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Greg Van Avermaet interview: What’s next for the Olympic champion?

A little under four weeks ago Greg Van Avermaet’s life changed forever. The Belgian went…

Preview: What you need to know about the women’s time trial at the Rio Olympics

With the 2016 Olympic road races completed and written into the history books, it's now…

Off to Rio! Your guide to the women's Olympic road race

It has been four years since Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) sprinted to victory in a soaking…

Doping control officer: It’s right that Armitstead was cleared in her whereabouts case

As the furore rumbles on about Lizzie Armitstead’s successful CAS appeal over missed whereabouts tests,…

Blocked from Rio Games, Zakarin heading to Clasica San Sebastian instead

Tour de France stage winner Ilnur Zakarin is one of a number of Russians who…

New gene doping test to be retroactively applied to Rio Olympic samples

Athletes bound for the Rio Olympic Games who have benefited from gene doping will face…

Rio Olympics: UCI makes decision on Russians to compete

The UCI has decided to go with the IOC rather that WADA in relation to…

Gracie Elvin: Why I'll be humming Smoke on the Water at the Olympics

There are so many things I want to say and people to thank now that…

How a "crushed" Howes missed the U.S. Olympic team

Bam! In the blink of an eye Alex Howes’ (Cannondale) dream of representing the United…

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…

The Olympic Dream that may never come true

I had a sobering moment yesterday that I may never realise my Olympic Dream. I…

Simon Clarke: Backing Uran in the Giro with Rio in mind

At 29 years of age, Simon Clarke isn’t quite an athlete reborn, but he’s got…

Carmen Small's Road to Rio: 'the racing will be more dynamic this year than ever before'

As the UCI road calendar kicked off at the Santos Women's Tour in Australia last…

Launching into the sky: An exclusive interview with Fabio Aru

Behind Fabio Aru, the sun begins to plunge into the sea, the sky that special…

“Cycling is only one part of my life” – Cancellara confirms 2016 season will be his last

An era will be drawing to a close in less than 12 months time, with…

"Every day I think about Rio": exclusive video with Lizzie Armitstead

From the Ella archives: Every weekend we bring back one of our archived stories just…

Froome chasing Tour de France/Olympic races treble

Seeking to go one better than Bradley Wiggins, who won the Tour de France and…

Road to Rio:  Will Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio be South Africa’s leading lady or lone rider?

We are now one year away from the start of the Rio Olympics. The opening…

Cavendish concedes Olympic dream may be over, questions UCI’s separation of road and track

Taking an Olympic gold medal has long been an ambition for Mark Cavendish but the…