The 2013 UCI Road Cycling World Championships kicks off in Florence, Italy, on Sunday September 22 with the women’s and men’s team time trials.

The event then takes in individual time trials and road races for elite men and women; under-23 men; and junior men and women.

The winner of each individual discipline earns the right to wear the coveted rainbow jersey of world champion for the following year.

World Championships 2013

Where: Florence, Tuscany, Italy

When: September 22-29

World Championships 2013: Latest news

Rui Costa celebrates first road race world title for Portugal

Froome disappointed with World Champs performance

Rohan Dennis set for support role in World Champs road race

Simon and Adam Yates: Hard World Champs course suits us

Tiernan-Locke out of World Champs

Great Britain fields strong under-23 men’s squad

Wiggins happy with Worlds time trial silver after ‘fall from grace’ at Giro

Alex Dowsett: Only a win constitutes time trial success

Wiggins: Time trial world title podium beckons

World Championships 2013: The junior events

Climbs of the world championship road race route

British team announced for Road World Champs

Chris Froome looks to road race after World Champs TTT bronze

Great Britain and Italy could work to same end goal in World Champs say Bettini

GB long list for Road World Champs announced

Peter sagan ‘ready for challenge’of World Championships road race

National teams for World Championships road race revealed

World Championships 2013: Event schedule

Sunday September 22

Women’s team time trial

Men’s team time trial

Monday September 23

Women junior individual time trial

Men under-23 individual time trial

Tuesday September 24

Men junior individual time trial

Women elite individual time trial

Wednesday September 25

Men elite individual time trial

Friday September 27

Women junior road race

Men under-23 road race

Saturday September 28

Men junior road race

Women elite road race

Sunday September 29

Men elite road race

World Championships 2013: Previews



Elite men’s road race



Elite women’s road race


Men’s individual time trial preview



Women’s individual time trial preview



Team time trial preview

World Championships 2013: Reports



Rui Costa wins men’s road race title for Portugal



Vos takes third world road race title



Van der Poel wins junior road worlds title



Mohoric claims solo win in under-23 men’s road race



Dideriksen wins junior women’s road race



Road World Champs 2013: Medal table



Martin wins men’s time trial; silver for Wiggins



Van Dijk wins women’s time trial world title



Decraene wins junior Worlds time trial title; Brit Gibson fifth



Damien Howson wins under-23 men’s time trial



Severine Eraud wins junior women’s time trial title



Men’s team time trial: Omega Pharma-QuickStep pip Orica-GreenEdge to win



Women’s team time trial: Specialized Lululemon win

World Championships 2013: Photo galleries



Elite men’s road race



Elite women’s road race



Under-23 men’s road race



Elite men’s individual time trial



Elite women’s individual time trial



Under-23 men’s individual time trial



Men’s team time trial



Women’s team time trial

Related links



Road World Championships 2012 coverage index