Tom Pidcock Wins 2022 UCI Cyclocross World Championship Title
Jan 31, 2022Olympic champion Tom Pidcock became world cyclo-cross champion Sunday in Arkansas, in the absence of Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel who had shared the last seven titles.
Men, Women To Do Same Time Trial Course At World Road Race Champs
Dec 10, 2021Time trials for men and women will be held on the same day, course and distance for the first time at cycling's 2022 Road World Championships in Australia, officials said Friday.
Lavreysen The King Of The Roubaix Track
Oct 24, 2021Dutch rider Harrie Lavreysen took gold in the marquee men's sprint event at the track cycling world championships in a packed Roubaix indoor velodrome on Sunday, beating his compatriot Jeffrey Hoogland in the final.
Wild Time At Track Worlds As Dutch Claim Madison Treble
Oct 23, 2021Kirsten Wild and Amy Pieters of the Netherlands clinched their third women's Madison title at the world track cycling championships on Saturday as the tournament became a showcase for the sport's veterans.
Italian Team's Bikes Stolen At World Championships
Oct 23, 2021Italian riders at the world track cycling championship in Roubaix lost bikes worth 10,000 euro ($11,600) each to thieves, local authorities told AFP on Saturday.
American Ashton Lambie Wins Gold In The Men's Pursuit
Oct 22, 2021Sporting a prominent handlebar moustache American rider Ashton Lambie won the gold in the men's pursuit at the track cycling world championships on Friday.
Ganna Spearheads Italy's Olympic Track Pursuit Team To World Title
Oct 22, 2021Italy won gold in the men's team pursuit at the track cycling world championships on Thursday confirming their status as new masters of the discipline after beating France in a tense final.
Germany Set New Women's Team Sprint Record As Dutch Win Men's World Title
Oct 21, 2021Germany set a new world record in the three-rider women's team sprint final at the track cycling world championships on Wednesday, while the Netherlands added the men's title to their Olympic gold medal.
2021 UCI Track Cycling World Championships Race Preview
Oct 19, 2021The 2021 UCI Track Cycling World Championships will take place in Roubaix, France at the STAB Velodrome from October 20-24. Originally scheduled to take place in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, 22 different events will take place on the Siberian spruce 250m indoor track.
Smart Tactics And A Defensive Team Keep The Rainbow Jersey In France
Sep 26, 2021Title holder Julian Alaphilippe won cycling's world championships road race on Sunday, after dropping all of his rivals following a series of solo attacks on Flanders' cobbled hills. The Frenchman attacked from 50km out to create an elite group of 17 riders, then again from 15km to edge away to a solo victory in an epic 268km struggle through cycling's heartland. As road race world champion, Alaphilippe will race the next year wearing the fabled rainbow jersey another year after winning in similar fashion at the 2020 event in Italy.
Dutch Riders Four-Year Win Streak Ends In Flanders, Belgium
Sep 25, 2021Italy's Elisa Balsamo won the women's world road race title on Saturday ending a four-year run of success for Dutch riders. The 23-year-old held off a challenge by the Netherlands' three-time champion Marianne Vos to take the rainbow jersey after a gruelling 157.7 kilometres ride under clear blue skies. Balsamo crossed the line with her arms spread wide in celebration as she became the first Italian to win the title since Giorgia Bronzini won the second of her two titles in 2011.
Tony Martin Ends Career In Style, Captures Gold In Mixed Team Time Trial
Sep 23, 2021Tony Martin ended his career in style on Wednesday after helping Germany to win the mixed relay time-trial title at cycling's world championships in Flanders.
Ellen Van Dijk Claims Second Rainbow Jersey, Ahead Of Reusser, Van Vlueten
Sep 20, 2021European road race champion Ellen Van Dijk of the Netherlands claimed a second time-trial title at cycling's world championships on Monday after finishing ahead of Marlen Reusser and Annemiek Van Vlueten. The 34-year-old Van Dijk was 10 seconds faster than Switzerland's Reusser, who was also runner-up in the Olympic event in July, and 24sec ahead of her compatriot Van Vleuten, who won in Tokyo. Van Dijk went down the ramp over an hour before her key rivals and had a "quite horrible" nervous wait in the leader's hot seat.
Filippo Ganna Defends Rainbow Jersey, Belgium Riders Round Out Podium
Sep 19, 2021Italy's Filippo Ganna retained his time-trial crown at cycling's world championships in Bruges on Sunday. The 25-year-old Ineos rider defended his title by beating local favourite Wout Van Aert (Jumbo) by five seconds in a carbon copy of last year's outcome. Another Belgium rider, Remco Evenepoel took third, 43sec back at the end of a flat 43.3km course in the opening event of the championships in the Belgian city.
Kristen Faulkner Is A Top Underdog For Women's World Championship Road Race
Sep 18, 2021The UCI Road World Championships road races in Flanders, Belgium take place Sept. 25-26. The Flanders region is a hotbed for professional cycling, known for its steep and often cobbled climbs. Both the elite men's and women's road races begin in Antwerp and feature multiple complex circuits which will give racers and fans a taste of quintessential Belgian bike racing before finishing on Leuven's Geldenaaksevest.