Greg Van Avermaet

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jonas Ahlstrand wins stage 2 of the Four Days of Dunkirk; Van Avermaet ‘happy nightmare is over’ as doping charges dismissed; BMC Racing Team rider Lodewyck out of Giro d’Italia due to heart concerns; Velon on-bike footage to feature on eight of the Giro d’Italia’s […]

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Van Avermaet ‘happy nightmare is over’ as doping charges dismissed

Just under ten weeks after he was named in media reports as being suspected of doping, Greg Van Avermaet was cleared by the Belgian Cycling Federation of the charges. “The disciplinary commission of the RLVB (Belgian Cycling Federation – ed.], qualified in the matter of doping, declares that the rider Greg Van Avermaet is not […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Cookson – Verbruggen and McQuaid misled the media, the UCI and the sport; Van Avermaet to race on pending Belgian Cycling Federation anti-doping hearing; Astana coach reveals training methods for Nibali and Aru ahead of Classics and Giro d’Italia; Simon Gerrans to race the Giro […]

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Van Avermaet to race on pending Belgian Cycling Federation anti-doping hearing; two year ban sought

The BMC Racing Team has responded to reports today that the Belgian Cycling Federation’s prosecutor is seeking a two year ban for Greg Van Avermaet by saying that it will not block him from competition prior to the hearing. “The BMC Racing Team is aware of today’s hearing by the Belgian Cycling Federation, Koninklijke Belgische […]

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Degenkolb joins select group with impressive Paris-Roubaix victory

Becoming only the third rider in history to win Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix in the same year, John Degenkolb took what he regards as his biggest career success when he won a three-man sprint in the famous velodrome. The German rider outsprinted five others to the line, with Zdenek Stybar (Etixx-QuickStep) taking second and Greg […]

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Who will win the 2015 Paris-Roubaix? Race favourites discuss their chances

There can be only one: it’s a tagline that was used in the 1986 film Highlander but is perhaps equally applicable to Paris-Roubaix. In that movie, the central plot was that all the immortals must fight and kill one another, with the final one left winning what was entitled ‘The Prize.’ Substitute beheading for defeating […]

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De Weert, LottoNL-Jumbo dismiss reports rider is part of Belgian investigation

Three days after Greg Van Avermaet and his BMC Racing Team confirmed that the Belgian rider had been called before the disciplinary commission of the Belgian cycling federation in relation to alleged banned practices, compatriot Kevin de Weert has categorically refuted suggestions that he too is under investigation. The 32 year old, who finished 17th […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time; Disruption to Van Avermaet’s schedule likely due to anti-doping hearing; Gerrans set to return to racing at Strade Bianche; My Story – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad was […]

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Disruption to Van Avermaet’s schedule likely due to anti-doping hearing, could Sanremo be affected?

Although Greg Van Avermaet is one of the BMC Racing Team’s biggest guns for the spring Classics, it remains to be seen how his preparation and thus form will be affected by his implication in the doping matter involving Dr. Chris Mertens. On Saturday it was confirmed that the Belgian rider had been summoned to […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Mark Cavendish wins Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne for a second time; Samuel Dumoulin wins La Drome Classic; Niccolo Bonifazio claims victory in the GP di Lugano; Ian Stannard takes second consecutive Omloop Het Nieuwsblad win; Anna van der Breggen completes comeback with women’s Het Nieuwsblad win; Greg Van […]

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