Multi-discipline dazzler signs longest-known contract in women's cycling as investment in the sport continues to snowball.
The Dutchwoman placed second at 'cross worlds, sixth in her WorldTour debut at Strade Bianche, and now wants to win MTB Olympic gold.
Here's your scrapbook of storylines, narratives, and things to know after a spectacular day of racing in Siena.
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Cyclocross worlds runner-up Pieterse rues overcooking corner in crucial error that opened the door for Van Empel's victory.
Youngster Van Empel captures emotional first world title in front of home crowds: 'There’s a massive weight coming off my shoulders.'
Van Empel roars clear when season-long nemesis Puck Pieterse slides out midway through greasy Hoogerheide race.
The Van Empel-Pieterse and Van Aert-Van der Poel duels, the specialists looking to surprise, the Hoogerheide circuit, and more.
Van der Poel, Pieterse reconfirm world championship favorites status with two dominant victories.
None of Van Aert, Van der Poel, Van Empel, Pieterse share startines this weekend in anticipation-building final round of racing.
Fem van Empel overcomes Puck Pieterse after four-rider throwdown in scintillating women's race.
Pieterse rides away with another victory and Brand nudges into series lead in women's race.
Horror day for Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal's other two toppers as Fem van Empel and Eli Iserbyt both crash heavily and abandon.
Horror day for Pauwels SauzenBingoal's other two toppers as Fem van Empel and Eli Iserbyt both crash heavily and abandon.
Dutch sweep the podium with Puck Pieterse and Denise Betsema in second and third.
The 20-year-old Dutch rider wins her fifth World Cup victory of the season.
Pieterse snatched winning gap when rival Fem van Empel crashed and suffered series of mechanical issues.
European champion wins tense battle with world champion in men's race, Puck Pieterse claims first World Cup victory in women's.
Shirin van Anrooij wins her first career World Cup race with well-timed late-race attack to fend off favored Fem van Empel.
She's known for bunnyhopping the barriers in cyclocross but that's not the 20-year-old super talent's only off-road endeavour.
Shirin Van Anrooij and Fem Van Empel round out the Dutch domination in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
A little over month after taking her first career World Cup win at Val di Sole, Fem van Empel now has her second.