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  1. Gilbert makes history with 4th Amstel Gold Race winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Cycling News

    Philippe Gilbert made history Sunday when he took his fourth win at the Amstel Gold Race in the Netherlands, winning a two-up sprint with Michal Kwiatkowski to notch his fourth victory in the first round of the Ardennes Classics while climbing to second on the race's all-time win list behind Dutchman Jan Raas. Although he hit the deck about halfway though the 261km race, Gilbert, who also won the race in 2010, 2011 and 2014, initiated the winning move about 40km from the finish after the peloton reeled in the early breakaway.

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  2. Aggressive Haas gets 4th in Amstel Gold RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Cycling News

    Nathan Haas repaid his team's faith with a fourth-place finish Sunday at the 2017 Amstel Gold Race , making the late selection and falling just short of the podium in the finale, where Philippe Gilbert outkicked Michal Kwiatkowski to take his fourth win in the first round of the Ardennes Classics. "Today, everybody was just awesome," Haas said after the finish.

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  3. Cycling: Gilbert claims fourth Amstel Gold victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | The Daily Millbury

    VALKENBURG, Netherlands: Philippe Gilbert continued his fine start to the season by winning the prestigious Amstel Gold Race for the fourth time on Sunday - and then made short work of a celebratory beer on the podium.At the end of a punishing 260-kilometre course that included 35 climbs, Belgian Gilbert outsprinted 2015 winner Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland in a tactical finale." In the end with Kwiato we went hard, I saw the guys behind were on the limit - I was too but if you can find one or two per cent more it makes the difference," Gilbert told television cameras."

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  4. Sport24.co.za | Gilbert claims fourth Amstel Gold victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | News24

    Philippe Gilbert continued his fine start to the season by winning the prestigious Amstel Gold Race for the fourth time on Sunday -- and then made short work of a celebratory beer on the podium. At the end of a punishing 260km course that included 35 climbs, Belgian Gilbert outsprinted 2015 winner Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland in a tactical finale.

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  5. Philippe Gilbert wins royal sprint to claim Amstel Gold RaceRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | The Brownsville Herald

    Philippe Gilbert's renaissance continued Sunday as the Belgium champion won a two-man sprint to claim a fourth victory in the Amstel Gold Race classic. The 34-year-old former world champion, who also won the Tour of Flanders earlier this month, produced a strong final push to catch former winner Michal Kwiatkowski, who launched the sprint with about 300 meters left.

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  6. Gilbert seals fourth Amstel winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 16 | Sky Sports

    Philippe Gilbert is a four-time winner of the Amstel Gold Race after beating Team Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski in a two-man sprint finish. Gilbert, who previously won the race in 2010, 2011 and 2014, looked to have been swamped by Kwiatkowski when the Pole swept into the lead 400m from the finish line in Berg en Terblijt.

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  7. Gilbert headlines Quick-Step Floors at Amstel Gold RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Cycling News

    Two weeks on from his Tour of Flanders triumph, Philippe Gilbert takes aim at the Ardennes Classics, beginning with the Amstel Gold Race . Gilbert will headline the Quick-Step Floors team at the Dutch race, along with Bob Jungels, Dan Martin and Paris-Roubaix second place finisher Zdenek Stybar.

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  8. Valverde says new Amstel route does him no favoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Cycling News

    Alejandro Valverde moments after sprinting to his stage 7 win and wrapping up the overall title at the Volta a Catalunya Leading Ardennes Classics contender Alejandro Valverde has said that the newly redesigned finale of the Amstel Gold Race is not to his liking and that he preferred the route when it finished, as it has done for over a decade, on or near the summit of the Cauberg. Valverde has had a superb spring season, winning the Volta a Catalunya and the Vuelta al Pas Vasco, and he will be one of the big favourites on Sunday in a race that he has three podium finishes in but has never won.

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  9. Gilbert joins defending champ Vakoc in Brabantse Pijl - News ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Cycling News

    Brabantse Pijl defending champion Petr Vakoc will have Tour of Flanders champion Philippe Gilbert by his side in the Quick-Step Floors team for the transitional race between the cobbled and Ardennes Classics on Wednesday. Gilbert sat out Paris-Roubaix in order to refocus on the Ardennes Classics, but didn't have too much time to celebrate his Monument.

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  10. Paris-Roubaix: Greg van Avermaet wins first 'monument' titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Newsday

    The BMC Racing rider came round Czech Republic's Zdenek Stybar in the final metres of the 257.5km one-day classic. It is a first victory for the 31-year-old Belgian - who won road race gold at Rio 2016 - in one of cycling's five prestigious one-day 'monuments' "I felt very good all day, even though I suffered a lot," said Van Avermaet, who recovered from a crash with 100km remaining.

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  11. Van Baarle looks to take up the torch for Cannondale-Drapac at Paris-RoubaixRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Cycling News

    Dylan van Baarle produced an impressive ride to finish fourth at last Sunday's Tour of Flanders and in the absence of Sep Vanmarcke and Taylor Phinney who both crashed hard in the Flemish race the 24-year-old Dutchman will lead the Cannondale-Drapac team at Paris-Roubaix. Vanmarcke was ruled out due to a fractured finger and multiple cases of road rash, while Phinney was diagnosed with a concussion.

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  12. Terpstra: We're all supporting Boonen to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Cycling News

    All the attention on Quick-Step Floors in the past few weeks has been on Tom Boonen and his final ride at Paris-Roubaix on Sunday. If Boonen were to win on Sunday, it would be a fairy-tale ending to his career that would put him into the record books as the most successful Paris-Roubaix rider with five titles overall.

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  13. Lefevere dreams of historic Boonen win at Paris-RoubaixRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 8 | Cycling News

    Patrick Lefevere talks to the press during the team presentation of cycling team Quick-Step Floors team ahead of the new cycling season Quick-Step Floors team manager Patrick Lefevere jokingly suggested he may need medical assistance and an ambulance if Tom Boonen ends his career on a perfect high by winning a record fifth Paris-Roubaix on Sunday. The successful careers of the two Belgians are closely intertwined.

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  14. Quick-Step Floors announce squad to support Boonen in final Paris-RoubaixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | Cycling News

    Quick-Step Floors have announced their eight-man team for Sunday's Paris-Roubaix . After Tour of Flanders winner, Philippe Gilbert, was ruled out earlier this week, there were few surprises in the Belgian team's roster.

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  15. Kittel praises Boonen's professionalism after 5th Scheldeprijs winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Cycling News

    Marcel Kittel proved yet again that Scheldeprijs is his race and made history with a fifth victory at the event on Wednesday. While Kittel was the rider on the top of the rostrum, the day was all about his teammate Tom Boonen , who is due to retire this weekend.

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  16. Sagan avoids Scheldeprijs crash, confident for Paris-Roubaix startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Cycling News

    Peter Sagan struggled to descend the steps of the podium at the start of Scheldeprijs on Wednesday, but shrugged off doubts about his riding Paris-Roubaix . He lamented the pain in his hip and ribs but wanted to ride Scheldeprijs to honour Tom Boonen's final race in Belgium in Boonen's hometown of Mol.

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  17. Gilbert to skip Paris-Roubaix after Tour of Flanders triumphRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Cycling News

    The Quick-Step Floors team have confirmed that Philippe Gilbert will not ride Paris-Roubaix despite his impressive solo victory at the Tour of Flanders. Gilbert will instead focus on recovering and then training for the Ardennes Classics on his home roads in the Walloon part of Belgium in the second half of April.

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  18. WWE Raw: Goldberg spears Brock Lesnar before WrestleManiaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 3 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Will WWE really have a part-timer hold a major title for an extended period of time? He asked how much time should be set aside to feature highlights of Lesnar taking Goldberg to suplex city and asserting his dominance in the ring. Bayley admitted that she's happy to be the Wrestlemania underdog, since the WWE star loves to 'prove people wrong.'

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  19. Trek-Segafredo still searching for Classics successRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Cycling News

    Trek-Segafredo continues to struggle for top results in the Spring Classics, with John Degenkolb placing seventh in the Tour of Flanders . Sport Director Dirk Demol tried to put a good face on it, saying " More was possible but if there's riders stronger than us, we've got to admit that."

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  20. Boonen goes out in style at final Tour of FlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Cycling News

    Tom Boonen was true to his pre-race declaration that he would not be content to sit in the peloton during his 15th and final Tour of Flanders . The Belgian took on the 'trequartista' role for Quick-Step Floors , ensuring his team was in prime position at the foot of the Muur van Geraardsbergen where the race unexpectedly was made.

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