Mur de Huy on Wednesday, following the enforced absence of BMC Racing teammate Philippe Gilbert due to a fractured finger, Spain’s Samuel Sánchez has a rare opportunity to fight his own corner 100 per cent at Liège-Bastogne-Liège today - which he starts as the co-leader of his team, along with Richie Porte. The winner of a stage of the Vuelta al País Vasco in...
Via Cycling News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert out of Liege-Bastogne-Liege

Philippe Gilbert will not take the start of Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday after suffering through the Amstel Gold Race and La Flèche Wallonne without factoring in the race. The 2011 winner of the race underwent surgery last week for multiple fractures to his middle finger suffered in an altercation with two men while out training. Gilbert will be replaced by American Joey Rosskopf...
Via Cycling News
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert battles on in La Fleche Wallonne despite broken finger

Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing Team) put a brave face on what was clearly a very tough Flèche Wallonne for the Belgian rider, who finished 91st after sliding out of the running in the final 25 kilometres of the race. Ever since his triumphant 2011 spring campaign when he won all three Ardennes Classics, as well as Brabantse Pijl, Gilbert has had mixed fortunes at Flèche Wallonne...
Via Cycling News
15 days ago  |  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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