• Belgium's Gilbert wins Amstel Gold

    April 20, 2014

    VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) - Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Amstel Gold Race for the third time on Sunday, clinching the 49th edition in the hills of the southern Netherlands.Racing for BMC, Gilbert broke away from the peloton about three kilometers (two miles) from the finish during the race's final steep ascent of the Cauberg hill, and then held on for victory as others tried to narrow the gap.