Eddy Merckx: 'I never pushed him into cycling. I said, 'Play soccer. It's much easier."'
Belgian equals Greg LeMond as the only rider to win both junior and elite men's road world titles at UCI Road World Championships.
Stuart O’Grady likens Wout van Aert to Eddy Merckx, talks Tour de France green jersey and Caleb Ewan
'Every stage is like a mini World Cup race. It’s so intense. That’s great for the sport and for the viewers but it makes it hard work for the pure sprinters,' says Australian.
Tour de France retrospective: Bernard Thévenet remembers Luis Ocaña’s epic ride to Orcières-Merlette
Merckx was at the height of his career, and seemed simply unstoppable. But on this day, Ocaña simply destroyed 'The Cannibal.'
Mark Cavendish ‘blew his chance’ of beating Eddy Merckx’s Tour de France record last year, says Holm
Quick-Step sports director thinks that Fabio Jakobsen would beat Mark Cavendish in two out of three sprints.
Tour de Hoody: Slovenian superstar could become first Tour de France winner since Eddy Merckx to win De Ronde if he delivers Sunday.
'There’s every chance that Pogačar could win the Tour of Flanders. He’s an exceptional rider,' says former Tour de France winner.
Eddy Merckx was famous for his dominance, but in 1972 Roger de Vlaeminck, Frans Verbeek and Raymond Poulidor were often on the top of the podium.
Merckx believes that Pogačar could take Tour of Flanders victory on his first try.
Quick-Step confirms Mark Cavendish and Fabio Jakobsen have to earn Tour de France spot: ‘Let’s see who’s going fastest’
Sport director Brian Holm insists that 'nothing is sure' for Belgian powerhouse about choosing Tour de France sprinter.
Riders have come and gone, but Eddy Merckx remains the reference point in elite men's racing.
Museum on wheels will be offering exhibits on world championship history across the venues in Flanders.
Julio Jiménez was one of the best pure climbers in the golden age in the 1960s and his career overlapped with Bahamontes, Anquetil and Merckx.
Mark Cavendish's path towards the all-time Tour de France stage win record has read like a Hollywood script at times, but can he get his happy ever after on the Champs-Élysées?
Mark Cavendish has drawn alongside Eddy Merckx on the Tour de France's all-time stage wins list. So, who you got: Merckx or Cav?
Mark Cavendish is closing in on the all-time stage-win record of 34 — let's take a dive into his improving chance of equalling Merckx.
Mark Cavendish is shying away from discussing Eddy Merckx's record of 34 Tour de France stage wins as he creeps closer to the mark.
Tadej Pogačar matched Eddy Merckx in last year's Tour de France, can he do it again in 2021?
Alejandro Valverde will be racing to tie the Eddy Merckx record at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on his 41st birthday.
The 'Manxster' is creating buzz about a possible Tour de France bid to chase Eddy Merckx's all-time stage-win record. Deal or no deal?
Pogačar is first rider since Merckx to win three jerseys in Paris.
Former teammate of Coppi, Bobet, and Anquetil turned sports director on leaving racing and went in pursuit of Merckx's signature.
The statistics suggest that Sagan is the most consistent Tour rider of all time, with the possible exception of the Cannibal, Eddy Merckx.
From Anquetil to Indurain, every rider who won four Tour titles went on to win a fifth.
An intimate Q&A with the Badger — the five-time Tour winner and three-time Giro champion who also won Paris-Roubaix, Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Giro di Lombardia, and worlds.
Belgian legend spoke during a birthday interview about his career and how the sport has changed.
Merckx comments on dominance of Tour in UCI's planning process, Froome's possible mid-season transfer, and new Belgian superstar Evenepoel.
French legend Bernard Hinault sees a bright future for 20-year-old Remco Evenepoel, but warns of threat of being overwhelmed by expectations and pressure.
Belgian legend believes van der Poel could take a yellow jersey if he shifts focus to the road, speaks against idea of a 2020 Tour 'behind closed doors.'
Poulidor was seen as a 'real face of cycling' in France as a result of hard-working attitude and wealth of victories
The accolades continue to pour in for 19-year-old Evenepoel, who became the youngest rider in the modern era to win a major one-day classic Saturday.
When a bike appears with both Ernesto Colnago and Eddy Merckx's name on it, it draws far more attention than the state-of-the-art superbikes ridden by those racing today.
With Mark Cavendish's chances of matching Belgian's 34 Tour de France stage wins looking slim, Eddy Merckx's prowess is being given a new lease of life.
Chris Froome said on Saturday it was an "honour" to be mentioned in the same breath as Eddy Merckx and Miguel Indurain.
Cycling's most legendary champion weighs in on bike design, his favorite riders, and the sports evolving standards of “cool.”
Organizers Eddy Merckx and Dirk De Pauw look ahead to the future of the two Middle Eastern races, which could be added to the WorldTour.
Eddy Merckx is working behind the scenes to renew the Tour of Oman's contract after a rocky 2015 edition of the race.
Stage 5 of the race through the desert was canceled after a rider protest because of weather conditions
Belgian champion believes that Voigt will be the first of many big names attempting the hour record in the coming years
With Fabian Cancellara aiming at cycling's purest record, Caley Fretz waxes on the rules surrounding the attempt
Once dominated by a series of powerful, charismatic athletes, pro cycling has in recent years been producing one-off grand tour winners
Five-time Tour de France champion, now 67, has experienced heart irregularities since birth
Eddy Merckx and his team push Qatar toward the 2016 road worlds, despite questions surrounding the courses and fan access
Merckx, Sportwereld weigh in on De Gendt; free Olympic road race viewing recommendations; Wegelius thanks Garmin co-workers for Hesjedal's Giro title; Gilbert comes up short
Eddy Merckx indicted on corruption charge; angry fan threatens to tack Flanders course over route changes; Gilbert still loved by oddsmakers; Gesink to return at Amstel Gold
Merckx was presented the Giro d’Italia Hall of Fame trophy for 1974, the year of his final Giro d’Italia victory
French president Nicolas Sarkozy will honor Eddy Merckx by elevating the Belgian cycling legend to the highest possible Legion of Honour grade.
Eddy Merckx has added his support to Oman's bid to host cycling's annual world road race championships in 2015.
Eddy goes aero, Colnago plays hide-n-seek with Di2 and Lapierre offers custom web options.
Setbacks and comebacks are part of Tour history. Eddy Merckx's 1971 Tour has many similarities to this edition.
A look at Sylvain Chavanel's special Eddy Merckx bikes used for his day in the yellow jersey.