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The mudless mystery of Mathieu van der Poel's shoes

How were Van der Poel's feet so very clean, when he was so very not?

Wet and windy weather seem to be in store for Paris-Roubaix

As of Thursday, the weekend weather forecast calls for rain and wind at Paris-Roubaix.

Van der Poel confirmed for Worlds start

Mathieu van der Poel will start the elite men's road race at Flanders Worlds.

Gallery: Van der Poel tames the gravel at the Antwerp Port Epic

With plenty of gravel and cobblestones, plus a unique setting, the Antwerp Port Epic is one of the coolest races on the calendar.

Van der Poel back to his winning ways after two months out of competition

Mathieu van der Poel just wanted to test his back injury at the Antwerp Port Epic in the run-up to Worlds and Paris-Roubaix.

Van der Poel to test form at Antwerp Port Epic

Van der Poel has not been able to race since he crashed in the Olympic Games mountain bike event due to a back injury.

Back issues will keep Van der Poel sidelined for the Benelux Tour

Alpecin-Fenix says "there is no reason to question participations at the World Championships and Paris-Roubaix."

No broken bones for Van der Poel in Olympic MTB crash

Mathieu van der Poel did not sustain any fractures in his crash in the cross-country mountain bike race at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tom Pidcock wins Olympic gold in men's cross country

The 21-year-old multi-disciplinary rider soared free to claim a stunning victory for Great Britain.

Mathieu van der Poel crashes out of Olympics after error with missing ramp

The Dutchman fell heavily on the first lap and wasn't able to rejoin the front.

Mathieu van der Poel and Tom Pidcock are set to square off against XC greats

Three weeks after dropping out of the Tour de France, Mathieu van der Poel joins Tom Pidcock in the Olympic cross country MTB race.

Van der Poel's coach explains what makes him different from the rest of us

Mathieu van der Poel's coach says there are "no weak spots" in his power profile.

Merci Mathieu! A young fan reaches out to his hero

The delighted recipient of Mathieu van der Poel's bottle on stage 8 has reached out to thank the Tour de France stage winner.

Mathieu van der Poel leaves the Tour de France

Mathieu van der Poel will not start the ninth stage of the Tour de France so he can recover for the Olympic MTB race three weeks from now.

Reactions: 250K full gas at the Tour de France

The peloton faced the longest stage at the Tour de France in 21 years on stage 7.

The 900 km drive to deliver faster time trial wheels to Mathieu van der Poel

Matthieu Van der Poel isn't expected to hold onto yellow past the upcoming time trial, but every advantage may help.

Remember, Van der Poel didn't really want to race the Tour

Mathieu van der Poel wanted to skip the Tour to focus on the Olympics. Good thing he didn't.

Mathieu van der Poel: ‘It was my last chance to get the yellow jersey’

Mathieu van der Poel says he didn't really have a plan, but he still managed a roaring tribute to his grandfather with stage 2 victory.

The Secret Pro: The dangers of Sagan and my Tour de France picks

The Secret Pro is back, dishing on Sagan and Lefevere plus making his Tour de France picks

Van der Poel: ‘Alaphilippe is the strongest’

Mathieu van der Poel has thoughts about Julian Alaphilippe, his own favourite status and the Tour's grandeur.

Alpecin-Fenix pays tribute to Raymond Poulidor with new kit for Tour team presentation

Alpecin-Fenix says 'Merci Poupou' with new kit.