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Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013 Live Dashboard
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The 2012 podium is back: The classics season kicks off this Saturday with the 68th edition of the Flanders classic, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2.HC)
3 Big Photos from the finish of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2012reuters

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News and Updates for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013

2013 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Post-Race Coverage


3 Big Photos from Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013reuters
Paolini wins Omloop Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Paolini wins one-on-one sprint with Vandenbergh in Omloop Het Nieuwsbladvelonation
Analysis: Two against eight - how Omega Pharma won, then lost the racecyclesportmag
Tom Boonen has a ‘lot of work to do,’ will skip KBKvelonews
Paolini chalks Omloop Het Nieuwsblad victory up to experiencecyclingnews
Geraint Thomas goes from the floor to fourth at Het Nieuwsbladcyclingweekly.co.uk
Paolini’s cobbled victory displays the wonderful unpredictability of cyclingvelonews
Other race clips (03:14 Dutch)sporza.be
Extended 2013 Highlights (30:00 English [subscription req'd])cycling.tv
3 Big Photos from Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013reuters
More photoscyclingnews
One-Minute Highlights (01:00 Dutch)sporza.be

Women's Race: Cromwell wins women's Omloop Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Women's Race: Victory Salute of Tiffany Cromwellsporza

2013 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Preview

February 23 update:
-1C at the start, Tom Boonen bundled upinstagram
Peloton faces first Belgian race in wintry conditionscyclingnews
MTN - Qhubeka rider bundled up and unrecognizable@guyvermeiren
The scene at the start@celiosi
Start Highlights (00:43) — sporza.be

February 22 update:
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad + Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne Previewinrng
Vanmarcke looks to repeat at Omloop Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Van Avermaet looking for win in Omloop Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Storming the Belgian Castle: Who could breech the Omloop walls this year?velonews

February 21 update:
Classics campaign kicks off in Belgium this weekendcyclingnews
MTN Qhubeka facing various challenges in Omloop Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Here Come The Spring Classicsinrng
Cobbled Classics: The precarious marriage of weather and bike racingvelonews

February 20 update:
Boonen uncertain of form for Belgian openerscyclingnews
Vanmarcke gears up for Het Nieuwsbladcyclingnews
Thor Hushovd confident ahead of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad after Haut Var victoryvelonation
PEZ Previews The Omloop Het Nieuwsbladpezcyclingnews

February 17 update:
Boonen confirmed for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Gilbert to miss racevelonation
Ciolek encouraged by strong Trofeo Laigueglia result, now aiming for Omloop Het Nieuwsbladvelonation
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad-Week is here!podiumcafe



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3 Big Photos from the finish of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2012reuters

Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

February 22 update: Broadcasters and online sources now posted below. Unrestricted links appear in bold. If come across a link that should be added to the list below then please send it in. — Steve

Start Time: Sunday February 23 11:35 CET (); Weather in Gent, Belgium
Earliest live video: 14:00 CET (); see options below
Approximate Finish: 16:32 CET (); Weather in Gent, Belgium

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2013 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Route Map


Route Map (Large Version) — .flandersclassics.be
Race Bible w/ Timetable.flandersclassics.be