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Prize money is only one of the ways to progress women’s cycling

Flanders Classics' Maja Leye responds to the prize money storm. She feels that Flanders Classics should have maybe tooted their own horn ...

The show must go on: How the Spring Classics are being run in COVID times

Last year the Tour of Flanders and Gent-Wevelgem showed that one-day Classics can be run in COVID times. In 2021 they face a different se...

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...

UCI insists no reduction to team sizes in 2017

Contradicting the fait accompli announcement made by the Grand Tour organisers plus Flanders Classics on November 25, the UCI has told pr...

Top race organisers reduce team and peloton sizes in Grand Tours, Classics and other events

More open, aggressive Grand Tours and Classics look possible from next season, with some of the biggest race organisers announcing that t...

Ten days after Demoitié’s death, what’s the latest on motorbike safety?

The Tour of Flanders is one of the toughest races in cycling, but that paled into insignificance when compared to what the Wanty-Groupe G...

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. ...

Cycling therapy in Gent-Wevelgem, where Chantal Blaak claims her second Women's WorldTour win

It’s been a strange couple of days following the terrorist attacks around Brussels on Tuesday morning. While it was Belgium that was hit ...

Photo gallery: Despite bombings, racing continued in Belgium

When the peloton lined up in Tielt, Belgium this morning, the mood was dampened by yesterday's terrible events. And a minute of silence w...

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...

Beyond the podium at Flanders Classics with Lien Crapoen and Maja Leye

By 8am on the morning of the Tour of Flanders, the Grote Markt in Bruges is already filled to bursting point. The sun slowly emerges abov...