Marianne Vos

Herstory: Female Olympic winners past to present – Part 2

We are just two weeks away from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and the excitement is building. Federations around the globe have submitted their final rosters to the Olympic Committee and athletes everywhere are spending the coming weeks dotting i’s and crossing t’s for this pinnacle event of our sport. We’ll be …

“May all your pain turn to champagne”: Rider diary from La Course

There is nothing quite like Paris in July, and apparently everyone thinks so because everyone seems to be in Paris in July, including all my bike friends and bike family. And on this fateful day in Paris in July, the Tour de France and La Course came to take over the streets of downtown to …

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Chloe Hosking sprints to victory on La Course

  “Well, I stayed upright,” said Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) told Ella CyclingTips after La Course, and that was the sentiment of many as the third annual La Course was once again filled with crashes, despite the good weather. Due to two crashes in the last lap alone, teams were unable to get a good leadout …

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Your guide to La Course by le TDF

As the male riders in the Tour de France take on the Alps in their final week of racing, the women’s peloton looks ahead at their moment to shine on the iconic cobbles Champs Élysées this Sunday , July 24th, in Paris. Now in its third years, La Course by le Tour forms the 12th round …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Hidden motors: 3-4000 UCI tests at Tour, but French announce own plans; MPCC stands with fight against technological fraud; Dan Martin: Ready to take on the big guns in the Tour de France; King may appeal Olympics snub; Orica-GreenEdge for the Tour de France; Trek-Segafredo Tour de France team; Cannondale …

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Books, training and quiet in the middle of nowhere: How Marianne Vos prepares for Rio

The Dutch cycling federation last month announced its team selection for the Olympic Games in Rio with Marianne Vos, Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv), Ellen van Dijk (Boels-Dolmans) and Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-AIS) making up the women’s team. With just a month and a half till the 2016 Summer Olympics kick off in Rio de …

Daily News Digest

Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Stars-and-stripes saga: The backstory behind Greg Daniel’s missing national champion’s jersey; Dimension Data long-list for Tour de France; IAM Cycling for Tour de France; Bora-Argon 18 Tour de France roster; Matt Brammeier on his work beyond racing; Cavendish talks nutrition; USA Cycling Pro Road Tour standings update; Shane Kelly backs Shane …

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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 …

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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