Gallery: The favourites come to the fore at a gripping Gent-Wevelgem

Two women bend over their bikes as they sprint to the finish line of a race.

Women’s Gent-Wevelgem report: Wiebes bests Balsamo in reduced bunch sprint

Mads Pedersen punches the air in celebration having beaten Mathieu van der Poel in the sprint for Gent-Wevelgem 2024 victory.

Men’s Gent-Wevelgem report: Pedersen has stamina on his side in duel with Van der Poel

A pack of riders navigates the dirt (or mud in this case) Plugstreet section of the 2023 Gent-Wevelgem. The black and white image shows the riders in a pack, close together almost as if huddled for warmth, as tall trees and mist press in on both sides.

Gent-Wevelgem will have WEATHER

The peloton is led under the Menin Gate at the start of Gent-Wevelgem in Flanders Fields.

It’s Balsamo’s race to lose at Gent-Wevelgem

Peloton caught napping as Marlen Reusser solos to Gent-Wevelgem victory

The Jumbo-Visma duet is back at the top of the charts