Dutch rider unleashed perfectly-timed attack on the final lap as tactics prove vital.
It's a star-studded line-up for this week's European Championships in the Netherlands as riders race for a last chance of glory in 2023.
Current world champion triumphs overall while multiple rainbow jersey winner ends pro career.
Niewiadoma aggressive during hilly stage, launches key move on final ascent of Cauberg.
Bunch sprint settles stage after earlier breakaway.
Belgian rider takes 12th victory of the season with win in individual time trial.
Follow all the action as Annemiek van Vleuten races for the last time at six-day Dutch tour.
2023 will be the second year that separate men's and women's prizes are awarded.
The 27-year-old becomes the first Belgian road race world champion in 50 years.
Demi Vollering and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig round out the podium.
The likes of Demi Vollering and Lotte Kopecky are the five-star favorites but there are plenty more stars looking to grasp the rainbow this Sunday.
Unpacking the world championship road race and TT courses: What do they look like, who do they suit?
Cobbled climbs, marathon time trials, and a gnarly Glasgow circuit all feature in the 2023 races for men's and women's rainbow jerseys.
The yellow jersey won 50,000 euros and SD Worx won nearly half of the entire prize pot in women's cycling's biggest payday.
‘It definitely feels amazing’: Niewiadoma exits Tour de France Femmes with renewed confidence and heightened ambition
Canyon-SRAM leader just 11 hundredths away from second place, with clear progress having been made.
Lotte Kopecky seals second place with surprise GC performance.
SD Worx sweeps time trial top-3, Van Vleuten slides off final podium in last grand tour before retirement.
Follow the latest news and headlines for the 2nd Tour de France Femmes.
Lotte Kopecky celebrating early green jersey victory in Tour de France Femmes, pledges support for Vollering
Belgian rider ‘definitely proud’ to win points classification, fired up to secure yellow with teammate.
Chasing sprinters caught in pileup 900m out; US star Veronica Ewers crashes 50km out, loses almost ten minutes to GC favorites.
Day proves more selective than expected, with bunch being thinned out.
A ten minute breakaway, a long-range solo stage winner and a big GC shakeup.
Race within a race delivers sparks in a long, grueling day of attrition.
Sometimes you have to eat from someone else’s plate: Lorena Wiebes wins after DSM picks up the chase
Yellow jersey Lotte Kopecky leads out Wiebes and then takes third.
Dramatic pursuit between peloton and breakaway rider.
It was a battle between a breakaway and the sprinters at the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift.
Stage 2 of the Tour de France Femmes saw Movistar square off against SD Worx.
Lotte Kopecky cannot fend off the German star, but she retained her yellow jersey in a hectic, crash-marred stage.
Belgian describes the 2022 race as her 'worst week on the bike.'
SD Worx-Protime kick-starts its Tour campaign in style as Lorena Wiebes finishes second from the chase group.
A day suited to breakaway riders or puncheurs.
Longo Borghini, Skjelmose, Kopecky among other big winners in blockbuster weekend of national road championship racing.
The Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, and Liège-Bastogne-Liège take different approaches to their men's and women's races. What works and what doesn't?
SD Worx does it again as Vollering goes solo for squad's 11th win of the season, teammate Kopecky sprints in for second.
Tour de Hoody: The extremes are exaggerated to almost grotesque limits, but the 'Hell of the North' grips the peloton unlike any race on the calendar.
'I thought my ankle was broken.' Belgian star battles back from pileup in final 40km but left with seventh in the velodrome.
Here's what the main protagonists said after the 'Hell of the North.'
Paris-Roubaix Femmes: Alison Jackson scores dazzling sprint victory as breakaway fends off favorites
Canadian ace wins six-rider breakaway sprint as Kopecky, Longo Borghini and all other top favorites lose their opportunity.
Who can claim the treasured cobblestone trophies this weekend? Here's our guide to the favorites and outsiders.
Paris-Roubaix Preview: The cobbles, contenders, narratives, weather for the men’s and women’s ‘Hell of the North’
From the sectors to the storylines, here's all you need to know before Van Aert, Kopecky, Van der Poel roar toward Roubaix.
Lotte Kopecky on SD Worx dominance, what really happened at Strade Bianche: ‘Demi and I were never mad at each other’
Belgian says that she would do the same thing at Strade Bianche if SD Worx found itself in the same situation.
No pressure for Lotte Kopecky ahead of possible Flanders-Roubaix double: ‘Of course you want to win again’
The Belgian believes that the Koppenberg should be put later in the Flanders course after carnage on the cobbles.
Tour of Flanders: ‘You cannot let them go without fighting’ — reactions from Kopecky, Vollering, Longo Borghini, Van Anrooij
SD Worx went 1-2, but Trek-Segafredo wasn't going to make it easy for them.
The Belgian becomes only the second woman to win back-to-back Tour of Flanders titles after her solo victory.
SD Worx used its strength in numbers to dominate the race as Annemiek van Vleuten crashes in final edition.
21-year-old rising star Megan Jastrab leads big North American contingent at De Ronde.
The VeloNews editors pick their favorites for the men's and women's races. Who's your tip?
The peloton's top stars descent on Belgium for Flanders' Finest.
‘I cannot even dress myself now, I’m so done’: What Reusser, Jastrab, Kopecky and more had to say after Gent-Wevelgem
What the stars had to say after a challenging edition of Gent-Wevelgem.
Tour de Hoody: From the beer tents to Van Vleuten's last stand, here's what I am following from Flanders Week to Paris-Roubaix.
Preview: Will Lorena Wiebes and Lotte Kopecky "worx" more magic? And who can stop Wout van Aert and the Jumbo-Visma express?
Primož Roglič helped develop it, Wout van Aert loves it: How Jumbo-Visma and nutrition pioneers Maurten created pro racing's latest must-have.
SD Worx asks people to 'leave her alone as much as possible' at race.
'Lotte Kopecky and Demi are old and wise enough to make up their own minds': No pre-race agreement makes for frosty aftermath in Siena.
The spooked horse fell on its side as tried to exit from the main race course.
Demi Vollering beats Lotte Kopecky in a bike throw, with Faulkner third in dramatic finale.
Belgian star favorite to repeat on white roads of Tuscany after blazing win to open classics at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad.
A few big names are missing, but it's the white roads of Tuscany that are the biggest stars this weekend.
Our editors dive into the tactics and try to put an end to the debate that the Italian 'sterrati' deserve monument status.
Lessons learned from the ‘opening weekend’ from Jumbo-Visma, SD Worx dominance to Soudal Quick-Step misses
The classics 'opening weekend' delivered four races packed with action and taught us plenty at the start of the spring program.
The Dutchwoman's sprint victory comes after Lotte Kopecky's solo win at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad the previous day.
Two powerhouse signings for SD Worx are already making their presence felt.
Lotte Kopecky on Omloop Het Niewsblad chances: I learned a lot from last year, I made a miscalculation
The Belgian says she should be able to stick with the leaders over the Muur van Geraardsbergen after being distanced in 2022.
The former world champion turned DS believes that Lorena Wiebes and Lotte Kopecky can work well together.
Classics rider says that Belgian women's cycling is on a strong trajectory.
22 stories for 2022, part 3: The tragedy of Mo Wilson, the triumph of Evenepoel, the birth of 105 Di2
VeloNews' editors debate and dissect the biggest stories of 2022 in our own 22-stage grand tour of the cycling year.
The arrival of the peloton's best sprinter will open things up for Kopecky who is already thinking about the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
The Belgian says she will be able to race 'more offensively and more freely' with the arrival of the Dutch sprinter.
Kopecky gets second award for her versitility after taking home two titles from the recent track world championships.
Remco Evenepoel says sharing leadership with sprinters ‘risks division’ in future tilt toward yellow jersey
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl star after banner 2022: 'The Tour de France is the ultimate dream.'
'It’s a little bit painful actually. If you’re so close to a world title then second is not enough,' says silver medalist.
Dutch rider comes back from a fractured elbow to take incredible road race win as Niamh Fisher-Black claims the U23 crown.
The 26-year-old will lead the Belgian team at this weekend's road race in Wollongong.
Dylan Teuns and Oliver Naesen among those that miss out while Jasper Philipsen and Greg Van Avermaet are named as reserves for men's road race.
The Belgian crashed with just over 22km to go but caught the peloton and contested the sprint.
Emma Norsgaard and Chantal van den Broek-Blaak among the most injured riders.
A lot of new races have been added to the women's calendar in recent seasons. Is it now time to go back to the drawing board to make it more streamlined?
The Belgian rider has a busy summer of racing ahead with the Giro d'Italia Donne and the Tour de France Femmes on her program.
From Cavendish and Balsamo to Kopecky and Ganna: Here's your index of 2022 national champions, plus some watercooler trivia to store up your sleeve.
SD Worx team couldn’t make it hard enough against unstoppable Wiebes.