The Italian sprinter won in her final race as reigning world champion as she looks to defend the title in Wollongong next week.
Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta: Elisa Balsamo wins final stage as Annemiek Van Vleuten takes overall
World champion takes victory in final race in rainbow jersey.
13 champions will be awarded across the full week of action in Wollongong, Australia.
Top-favorite Wiebes delivers for the Dutch in downtown Munich.
Balsamo and Vos complete the top three on stage 5.
'It's a little bit like saving a little bit of money,' Longo Borghini said after gaining 40 seconds on GC favorites. 'Then I have something to spare'
Trek-Segafredo rider looking ahead for more stage victory opportunities.
The world champion is looking for stage wins and helping her teammate Elisa Longo Borghini in the GC, but she also wants to have some fun.
Trek-Segafredo star kicks past Kool, Vos, in final sprint.
Vos scores 31st Giro Donne stage win after missing out Friday.
Trek-Segafredo look in good shape when it comes to defending the leader's jersey in the coming days.
World champion Balsamo scores seventh win of season and takes race-leader's jersey in Tortolì, Sardinia.
World champion beaten by Laura Wiebes in first race since Paris-Roubaix.
Strong sprint field lines up for flat tour around Essex and London.
After just three stage races in the opening months of the season, the women's peloton faces 10 in the next month, including two new events.
A world champion was thrown out of the race, the five-star favorite fell from grace, wheels were smashed, and a hyped tire technology was a no-show.
While chasing back from a flat tire, Balsamo took help from her team car — and was thrown out of the race.
'Lots of teams want to get rid of Balsamo, but I know how strong she is so I say good luck with that,' van Dijk says.
There will be seven former champions due to be on the start line alongside some who are looking to etch their names in the race's history books for the first time.
Chiara Consonni looking forward to sprint ‘fights’ with Elisa Balsamo after Dwars door Vlaanderen win
The Italian 22-year-old looks towards Paris-Roubaix as next major target after scoring her first win of the season.
The Greek god of the winds invoked at three points on the sprinter's bike.
From Elisa Balsamo's potentially Tour of Flanders-winning form to Trek-Segafredo versus SD Worx, these are some of the key takeaways from Sunday's race.
The Italian world champion says she's not thinking about Tour of Flanders yet despite strong run of form.
It's another big win for the world champion as Marianne Vos is second in thrilling finale.
Even a last-minute change of plan couldn’t stop Trek-Segafredo at Brugge-De Panne.
Dutch sprinter says that developing rivalry with Elisa Balsamo is 'good for the sport.'
Wiebes winning streak ended in second, Bastianelli finishes third.
The Italian world champion has never ridden a grand tour before but she's planning to ride two during her year in the rainbow stripes.
World champion points to the heavens to celebrate victory and to remember her cousin.
Elisa Balsamo said she'd like to see a women's Milan-San Remo come back, but where does women's racing draw the line with importing men's events onto the calendar?
Italian classic paused and restarted due to crash between non-race vehicles before home star Balsamo wins with searing sprint.
The Italian will be racing on home soil again this weekend at Trofeo Alfredo Binda, where she hopes to help Elisa Longo Borghini to defend her title.
Wiebes defends Drenthe title, bettering Balsamo and Kopecky in dramatic final.
Annemiek Van Vleuten, Elisa Balsamo, Emma Norsgaard, Lotte Kopecky line up at women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
After a long wait, the women's season is ramping up with the third race of the year and the opening cobbled classics hit.
Trek-Segafredo keeps it together for sprint finish despite a late attack from Annemiek van Vleuten and more.
There is a stacked start list for the opening women's UCI stage race of the 2022 season with 13 WorldTour teams set to start.
A new year means new kit day. Here's a peek at what Coryn Labecki, Richard Carapaz, Lotte Kopecky, Peter Sagan, and many more will race in during 2022.
A muddy Roubaix, a miracle ride at the Olympics, a temper tantrum in Spain, the ever-booming gravel scene, what wasn't to like in 2021?
The 23-year-old Italian is stepping into the WorldTour next season with Trek-Segafredo as the reigning road race world champion.
Initial details of Wollongong road worlds released, men and women to race equal-length TTs on the same day for first time.
From Anna Kiesenhofer's Olympic win to Anna van der Breggen's seventh Fleche Wallonne, these are some of the best pictures from 2021
From Anna Kiesenhofer’s Olympic victory to the first Paris-Roubaix Femmes: Memorable women’s racing moments from 2021
There were plenty of talking points from the 2021 women's season, including the first-ever women's Paris-Roubaix, the dramatic Olympic road race, and the thrilling world championships.
There have been some big-name signings during the 2021 transfer window and VeloNews delves deeper into some of the most interesting.
The recently crowned world champion on bouncing back from Olympic disappointment and stepping up to WorldTour with Trek-Segafredo.
From Anna van der Breggen's retirement to Elisa Balsamo signing for Trek-Segafredo to Uno-X building its 2022 roster, here are the latest moves in the women's peloton.
What Tadej Pogačar, Annemiek van Vleuten, Mark Cavendish and other stars said about the Tour de France courses
Here's what the biggest stars in the peloton said about the routes for Tour de France Femmes and Tour de France for 2022.
Balsamo scores first win as world champion while Vollering continues standout season with GC victory.
From star performances at the world championships straight into more racing, Powless and Balsamo reflect on 2021.
Elisa Balsamo's Cannondale SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod — with 11-speed Ultegra Di2 — gets a fresh coat of rainbow paint.
Everything you need to know about the six-day Women's Tour, the penultimate race on the Women's WorldTour calendar.
From Marianne Vos to Lisa Brennauer to Ellen van Dijk, these are some of the riders to watch for the first edition of the women's 'Hell of the North'.
VN news ticker: Gianni Moscon to Astana on two-year deal, Juan Sebastián Molano scores second win at Giro di Sicilia
Here's the news making the headlines on Wednesday, September 29.
Massive crowds, great racing, wonderful weather and the unique Flanders ambiance – what wasn't there to dig about these worlds?
World championships gallery: Young stars and fervent spectators at the junior and elite women’s road races
Kaia Schmid shines for USA and Ruth Winder calls time on pro career as bike-mad crowds pack the streets.
Coryn Rivera won't comment on rumors she's heading to Jumbo-Visma, and lauded retiring teammate Ruth Winder as racing 'like 10 women.'
Here’s what Anna van der Breggen, Marianne Vos, Lotte Kopecky and others said after women’s road race
Van der Breggen talks retirement, Vos discusses disappointment, Kopecky celebrates home crowd after Elisa Balsamo wins world tile.
The 23-year-old Balsamo delivered after a huge ride from the Italian team in the final to score another medal for 'the Azzurri.'
VN news ticker: Wrong wheel swap delays Remco Evenepoel at Benelux Tour, Deceuninck-Quick-Step signs Jason Osborne as stagiaire
Here's the news making the headlines on Monday, August 30.