Gilbert's Liège-Bastogne-Liège still in doubt

Philippe Gilbert’s participation at Liège-Bastogne-Liège is still in doubt after his mid-week crash at Flèche Wallonne. The former champion was named in BMC’s line-up for La Doyenne but has said that he may still chose not to race if he hasn’t recovered sufficiently. Gilbert was one of four BMC riders to collide with the tarmac on Wednesday, forcing him to abandon the race.

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Born in Ireland to a cycling family and later moved to the Isle of Man, so there was no surprise when I got into the sport. Studied sports journalism at university before going on to do a Masters in sports broadcast. After university I spent three months interning at Eurosport, where I covered the Tour de France. In 2012 I started at Procycling Magazine, before becoming the deputy editor of Procycling Week. I then joined Cyclingnews, in December 2013.