Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

April 15, 2016

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 blues; Adriano Malori continues to improve; Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold; WADA amends position on meldonium positives; Three Weeks To The Giro; Profile: Velocio’s Tayler Wiles; 1 in 20 among Melbourne roads closed this Sunday morning; Boonen on the 2016 Paris-Roubaix

Philippe Gilbert to race Amstel Gold

by CyclingTips

BMC’s Philippe Gilbert will take the start at Sunday’s Amstel Gold race, despite fracturing his finger in an altercation last week in Belgium. He posted his x-ray results to Instagram, showing the pins used to mend the break.

After a long and good training and even with this things in my finger i am looking forward to sunday @amstelgoldrace @bmcproteam

A photo posted by Philippe Gilbert (@philippe_gilbert_) on

“Gilbert has been given the medical all-clear from our Chief Medical Officer, Dr Max Testa, which is good news because Amstel Gold is a special race for both Gilbert and BMC Racing Team and we hope to continue our previous success at the race,” said BMC sports director Valerio Piva to Cycling Weekly.

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