The first Monument of the season awaits.
Freire has the final word after Zabel prematurely uncorks the San Remo bubbly in 2004.
Fabio Jakobsen will be Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's main man at the Monument on Saturday.
Irish two-time winner tips a long range attack from the Slovenian but is cautious about a final that could see rivals attack after the Poggio.
Julian Alaphilippe becomes the latest rider to be ruled out of Milan-San Remo after falling ill.
The Italian classics rider has not recovered from the bronchitis that forced him out of Paris-Nice.
Favorites brace for an attack from Tadej Pogačar on the Poggio: ‘The way he is climbing, he can drop everyone.’
Tadej Pogačar has been hyped as the overwhelming pre-race favorite, can Wout van Aert or someone else put a stop to his astonishing 2022 run?
The British rider missed Strade Bianche with a stomach virus but he's been training well ahead of Saturday's monument.
Pogačar hinted at a long range attack, which could serve his own chances and his team's.
Could Pogačar uncork a long-distance attack to fend off the sprinters? It could happen.
Van Aert closing on classics-conquering form after big week in Paris-Nice, reconfirms Tour de France green jersey ambition.
Slovenian star sets the tone early in 2022 with three straight victories and now turns toward the spring classics.
Will Peter Sagan be ready in time for the northern classics? Officials confirm he will race next week in Italy to chase form and results.
Aussie sprinter adds new races to spring schedule in extension of search for classics glory at Milan-San Remo.
Lotto-Soudal star pulls out of Tirreno-Adriatico to prepare for Milan-San Remo after sprinting to his first career win Wednesday at the Italian stage race.
Former world champion was vomiting inside the team bus on the way to the start of stage 3.
The Australian sprinter is intent on finally being first across the line down the Via Roma, and that means he won't be taking any chances this week.
Pogačar's Strade Bianche smash sets pulses soaring ahead of monument showdowns in San Remo, Flanders.
No new race on the international calendar in the past 20 years has had as much immediate impact as Strade Bianche. The Italian classic is now in a class of its own.
Second-place in Kuurne shows Ewan has the legs – but can he make them count in the calendar's most unpredictable race?
'Here it’s about 25-year-olds fighting for the win but over there the 25-year-olds are fighting for freedom' says sprinter.
Ag2r-Citroën star still chasing the big win and enters 2022 classics campaign recharged after going 'full, full, full' in recent seasons.
More teams decline World Tour invites in the hunt for World Tour status.
Will big watts be enough for Ganna to take on monuments?
After winning Eritrea's first world championships medal, Girmay poised to blaze new trails in the bunch sprints.
Pidcock will race Strade Bianche, Flanders, Amstel, Liège, and much more in stacked spring schedule as he looks to back up breakout 2021.
Lotto-Soudal's stars both dream of winning the Italian monument, but will the Belgian follow the team script in his last chance over the Poggio? Ewan is hoping so.
Two-time defending champion confirms season debut at Tour de la Provence with early season focus on the spring classics.
Mads Pedersen and Jasper Stuyven want to win the same races, so how do they keep from falling out? It all comes down to a deep personal bond.
Australian puts Italian monument at top of list in what will be Gilbert's last shot at monument 'sweep.'
On this week's episode we hear from Trek-Segafredo GM Luca Guercilena about the team's huge weekend in Italy. Then, is MvdP vs. Wout a better rivalry than Boonen vs. Cancellara?
Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel may find themselves with targets on their backs this spring, just as Peter Sagan was during his prime.
Boring or breathtaking? No race provokes wider reactions than Milano-Sanremo. Here's our rating of the 2021 edition.
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Here's what's making headlines on Monday, March 22.
Caleb Ewan's climbing surprise, Wout van Aert's losing gamble, and much more from the playmakers of Sanremo.
Another fourth place is an encouraging sign for Peter Sagan ahead of Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix, yet frustratingly close in a race he's never won.
Belgian defiantly challenged big favorites like Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel, and comes away with biggest win of career.
Pre-race favorite finished fifth after seeing chances melt on the red-hot ascent of the Poggio.
Caleb Ewan sprints to second place, with Wout van Aert third after Jasper Stuyven bold attack off the base of the Poggio.
Trek-Segafredo will try to disrupt the pre-race favorites with Vincenzo Nibali and Jasper Stuyven at Milano-Sanremo.
VN news ticker: Sepp Kuss extends with Jumbo-Visma through 2024; Ineos Grenadiers to bring stacked squad to Volta a Catalunya
Here's the news making headlines for Friday, March 19.
Writer Joe Lindsey thinks Mathieu van der Poel's long-range attacks are more deliberate than they appear.
Deceuninck-Quick-Step promises to flood the zone with Julian Alaphilippe and Davide Ballerini at Milano-Sanremo.
VN news ticker: USA Cycling 2021 ’cross nationals, former Team Sky doctor Freeman stripped of license, Wout van Aert poised for Milano-Sanremo repeat
Here's what's making headlines on Thursday, March 18.
Mathieu van der Poel has been rewriting the script all season long — will he dare to try to attack on the Cipressa?
No, they're not Mathieu van der Poel, Julian Alaphilippe or Wout van Aert. Here are three riders ready to rewrite the script this weekend.
Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix are the major goals this spring for Wout van Aert as he races Saturday at Milano-Sanremo as defending champion.
What is the best-case scenario for 'Phil-Gil' to join one of cycling's most elite clubs? We look at the options.
Van Aert confident in his chances against archrival Mathieu van der Poel for opening monument of the season.
Veteran Belgian keen to take it to new generation of classics stars as he enters pivotal season to finish off his 'monument sweep.'
Officials are optimistic the Italian monument will be contested on its traditional March date.
Among the most celebrated and storied races in cycling, the spring classics begin in February and carry through to late April.
Belgian veteran is running out of time to complete monument sweep with uncertainty over knee injury proving another hurdle to jump.
Young American renews with Movistar; Astana brings on first co-sponsor in 15 years to assure team's future.
Who are you more excited about, Evenepoel or Van Aert? Should Ineos be concerned by Jumbo-Visma's dominance at Tour de l'Ain? Where does accountability lie for the horror crash in Poland?
Movistar rookie marks best U.S. result since 2013 with 17th in Italian monument.
Aussie wins bunch sprint after smashing into wall on hectic charge up Poggio.
Belgian targeting success across a range of races as he continues to push his own limits.
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Van Aert and Alaphillipe went clear over the Poggio and held off a dramatic late chase, with Matthews taking third.
Aussie veteran recovered from freak crash in December to race Milano-Sanremo for first time in career.
Van Aert poised to win from any scenario at Sanremo this weekend.
Mathieu van der Poel sees himself as "maybe amongst the second-row favorites" for Saturday's Milano-Sanremo.
Van der Poel, van Aert, Alaphilippe headline bumper start list for an 'even harder' Milano-Sanremo on Saturday.
Torino's top three gain late confidence-boost ahead of this weekend's Sanremo showdown.
Frenchman starting season off the boil with plan to peak for the Tour de France.
The new unpublished route omits nearly the entire Liguria section from the race, traveling inland away from the coast.