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Marc Potts just misses out on medal at European Elite Track Championships

Ireland’s Marc Potts went close to a medal at the 2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships in Berlin tonight when he took fourth place in his first bunch race at a major track competition. The Tyrone man narrowly missed out on a medal in the Men’s Scratch Race, which was won by Adrien Garel from France. Kriszten Lovassy (HUN) and...

Slipstream Sports extend contract with Nate Brown

Slipstream Sports have announced the two-year contract extension of Nate Brown. The 26-year-old showed considerable improvements during the 2017 season, which earned him his first Tour de France call-up. In July, Brown not only supported Rigoberto Uran to second place but also spent two days atop the Tour's mountains classification. “This has been my best season yet,” said Brown. “I...

Trump didn’t know his name. This is La David Johnson.

This is La David Johnson. WHEELIE KING 305. This is La David Johnson. WHEELIE KING 305. This is La David Johnson. WHEELIE KING 305. This is La David Johnson. WHEELIE KING 305. This is La David Johnson. WHEELIE KING 305. His name needs to be mentioned since the president didn't know it. Rest in peace LDJ.

Fernando Gaviria wins opening stage of the Tour of Guangxi

Fernando Gaviria sprinted to victory on the opening stage of the inaugural Tour of Guangxi today, the last World Tour race of the year. It means the Colombian has scored at least one victory in every stage race he rode this year – Vuelta a San Juan, Volta ao Algarve, Tirreno-Adriatico, Giro d’Italia, Tour of Britain and now Guangxi....

Cycling Ireland name nine riders for UEC Track Elite European Championships

Cycling Ireland have nine riders competing in the 2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships which take place in Berlin, Germany from 18-22 October. Racing commences today for the team, which is a mix of experienced riders like Mark Downey, Felix English and Lydia Gurley, as well as junior riders JB Murphy and Xeno Young. It has been a very...

“I am delighted with this Tour which looks pretty well balanced” – Romain Bardet

Romain Bardet (Ag2R-La Mondiale) has spoken of his satisfaction with the route of the 2018 Tour de France which was announced yesterday. Bardet, who finished 3rd overall in this year's edition of the Tour said that he was "delighted" with the route. Among the highlights of the 2018 route are the Roubaix stage where the riders will take on 21.7 kilometres...

Stunning footage from ‘Best of’ – Tour de France 2017

With the 2018 Tour route just announced the Le Tour De France has just released this awesome reel of some of the highs and lows from the 2017 tour. For the first time the tour started in Düsseldorf in Germany. From Saturday 1st of July to Sunday 23rd of July 2017, the 104th Tour de France included 21...

Team Sky extend contract with Philip Deignan

Team Sky have announced that they have extended their contract with Philip Deignan for the 2018 season. It will be the fifth year that the Irishman has race for the team. Deignan had some solid performances this season where he worked tirelessly to help the team to overall victories at Paris-Nice, the Tour of the Alps and the Vuelta a...

2018 Tour de France route announced

The route for the 105th edition of the Tour de France was announced at the Palais de Congrès convention centre in Paris today. The race which will be held from 7-29 July is barely more than 3,300 kilometres long, which makes it the shortest in recent years. Among the highlights and new additions to the 2018 route, the pack will...

Fabio Aru signs three-year deal with UAE Team Emirates

Italian Road Race champion Fabio Aru has signed for UAE Team Emirates, the team announced today. The 27 year-old has reached a three year deal with the Emirati management. The news follows previous announcements that Dan Martin (Quick Step Floors) and Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) would also join the team. Aru won the Vuelta a Espana in 2015, and has also taken...

Slipstream Sports extend contract with Mike Woods

Slipstream Sports have announced the contract extension of Mike Woods. His new two-year deal covers his 2nd and 3rd seasons with the American-registered squad. A latecomer to the sport, Woods stepped up to the WorldTour at the age of 29 with Cannondale Pro Cycling Team in 2016. The Canadian finished fifth overall in his WorldTour debut, the 2016 Santos Tour...

Nicolas Roche and Ben Hermans to lead BMC Racing at the Tour of Guangxi

Nicolas Roche and Ben Hermans are set to lead BMC Racing at the first edition of the Tour of Guangxi (2.UWT). The final UCI WorldTour race of the season starts on Thursday and runs until October 24. BMC Racing Team Directeur Sportif Marco Pinotti said the team has multiple cards to play for the General Classification and stage wins. “For...