Ex-Belgian national coach Rik Verbrugghe watched helpless from the sidelines, 'I saw a strange strategy from the team.'
Jumbo-Visma's cross-discipline megastars plan intense 'cross season to hone engines for the road classics.
VN news ticker: Gigante on the mend, Ilan Van Wilder freed from Team DSM, moves to Deceuninck-Quick-Step
Here's what's making news on Thursday, November 18.
Belgian star confirms cyclocross schedule through the Belgian nationals, leaving the door open for a possible trip to the world championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Lars Boom says he is a ‘little bit jealous’ of van der Poel and van Aert and wishes he could have kept racing cyclocross longer into his career.
Pogačar and van Vleuten came out top, but who won and lost lower down the ranking? From Cavendish and Carapaz to Vollering and Vos, these are the takeaways.
Wout van Aert remains undecided about trip to Fayetteville for 'cross world champs for fear of disruption to classics training.
Internal rancor continues on Belgian national team after misfire on world championships on home roads.
VN ticker: Italian track team bikes stolen, Van Aert-Nuyens legal battle rumbles on, Sobrero joins BikeExchange
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, October 23.
Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert, Lucinda Brand, Clara Honsinger, and others highlight a competitive 'cross season.
Wout van Aert takes extended break before CX season, uncertain of trip Stateside for world championships
Van Aert, Jumbo-Visma assessing if trip to Fayetteville for cyclocross worlds is viable soon before classics season kicks off.
What Wout van Aert, Gianni Moscon and others said after Sonny Colbrelli blasts to Paris-Roubaix victory
Here's what Florian Vermeersch, Gianni Moscon and Wout van Aert said after Sunday's thrilling edition of Paris-Roubaix.
Florian Vermeersch kicks to second and Mathieu van der Poel rounded out podium in thrilling three-up sprint.
Remco Evenepoel says Flanders worlds was a 'missed opportunity' for him to win the world title. Wout van Aert questions why the 21-year-old attacked so early.
Paris-Roubaix top contenders: Peter Sagan, Mathieu van der Poel, Wout van Aert center of intergenerational clash
Veteran greats Sagan, Gilbert, Van Avermaet face-off against new cobblestone kings this weekend – can the old guard unseat the pups of the pavé?
Patrick Lefevere slates team tactics, riders rue miscommunication: Belgian inquest begins after leaving home worlds empty-handed.
Newly crowned two-time world champion promises never to change: 'Even if you lose sometimes, it's even more beautiful when you win'
The 22-year-old British rider rues a 'lack of experience' after missing final cut and finishing sixth in worlds road race.
Here’s what Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel and others said after Julian Alaphilippe wows with world title defense
Alaphilippe, van Aert, van der Poel and Tom Pidcock share their jubiliation and dejection after an all-attacking, fervently supported worlds road race.
Alaphilippe defends 2020 title with solo move after blasting van Aert, van der Poel and stellar group of favorites off his wheel in final 20km.
Peter Sagan is usually a favorite in every world championships, but his condition remains a mystery as he quietly targets a history-making fourth rainbow jersey.
Remco Evenepoel pushes back against Eddy Merckx's accusations of selfishness, pledges to race for van Aert in Sunday's road race.
Sure, van Aert is top favorite, we all know that. But who are the riders likely to shade him into silver at this weekend's men's road race? We've ranked them all.
Filippo Ganna defended his world championship title in the “race of truth.”
World championships notebook: Tadej Pogačar back among mere mortals, and who’s more popular, Remco Evenepoel or Wout van Aert?
Remco Evenepoel says his power now is even better than before his crash last year at Il Lombardia as fans show up en masse for worlds opener.
Remco Evenepoel assures Belgium two of three podium spots in the individual time trial, but Italian betters home-road favorites against the clock.
World championships: What Filippo Ganna, Wout van Aert, Remco Evenepoel and more said after tense TT test
Here are the reactions from the top stars of the worlds TT, from Wout van Aert's dejection to Filippo Ganna's elation.
Ganna tops van Aert and Remco Evenepoel with blazing 54.3kph ride over 43 kilometers: 'In my head I just dreamed to win again today.'
World championships time trial start times, from Brandon McNulty through Wout van Aert and Filippo Ganna
Here are the start times of all 58 riders racing for the rainbow jersey Sunday, with Filippo Ganna last down the ramp at 16:05 CET.
World championships time trial: Our favorites, takes on the mixed relay, and why the TTT should come back
With time trials opening the UCI road world championships, we dig into who is going to claim the first rainbow jerseys of Flanders 2021.
Van Aert prioritises road race over TT, teammate Remco Evenepoel vows to give maximum in time trial medal push and road race support role.
Wout van Aert will be among the favorites for gold in Sunday's time trial, perhaps setting him up for a rare double rainbow jersey sweep.
Worlds TTs: The favorites, the weather, why Australia isn’t fielding a team, and can anyone stop the ‘two Vans’?
Who can stop Wout van Aert and Annemiek van Vleuten? A few stars are missing for the marquee races against the clock, but deep fields are packed with favorites.
With a challenging course, deep fields, and compelling storylines, the Flanders worlds looks to be one for the history books.
We dive into the power numbers of Robin Carpenter, Matteo Jorgenson, and others from the Tour of Britain.
Wout van Aert bolted to the top of the pro peloton while finding a place in the world's hearts – who wouldn't want to see him in a rainbow jersey?
Here's all you need to know for this year's worlds, including how to watch, who to watch, and when to watch.
Van Aert scores fourth stage win of the race and overall victory in final statement before world championships bid.
Ethan Hayter finished in second place on the stage, and held onto the overall lead by four seconds.
Ethan Hayter reclaimed the race lead ahead of Wout van Aert after escaping a crash in the final kilometer.
With the road world championships fast approaching, Wout van Aert and Julian Alaphilippe gave everyone a taste of what's to come with their duel at the Tour of Britain.
Wout van Aert took over the race lead with a two-second advantage over Ethan Hayter.
VN news ticker: Alejandro Valverde to race 2022 season with Movistar, Ayesha McGowan to make European debut
Here's what's making headlines on Tuesday, September 7.
Several big names are left off the Belgian elite men's road world championship team, while Van der Poel races for the first time on pavement since the Tour de France.
Rally Cycling rider surges to breakaway victory, dropping his companions and holding off a late charge from the peloton. He now leads Wout van Aert by 22 seconds in the GC.
A series of long hilly stages in the UK make for perfect preparation two weeks ahead of Flanders world championships.
VN news ticker: Wout van Aert to lead Belgium at worlds road race; Remco Evenepoel wins solo at Brussels Cycling Classic
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, August 28.
Dutch star still on track to race worlds in both mountain bike and road before Paris-Roubaix in October.
Tokyo Olympics: From Filippo Ganna to Chloé Dygert, eight riders to watch in the men’s and women’s time trials
The road riders take center stage once again at the Olympic games with the time trial. Who can win gold and who is in with a shot of a medal? VeloNews takes a look at some of the contenders.
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Richard Carapaz is Ecuador's second Olympic medalist, Brandon McNulty hits best US result since 2012, and how Tour de France riders fared in the Olympics.
From another costly crash by Geraint Thomas to Wout van Aert being out-maneuvered, here's what the starts said after extra-tough race around Tokyo.
Carapaz distances Brandon McNulty in final to triumph in Tokyo. Wout van Aert and Tadej Pogačar round out the podium.
From Alejandro Valverde to Wout van Aert: We ranked 70 favorites for the 2021 Olympics men’s road race
There are only a few five-star favorites for the 2021 men's Olympic road race. We ranked 68 riders for Saturday's event.
Tour de France stars, last-chance veterans and rising phenoms headline the three teams to watch in Tokyo on Saturday.
Wout van Aert won a sprint, a time trial and a mountain stage, but GC ambitions are on pause – and that's good for all of us at home.
Here's what Tadej Pogačar, Mark Cavendish, Wout van Aert and more had to say after the closing stage of the Tour de France.
Watch the thrilling final kilometer and stage 21 highlights of the 2021 Tour de France.
Tour de France stage 21: Wout van Aert wins Champs-Élysées sprint as Tadej Pogačar seals second Tour title
Mark Cavendish misses win number 35 after chaotic sprint, van Aert scores hat trick of victories across mountain, time trial and sprint stages.
At the end of the day, the yellow jersey trumps all.
Despite rumors of illicit motorized assistance at the Tour de France, riders say it's highly unlikely.
Here's what Wout van Aert, Tadej Pogačar, Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish said after stage 20 of the Tour de France.
Tadej Pogačar rides conservative TT to finish eighth on the stage and comfortably retain his yellow jersey, Jonas Vingegaard secures second-place ahead of Paris.
Wout Poels, Michael Woods, Nairo Quintana, and Wout van Aert are all battling for the Tour de France's polka-dot jersey.
Wout van Aert, Michael Woods, Wout Poels and Nairo Quintana lock into fierce 'king of the mountains' battle that will highlight Tour's final week.
Here are some mainstream comparisons to put the 2021 Tour de France into perspective for the non-cycling fans in your life.
Here's what Wout van Aert, Stefan Küng, and others said after stage 12 of the 2021 Tour de France.
Watch the stunning stage 11 victory that came after two ascents of Mont Ventoux.
After sprinting against Mark Cavendish on stage 10, Wout van Aert wins over Mont Ventoux on stage 11. Where is the limit for the Belgian and can he be a future GC contender?
Tadej Pogačar held onto the yellow jersey, marking his general classification rivals for the entire stage.
Ineos Grenadiers, Jumbo-Visma left looking for answers after leaders crumble in wake of Tadej Pogačar's mountain raid.
Pogačar takes one big step toward the Paris podium with pummeling performance in the Alps.
Here's what Julian Alaphilippe, Stefan Küng, Wout van Aert and others said after Tadej Pogačar rode to victory and Mathieu van der Poel defended yellow.
Here's what the stars said after a stage shaped by two huge crashes and one spectacular attack.
Julian Alaphilippe, Wout van Aert, Mathieu van der Poel will face-off in Tour's grippy opening stage — unless Tadej Pogačar spoils the party.
VN news ticker: Van Aert, Sagan, Kopecky, Longo Borghini new road race champions, Jacopo Mosca suffers long list of injuries in TT crash
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, June 20.
Van Aert still on the comeback after appendix operation and is mindful of stretching his form through to the Olympics.