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10 hrs ago | Cycling News

Valverde ends Ardennes drought with second Fleche Wallonne victory

Six years after he took Lige-Bastogne-Lige for a second time by outsprinting Davide Rebellin and the Schleck brothers, Alejandro Valverde has once again triumphed in an Ardennes Classic, this time with a late charge on the Mur de Huy in Flche Wallonne .

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Related Topix: Gerolsteiner, Davide Rebellin, Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

12 hrs ago | Cycling News

Sanchez shelves personal ambitions for Gilbert in Fleche

Former Olympic champion Samuel Snchez says that although he does not totally rule out any chance of personal glory on the Mur de Huy this afternoon, his main focus will be working for BMC team-mate Philippe Gilbert.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Valverde wins Walloon Arrow Classic for 2nd time

U.S. cyclist Lawrence Warbasse, left, of the BMC Racing team, leads the pack as they climb the 'wall of Huy' during the Belgian cycling classic and UCI World Tour race Walloon Arrow/Fleche Wallonne, in Huy, Belgium, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

16 hrs ago | Velonews

Nibali: 'It's about the Liege win, not places and points'

Vincenzo Nibali will risk losing in a big attack in order to win Sunday's LiA ge-Bastogne-LiA ge.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

20 hrs ago | Tour de France News

Sanchez Earns Salary

Of the hilly spring Classics, the Amstel Gold Race is perhaps the craziest and most frenetic.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Greg Van Avermaet, Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler, Samuel Sanchez, Simon Gerrans

Tue Apr 22, 2014

PezCycling News

PEZ Previews: Fleche Wallonne

The Classics just keep on coming and next up is Wednesday's Fleche Wallonne. With a finish on the brutal Mur de Huy this mid-week race is suited for the tough and explosive climbers that can power up the climb's steep slopes.

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Related Topix: Gerolsteiner, Davide Rebellin, Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Cycling News

Fuglsang reflects on lost opportunity in Amstel

"Crunch moments' in Amstel Gold on Sunday prior to Philippe Gilbert's dramatic charge to victory up the Cauberg were noticeable by their absence - but if there was one moment before Gilbert attacked where journalist heads in the race's press room collectively turned towards the TV screens, it came when a group of nine riders seared out of the pack ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

PezCycling News

EuroTrash Monday: Phil Gil Again

Philippe Gilbert has 2 from 2 in the Ardennes Classics, more to come? We have all the results, quotes and video from Amstel, Denain, FinistA re and Tro-Bro LA©on, plus we preview FlA che Wallonne.

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Related Topix: Philippe Gilbert

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Cycling News

Kwiatkowski powerless to stop Gilbert at Amstel Gold Race

Michal Kwiatkowski admitted that it was almost impossible to catch Philippe Gilbert's race-winning attack at Amstel Gold Race but said that he had given it everything after finishing fifth.

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Related Topix: Philippe Gilbert

Cycling News

Gilbert conquers Cauberg for the fourth time

Eighteen months after his triumph on the Cauberg in the 2012 World Championships, Philippe Gilbert proved once again that, when in top form, he is all but unbeatable on the Netherlands' best-known climb as he claimed victory at Amstel Gold Race .

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Greg Van Avermaet, Cadel Evans, Tejay Van Garderen

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Belgium's Gilbert wins Amstel Gold

Belgium's Philippe Gilbert clenches his fists as he crosses the finish line to win the 49th edition of the Amstel Gold Cycling Race over 251.8 kilometers with start in Maastricht and finish in Valkenburg, southern Netherlands Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Gilbert aiming for hat-trick at Amstel Gold

Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will set off in Sunday's Amstel Gold Race as one of the hot favourites for victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Robert Gesink, Simon Gerrans, Niki Terpstra, Tony Gallopin

PezCycling News

PEZ Rides The Brabantse Pijl

The day before Paris-Roubaix amateurs had an opportunity to ride the storied cobbles themselves during the Paris-Roubaix Challenge Sportive.

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Related Topix: Fassa Bortolo, Cycling, Alessandro Petacchi, Flanders, Philippe Gilbert, Nick Nuyens, Quickstep

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cycling News

Gerrans leads Orica-GreenEdge at Amstel Gold Race

Simon Gerrans will lead the Orica-GreenEdge team at Sunday's Amstel Gold Race, hoping to put his green and gold Australian national champion's on the top step of the podium after finishing third in 2013 behind lone winner Roman Kreuziger and Alejandro Valverde.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Christian Meier

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Podium Cafe

Ardennes Week Team Preview

It's time to swap the cobbles for pavement, but the short climbs still remain. What teams are looking good leading into the Ardennes races? The cobbles are gone - at least until the Eneco Tour - and Chris is curled up in a fetal position somewhere.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Peter Sagan, Michal Kwiatkowski, Cadel Evans, Tejay Van Garderen

Cycling News

Amstel Gold Race: A passion for Nathan Haas

It has been 31 years since an Australian last won the Amstel Gold Race . In fact, Phil Anderson's win in 1983 would serve as the first and last win for an Australian at the Dutch classic, and Garmin-Sharp 's Nathan Haas is chomping at the bit to change that on Sunday, April 20. The 25-year-old Canberra-native has been enthralled with the first of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Gerolsteiner, Davide Rebellin

PezCycling News

EuroTrash Thursday: Phil Gil Wins

BMC's Philippe Gilbert is showing he is on form for the Ardennes Classics with a win in Brabantse and Bryan Coquard wins in Camembert; results, quotes and video.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Colombia - Selle Italia, Davitamon - Lotto

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Cycling: Gilbert triumphs at Fleche Brabanconne race

Former world champion Philippe Gilbert of the BMC team won the Fleche Brabanconne one-day race on Wednesday after outsprinting Australian Michael Matthews and Frenchman Tony Gallopin to the finish at Overijse.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Tony Gallopin, Summer Olympics, Peter Sagan, Yukiya Arashiro, Cycling

Cycling News

Gilbert to lead BMC at Brabantse Pijl

Last year Philippe Gilbert and Peter Sagan duelled for victory at De Brabantse Pijl - La Flche Brabanonne .

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Related Topix: Cycling, Philippe Gilbert

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Cycling News

Tony Martin celebrates Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco victory with help from Bakelants

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Team 's Tony Martin picked the right moment to go for the solo victory at 156km Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco 's stage 2 on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Michal Kwiatkowski, Summer Olympic, Ben Swift, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling

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