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Tour de France 2018: Rest day (video) roundup

On Sunday the Tour de France peloton rolled into Carcassonne to finish stage 15, and the 150 remaining riders get to put their feet up fo...

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...

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...

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...

Best of 2016: Five conclusions after five Women's WorldTour races

It’s the time of the year when everyone is heading off for the holidays, spending time with family and taking advantage of the opportunit...

What rainbow curse? 2016 was the year of the world champion

It's the most decorated jersey in professional cycling. Win on the right day, and you wear the rainbow stripes for a year, the sport's sy...

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...

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 ...

Wiggins says Armitstead has ‘no excuse’ for missed tests

Speaking in the wake of Lizzie Armitstead’s three missed doping tests, Bradley Wiggins has expressed incredulity about his fellow Briton’...

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...

The Female Secret Pro: Giro Rosa, La Course, and doping in the women's peloton

For a couple years now, The Secret Pro has been providing an entertaining and informative perspective of life inside the professional men...

Off to Rio! Your guide to the women's Olympic road race

It has been four years since Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) sprinted to victory in a soaking wet London city, beating Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-D...

In her own words: Armitstead explains whereabouts case

With recent news that Lizzie Armitstead has been provisionally suspended, which explained her absence at recent Women's WorldTour events,...

Armitstead: ‘I can only tell you that I am a clean athlete and an honest person'

News broke yesterday that Armitstead's absence at recent Women's WorldTour events was due to a provisional suspension after being charged...

Doping control officer: It’s right that Armitstead was cleared in her whereabouts case

As the furore rumbles on about Lizzie Armitstead’s successful CAS appeal over missed whereabouts tests, an international doping control o...

Armitstead avoids Rio ban after winning UK Anti-Doping Court case

When Lizzie Armitstead didn't line up for the past two Women's WorldTour events in July, it didn't seem to surprise anyone. She's stated ...

Photo gallery and videos: champagne and homecrowd celebrations for Armitstead in the Aviva Women's Tour

We've had five days of thrilling, action packed racing in the 2016 Aviva Women's Tour. It was a wonderful celebration of the sport with f...

Armitstead is the first British winner of the Women's Tour as Lepistö wins the final stage

The 2016 Aviva Women's Tour has been an interesting race, with five different stage winners and three yellow jersey wearers. Two stage wi...

Vos redeems herself in Aviva Women's Tour stage 4 as Armitstead increases her GC lead

In addition to the Women's Tour and football's Euro 2016 tournament, the United Kingdom is being occupied by something else at the moment...

Armitstead wins stage 3 and takes the lead in the Aviva Women's Tour

After yesterday's very wet stage, Christine Majerus (Boels-Dolmans) had to hand over both the Aviva yellow jersey and the points jersey t...

Nail biting finale sees Majerus win the opening stage of the Aviva Women's Tour

Ninety-one women took the starting line in Sourthwold, England, this morning for the first stage of the third annual Aviva Women's Tour. ...