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Van der Breggen will hang up the wheels in 2021, Blaak in 2022

Dutch stars and Boels-Dolmans teammates Anna van der Breggen and Chantal Blaak both revealed their future retirement plans on Sunday, ann...

Chantal Blaak wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Chantal Blaak took a solo victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, attacking between the Muur and the Bosberg to come into Ninove alone, giving ...

Photo Gallery: Ardennes week on the Women's WorldTour

For a second year the Women’s WorldTour got to contest a full Ardennes week of racing and all eyes were on Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Do...

Photo gallery: Solo victory for Niewiadoma in rain-soaked Italy

It was another wet and miserable day for the women's peloton in the third round of the UCI Women's WorldTour at Trofeo Binda in Cittiglio...

20 questions with women's world champion Chantal Blaak

When the 2018 European road season kicks off at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad this weekend, Dutch rider Chantal Blaak will be debuting her rainbo...

A generation of dominance: how the Dutch women got to be so strong

World road champion: Chantal Blaak. World time trial champion: Annemiek van Vleuten. Olympic road champion and Women's WorldTour leader: ...

Photo gallery: The women's rainbow battle in Bergen

A sunny Autumn day welcomed the women's peloton to the start line in Bergen, Norway, on September 23rd for the season's finale. At the so...

Dutch deliver as Chantal Blaak wins World Championships road race

A dark horse pick on the Dutch squad, but a powerful contender nonetheless, Chantal Blaak (The Netherlands / Boels-Dolmans) traded in her...

Nats Week: these are your 2017 women's national champions

The northern hemisphere countries collectively hold their national championships in June, due to a designed break in the professional Eur...

Lucinda Brand tops Dutch podium at European season's opener

It has been a long wait for most of the riders in the peloton. For anyone that hasn't gone Down Under for the races in Australia back in ...

Cobbles, wind and rain: the women's European season is here!

After a long wait it's finally here! The European season officially kicks off in Belgium this weekend at the prestigious Omloop het Nieuw...

Did the inaugural Women's WorldTour live up to expectations?

When the inaugural 2016 Women's WorldTour (WWT) was announced last year it was greeted with much excitement and anticipation. Touted as a...

Preview: Vos, Van der Breggen, Johansson and other top Europeans to compete at first-ever elite European Championships

One glance at the startlist for this weekend's European Championships in France shows that the race for the coveted gold-starred blue jer...

The inaugural Women's WorldTour recap in numbers, videos and photos

After 17 rounds of fierce racing, the inaugural UCI Women's WorldTour concluded in Madrid yesterday where WiggleHigh5 scored their third ...

Emilia Fahlin gets her first Women's WorldTour victory in front of a home crowd in Sweden

Illness swept through the peloton ahead of the early, foggy morning start of the Vårgårda road race today.  Cervélo-Bigla's Ashleigh Mool...

Gallery: How Ellen van Dijk won the Energiewacht Tour

The Belgian classics period was swiftly followed by the first European stage race last week. The five day, six stage Energiewacht Tour to...

Boels-Dolmans' recipe for success

The Boels-Dolmans team seems untouchable this season. They have won every event in the UCI Women's WorldTour (WWT), and the series' leade...

Photo gallery: Lizzie Armitstead takes the win in 'dream race' Flanders

It might have been the very first springlike day in Belgium, with temperatures reaching 20 degrees Celsius, that didn't make yesterday's ...

Lizzie Armitstead wins Flanders by a bike throw

She had been outspoken about wanting the win, and after an already dominant start to the season, there was little doubt that Lizzie Armit...

Seven things to know about Women’s WorldTour leader Chantal Blaak

Dutchwoman Chantal Blaak is enjoying a stellar start to the 2016 season. She won Gent-Wevelgem last Sunday with an impressive solo run to...

Photo gallery: with yet another win in Gent-Wevelgem, Boels-Dolmans continues winning streak

The orange Boels-Dolmans team continued its domination of the UCI Women's WorldTour over the weekend with another win for Chantal Blaak. ...