Asgreen beats ‘Big Three’ and wins ‘the best race of all’ | NOW

The ‘Big Three’ of cycling – Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert and Julian Alaphilippe – colored the final of the Tour of Flanders on Sunday, but just like last month in Milan-San Remo, the victory in a monument went to an outsider . Kasper Asgreen beat Van der Poel in a sprint and […]

“I think you win.” ‘I do not think so.’ The hug of V …

The most beautiful moment of the Tour of Flanders was not shown on TV yesterday, but was captured by the French photographer Patrick Brunt. He was behind the finish line and filmed the moment when Mathieu Van der Poel and Wout van Aert embrace each other after an exciting battle. Whirling over the line, Wout […]

Herman De Croo greets the Ronde without a mouth mask: ‘I have a …

“Herman De Croo greets the Ronde.” It is an annual custom during the Tour of Flanders that the popular ex-politician from the Flemish Ardennes appears along the course. And this year too, our Prime Minister’s father stood along the course in his hometown of Brakel. Mother soul alone, but without a mouth mask. So the […]

Mathieu van der Poel is ready for a duel with his big r …

Now then? For more than two months, Mathieu Van der Poel (25) has been looking fruitlessly for that absolute top victory. The Tour of Flanders is his last chance. But then he has to pass Wout van Aert (26), the great rival with whom he has been openly at odds since Gent-Wevelgem. Will that play […]