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  1. Young Van Baarle the Flanders surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Velonews

    Dylan Van Baarle was not afraid to attack early at Tour of Flanders, and it paid off. Photo: Tim De Waele The exertions of the Ronde van Vlaanderen grab riders and throw them out the back of the front group like paper whipped out of an open car window.

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  2. Boonen: Sagan's Flanders win was beautifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Velonews

    Belgium's classics king Tom Boonen applauded world champion Peter Sagan's solo victory in the Ronde van Vlaanderen on Sunday. The Tinkoff cyclist is the first since Boonen, in 2006, to win Flanders in the rainbow stripes.

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  3. Do More Uphill Sprints! Higher Anaerobic Fitness Gives Edge to Mountain Ultra-Marathon RunnersRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | Newswise

    Between changes in elevation, terrain and weather, athletes who compete in mountain ultra-marathons can expect an extreme test of endurance and grit while running these 50-kilometer races. But is there a way to predict the type of athlete that will post the best finishing time? New research presented today at the Experimental Biology 2016 meeting in San Diego suggests that a runner's pre-race anaerobic fitness capacity may be a key factor in determining who will have the fastest finishing times.

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  4. Cancellara attempts to make Ronde history in final yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Velonews

    Swiss classics specialist Fabian Cancellara has a chance to make history this Sunday in the Ronde van Vlaanderen . If the three-time winner takes another title, he will hold the record for race victories in a career, and would do so in his last season and in the 100th edition of Belgium's biggest race.

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  5. Boonen 'not the same'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Velonews

    Belgian Tom Boonen is not the same after his crash in Abu Dhabi last year and it will be touch and go if he is ready to contend in the upcoming monuments, says team Etixx-Quick-Step. The classics great, who counts three Tour of Flanders and four Paris-Roubaix titles on his palmares, crashed last October in the Abu Dhabi Tour and fractured his skull.

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  6. Lefevere: Other teams weren't riding to win E3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Velonews

    Etixx - Quick-Step lost E3 Harelbeke on Friday, but it was not for lack of trying. Team boss Patrick Lefevere says that rival outfits were not riding to win, and their stars were not shining brightly on the Flemish farm roads.

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  7. Gallery: E3's world champ duelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Velonews

    Riding the cobbles increases the chances of suffering a mechanical. Race favorite Fabian Cancellara dropped his chain during E3 and had a long wait before his team car arrived with a bike change.

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  8. Preview: Gent-Wevelgem, a sprinter's classic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Velonews

    With classics season in full swing, the one-day racers are set to take on the cobblestones of Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday. Now in its 78th year, Gent-Wevelgem is the final classic on the men's WorldTour calendar before the Ronde van Vlaanderen , and the start list rarely disappoints.

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  9. Flanders favorite Van Avermaet out of E3 with illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Velonews

    Greg Van Avermaet is staying at BMC Racing's team hotel with digestive problems instead of racing Friday's E3 Harelbeke, a race he was favored to win. The team says it was a precautionary measure because the Belgium's goal is winning next Sunday's Ronde van Vlaanderen .

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  10. Stybar not worried about politics or egosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Velonews

    Zdenek Stybar has nothing left to prove except a major victory, and he will enter this year's spring classics as a protected leader on the powerful Etixx - Quick-Step team. Now in his sixth year with the Belgian classics superteam, Stybar insists he isn't worried about team politics or egos getting in the way on a squad packed with talent, including Tom Boonen, Niki Terpstra, Matteo Trentin, Stijn Vandenbergh, and even Tony Martin.

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  11. What Constitutes a "New Boonen"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    The retirement of a great champion like Tom Boonen is a seminal event for Belgian cycling fans as well as fans of the Classics everywhere, for reasons connected to the man himself and how much his fans have enjoyed watching him race, as well as to what it means to watch a race like the Tour of Flanders without him. After next month, or perhaps as late as a year from next month, it's a reality we will all have to face, whether we like it or not.

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  12. Australia's first heavyweight champion Lucas Browne insists he is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'I'm not completely stupid': Australia's first heavyweight world champion Lucas Browne claims he is not a drugs cheat and insists he ASKED to be tested before WBA bout Lucas Browne says he would have to be 'completely stupid' to have taken drugs before his WBA world heavyweight title fight. The Australian boxer is reeling from the news that banned substance Clenbuterol was found in a sample supplied immediately after his victory over Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny at the start of March.

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  13. Lucas Browne determined to clear his name after testing positive...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Lucas Browne, the first Australian ever to win a world heavyweight title, is denying using drugs following a positive dope test which threatens him with being stripped of his belt. Ricky Hatton, the Manchester Hitman who is now Browne's promoter, is launching an investigation into how the performance-enhancing drug Clenbuterol was found in his fighter's system following his upset victory over WBA 'regular' champion Ruslan Chagaev in Chechnya earlier this month.

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  14. The New Boonen? Following in Tom's FootstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    Fourteen years ago, Belgium was able to close the books on every "New Museeuw" discussion in the space of one hour. The 2002 Paris-Roubaix saw the emergence of Tom Boonen as the Lion's anointed successor.

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  15. The next wave of classics acesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Velonews

    You've already heard of Etixx - Quick-Step's Julian Alaphilippe and Lotto - Soul's Tiesj Benoot, who both exploded on the scene in 2015. Alaphilippe, 23, finished in second place at both FlA che Wallonne and LiA ge-Bastogne-LiA ge.

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  16. The Weird Phases of Tom BoonenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    Tom Boonen is one of the quietest most likeable and sane bike riders of his generation. He has always come off as one of the most normal, polite and well-adjusted young men in the sport.

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  17. How Terrific Was Tom? Part II: Growing Up, Changing CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    We left off our look back at the brilliant, game-changing, and still going career of Tom Boonen on the day he placed the world's biggest target on his back, that of the arc-en-ciel, the World Champion's rainbow jersey. Much is made of a "rainbow curse," and though much is also made of the Loch Ness Monster, there is a little something to wearing an insignia of your special status everywhere you go, in a sport where there are a million ways to lose -- including several beyond your control -- and only one way to win.

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  18. How Terrific Was Tom? The Ascension YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    As I said earlier, this project is about taking stock of cycling at a time when we are forced to reckon with the changeover from Tom Boonen, cobbles hero, to... whatever happens next. To start in earnest, we need to assess what Boonen has accomplished in his career.

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  19. Searching For the New BoonenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Podium Cafe

    Over the winter the great classics champion Fabian Cancellara announced that 2016 would be his final year as a professional racing cyclist, his final year away from his family in Zurich, his final assault on the sport's record books. He'll finish with at least three wins in the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, plus a shot at one more.

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  20. Sagan doesn't like how Van Avermaet races smartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Velonews

    With his stage 6 win, Greg Van Avermaet queued up his improbably Tirreno-Adriatico victory, but Peter Sagan wasn't very impressed by the Belgian's tactics. Photo: Tim De Waele The Tom Boonen/Fabian Cancellara rivalry will soon be history, but don't worry: Peter Sagan and Greg Van Avermaet are primed to feed cycling's hunger for controversy and polemics.

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