Mads Pedersen wins the first stage of the Etoile de Bessèges, Van Avermaet 9th

Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) won the first stage of the Etoile de Bessèges this Wednesday after 160 almost flat kilometers, only enamelled on the Côte de la Tour (3rd category) crossed several times. This is already the Dane’s 23rd victory on the professional circuit! In second position of this first stage, we find the Frenchman Hugo … Read more

Greg Van Avermaet, victim of bad vaccination timing in 2021 and positive for Covid-19 in November, delays his “booster” dose

A poorly chosen date for vaccination against Covid-19: Greg Van Avermaet, Olympic Champion in 2016, blamed his disappointing 2021 season on the unfortunate choice and planned to delay the booster shot beyond the Spring Classics. During his AG2R Citroën team’s internship in Spain, Greg Van Avermaet spoke in the Belgian media about his 2021 results … Read more

“At the start of the year, we didn’t think Gilbert and Van Avermaet would be absent from the selection”

The announcement of the Belgian selection for the Leuven World Cycling Championships made a big splash on Monday. Among the eight runners selected by Sven Vanthourenhout, no trace of Philippe gilbert or from Greg Van Avermaet, two champions who gave a lot for the colors black-yellow-red. Gilbert was quick to react publicly, clearly showing his … Read more