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Van Dijk takes third world title against the clock

Van Dijk takes third world title against the clock

Ellen van Dijk took her 3rd world championship in the time trial this morning. The Dutch rider was the quickest on the circuit in Wollongong, the host city in Australia of the 2022 Cycling World Championships. For Van Dijk, it’s a 2nd win in 2 years, after also winning last year’s edition in Flanders. Her …

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Grace Brown wins Stage 3 with an attacking ride, Van Vleuten remains leader

Grace Brown wins Stage 3 with an attacking ride, Van Vleuten remains leader

Aussie Grace Brown won the 3rd stage of the 2022 Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta. The FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope rider beat Elise Chabbey in a head-to-head sprint for the finish line. Behind them, Elisa Balsamo was 3rd, leading the peloton home. Annemiek van Vleuten finished safely in the group and is still the leader in the general …

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Mavi Garcia wins the 2022 GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit

Mavi Garcia wins the 2022 GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit

Spanish rider Mavi Garcia took her second Women’s WorldTour victory of the season at the catchily named GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit. She beat Jumbo-Visma’s Amber Kraak in a head-to-head sprint, in what was Kraak’s best pro result. Grace Brown led the chasing group for the final spot on the podium. The …

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Australian teams announced for home World Championships

Australian teams announced for home World Championships

The 2022 Cycling World Championships take place from September 17th to 25th around the city of Wollongong, 80km south of Sydney in Australia. The course contains plenty of climbing, with it expected to be too tough for pure sprinters but probably ideal for riders who can sprint and climb. The home Australian cycling federation has …

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GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit 2022 Race Preview

GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit 2022 Race Preview

The GP de Plouay is closing in on 25 years of racing, which makes it one of the longest running major races in the women’s cycling calendar. The lumpy Brittany parcours has favoured climbers and puncheurs over the years, depending on the course layout. Delving into the list of former winners, you have the likes of GC winner Fabiana Luperini and Brit Nicole Cooke before the modern generation takes over

Tour de France Femmes 2022 Race Preview

Tour de France Femmes 2022 Race Preview

The Tour de France Femmes has a long and convoluted history. The first race that could be considered a Women’s Tour de France was the La Grande Boucle Féminine Internationale, held in 1955. That race was won by the Brit Millie Robinson, who would also go on to be a women’s hour record holder. Held over 5 stages, the race ended up being a one-off event.

Elisa Longo Borghini wins the Queen Stage of the 2022 Women’s Tour

Elisa Longo Borghini wins the Queen Stage of the 2022 Women’s Tour

The summit of Black Mountain saw the finish line of the queen stage of this year’s Women’s Tour. Elisa Longo Borghini won the stage, timing her sprint into the wind perfectly. For the second day in a row, Kasia Niewiadoma was the runner-up and whilst she outsprinted Longo Borghini yesterday in Welshpool, she couldn’t do …

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