Eddy Merckx

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Most of Merckx's success came after he left Peugeot, but his time there helped shape his career. Photo: Yuzuru Sunada

Pra-Loup 1975: Merckx vs Thévenet (video)

The Tour de France returns to the climb of Pra-Loup on Wednesday afternoon, stage 17 of 2015 Tour. It’s the first time since 1980 that the Alpine climb has been…

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Eddy Merckx in 10 questions

To mark the 70th birthday earlier this week of the great man, we want to see how well you know The Cannibal in this week's cycling quiz

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Twitter wishes Eddy Merckx a happy birthday

It may have escaped your notice, but it’s Eddy Merckx’s 70th birthday today, and in the age of social media this means riders and races taking to Twitter and Instagram…

Eddy Merckx in Doha, Qatar Credit: Gregor Brown

How Eddy Merckx put the Middle East on the cycling map

Eddy Merckx’s rule has shifted from the roads of Europe to Qatar, where he created a stage race across the petroleum-rich state in 2002. Yesterday, Dutchman Niki Terpstra (Etixx-Quick Step) won…