Anna van der Breggen

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Ulissi wins again on Giro d’Italia stage 11, Jungels strengthens lead; Alaphilippe stamps his authority on the Amgen Tour of California with Gibraltar Road attack; Steele von Hoff wins Tour of Norway opener; Dumoulin abandons Giro; Preview: What you need to know about the Women’s Tour of California; Kennaugh breaks […]

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Vos and Van der Breggen to lead Dutch team in Rio; Blaak misses out

The Dutch cycling federation today announced its team selection for the Olympic Games in Rio with Marianne Vos and Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) as the team’s leaders. Also confirmed for the orange squad are Ellen van Dijk (Boels-Dolmans) and Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-AIS). In addition to the road race, Van Dijk and Van der […]

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Photo gallery: Kasia Niewiadoma delivers Rabo-Liv its sixth Elsy Jacobs win

Rabo-Liv went into the Festival Elsy Jacobs as the team to beat, with five GC wins within the team over the last five years. Marianne Vos won this Luxembourg race in 2011, ’12 and ’13, while  Anna van der Breggen was victorious in 2014 and ’15. Although Marianne Vos started out really strong by finishing 2nd in the […]

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Two in a row for Anna van der Breggen at Flèche Wallonne Femmes

At 11.20 a.m. CET this morning, the starting pistol send the women’s peloton off for the sixth round of the Women’s WorldTour. After 137 kilometers through the Wallonia area of Belgium, Rabo-Liv was able to finally break the Boels-Dolmans’ winning streak with Anna van der Breggen coming across the line first. This is the second year in a […]

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Photo gallery: Boels-Dolmans takes its third WWT win with Lizzie Armitstead’s victory in Trofeo Binda

None of the first three UCI Women’s WorldTour races so far have been completely livestreamed, but the Trofeo Binda organisers did offer us live images from the finish in Cittiglio. With the peloton crossing that finish line five times before the arrival would determine the winner of the race, it was certainly a step up […]

Lizzie Armitstead takes back the Women’s World Tour leader’s jersey after another Italian win

It was the third weekend in a row with UCI Women’s WorldTour action on the calendar. After last weekend’s races in Holland, the peloton returned to Italy for the Trofeo Alfredo Binda today. A course for the climbers, Trofeo Binda had been a World Cup event for several years and was won by Lizzie Armitstead […]

On the scene in Drenthe: Boels-Dolmans takes another Women’s WorldTour win

The attractive thing about cycling is that races take place on public roads, so it’s the same stretches of pavement that cars and cyclists use every day. When the professional peloton visits your home country, it makes those familiar roads extra special. So I was quite looking forward to visiting Drenthe for the second round in […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with women’s voices and women’s stories

We are honoured to be part of a wonderful community that celebrates women on bikes, and we love sharing the incredible stories and inspiring voices behind the sport, lifestyle and industry of cycling. In celebration of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share with you some of our favourite and best read Ella interviews and […]

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Women’s European road season kicks off in Belgium this weekend

It’s here! The European season officially kicks off in Belgium this weekend at Omloop het Nieuwsblad. While not part of the inaugural Women’s WorldTour it remains to be seen as the European season’s opener. This eleventh edition did get upgraded from UCI 1.2 to UCI 1.1 status though and is attracting 22 UCI teams to the start line. That combined […]

Top 10 female pros to watch for in 2016

With the introduction of the UCI Women’s World Tour and the Olympics taking place in Rio later this summer, the 2016 season will be one to remember. Throughout the off season, new teams emerged, riders transferred and some influential riders are making a comeback out of injury or retirement. The excitement around this coming season […]