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Jan-Willem Van Schip solos to victory on stage 2 of An Post Rás

Jan-Willem Van Schip (Delta Cycling Rotterdam) soloed to victory on stage two of An Post Rás in Newport, Co. Mayo today, seven seconds ahead of the chasing bunch. Christopher Latham (Britain Team Wiggins) was next across the line with Yannis Yssaad (France Armee de Terre) taking third place ahead of Matteo Cigala (Cork Aqua Blue Sport) in fourth. The 142-kilometre...

“We’d to decide who would man up and tell Kurt we missed our flight” – Matthew Teggart’s Rás Diary

Matthew Teggart is lining up in his second An Post Rás this year, and the Irish rider will be providing an insight to the race in a diary which we will be publishing every day. The 21 year-old made his debut in the eight-day race last year where he rode for the Irish National Team. He finished in 35th place...

Tom Dumoulin holds onto maglia rosa after Stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia

On a fast and hectic 199-kilometre fifteenth stage of the Giro d'Italia from Valdengo to Bergamo, Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin held onto the pink jersey for a sixth consecutive day. As the days second breakaway went clear, Team Sunweb immediately set up shop at the front of the bunch to maintain control of their advantage. When the catch was made,...

“We’d to decide who would man up and tell Kurt we missed our flight” – Matthew Teggart’s Rás Diary

Matthew Teggart is lining up in his second An Post Rás this year, and the Irish rider will be providing an insight to the race in a diary which we will be publishing every day. The 21 year-old made his debut in the eight-day race last year where he rode for the Irish National Team. He finished in 35th place...

Edvald Boasson Hagen overcomes crash to claim stage and GC win at Tour of Norway

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka) had an incredible end to the Tour of Norway today when despite crashing, he sprinted to victory on the final stage and thereby also took the overall win in his home race. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka started out Sunday’s last stage knowing that if Boasson Hagen could make the podium...

Bob Jungels takes first Giro stage victory for Luxembourg in 56 years

Bob Jungels sprinted to his maiden World Tour victory Sunday afternoon, when a wild stage unfolded at the Giro d’Italia as soon as the flag was waved. In doing so, the race’s white jersey became the first Luxembourger in 56 years to score a stage victory at the Corsa Rosa The 24-year-old, who enjoyed a five-day stint in the maglia...

Denmark’s Nicolai Nielsen wins opening stage of An Post Rás

Danish rider Nicolai Nielsen (Denmark Riwal Platform) secured a hard fought opening stage victory on this year’s An Post Rás, narrowly leading a breakaway of three riders over the finish line in Longford town. Dennis Bakker (Netherlands Delta Cycling Rotterdam) finished on Nielsen’s shoulder in second place, with An Post Chain Reaction’s Polish sprinter Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz taking third, just ahead...

An Post Rás Stage 1 Photo Gallery

The An Post Rás started today in Dublin Castle and below are a selection of photos as the race makes it way to the finish in Longford. 193 riders started the stage and they will face three An Post Hot Spot Sprints in addition to a Category 3 KOM at Lough Crew on the 146.1-kilometre stage. The riders will cover...

George Bennett takes biggest career victory at the Tour of California

George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) took his first WorldTour victory when he won the overall in the Tour of California. On the last stage to Pasadena, the New Zealander defended the overall leader’s jersey against Rafal Majka (Bora-hansgrohe) and Andrew Talansky (Cannondale-Drapac), second and third overall. Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) took the honours in the final stage. “Only when I rode under...

Tom Dumoulin extends lead at Giro d’Italia after victory on stage 14

Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) extended his lead in the Giro d'Italia today, winning today's 131-kilometre fourteenth stage from Castellania to the summit finish at Oropa. The Dutch rider beat Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) by three seconds with Mikel Landa (Sky) in third a further six seconds down. His nearest rival Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) finished 14" down and thanks to time...

Pieter Weening takes first win of the season for Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij

Dutch rider Pieter Weening delivered Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij's first win of 2017 when he took the victory on the third stage of the Tour of Norway (2.HC) in Lillehammer yesterday. Thanks to his victory, Weening also takes over the GC lead in the five-day race. "I just attacked at the right moment, and I'm really happy", Weening said afterwards. Coincidentally,...

Trailer released for cycling mockumentary Tour de Pharmacy (VIDEO)

HBO has released a trailer for Tour de Pharmacy, a cycling mockumentary which stars Orlando Bloom, Mike Tyson and Dolph Lundgren amongst others and which focuses on the sport's doping scandals. The press release says: "In 1982, during a dark and fictitious time in cycling history, the sport’s most venerable, time-honored race was marred by the doping of virtually all...