Anna van der Breggen criticises Ardennes Classics organiser for lack of TV coverage

Increasing number of women's races are broadcast while neither women's races at Flèche Wallonne or Liège-Bastogne-Liège have ever been shown

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World champion Anna van der Breggen has criticised the organiser of both Flèche Wallonne and Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège as neither race will be shown live.

Of the eight Women’s WorldTour races so far in 2019, Wednesday’s Flèche Wallonne was the first not to be shown either on an online live stream or broadcast on television. Other races below the top tier have also stepped up in recent seasons.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.