Marianne Vos takes control in Women's Tour

Stage win and overall lead for Marianne Vos as the Friends Life Women's Tour hits Clacton-on-Sea

Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) took the third stage of the Friends Life Women's Tour on Friday, and with it assumed the overall race lead with two days remaining.

Vos took the bunch sprint from stage one winner and early race leader Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS), with Giorgia Bronzini (Wiggle-Honda) in third and Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) in fourth despite suffering a flat tyre.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.