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Marianne Vos aces the last test before the World Champs

The World Cup wrapped up with a stellar victory for Marianne Vos one week out from the CX World Championships in Fayetteville, USA.

Chris Boardman promises to take England’s streets back from motor traffic

Boardman is to head up Active Travel England, a new cycling and walking body that will fund, influence and inspect road infrastructure.

No big surprises on CX National Champs weekend

Europe's national champions are crowned, including Marianne Vos, Christine Majerus, Lars van der Haar, Sanne Cant and Wout van Aert...

Chris Froome suffers a setback after hitting pre-season training too hard

The four-time Tour de France champion has picked up a knee injury that will keep him off the bike as the 2022 season beckons.

Tom Pidcock powers to victory at World Cup Hulst

The Brit took his second elite World Cup victory on Dutch soil as second-place Eli Iserbyt sealed the overall series title with two races...

Lucinda Brand keeps her winning streak alive with Hulst victory

The world champion proved her strength and resolve yet again to take an emotional sixth win in a row.

Van der Poel’s back issue persists, putting his world champs defence in doubt

After over a decade of juggling disciplines, Mathieu van der Poel’s physio says, “His body is now paying the price.”

Michael Vanthourenhout takes the biggest win of his career in Namur

An emotional Michael Vanthourenhout won round 11 of the CX World Cup after a fierce battle with the terrain and his rivals.

Lucinda Brand dominates at Namur for the fourth consecutive year

World champion Lucinda Brand takes her tenth CX win of the season on the infamous Namur Citadel course.

Tom Pidcock makes history at World Cup Rucphen with a spectacular victory

Pidcock bunny hopped to victory and into the history books as the first British man ever to win a CX World Cup race.

Marianne Vos wins again in Rucphen after a thrilling finale

Jumbo-Visma’s Marianne Vos out-sprinted world champion Lucinda Brand to take a well-earned World Cup victory on home soil.

With added Koppenberg, the women’s Tour of Flanders gets a major upgrade

Iconic cobbled climbs have been added to both the women’s Tour of Flanders and Gent-Wevelgem for 2022.

Burger King is entering professional cycling with Italian ProTeam Eolo-Kometa

… but sadly not as a title sponsor just yet.

Wout van Aert swapped mud for snow, and still no one could come close

A busy weekend of winning for Van Aert ended in World Cup victory in snowy Val di Sole, one day after winning Ethias Cross in Belgium.

Fem van Empel takes a spectacular victory in snow-covered Val di Sole

U23 CX world champion Fem van Empel showed strength and patience on the snowy course, holding off Marianne Vos to take a huge World Cup win.

Gianni Moscon says his image ‘doesn’t correspond with the reality’

The Italian puncheur is heading to Astana Qazaqstan after six turbulent years with Ineos Grenadiers, where controversy outweighed success.

Dylan Groenewegen leaves Jumbo-Visma early to join Team BikeExchange

The Dutch sprinter has signed a three-year contract with Team BikeExchange-Jayco, where he’ll get to ride the year’s biggest races.

Jakub Mareczko brings another pair of sprinting legs to Alpecin-Fenix

Jakub Mareczko has signed on for two years with Alpecin-Fenix after a difficult year with Italian ProTeam Vini Zabù.

Benoît Cosnefroy vs Julian Alaphilippe: compatriots, friends and rivals

Cosnefroy has more than earned the comparisons between himself and Alaphilippe: “I’ve beaten him now, and hope I can do it again.”

Van Aert obliterates the field in his first cyclocross race of the season

Wout van Aert made a triumphant return to CX at Superprestige Boom, winning by a huge margin despite a heavy crash on the penultimate lap.

Lampaert and Declercq choose sand over cyclocross

Yves Lampaert and Tim Declercq would rather race on a windswept beach in winter than enter a cyclocross race.