La Course by le Tour de France with FDJ to tackle the Mûr-de-Bretagne
Since 2014, the women's peloton has raced on the Champs-Élysées, tamed the Col d'Izoard and gone head to head in a circuit race at the foot of the Pyrenees. The eighth edition of the race will take the riders to Mûr-de-Bretagne, a hallowed site of cycling that has come to be known as "the Breton Alpe d'Huez". While the men will face a double serving of the...
Lizzie Deignan: "Really relieved that I won it"
“I’m really relieved that I won it. What a great overall performance by the team. Every one of my team-mates did a great job today. This is phenomenal because sometimes when you train hard and you don’t win you get frustrated and then when it comes at last, you’re really relieved. The period is pretty good for me. It’s pretty special because I’m...
Deignan denies Vos and Van Vleuten Dutch hat-trick
Britain’s Lizzie Deignan (Trek Segafredo) made the best of her current form and perfect teamwork to outwit title-holder Marianne Vos and world champion Annemiek Van Vleuten and win La Course by Le Tour on Saturday. The 2015 world champion, supported by team-mate Elisa Longo-Borghini, surged on the line to narrowly upstage Vos while unheralded Dane Demi Vollering (Parkhotel...
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The 7th edition of La Course by Le Tour de France avec FDJ looks more unpredictable than ever on a course around Nice especially designed to favour tactics over sheer strength. Title holder Marianne Vos and in-form Lizzie Deignan, who races at home, are excited about the 96-km event. In spite of the Covid-19 crisis, broadcasting of La Course is on the rise.
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Ladies in the spotlight
The 7th edition of La Course by Le Tour de France avec FDJ will take place next month on a 96-kilometre course with the start and finish in Nice, for the first time before the Tour de France riders head into action. While the sprinters cannot be ruled out, the route chosen for the ladies also offers opportunities for punchers capable of breaking away and resisting the return...
In accordance with the Union Cycliste International's regulations, the eight UCI Women's WorldTeams automatically entered are:
ALE' BTC LJUBLJANA (ITA)
CANYON / /SRAM RACING (GER)
CCC – LIV (POL)
FDJ NOUVELLE - AQUITAINE FUTUROSCOPE (FRA)
MITCHELTON SCOTT (AUS)
MOVISTAR TEAM WOMEN (ESP)
TEAM SUNWEB (GER)
A.S.O.’s UCI WORLD TOUR CALENDAR 2020
The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has announced the dates of its new calendar following the postponement of numerous cycling races and events.
With regards to A.S.O.’s UCI World Tour events, return to play will begin with the Critérium du Dauphiné from the 12th to the 16th August, over 5 days instead of the usual 8. It will be essential in preparing...
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