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.
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.
As ever, William Fotheringham, author of two excellent cycling biographies, of Eddie Merckx and Tom Simpson, gives it both barrels in another superb account, this time of Bernard Hinault, the last Frenchman to win the Tour.
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 collection also features Sir Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish, Eddie Merckx and Miguel Indurain.
In an amazing career from 1977 to 1994, he won more races than any other rider bar the legendary Eddie Merckx.
With Milan-San Remo winner Filippo Pozzato also in Quick Step ranks, it has the strongest team, but there will be a challenge from Davitamon-Lotto's Peter van Petegem and Axel Merckx, son of the great Eddie Merckx, who rides for Phonak.
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