Marianne Vos

A blast from the past: current and former pros as juniors

Over the next two days the best junior and U23 riders in the world will take to the streets of Richmond with the aim of becoming road race world champion. And some of the riders that are successful this weekend will surely go on to star in the pro ranks in the years to come. […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

Ella Picks returns to its regularly scheduled Monday time slot – and we’ve got loads of links for you. Catch up on all the race action from the last 10 days out of Norway, Sweden, Colorado and France — including lots of videos! Read up on the latest news stories about the end of Velocio-SRAM […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

After a month-long hiatus Ella Picks makes a special mid-week return. The women’s cycling content we loved these past couple weeks includes a feature on ultra-distance rider Juliana Buhring, the first woman to cycle the world sans support; an opinion piece entitled #NOPODIUMGIRLS; Rebecca Rusch’s letter to her 15-year-old self; and a short film on […]


Anna van der Breggen’s unassuming rise to the top

With its most prolific rider sidelined with injuries, many of the stories surrounding Rabo Liv have been around the absence of Marianne Vos. So dominant last year, many wondered what would become of Rabo Liv this year and who would emerge as the team’s new leader. With a stacked roster, there is ample talent in […]


Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 La Course

The second edition of La Course proved as prestigious as the first. The women’s peloton enjoyed the fuss and fanfare that comes with racing around the Champs-Élysées in front of the biggest crowds of the year as well as a world-wide television audience. While the rain may have soaked the roads and caused crashes aplenty, it […]


No La Course, no Worlds, no road racing at all for Marianne Vos

In consultation with the Rabo Liv medical staff, Marianne Vos has decided to not race in the few remaining months of road season, meaning she will not be defending her win at La Course nor will she lining up at the World Championships this September. On this moment a bit sad, but I’m sure this […]


Lizzie Armitstead: best in the world

Women’s professional cycling has a new leader. The recently updated UCI Individual Rankings shows that Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) is the best ranked rider in the world, taking the number one spot from The Netherland’s Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) who’s been sidelined with injuries all season. Armitstead has been enjoying a very successful season. In the […]

Marianne Vos, Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares elected to the UCI Athletes Commision

The UCI today announced that Marianne Vos,  Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares are among the 13 athletes elected to the new UCI Athletes Commission. The Athletes Commission aims to improve the training and competition conditions for athletes; ensure that riders are heard by the UCI administration; and reinforce the links between current or recently-retired athletes and the UCI. “I am honoured […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: MTN Qhubeka names shortlist for Tour de France; Africans, Boasson Hagen and Farrar in, Goss, Ciolek out; Barguil altitude training after recovery from California crash, could make Tour debut; Van Avermaet’s Tour selection uncertain as rider states he may leave race early for first child’s birth; Marianne […]


Marianne Vos lets go of season goals as she enters yet another recovery period

It has been a spring filled with ongoing uncertainty and frustration for Marianne Vos, who continues to suffer from injury.  Her team today announced yet another recovery period for the 12-time world champion, who’s been sidelined on-and-off with injuries since December. Not an easy decision to skip the upcoming races, but I need more training […]