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Vårgårda races to no longer be in the Women’s WorldTour

Vårgårda races to no longer be in the Women’s WorldTour

The Vårgårda races have been part of the women’s cycling calendar for a long long time. There has been a Vårgårda race in the women’s World Cup since 2006 and the TTT has been raced at the highest level since 2008. The road race has seen big names like Marianne Vos, Iris Slappendel, Chantal van …

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Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes announce routes and teams for 2023

Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes announce routes and teams for 2023

Today the routes for the 2023 editions of Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes & Flèche Wallonne Femmes were announced. The races, won by Annemiek van Vleuten and Marta Cavalli in 2022, have seen minor changes to their routes but the final stretches remain unchanged. For Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes, the legendary climb of the Côte de Stockeu where Eddy Merckx …

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Marianne Vos on her tough cyclocross season

Marianne Vos on her tough cyclocross season

You could be forgiven for not realising Marianne Vos took part in the Dutch national championships this weekend. The world champion barely featured on the flooded muddy course. Whilst Puck Pieterse went off into the distance at the front, Vos was struggling in the mud behind. The cameras captured the moment Vos looked like she …

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Shirin van Anrooij takes her first-ever CX World Cup victory at Beekse Bergen

Shirin van Anrooij takes her first-ever CX World Cup victory at Beekse Bergen

Dutch rider Shirin van Anrooij won the first World Cup race of her cyclocross career on Sunday. She launched a perfectly timed attack and led an error-free final lap to hold off her young rivals Fem van Empel and Puck Pieterse. The first time the cyclocross world cup has visited Beekse Bergen, the course is …

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Marianne Vos to race the Beekse Bergen World Cup event

Marianne Vos to race the Beekse Bergen World Cup event

After racing and finishing 2nd at Nacht van Woerden last week, the cyclocross World Champion Marianne Vos will continue her 2022/2023 World Cup campaign in Beekse Bergen. The race organisation has confirmed her entry today. Vos will race her first World Cup race this weekend at Maasmechelen and then the European Championships in Namur too. …

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Tour de France Femmes 2023 route announced, starting in Clermont-Ferrand

Tour de France Femmes 2023 route announced, starting in Clermont-Ferrand

The route for the 2023 Tour de France Femmes has been announced, with a very different parcours to the rebooted 2022 version of the race. Starting in the Massif Central in Clermont-Ferrand, the race will loop back to the start after 124km. A late sting in the tail comes at the Cote de Durtol (1.7km …

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Blanka Vas beats World Champion Vos at Nacht van Woerden

Blanka Vas beats World Champion Vos at Nacht van Woerden

Blanka Vas continued her impressive start to the cyclocross season by winning the Nacht van Woerden. It was the first race of the season for world champion Marianne Vos who finished 2nd behind the Hungarian. Puck Pieterse continued her pressing threat by finishing 3rd. The C2 race is part criterium, part cyclocross as it’s held …

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Marianne Vos solos to gold at Dutch national gravel championship

Marianne Vos solos to gold at Dutch national gravel championship

Marianne Vos has added yet another title to her already very full palmares – the 2022 Dutch Gravel Championships. Held over 70 kilometres, Vos took the victory by going solo and finishing half a minute ahead of Moniek Tenniglo in 2nd, with Lorena Wiebes coming in nearly 3 minutes behind for the bronze medal. For …

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