Marianne Vos

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ella Picks

Mondays mean Ella Picks here at Ella CyclingTips. We’ve rounded up links to the content we’ve came across over the last week that we thought all of you might like to read. Stumble across something we miss? Feel free to let us know in the comment section. The Cyclist’s Guide to Crashing with Friends Loren […]

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Chloe Hosking sprints to first UCI win of the season at the Marianne Vos Classic

Ella columnist Chloe Hosking (Wiggle Honda) took her first UCI win of the 2015 season at the Marianne Vos Classic in Aalburg, The Netherlands on Saturday. The Australian won the sprint from a 12-rider group, besting race namesake Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv), who was racing with a broken rib, and Amy Pieters (Liv Plantur). “This […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Michael Albasini wins stage 2 of the Tour de Romandie; Andre Greipel wins stage 4 at the Presidential Tour of Turkey; Michal Kwiatkowski in discussion with Sky; Rib fracture disrupts Marianne Vos’ return to racing; UCI sanctions for “motorised doping”; Four WorldTour teams, Drapac confirmed […]

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Rib fracture disrupts Marianne Vos’ return to racing

In an announcement issued by her Rabo Liv team, Marianne Vos revealed that she has sustained a rib fracture, likely from a crash during a recon ride of the Ötztaler Forest Cross in Haiming, Austria. Vos competed in the mountain bike race on Sunday, finishing in 16th place. Broken rib @marianne_vos Probably 'souvenir' of MTB […]

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The slow but steady return to racing for Marianne Vos

With a 1.2 UCI ranking, the Ronde van Gelderland might be a minor race on the women’s race calendar, but for 12-time world champion Marianne Vos this race was a big one. Sidelined with a hamstring injury since the 2015 Cyclocross World Championships in January, Gelderland marked Vos’ long-awaited return to the peloton. Prior to […]

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Kirsten Wild takes third consecutive win at Ronde van Gelderland

A familiar face was first across the line at Ronde van Gelderland as Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products – UCK) took her third straight victory in Apledoorn. The Dutchwomen out-sprinted Lucy Garner (Liv Plantur) and Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) to the top step of the podium. The peloton split over the early climbs but reformed over the […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan wins stage 6 of Tirreno-Adriatico; Fabian Cancellara leads criticism of snow-affected Tirreno-Adriatico stage; The Inner Ring dissects Paris-Nice; How the Race was Won – Paris-Nice; Marianne Vos will miss the next two World Cup rounds; Sick of Lance Armstrong stories?; The Japanese Odyssey; […]

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