Lizzie Williams

My first bike race with Orica-AIS

Ella CyclingTips spent an afternoon with Orica-AIS last month before the start of the Tour of Flanders. We sat down with the Australian-registered squad to talk first bike races. In a roundtable format, we listened as Melissa Hoskins, Valentina Scandolara, Amanda Spratt, Loes Gunnewijk, Gracie Elvin, Emma Johansson and Lizzie Williams regaled us with tales […]


Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Ronde van Drenthe

Jolien d’Hoore (Wiggle Honda) outsprinted a field of fast finishers at Ronde van Drenthe to take the biggest win of her career. The Belgian national champion made the most of the perfectly executed lead-out by her Wiggle Honda teammates Chloe Hosking, Elisa Longo Broghini and Audrey Cordon to pull on the World Cup leader’s jersey […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time; Disruption to Van Avermaet’s schedule likely due to anti-doping hearing; Gerrans set to return to racing at Strade Bianche; My Story – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad was […]


My Story: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad was my first Spring Classic

There were a lot of great stories to come out of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on Saturday – and by now you’ve probably heard the same ones on repeat. Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) completed her comeback from a broken pelvis to take out the win in her return to road racing. Boels-Dolmans used their strength […]


Lizzie Williams to take on Road Nationals in GreenEdge colours

A teaching degree and playing elite Australian Rules football couldn’t keep former national champion Lizzie Williams away from cycling forever. Williams retired from the sport in 2004, after winning the national criterium title, and in 2015, at the age of 31, returns to Ballarat with big ambitions. “At a lot of the tours overseas they […]


Orica-AIS signs Sarah Roy, Lizzie Williams and Chloe McConville

Orica-AIS has announced three new Australian signings for 2015, with Lizzie Williams, national criterium champion Sarah Roy and Chloe McConville all inking one-year contracts with the team for next season. Williams made her return to racing in September 2013 after nearly a decade away from the sport and quickly rose through the ranks. She won […]


A chat with Lizzie Williams, winner of the 2014 Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship

Today the Amy Gillett Foundation announced that Victoria’s Lizzie Williams has become the ninth winner of the Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship, an honour which includes two months of racing in Europe with the national team. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef caught up with Lizzie to find out more about her journey back to the sport […]