The Dutch rider broke her right hand in a training crash in October and had to have surgery.
American Eric Brunner hits fourth in the men's race.
Centennial Park, Arkansas hosts second round of UCI series after seeing World Cup and world championship racing last season.
An all-Dutch podium kicks off season opener.
Prestigious cyclocross series starts Sunday, but calendar questions remain over Vos, Van Aert, Pidcock, Van der Poel.
Dutch rider stole lead from Kristen Faulkner with final stage win in last pre-Giro test.
Faulkner leads BikeExchange-Jayco podium sweep in stage 2 of four-day race.
Brand on the podium and van Dijk in the top-10 rounds out dominant day for Trek-Segafredo after Longo Borghini's solo escape.
With no Lizzie Deignan this year, there'll be a new name on the famed cobble trophy. From Marianne Vos to Lotte Kopecky, here are some of the riders to watch this Saturday.
UCI says that drone used at Gavere Superprestige race was banned as organizers had not made an application for its use.
Organizers of Superprestige Gavere trial drone footage at race Saturday only for the UCI to remove the flying camera.
The reigning world champ and Fayetteville World Cup winner says course changes have made it harder since the fall.
Riders were all business and all smiles as they previewed the 'cross worlds course in a mixed team relay race.
Who to watch at the 2022 UCI world cyclocross championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Dutchwoman wins on home soil in final World Cup before the Fayetteville worlds.
Brand makes it 17 season wins, Pidcock derailed by final-lap crash in last weekend of racing before the Fayetteville worlds.
The Dutch women will head to Fayetteville with a formidable eight-rider line-up, while just two elite men are selected after Mathieu van der Poel's injury woes.
Van Aert makes it eight of nine, Brand takes her seventh consecutive win.
World champion pulls back Pieterse after young talent led the majority of the 'cross.
2020 world champ Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado enjoys best race of season after struggling to hit the podium through the winter so far.
Van Aert is six for six in 'cross wins while Brand has been on the podium in 13 consecutive races, with wins in her last four starts.
World champion shakes 19-year-old challenger after cagey final-lap battle.
American champion Honsinger places second after fierce final lap chase to secure best World Cup result of the season.
World champion takes 10th victory of season after riding off the front in opening lap and fending off late charge from Denise Betsema.
Vos scores third victory of the season after race-long throwdown with Brand, who retains World Cup lead.
World champion extends overall lead in the Superprestige series with ninth win of season.
Pan-American champion Maghalie Rochette takes second, American champ Clara Honsinger finishes seventh.
World champion moves into the World Cup overall lead after last-lap attack.
World champ attacks early to win by nearly one-minute and take home victory for the Dutch.
What Marianne Vos, Gage Hecht, and others said after a soggy UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Fayetteville
Here's what Clara Honsinger, Lance Haidet, Lucinda Brand, Quinten Hermans, and others had to say about the muddy World Cup race and a preview of the 2022 worlds course.
Denise Betsema is second and Clara Honsinger battles to third, passing Marianna Vos at the end of the final lap.
Racers and fans will get a look at the 2022 world championship course.
Vos takes the opening World Cup round after an intense battle with Lucinda Brand.
Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert, Lucinda Brand, Clara Honsinger, and others highlight a competitive 'cross season.
Lucinda Brand solos to stage seven win.
VN news ticker: Vincenzo Nibali linked with Astana and Deceuninck-Quick-Step for 2022, Lucinda Brand extends with Trek-Segafredo
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VN news ticker: Giacomo Nizzolo unstoppable at Clásica de Almería; Bennett, Williams win New Zealand road championships
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Cyclocross world champ Lucinda Brand returns to the podcast! Plus, our takes on the UCI's decision to ban the super tuck.
Cyclocross world champion and road star hopes others follow in the footsteps of Cofidis and Ag2r-Citroën in planning to launch women's teams.
Sweeck takes second win of weekend while Alvarado pips world champ Lucinda Brand in two-up sprint.
Lucinda Brand seals Superprestige classification to add to her world title and World Cup overall.
Dutchwoman freed herself of pressure and expectation to score the rainbow jersey she'd repeatedly come close to.
Lucinda Brand is a dedicated worker bee on the road, and her cyclocross world title is a triumph for the domestiques out there.
Newly crowned world champion to target Paris-Roubaix, Olympic selection and U.S 'crosses through 2021.
Brand takes her first rainbow jersey after tense battle with two Dutch compatriots, U.S. champion Clara Honsinger takes fourth.
Here's a full preview of this weekend's racing, from the curveball sandy course to the American challengers and a broadcaster guide.
Wout van Aert and Lucinda Brand wrap up World Cup overall with world championships approaching next weekend.
Two world champions take victories in first of a pair of warm-up races ahead of the 2021 world championships next weekend.
'Cross racing returns with low-key race that Alvarado and van der Poel both sat out.
There was A LOT of cyclocross racing through the holidays, and the world championships are now just three races away. Here's what we learned from the festive 'cross calendar.
Van der Poel unstoppable after going solo from second lap, Betsema betters Lucinda Brand and Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado.
Alpecin-Fenix doubles up at X20 Trofee Baal.
Organizers defend their decision to push on with the waterlogged Dendermonde race that saw some riders thriving and some just surviving.
Racing played out on a stormswept course with axle-deep mud and standing water that left riders sinking knee-deep into swampy grass.
Chaotic men's race takes several contenders out of contention in opening laps while women's race comes down to tight five-way battle.
Van der Poel wins much-hyped battle with Wout van Aert and Tom Pidcock; U.S. national champ Clara Honsinger takes breakout second-place in women's race.
Lucinda Brand takes us inside the 2020 cyclocross season. We discuss Anna van der Breggen winning our International Cyclist of the Year award. Could a women's Tour de France be coming in 2022?
Young Brit Pidcock outclasses Mathieu van der Poel to take biggest elite win of career, Brand beats Denise Betsema to reverse Saturday's result.
Mathieu van der Poel takes victory in ‘cross season debut at Scheldecross, Denise Betsema wins women’s race
Van der Poel parachutes into middle of season to win first race back on the 'cross bike, Betsema breaks Lucinda Brand's long winning streak.
Don't expect to see fans lining the course, or crowding the pits in Ostend, Belgium on January 30 - 31.
Superprestige Boom: Lucinda Brand wins after pit lane controversy, Eli Iserbyt takes faultless victory
Wout van Aert finishes fourth in men's race, Brand fined after obstructing Alvarado in the pit lane.
Brand continues dominant streak with powerful ride; Vanthourenhout beats Eli Iserbyt and Wout van Aert in men's race.
Eli Iserbyt takes dominant victory on technical city-center circuit, Lucinda Brand wins women's race.
World champion and Dutch national champion takes sprint victory over Annemarie Worst.
Alvarado tops an all-Dutch podium to take emotional win, Compton finishes fourth after long solo chase.
Men's race is van der Poel's to lose, Cant will look to defend against dominant Dutch team. Americans Munro and Gunsalus go into first-ever women's junior race with strong chances.
Alvarado lost her World Cup lead in final-lap crash, Aerts secures overall with second-place in the race.
Lucinda Brand pulled out after a heavy fall in the women's, Wout van Aert placed fifth in first race in five months in the men's.
Hard dry course in Zolder sees same riders win as those that took victory in Sunday's boggy battle in Namur.
Wet, frozen conditions on the twisty, technical Namur course made for epic battles in both men's and women's World Cup races, Sunday.
Lucinda Brand is one of the best riders on the road and in cyclocross. She balances the two disciplines by taking short breaks and avoiding back-to-back race weekends.
Dutch champion puts on a display of power and faultless skill before next weekend's world championships.
Slippery, technical course gave Brand second World Cup win of the season as she soloed away from Vos, second, and Worst, third.
Cant slip in final lap disrupts lead group's momentum, opens door for Brand
Kirsten Wild took the stage victory on the second stage of the Giro Rosa, while Lucinda Brand took the overall lead.