PARIS (AP) — Lorena Wiebes of the Netherlands sprinted to victory on Sunday in the first stage of the women's Tour de France which returned after a 33-year absence.
The Team DSM rider struck in the last 150 meters of the 82-kilometer (51-mile) circuit in Paris to beat former Olympic champion Marianne Vos to the line on the Champs-Elysees.
LEUVEN, Belgium (AP) — Elisa Balsamo upset favorite Marianne Vos in a sprint finish to frustrate the mighty Dutch squad and claim the world championship title in the women's road race on Saturday.
After failing to win the Olympic title in Tokyo, the Dutch had sent out their strongest possible team on the 157-kilometer (97.5-mile) hilly course.
PUEGNAGO DEL GARDA, Italy (AP) — Three-time world champion Marianne Vos won her second stage in the Giro d'Italia Donne on Thursday, attacking along with Elisa Longo Borghini on the final lap of an 11-lap circuit and staying away to the finish line.
FORMAZZA, Italy (AP) — Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands added to her overall lead in the prestigious Giro d’Italia Donne on Monday, winning a difficult uphill time trial by more than a minute over teammate and countrywoman Demi Vollering.
OVADA, Italy (AP) — Marianne Vos sprinted away from a four-rider breakaway to win the third stage of the Giro d'Italia Donne on Sunday while Dutch teammate and reigning Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen retained the overall lead.
LANDERNEAU, France (AP) — Dutch rider Demi Vollering won a sprint finish on Saturday to claim a maiden victory in La Course, the women’s one-day race organized as a Tour de France curtain-raiser.
There were several unsuccessful attacks in the last three kilometers uphill before former champion Marianne Vos launched the sprint from a reduced group in the final stretch leading to Landerneau, in the western Brittany region.
VALKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — Wout van Aert beat Tom Pidcock in a photo finish at the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday, while Marianne Vos accelerated away from Demi Vollering and Annemiek van Vleuten from a reduced bunch to win the women's edition...