Lizzie Armitstead

Photo gallery and videos: champagne and homecrowd celebrations for Armitstead in the Aviva Women’s Tour

We’ve had five days of thrilling, action packed racing in the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour. It was a wonderful celebration of the sport with five fantastic stage winners and a hometown rider taking the yellow leader’s jersey. “What a fantastic team performance it’s been,” Armitstead said of her Women’s Tour victory. Armitstead admitted to some nerves in the …

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In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sagan returns to top of UCI rankings; Boels Dolmans continues women’s WorldTour dominance; Dimension Data ‘blown away’ by support for Keagan Girdlestone; Professional Cyclist Association to present revised security plan; Miguel Angel Lopez extends with Astana; Huffman, Walle wrap-up North Star Grand Prix wins; Giant USA lays off employees; AG2R-La …

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Armitstead is the first British winner of the Women’s Tour as Lepistö wins the final stage

The 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour has been an interesting race, with five different stage winners and three yellow jersey wearers. Two stage wins went to Boels-Dolmans, the first stage won by Christine Majerus and stage 3 by Lizzie Armitstead. Two other stages were for the Dutchies, with Amy Pieters (Wiggle-High5) winning stage 2 and Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) …

Vos redeems herself in Aviva Women’s Tour stage 4 as Armitstead increases her GC lead

In addition to the Women’s Tour and football’s Euro 2016 tournament, the United Kingdom is being occupied by something else at the moment too. On June 23rd, the referendum to decide on a potential Brexit is being held. The campaigns to get people to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ have been running for months. Ever since the referendum was …

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Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Tejay van Garderen bounces back with Suisse stage win, Barguil takes lead; Taaramäe takes over at Tour de Slovenie; Groenewegen makes it a Dutch hat trick at SterZLM Tour; Armitstead wins stage 3 and takes the lead in the Aviva Women’s Tour; Coquard doubles wins as Quintana assumes lead at Route …

Armitstead wins stage 3 and takes the lead in the Aviva Women’s Tour

After yesterday’s very wet stage, Christine Majerus (Boels-Dolmans) had to hand over both the Aviva yellow jersey and the points jersey to Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv). It was a small comfort that she could take to the start line in the colourful Chain Reaction Cycles points jersey today, as she stood second in that classification and Vos obviously wore the yellow …

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Nail biting finale sees Majerus win the opening stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour

Ninety-one women took the starting line in Sourthwold, England, this morning for the first stage of the third annual Aviva Women’s Tour. With the world’s best cyclists among them, the fight for the tour’s yellow leader’s jersey was going to be a tough one. Without a live stream however, we joined the many women’s cycling …

Preview: what to know about the Aviva Women’s Tour as peloton heads to Britain

After a stint in the United States and China, the UCI Women’s WorldTour returns to Europe for the Aviva Women’s Tour, a five-day stage race in Great Britain. Sixteen teams take to the start in the 2016 Aviva Women’s Tour, among them two British UCI teams and the GB national team. It’s the only UCIWWT stage race in Great …

Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Herrada times finishing kick to perfection to win Dauphiné stage, Contador keeps yellow; Domagalski doubles One Pro Cycling’s wins in Korea; Keagan Girdlestone stable in battle for survival; New gene doping test likely to be in use for Rio Olympics; Danielson on USADA case: My positive test is consistent with supplement …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Oh, the drama! Nibali takes stage win, Kruijswijk crashes, plummets to third overall as Chaves moves into pink at Giro d’Italia; Devenyns wins stage and takes Baloise Belgium Tour lead; Two years after devastating injury, Taylor Phinney wins US national time trial championship; Carmen Small wins US time trial championship; …

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