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Commentary: Australian women's performance cause for celebration, not turmoil

Australian women’s cycling is looking back on a turbulent few weeks, between team selection dramas, question marks over development paths...

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...

Seven retiring riders we'll miss seeing in the women's peloton

As the 2016 road season has come to an end, cyclists return to their homes for some vacation before preparing for the next season again. ...

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...

Anna van der Breggen takes Olympic gold in a nail-biter of a race

While the lead-up to the women's Olympic road race was somewhat tainted by all the commotion surrounding the three missed doping tests of...

What I know now that I wish I knew then...

You know that tips section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign up? Well, that section is populated by res...

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...

Photo gallery: Women's Strade Bianche 2016

A race like the Strade Bianche needs images to tell the entire story. Beneath grey clouds, but without the turbulent weather conditions t...

Lizzie Armitstead is the first Women's WorldTour leader after another dominant win in the Strade Bianche

The Strade Bianche doesn’t need exceptional weather circumstances to be an heroïc race as last year’s sunny edition proved, but with the ...

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...

Orica-AIS: What I know now that I wish I knew then

The tip section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign-up is populated by responses to the question: “What d...

Emma Johansson inks two-year deal with Wiggle Honda; confirms plans to retire following Rio Olympics

Wiggle Honda announced a two-year deal with Swedish national champion Emma Johansson on Saturday. The press release issued by the team st...

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 La Course

The second edition of La Course proved as prestigious as the first. The women’s peloton enjoyed the fuss and fanfare that comes with raci...

Lizzie Armitstead: best in the world

Women’s professional cycling has a new leader. The recently updated UCI Individual Rankings shows that Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead (Boels...

Is the Aviva Women's Tour too easy?

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) is preparing to head to the airport following the fifth stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour. She has a flight out ...

Emma Johansson wins final stage of Euskal Emakumeen Bira; Kasia Niewiadoma secures overall victory

Emma Johansson won the fourth and final stage of Euskal Emakumeen Bira on Sunday. The Swedish national road and time trial champion prove...

Emma Johansson wins Bira stage two photo finish over Annemiek van Vleuten

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) beat out Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) by the narrowest of margins on Friday to win stage two of Euskal Emakume...

Five times on the Emakumeen Saria podium, Emma Johansson finally climbs to the top step in Durango

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) has five times finished on the lesser steps of the podium in Durango at the one-day Emakumeen Saria, but on Tu...

My first bike race with Orica-AIS

Ella CyclingTips spent an afternoon with Orica-AIS last month before the start of the Tour of Flanders. We sat down with the Australian-r...

Kirsten Wild wins crash-marred sprint finale at Novilon Eurocup

Kirsten Wild (Hitec) won a crash-marred sprint at the Novilon Eurocup ahead of Chloe Hosking (Wiggle Honda) and Christine Majerus (Boels ...