Eddy Merckx

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Belgian racing cyclist who won the Tour de France five times (born in 1945)


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Qatar is a sports state, and so to have a ladies Tour for the first time in the Middle East is a big honour," said Belgian cycling legend Eddie Merckx.
Gilberto Simoni celebrates Italy's World Cup win with a photographer during the ninth stage' Tour legend Eddie Merckx gets a helpful tow from favourite Floyd Landis during a practice ride yesterday
Known worldwide by its trademark scorpion logo, Castelli has been a fixture in international cycling since the mid-1970s, having outfitted many cycling champions, including Tour de France champions Eddie Merckx and Jacques Anquetil.
In 2003 Armstrong's fifth consecutive success matched the record number of wins set by Eddie Merckx, Bernard Hinault, Jacques Anquetil and Miguel Indurain.
I FELT like cycling legend Eddie Merckx last week after I earned my mountain bike leader certificate in sunny Aberfeldy.
I once had a custom-built bike by (five-time Tour de France winner) Eddie Merckx,'' said Knickman, who twice raced in the Tour de France.
CYCLING: The International Cycling Union has honoured Belgian racer Eddie Merckx by naming him Cyclist of the Century at a ceremony in Paris.
Guests will also hear tales of Sean Kelly's races against Eddie Merckx, Greg LeMond, Laurent Fignon, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain at the European classic cycling tours and grand tours.
The Shelley High School student, 16, who rides for the BBM Sportscover team, was part of this year's first Olympic Development Programme visit to Europe, at the two-day meet at the Eddie Merckx Velodrome in Ghent.
Ireland's Stephen Roche secured his berth in cycling's hall of fame after he emulated the great Eddie Merckx in 1987, becoming only the second man in history to claim professional cycling's 'Triple Crown'.
In an amazing career from 1977 to 1994 Kelly was one of the finest cyclists of his generation winning more races than any other rider bar the legendary Eddie Merckx.