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Coryn Rivera wins Trofeo Alfredo Binda bunch sprint

American Coryn Rivera sprinted to her first career Women’s WorldTour victory in Cittiglio on Sunday. The 24-year-old survived the hilly 131km Trofeo Alfredo Binda circuit race to win a reduced bunch sprint ahead of Arlenis Sierra and Cecile Uttrup Ludwig. It is first time in more than a decade that the one-day Italian classic has been contested by a group larger than ten riders. (cyclingnews.com)

Amalie Dideriksen: cycling’s newest sensation

Who is Amalie Dideriksen? The youngest world champion since Marianne Vos, Denmark’s new title holder may just be the best rider you’ve never heard of. (Cycling Weekly)

Going against the tide: A European chasing the cycling dream in America

In a sport where Europe is usually still considered the ultimate goal, the decision by the British Claire Rose’s to hop the pond and come to America to chase her cycling dream might seem like an unconventional one. (Cycling Tips)

Pre-Order: The Long Awaited Autobiography of Lizzie Deignan

The British Olympian, and team Boels-Dolmans cyclist, Lizzie Deignan (formerly Armitstead), has announced the upcoming release of her long-awaited autobiography. (TWC)

World champion Amalie Dideriksen wins Ronde van Drenthe; Alice Barnes eighth

British rider Alice Barnes places eighth as Amalie Dideriksen takes her first victory of 2017 in the Ronde van Drenthe, Netherlands (Cycling Weekly)

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Lizzie Deignan returns for women’s race

Former world champion Lizzie Deignan has confirmed her return to the Women’s Tour de Yorkshire next month. (BBC Sport)

Opinion: Time to be bold for change in women’s cycling 

Every year, International Women’s Day brings us a new theme to be inspired. This year the theme was around being bold for change (#BeBoldForChange). A worthy aim, so as International Women’s Day slips off into the sunset around the world, let’s not also let the drive to make a difference fade after this one day. (Cycling Tips)

Hometown favourite Elisa Longo Borghini wins Women’s WorldTour opener at Strade Bianche

Kasia Niewiadoma of WM3 Pro Cycling, and 2016 Strade Bianche winner Lizzie Deignan rounded out the podium. (Cycling Tips)

Lizzie Deignan left frustrated after getting stuck behind motorbike

Video: Final 5 Kilometers

From indoor superstar to cobbled spring races: Talking to Zwift Academy winner Leah Thorvilson

With proven athletic ability but little bike racing experience, Thorvilson started with a gradual acclimatisation to team life in Australia before being thrown into the proverbial deep end last weekend when she did her first UCI race – a chaotic cobbled European race! We talked to Thorvilson to find out how she’s faring now that she has stepped into the world of professional cycling. (Cycling Tips)

Strade Bianche secrets with Megan Guarnier

The 2015 Strade Bianche winner on how to get streets ahead at Tuscany’s white roads classic. (Rouleur)

Preview: Women’s WorldTour kicks off on the gravel roads of the Strade Bianche this weekend

The iconic white gravel roads of the Strade Bianche will once again host the kick-off event of the UCI Women’s WorldTour this weekend. (Cycling Tips)

Women’s Tour de France Cancelled for 2017

SubscribeWomen do compete in La Course during the Tour de France, but the stage race most comparable to the men’s Tour is actually La Route de France Féminine. Traditionally held in August, the seven-stage race has provided women a platform for stage racing for years.

Organisers of women’s Route de France blame UCI for race’s cancellation

Move leaves France without a major stage race on the women’s international calendar. (Cycling Weekly)

Brand solos to women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad victory

Blaak and Van Vleuten round out all-Dutch podium. (cyclingnews.com)

Canyon//SRAM Zwift Rider Leah Thorvilson Ready for First Race in Belgium

Canyon//SRAM’s newest edition Leah Thorvilson was recruited for the team via the online cycling platform Zwift and will line up for her first pro race this Sunday. (TWC)

Video: Harassed Female Cyclist Gets Revenge on Cat-Callers

Harassed in the street by van drivers, this female cyclist bites back… hard. (TWC)

The SHEcret Pro: On Australia’s Summer of Cycling

Yep, I was finally let into Australia, and got to see what all the fuss was about Down Under in the summer. For years I have been hearing from certain Australian friends how ‘awesome’ and ‘heaps good’ Australia is, and now, I realise for the first time, they weren’t lying. (Cycling Tips)

Women’s Tour to Finish with London Spectacle

The 2017 Women’s Tour route has been announced, with a final stage in central London which organisers hope will draw crowds from far and wide. (Ella)

New Kit Day: A look at 2017 women’s pro kits

Here are the new season’s standout kits. (Cycling Tips)

Underfed, Abused & Presented with a Fake Penis: Abuse in the Pro Peloton

Reports of sexism and abuse in women’s cycling have been trickling out for some time – and now a body of work based on evidence from 12 anonymous riders shows plenty more have stories to tell. (Total Women’s Cycling)

Publication of Report into Sexism at British Cycling Delayed

A report into the sexism at British Cycling will not be published until March as those mentioned are being given a chance to respond to allegations. (totalwomenscycling.com)