Our fellow countryman Remco Evenepoel from the Deceuninck-Quick Step team is truly made from the stuff of legends.
The Tour de France will start in Brussels in 2019. The most important competitive cycling race is thus honouring cyclist Eddy Merckx. It will have been fifty years since he won his first Tour.
The 17 year-old Nina Derwael from Velm, in Sint-Truiden, won the gold medal on the uneven bars during the European Gymnastics Championships in Cluj-Napoca in Romania on Saturday 22 April.
The spring classics now are behind us and Belgium's cyclists did an excellent job. The greatest gluttons were Philippe Gilbert and Greg Van Avermaet.
Belgium was successful in winning five medals in the track cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.
Ugo de Wilde is, in 2017, the world's youngest racing driver.