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Beyond podium girls: My experience as a woman in cycling

Today, Flanders Classics announced they will no longer use flower girls, or podium girls as they're better known. And it sparked some con...

Opinion: Using podium boys for women's races isn't cute, it's patronizing

A three-day beard, at least 1.85m tall and broad shoulders – those are the requirements for the ideal "Ronde Mister" according to Amstel'...

No more podium girls at Tour Down Under

When the men's UCI WorldTour kicks off in Australia in January, there's one thing we won't see: race winners flanked by podium girls. In ...

Opinion: podium boys are no better than podium girls

Over the weekend, Belgium played host to yet another great Women’s WorldTour event. All races thus far have been exciting and Gent-Wevelg...

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...