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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Photo Gallery: Santos Women’s Tour 2017

Australia’s Santos Women’s Tour this week launched the women’s 2017 international road racing season with a typically hot start, as the Aussie riders battled to maintain a rare home ground advantage against a field increasingly loaded with international riders escaping the northern hemisphere winter. The racing was fierce right from the beginning of the four …

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Tayler Wiles Diary: post-Santos feels and a coffee shop guide to Southern Australia

The first tour of the 2017 UCI road season is officially in the books. After four days of fierce racing in blistering hot conditions, Orica-Scott once again took home the win at the Santos Women’s Tour, where more international competition lined up than ever before. Stage 1 report and photos Stage 2 report and photos Stage …

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Kirsten Wild wins scorching Santos Women’s Tour finale, Amanda Spratt wins the tour

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Kirsten Wild (Cylance Pro Cycling) charged to victory in the final sweltering criterium stage of the Santos Women’s Tour in a battle of the sprint trains. This was Wild’s second win of the tour but by finishing safely in the bunch, Orica-Scott’s Amanda Spratt secured the overall leader’s blue jersey, which …

Chloe Hosking jumps up to top step of podium in hilly stage 3 of Santos Women’s Tour

LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) — Chloe Hosking (Ale Cipollini Galassia) stepped up to the top step of the podium in a hot and hilly stage of the Santos Women’s Tour as she turned the tables on yesterday’s winner Kirsten Wild (Cylance Pro Cycling) in a sprint to the line. Rounding out the podium for stage 3 …

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