Emma Johansson

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: John Degenkolb wins Paris-Roubaix; Joaquim Rodriguez wins Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Lisa Brennauer wins Energiewacht Tour; Ramunas Navardauskas wins Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Alex Edmondson wins U23 Tour of Flanders; Paddy Bevin wins men’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; Michaela Parsons wins women’s Jayco Adelaide Tour; UCI to […]

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Kirsten Wild wins crash-marred sprint finale at Novilon Eurocup

Kirsten Wild (Hitec) won a crash-marred sprint at the Novilon Eurocup ahead of Chloe Hosking (Wiggle Honda) and Christine Majerus (Boels – Dolmans). The Dutchwomen proved quickest from a group of around 30 riders that formed in the final hour of the race. Novilon Eurocup, the final of the three Drenthe races, was the most […]

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My Story: Bad luck, good legs and fighting to the finish at Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche proved the perfect setting for all sorts of stories from the professional women’s peloton. And since Saturday you’ve probably heard many of them. Megan Guarnier made her race-winning move off the back of teammate Lizzie Armitstead’s attack. Ashleigh Moolman Pasio and her Bigla Pro Cycling teammates impressed with their aggression. Elisa Longo Borghini […]

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Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Strade Bianche

Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) proudly stood on the top step of the podium in Siena on Saturday. The American winner of the inaugural women’s Strade Bianche soloed across the line. Thirty-seven seconds later Guarnier’s teammate Lizzie Armitstead bested Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) in a two-up sprint for second place. The story of the season continues […]

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Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv) may have won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, but it was the strength of Boels-Dolmans that proved the talking point following the first European race of the season. The Dutch team put two riders on the podium with Ellen van Dijk coming in second place to the race winner in […]

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Emma Johansson and Tiffany Cromwell Preview Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Omloop het Nieuwsblad marks the start of the women’s road season in Europe. The Australian summer of racing followed by the Tour of Qatar provided a glimpse of what we might expect to see over the cobbles and climbs of Flanders. The race on Saturday is the first of the spring classics, a series of […]

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Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Kirsten Wild (Liv-Plantur) has won four editions of the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Her notable absence in 2015 made it anyone’s game in the Qatari desert. Boels-Dolmans capitalised on the infamous crosswinds, forcing splits on the second stage that would prove decisive in deciding the overall. Following a somewhat surprising field sprint win by Annalisa […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Annalisa Cucinotta wins opening stage of Ladies Tour of Qatar; Dubai Tour: Nibali vs Valverde and Rodriguez on climbs, Cavendish and Degenkolb chasing stages; Boasson Hagen: The goal is to win more and more, including Roubaix; Full route revealed for Paris-Nice, Bradley Wiggins likely to […]

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Emma Johansson ready to make most of final two years as full-time pro

Sweden’s Emma Johansson is only 31 years old, but the former world number one women’s road cyclist (2013) says that while gold at the UCI Road Worlds and the Olympic Games still elude her, she intends to step down as a full-time pro in 2017. “I do have a year in my head,” Johansson shared […]

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Giro Rosa preview

While most of the cycling world’s attention is focused on the Tour de France Grand Depart in Leeds at the moment, the biggest stage race on the elite women’s calendar, the Giro Rosa, is also about to start. Contested over ten stages – a prologue individual time trial and nine road stages – this year’s […]

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