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Marlen Reusser wins stage four on the gravel, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Marlen Reusser wins stage four on the gravel, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Swiss rider Marlen Reusser went solo to win a hilly fourth stage of the Tour de France Femmes with Dutch great Marianne Vos retaining the yellow jersey on Wednesday. SD Worx rider Reusser attacked with just over 20km remaining on the 127km route from Troyes to Bar-sur-Aube and powered home more than a minute ahead …

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Uttrup Ludwig wins stage three of the Tour de France Femmes, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Uttrup Ludwig wins stage three of the Tour de France Femmes, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Denmark’s Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig finished strongly to win the third stage of the Tour de France Femmes on Tuesday, while Dutch great Marianne Vos came second to retain the yellow jersey. Vos had seized the yellow jersey on Monday after winning Monday’s second stage but FDJ Suez Futuroscope rider Ludwig kept her at bay to …

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Wiebes wins on Champs-Elysees as Tour de France Femmes returns

Wiebes wins on Champs-Elysees as Tour de France Femmes returns

 Lorena Wiebes of the Netherlands sprinted to victory on Sunday in the first stage of the women’s Tour de France which returned after a 33-year absence. The Team DSM rider struck in the last 150 metres of the 82-kilometre (51-mile) circuit in Paris to beat former Olympic champion, Marianne Vos, to the line on the …

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As the Tour de France reaches Paris, the women’s peloton pedals into the spotlight

As the Tour de France reaches Paris, the women’s peloton pedals into the spotlight

Sunday 24th July 2022 sees the end of the 2022 Tour de France but before that happens, the start of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes will take place on the Champs Élysées. 144 riders in the women’s peloton will be the first to take place in a women’s stage race that ASO has deigned …

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Tour de France Femmes 2022 - Stage 2 Route & Detail

Tour de France Femmes 2022 – Stage 2 Route & Detail

Stage 2 of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes looks like a nailed-on sprint stage but that profile hides a tough finish. The run-in to the finish line has some double-digit gradients that will test the likes of Lorena Wiebes and maybe push the stage victory into puncheur territory. Provins has never seen a Tour …

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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.

Riders complain after Giro Donne Stage 3 finish affects the GC battle

Riders complain after Giro Donne Stage 3 finish affects the GC battle

The Giro Donne has always had a reputation for some interesting route quirks, including late changes and one stage in 2020 where no-one quite knew where the finish line was going to be until Marianne Vos rode over it. Yesterday’s Stage 3, the final stage in Sardinia, saw GC riders affected by a roundabout around …

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