'This year I'm just not there.' Van Aert rides out of disappointing season stung by a 12th championship silver.
Frenchman has just enough left in sprint after being caught in final uphill dash to the line.
Dutch rider unleashed perfectly-timed attack on the final lap as tactics prove vital.
The Swiss TT specialist's helmet left in pieces after high-speed crash leaves him bloodied in European championship.
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.
The perfect ending: Lisa Brennauer closes out illustrious career on home soil at European championships
The German rider hangs up her wheels after a career that brought her nine world titles on the track and road.
Commentary: After some high-profile shockers for the Dutch, Lorena Wiebes puts national team on a high again
With the Olympics and the worlds in 2021, the Dutch women's team had some questionable performances of late but the team went all-in for Wiebes in Munich and delivered.
Top-favorite Wiebes delivers for the Dutch in downtown Munich.
The Dutchwoman crashed a week ago at the Tour of Scandinavia.
Italian star storms to European track elimination title just five hours after sprinting for seventh in the road race.
Dutchman continues to dominate the sprint scene: 'I think the European championship is just a step below world champion, so it's nice to win.'
Dutch speedster takes victory and the European jersey after beating Arnaud Démare and Tim Merlier in Munich mass sprint.
Colbrelli outkicks Evenepoel after young Belgian forced selection with fierce attack at 22km to go.
Dutch TT ace van Dijk rides solo from 26km out after forcing three-rider selection midway through race.
VN news ticker: Mark Cavendish rails at Tour of Britain motos, Thibau Nys wins U23 European road race
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, September 11.
From Olympic champion Anna Kiesenhofer's return to racing to Filippo Ganna in the time trial, to Tadej Pogačar's form ahead of the worlds.
Sagan to test knee after Tour de France crash and surgery at Benelux Tour and European champs ahead of late-season goals.
VN news ticker: L39ion of Los Angeles takes Joe Martin Stage Race opener for men and women; Marlen Reusser wins Simac Ladies Tour stage 2
Here's the news making the headlines on Thursday, August 26.
VN news ticker: Filippo Ganna to ride European road championships, Marianne Vos wins Simac Ladies Tour prologue
Here's the news making the headlines on Tuesday, August 24.
In an uphill sprint to the line, the reigning world champion from the Netherlands put her wheel across the line ahead of Italian Elisa Longo Borghini.
Arnaud Démare and Pascal Ackermann round out the podium, while Mathieu van der Poel barely misses top 3.
The UCI has confirmed Plouay, France as the host of the 2020 European Championships after original host, Trentino, backed out due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Italy's Matteo Trentin won the European road race championships in Glasgow, Scotland ahead of the Netherland's Mathieu van der Poel and Belgium's Wout van Aert.
Victor Campenaerts and Ellen van Dijk won their respective time trial races at European championships in Herning, Denmark Thursday.
Olympic gold medalist Anna van der Breggen bests Katarzyna Niewiadoma and Elisa Longo Borghini at the European championships
Nice authorities cancel European road race championships, scheduled for September in the seaside French town due to terrorism fears.
September's European cycling championships will now be open to elite professionals
Our roundup of reports from pro road-race championships worldwide
An ongoing roundup of road and time-trial championships from Europe, Canada and Australia
Results from selected European road championships
Cavendish tries to escape the break, then settles for out sprinting it to claim the British champion's jersey
"We had the numbers in the final and we took advantage of it," says Herrada after scoring a third straight title for Movistar