Tiffany Cromwell

Four talking points from the 2016 Giro Rosa

The pink confetti has been swept off the streets of Italy, locals are returning to their day-to-day, and the riders have moved onto the next race or training block. The 2016 Giro Rosa is in books but we’re not done talking about it yet. The feeling around women’s cycling’s only remaining grand tour, the Giro Rosa, …

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After failed appeal, Australian women’s road cycling team for Rio finalised

The wait is over. Cycling Australia today announced its final roster for the Olympic Games in Rio next month, revealing its women’s road team after a failed appeal. The women’s road squad will be led by national road race champion Amanda Spratt who will be joined by her Orica-AIS teammates Gracie Elvin and Rachel Neylan. Rounding out the …

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Giro Rosa Round-up: Tiffany Cromwell outsprints them all in stage 4, Stevens stays in pink

The lack of information coming from the Giro Rosa has been quite substantial, but today has been even worse than the stages before. We can therefore not tell you very much about what happened during the stage. We do know that Tiffany Cromwell (Canyon-SRAM) made it two in a row for the Aussies in the …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Americans at the 2016 Tour de France: Who’s racing, and what are their objectives?; Drapac signs five-year deal as co-title sponsor of Cannondale Pro Cycling Team; hansgrohe joins Bora as co-sponsor for 2017; Sagan joining Bora–Hansgrohe in 2017?; Cycling Canada names team for Rio; Numainville left off Canadian Olympic team; Tiffany …

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Tiffany Cromwell: “It’s not the end of the world if I’m not selected [for Rio]”

We are now within six weeks of the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and while some federations have already announced their Olympic rosters, many athletes around the globe are nervously waiting to hear if they’ve made the selection for this pinnacle event. The wait is almost over as …

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Photo gallery and rider comments: Lizzie Armitstead’s impressive solo win in Omloop het Nieuwsblad

What a day it was for Boels-Dolmans on Saturday. On both sides of the Atlantic, two of their riders gave stellar performances in very different circumstances. In the 7-Eleven Velodrome of Colorado Springs, Evelyn Stevens set a new UCI Hour Record, improving the one set by Bridie O’Donnell last month by over a kilometer. Meanwhile in Belgium, …

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No rainbow curse here: world champion Armitstead wins season opener with impressive solo

It was just above freezing this morning in Gent, but the bright blue skies and the sun made it a cheerful and almost springlike Saturday morning. The tension that comes with the first big race of the season was palpable, especially among those who hadn’t made the trek to Australia, Qatar or San Luis for …

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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 …

New kit day: How much clothing do pro cyclists get?

For most riders, getting a new set of cycling kit is something worth celebrating. You might have had your eye on a particular design for a while, perhaps you needed to update your wardrobe to keep up with the latest trends, or maybe your old kit was simply falling apart. Either way, ‘new kit day’ …

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The path to a professional cycling contract may be in your living room: Canyon-SRAM and Zwift launch talent competition

UCI Women’s World Tour team Canyon-SRAM is taking a novel approach to talent identification, on Thursday announcing it will partner with Zwift and use the social fitness platform to help pick a member of its squad in 2017. The search for a rider, labelled ‘The Canyon-SRAM Racing and Zwift Academy Project’, is set to start in March …

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