Tom Boonen

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: McClay wins GP de Denain; Johansson wins Euskal Emakumeen, stage 1; By the numbers: What it takes to win Paris-Roubaix; UCI makes it official: disc brake use is suspended pending further talks; Eddy Merckx: Disc brakes too dangerous for racing; How to beat the dreaded post race […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Megan Guarnier wins Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria; Eight talking points from the 2016 Paris-Roubaix; The curious case of Oscar74: How USADA nabbed a masters doper; Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win; Boonen on Hayman’s Roubaix success: A guy like him really deserves the win; Gallery: How […]

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Boonen on Hayman’s Roubaix success: A guy like him really deserves the win

Paris-Roubaix winner Mat Hayman was gracious in his praise of Tom Boonen on Sunday, saying that he wouldn’t have minded had the rider who finished second to him taken the victory. “I would have liked to have seen him win and get the record. I will be honest. He is the king of the race,” […]

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Mat Hayman surprises at Paris-Roubaix to win from daylong breakaway

Surprising the pre-race favorites, Mathew Hayman (Orica-GreenEdge) became the second Australian to win Paris-Roubaix Sunday, taking out the French Monument in a five-up sprint. Hayman, a former track rider, lead out the sprint in the Roubaix velodrome and was able to hold off Tom Boonen (Etixx-QuickStep), Ian Stannard (Sky), Sep Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Edvald Boasson Hagen […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sammy Sanchez wins in another close Basque stage; Blaak wins Energiewacht Tour stage 2, takes over lead; Vorobyev makes it two wins at Circuit de la Sarthe; Lechuga takes the opening stage at Redlands Classic; Companioni solos to victory at opening stage of Redlands Classic; Scheldeprijs record-setter Kittel: The […]

With Roubaix record on the line, Boonen still convinced he can win

Judging by a muted showing in last Sunday’s Tour of Flanders, as well a lack of wins thus far this year, the chances of Tom Boonen winning Paris-Roubaix next weekend seemed remote to many. The Etixx-QuickStep rider finished back in 15th place, a full minute behind Peter Sagan. He was, it seemed, simply not in […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Palini beats Guardini to take stage two of the Tour de Langkawi; Gaviria takes final day victory in Tour Cycliste International La Provence; Rumours resurface that China’s richest man has eyes on Tour de France; Riis announces multifaceted cycling project, states intention to have Worldtour team in […]

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Commentary: Why Tony Martin racing the cobbled classics changes everything

When three-time world time-trial champion Tony Martin announced last month that, for the first time in his career, he will focus on the cobblestone classics this season, the entire pro peloton took notice. Why? Because Martin’s participation tipped the scales in favor of an Etixx-QuickStep domination, from Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, which kicks off the classics season […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Jungels wins stage one of the Tour of Oman; Luxembourg rider pledges to ‘give his all’ to protect race lead; Porte shrugs off time loss on stage one of Tour of Oman; Weeks after being placed in a coma, Malori heads back to Europe; Boonen reaches deal […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Lauren Stephens leads the Tour Femenino de San Luis after stage 4 ITT win; UCI confirms rider action over unpaid salaries at Colombia-Coldeportes; Froome extends his contract with Sky; Marianne Vos – “We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost”; Tom […]

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