Team Sky suffers in Ghent-Wevelgem

Ian Stannard and Chris Sutton taken to hospital with injuries after four of Team Sky's riders crash in Ghent-Wevelgem - Bradley Wiggins may get Tour of Flanders call-up

Ian Stannard after a crash in the 2014 Ghent-Wevelgem

(Image credit: Watson)

Team Sky took a hit today in Ghent-Wevelgem with four of its riders crashing, two – Ian Stannard and CJ Sutton – sent to the hospital.

"CJ, I saw his knee was open," Sports Director Servais Knaven told Cycling Weekly. "Ian was in a lot of pain it was hard to say where the problem was but he went straight to the hospital."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.