Vos races astutely to defend her lead, but expects to lose ground when the road tilts up this weekend.
The Italian finished the stage on the bike of teammate and world champion Elisa Balsamo.
Marianne Vos finished in the main group and retained her overall lead in the race.
The Spanish national champion started stage 4 in sixth overall at 55 seconds back.
Fans come out for the Femmes in force to witness historic inaugural edition.
Here's what the stars have to stay about racing gravel today
Lily Williams enjoying her Tour de France Femmes experience: ‘I don’t think we realized how big it would be’
The American is planning a move to France ahead of the Paris Olympics in 2024.
Reconsidering retirement: Ashleigh Moolman Pasio is sticking around because of the Tour de France Femmes
'It just seems silly when I’ve been such a big part of the fight that it’s almost worth soaking it up for an extra year,' the South African tells VeloNews.
Winder reflects on the GC riders during stage 3 of the Tour de France Femmes: 'all the climbers like ducklings in a row.'
The Danish rider wins a stage a day after losing time to GC rivals and her teammate Marta Cavalli crashed out.
DS says Frain brought to tears from abuse on social media: 'It’s never the plan to hurt somebody. If people think that, please go away and do another thing.'
Dutch superstar relishes first day in the maillot jaune, but must dig deep to defend it: 'There's never an easy day at the Tour de France.'
Van Vleuten suffers stomach issues through start of the race but limits stage 3 losses to keep GC bid alive.
Tour de France Femmes Stage 3: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig wins in uphill sprint, Marianne Vos defends yellow
Vos defends the yellow jersey in thrilling finale, with reports of Annemiek van Vleuten falling ill after losing time.
Once on the verge of giving up, the scrappy squad now has a Tour de France Femmes white jersey to its name.
'She’s had bad luck lately and in the biggest race of the season but we have five more riders and we will keep fighting,' says team.
From Millie Robinson to Lizzie Holden: Connecting the history of Tour de France Femmes to its present
The first-ever women's Tour de France in 1955 was won by Manxwoman Millie Robinson. Lizzie Holden continues the tradition of Manx riders at the Tour in 2022.
'As a kid, there was no Tour de France for women, so for me that hadn't been a dream. But now, it's something big.'
The Canyon-SRAM rider is still hunting for a stage win and more time gains.
'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'
Snapshots from stage 1 as the Tour de France Femmes pulls out of Paris.
FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope suffers disaster day as podium favorite Marta Cavalli abandons and Uttrup Ludwig loses time.
'I think she knows what she’s doing, she’s way smarter than me,' says Slovenian at the start of stage 2 of the Tour de France Femmes
The 26-year-old wants to add a second yellow jersey to the Danish collection in 2022.
Australian rider is currently racing the Tour de France Femmes.
The Dutch sprinter beat Marianne Vos to win the opening stage of the historic new race.
The Dutchwoman was pipped at the line by Lorena Wiebes during the first stage of the Tour de France Femmes.
Trek-Segafredo rider looking ahead for more stage victory opportunities.
Retired pro Ruth Winder reflects on the first stage of the inaugural race
Team DSM fast woman pulls on the yellow jersey, beating Marianne Vos after attack-filled opener in Paris.
The French squad will be looking to beat Annemiek van Vleuten and Demi Vollering with their trademark aggressive race tactics.
A Tour de France Femmes group ride sponsored by Zwift and Le Peloton Cafe
TdFF favorite is undeterred: 'Pressure gets the best out of me.'
Blue-black jersey part of cycling apparel collection designed by Pieters, who continues rehabilitation after suffering serious brain injuries in December crash.
'You’ll see these incredible domestiques shine a little bit more,' says British rider.
The third and final episode of the documentary series goes behind the scenes with several contenders for the yellow and white jerseys
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.
An interview from August of 1984, one month after Martin won the inaugural race.
From long transfers to sleeping in a barn: Linda Jackson on riding past versions of the women’s Tour de France
The EF Education-TIBCO-SVB boss believes that the Tour de France Femmes is already helping to attract more interest to the sport.
The Dutch woman is one of the major favorites and has already won the Giro d'Italia Donne this season.
A lot of new races have been added to the women's calendar in recent seasons. Is it now time to go back to the drawing board to make it more streamlined?
The Italian says that she will give 'all my heart' to help her FDJ-Suez-Futuroscope team pull out a good result on home soil.
The star-studded lineup includes world champions Elisa Balsamo and Ellen van Dijk and a surfeit of national champions.
UCI president David Lappartient would like to see the race moved to avoid the men's and women's Tours de France.
The Belgian rider has a busy summer of racing ahead with the Giro d'Italia Donne and the Tour de France Femmes on her program.
Rapha collaborates with Palace on new EF Education kits for Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes
Team sponsors Cannondale, POC, WHOOP, and Wahoo are providing new bikes and gear to match.
Dutch rider will have raced just once in two months when the Tour de France Femmes rolls out on July 24.
Governing body urges against use of sleeved number fixation systems on jerseys and racesuits due to visibility issues.
The Italian champion is targeting stages at this year's Giro d'Italia Donne as she builds up to a GC bid at the Tour de France Femmes.
Olympic star also hopes to race the US nationals later this month and will target the road worlds in Australia later this season.
American star emerges from bad luck with new outlook: 'You’ve got to keep putting one foot in front of the other and hopefully it’ll work out your way.'
The Dutchwoman has had a disrupted road season in 2022 after catching COVID-19 in the spring.
Dutchwoman says the length of women's races has not 'reached the limit' but adds that not all races need to be over 200km.
Van Vleuten will skip the national championships for the first time in 15 years as she prepares for a big summer.
Movistar rider says the 2022 Tour de France Femmes is forcing other organizers to up their games, particularly the Giro d'Italia Donne.
New design will be worn by both the men's and women's teams this summer.
The 30-year-old Swedish rider is enjoying racing in front of big crowds in Belgium after starting her racing career during the coronavirus pandemic.
Organizers reveal the teams selected to race in the inaugural edition of the Tour de France Femmes.
Strava said it will develop new and unique experiences for its 99 million users for each stage of the Tour and Tour de France Avec Zwift.
Two-time Olympic track medalist and 2019 world time trial champion is recovering, but team hopeful she will be able to hit season's major targets.
The Manxman says that he's 'very happy' that his Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl team is investing in the NXTG women's squad.
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.
Audrey Cordon-Ragot: A generation of young female riders can be inspired by Le Tour de France Femmes
A multiple-time French national champion, an icon, and one of the most respected rider’s in the WWT, Audrey Cordon-Ragot writes exclusively for VeloNews about the Tour de France Femmes and what it means to her.
The four-year deal builds on Zwift’s investment in the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift.
Report in the 'The Telegraph' indicates Netflix, Tour organizers ASO, and eight top-tier teams could collaborate in next streaming smash.
Team manager Linda Jackson believes that the 2022 Tour de France Femmes will be a turning point for women's cycling.
'It’s really important that women don’t see the fact that they want to become a mother as a limiting factor in their career' says Trek Segafredo leader.
The double Italian champion says she would like to see a Milano-Sanremo and Il Lombardia for women in the future.