CYCLING - Fabian Cancellara wrapped up his second career Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) win on Sunday, following up on his 2010 triumph. Fiorenzo Magni (1949, 1950 and 1951) and Jan Raas (1979 and 1983) are the only other non-Belgian riders to have accomplished that feat. Cancellara won his 5th ‘Monument’ race (MSR,RvV,PR,LBL,GdL), the highest echelon of Classic races.
CYCLING - Tom Boonen needs to win the Ronde van Vlaanderen one more time to become the first rider to win this classic four times. The Ronde van Vlaanderen is the only classic of the big-5 (Monument races) that has been won a maximum three times.
CYCLING - Last weekend, Johan Museeuw and three others received company from Tom Boonen as record holders on three career victories in the Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen). Click here for footage as the mighty ‘Lion of Flanders’ echoes his mighty roar for the third time.
CYCLING – Tom Boonen (BEL) won the 96th edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen for a record equalling third time, joining Achiel Buysse (BEL), Fiorenzo Magni (ITA), Eric Leman (BEL) and Johan Museeuw (BEL). He also joined Museeuw as the only rider to win the cobblestone classics Ronde van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix a combined six times.
CYCLING - In-form Tom Boonen will be among the favourites to win the ‘Ronde van Vlaanderen’ (Tour of Flanders) tomorrow. This race is one of the most important one-day races of the season. If Boonen (or countryman Stijn Devolder) claim their third win they will join the record holders on three career wins. Click ‘Read More’ to see who they are.