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Why Elisa Longo Borghini's National Championship victory matters so much

On a hilly circuit in Breganze Elisa Longo Borghini soloed to her second Italian National Championship title this year and the second roa...

Lizzie Deignan and Elisa Longo Borghini extend with Trek-Segafredo

Cycling fans rejoice! Trek-Segafredo has announced that the duo of Elisa Longo Borghini and Lizzie Deignan will remain a unit for the nex...

Giro Rosa Stage 8: Longo Borghini takes stage, Van der Breggen into pink

For the first time in her nine-year career, Italian Elisa Longo Borghini took a stage win at the Giro Rosa. At the top of the climb to Sa...

Trek-Segafredo wins Giro Rosa's opening TTT, Longo Borghini leads race

Trek-Segafredo took home the chocolates at stage one of the Giro Rosa, a team time trial in Grossetto, Italy. They finished just ahead of...

'I have to be brave and attack': A chat with solo expert Elisa Longo Borghini

When Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins a race, it’s always spectacular. The cold and rainy Trofeo Binda when she was only 21 yea...

The 2017 Women's WorldTour in numbers, videos and photos

Most of you will know by now that Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) took out the overall win in the second edition of the Women's Worl...

One year ago today: Relive the Olympic road race that had everyone talking

It's been a year to the date since the women's peloton battled for Olympic gold in the challenging and treacherous Olympic road race cour...

Always there: A chat with podium regular Elisa Longo Borghini

Elisa Longo Borghini holds every quality to be a cycling superstar. She can climb, she time trials well, she is almost always in the brea...

Cycling as a second career: a look at the other lives of cycling pros

While women's cycling is evolving, it still has a long way to go. Whereas minimum wage requirements ensure that riders competing at the m...

A race for second: no contest for Van Vleuten in pursuit-style La Course

After winning the 67-kilometre climbers' stage from Briançon to the top of the Col d'Izoard with a 43-second lead, it seemed unlikely tha...

Photo gallery: the women's peloton takes on Izoard

After three editions of La Course on the Champs-Élysées in the heart of Paris, the race moved away from France's capital city into the Al...

Van Vleuten climbs to solo victory atop Izoard to win La Course

After three editions of La Course on the Champs-Élysées in the heart of Paris, the race moved away from France's capital city into the Al...

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...

Coryn Rivera wins Trofeo Alfredo Binda in historic bunch sprint finish

The 19th edition of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda - Comune de Cittiglio saw an historic finish on Sunday when a reduced bunch of 30 riders bar...

Hometown favourite Elisa Longo Borghini wins Women's WorldTour opener at Strade Bianche

Italian rider Elisa Longho Borghini (Wiggle-High5) became a hometown hero today when she won the Women's WorldTour opener at the Strade B...

Preview: Women’s WorldTour kicks off on the gravel roads of the Strade Bianche this weekend

The iconic white gravel roads of the Strade Bianche will once again host the kick-off event of the UCI Women's WorldTour this weekend. No...

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...

Top 10 female riders to watch in 2017

The 2016 road season was a momentous one in which the Women's WorldTour was introduced, Olympic champions were crowned and Lizzie Deignan...

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...

Experience pays off in gold as Kristin Armstrong wins rainy Olympic time trial

"I want a third gold medal," American Kristin Armstrong had told media on the eve of the 2016 Olympic time trial, and it was that will co...