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Sanne Cant crowned world cyclocross champion: ‘It’s the most beautiful day of my life!’

At first, it was a familiar sight: seven-time former world champion Marianne Vos in orange leading the elite women’s field at yet another World Cyclocross Championships. But neither the highly technical course and conditions nor her competition was going to let her run off with an eighth win. As a result, fans were treated to …

Annemiek van Vleuten pulls off victory for Orica-Scott at an attack heavy women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

GEELONG, Australia (CT) – Annemiek van Vleuten took the win at the 2017 women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race for Orica-Scott, in an exciting attack filled competition that deviated from the expected script to finish off the Australian summer season of women’s racing on a high note. There couldn’t have been a better day …

Video: Emma Pooley on launching a solo attack that enlivened the Women’s Cadel Evans Road Race

It’s not just the winner who makes a race and one of the key moments that helped enliven an already intriguing women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race was a solo effort off the front by Emma Pooley (Holden Women’s Cycling) in the last ten kilometres. The excited crowd was shouting out her name, willing …

Women’s cyclocross worlds preview: the highly anticipated finale to a stellar season

If last Saturday’s World Cup finale in Hoogerheide was a prelude for the 2017 UCI Cyclocross World Championships this weekend then we are in for a major treat! This season has shown that women’s professional cyclocross is more competitive than ever before. The women’s elite field frequently drew more starters than the men’s, and it …

Trek CXC Cup elevated to World Cup status, will offer equal payout for men’s and women’s events

Today, on the eve of the 2017 cyclocross world championships, the UCI approved next season’s World Cup calendar, revealing that the US will once again host the two opening rounds of the series. However, instead of Vegas (pictured), the season will kick off in Iowa on September 16, and move onto Waterloo, WI, where Trek …

City cancels Philly Cycling Classic, US back to hosting just one Women’s WorldTour event

The City of Philadelphia today announced that the annual Philadelphia International Cycling Classic (PICC) will “take a break” in 2017, which includes the Women’s WorldTour event that had been slated for June 4. “Regrettably, even after extensive fundraising efforts, we were not able to find enough sponsors interested in covering the $1 million cost of …

Kirsten Wild just pips Chloe Hosking in Race Melbourne photo finish

ALBERT PARK, Australia (CT) — It was a fast bunch sprint and the closest of finishes in the first edition of Race Melbourne with Kirsten Wild (Cylance) and Chloe Hosking (Ale Cipollini) looking to each other as they rolled past the finish line, wondering who had won. It came down to a wait for the …

Preview: Five things to know about the women’s Cadel Evans Road Race

The women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is the last blast of the Australian summer of racing before the international riders return back to winter in Europe and the United States, hoping they are one step ahead of many of their rivals who have yet to launch into the road season. In the 2017 …

Nicole Cooke critical of British Cycling and UK Anti Doping, questions Team Sky

Speaking to the parliament committee which has been investigating Team Sky, British Cycling and Bradley Wiggins, Nicole Cooke has provided strong criticism and raised questions about the stance of all three. The former world and Olympic champion said she was ‘sceptical’ of Team Sky’s declaration that it was the cleanest team in cycling, saying that …

CyclingTips to livestream Race Melbourne, the Cadel’s Race curtain-raiser criterium

Here at CyclingTips we’re proud to announce that we’ll be live-streaming the inaugural Towards Zero Race Melbourne, the curtain-raiser kermesse to this weekend’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Race Melbourne will be held this Thursday January 26 — Australia Day — on the Albert Park Formula 1 circuit and you’ll be able to catch …

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