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Bora-Hansgrohe agrees to let Sam Bennett leave: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Sam Bennett is free to sign elsewhere after Bora-Hansgrohe agrees to le...

Nibali to Trek, Mas to Movistar, GC shake-up in Poland: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Vincenzo Nibali will race for Trek-Segafredo next season, Enric Mas sig...

Van der Poel wins Dwars door Vlaanderen: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Mathieu van der Poel gets his first WorldTour win at Dwars door Vlaande...

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: ...

Fastest woman in the world: Annemiek van Vleuten wins world individual time trial title

Annemiek van Vleuten's tears started flowing before the final riders had even crossed the finish line. When Olga Zabelinskaya (Russia), K...

Far from done: Ellen van Dijk eyes world title, Olympic gold, hour record

With a big smile, Ellen van Dijk (Team Sunweb) opened the door of her brand new home in Woerden, The Netherlands, and welcomed me in. Whe...

Marianne Vos wins Ladies Tour of Norway, her first Women's WorldTour stage race win

Continuing their block in Scandinavia, the women's professional peloton transferred from last weekend's races in Sweden to the neighbouri...

Van Dijk powers to a dominant win and prolongs European time trial title

Herning, Denmark, provided the scene for the 2017 European championships. After an elite category was added to the event for the first ti...

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 ...

Second world title for American Amber Neben as she wins time trial in Qatar

With three race favourites among them, all eyes were on the Dutch time trial specialists this morning. Already an Olympic and European ti...

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...

Ellen van Dijk signs two-year contract with Team Liv-Plantur

Fresh from her fourth place in the Olympic Games time trial, a result which could have resulted in a medal had she not lost time with a n...

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...

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 time to turn our attention to the individual time...

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...

Ella Picks: meet the first women to ride in Gaza; women's cycling not ready for disc brakes; track worlds; equality in cyclocross; and more

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us lau...

Women's European road season kicks off in Belgium this weekend

It's here! The European season officially kicks off in Belgium this weekend at Omloop het Nieuwsblad. While not part of the inaugural Wom...

Photo gallery: 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Two former winners returned to the Ladies Tour of Qatar this year. Ellen van Dijk took the GC in 2014, Kirsten Wild already has four wins...

The road to the rainbow jersey starts in Qatar

With the road season's first action in South America and Down Under done and dusted, the women’s peloton now travels to the Arabic desert...

After five near-misses, Linda Villumsen finally wins the rainbow jersey

Bronze in the world championship time trial in 2009 and again in 2010. Silver in 2011. Bronze in 2012. Silver in 2013. Linda Villumsen (N...

How To: Get ready for a time trial with Ellen van Dijk

Whether it’s a short prologue, a national time trial championship or the Olympic team pursuit race, the “race against the clock” is one o...