Greg Van Avermaet

Preview: elite men’s World Championships road race

The 2015 Road World Championships culminate this Sunday with the elite men’s road race. Contested over 261.4km, the race will determine who gets to wear the coveted rainbow bands for the next 12 months. So, what’s the course like? And who are the contenders? Mikkel Conde put together the following preview. The route The day […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel returns to form with Tour of Poland stage 1 win; Barbara Guarischi wins Sparkassen Giro World Cup by a bike throw; Jempy Drucker wins Prudential RideLondon & Surrey Classic; Adam Yates wins Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian; BMC exploring legal action after Van Avermaet […]


BMC Racing Team exploring legal action after Van Avermaet brought down in Clasica San Sebastian motorbike incident

One day after its rider Greg Van Avermaet had his chance of victory in the Clasica San Sebastian taken away when he was run over by a motorbike , his BMC Racing Team has said that it is exploring legal action over the matter. Van Avermaet had attacked in the final of the WorldTour race […]


Greg Van Avermaet hit by motorcycle, San Sebastian victory chances ruined

BMC Racing’s Greg Van Avermaet’s chances for victory ended at Clasica San Sebastian when an in-race motorcycle crashed into him and put him out of contention while in the lead. Van Avermaet attacked on the last climb of the 219-kilometer race and had 15 seconds over his chasers with 600 meters to go when the […]

Van Avermaet holds off Sagan to win stage 13 of Le Tour, Froome retains yellow

RODEZ, France (CT) – Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) has won stage 13 of the 2015 Tour de France, outsprinting Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Sagan) in a thrilling finale in the town of Rodez. The remnants of the day-long breakaway were caught by the peloton on a steep final climb, just 300 metres before the finish. When that […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: MTN Qhubeka names shortlist for Tour de France; Africans, Boasson Hagen and Farrar in, Goss, Ciolek out; Barguil altitude training after recovery from California crash, could make Tour debut; Van Avermaet’s Tour selection uncertain as rider states he may leave race early for first child’s birth; Marianne […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alberto Contador wins the 2015 Giro d’Italia; Greg van Avermaet wins the Belgium Tour; Marco Haller takes overall victory at Tour des Fjords; Gracie Elvin takes first European win at Gooik-Geraardsbergen-Gooik; Lizzie Williams takes her first European win at SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn; Lizzie Armitstead claims […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]