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Cycling Ireland confirm Men’s team for UCI Road World Championships

Cycling Ireland has confirmed the team of four riders who will represent Ireland at the UCI Road World Championships which takes place in Imola from 25th – 27th September. Dan Martin, Nicolas Roche, Ben Healy and Ryan Mullen will make up the four-man team for the Men's Elite Road Race. Martin and Roche are both currently competing at the Tour...

Søren Kragh Andersen wins stage 14 of the Tour de France

Søren Kragh Andersen took a second stage win for Team Sunweb at this year's Tour de France after attacking alone in the closing kilometres of the fourteenth stage to win alone in Lyon. It followed on from Marc Hirschi's win on stage 12. Attacks went early as Cees Bol (Team Sunweb) and Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo) rode away at km 2,...

Trek-Segafredo wins the opening TTT at the Giro Rosa

The Trek-Segafredo women's team claimed the opening team time trial at the 31st Giro d'Italia Internazionale Femminile, informally known as the Giro Rosa, and laid claim to the first leader's jersey of the nine-day race. Italian Elisa Longo Borghini was the first of the team across the finish line and will wear the maglia rosa into Stage two Saturday, her...

Dani Martínez wins stage 13 of the Tour de France

Dani Martínez (EF Pro Cycling) took a breathtaking stage win on Friday's thirteenth stage of the Tour de France beating Lennard Kämna (BORA - hansgrohe) on the summit finish at Pas de Peyrol (Le Puy Mary). The stage set off from Châtel-Guyon, faced a whopping seven categorised climbs and ended at Puy Mary, a steep volcanic climb in the Massif...

Sean Kelly’s first Tour de France stage win (VIDEO)

In just his second season as a professional, Kelly was selected to ride the Tour de France for his Flandria-Velda team. He would have to ride in support of his Belgian team-mates Freddy Maertens who was aiming to win the green jersey, and Michel Pollentier who was aiming to win the race overall, in addition to the Portuguese rider,...

Sam Bennett takes maiden Tour de France stage win and regains green jersey

Sam Bennett captured his maiden Tour de France win in emphatic fashion in Saint-Martin-de-Ré today becoming just the sixth Irishman to take a stage win at the race, joining Shay Elliott, Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche, Martin Earley and Dan Martin. He also joined an elite group of riders with stage victories in all Grand Tours. Bennett unleashed an uncontrollable outpouring...

Giulio Ciccone to miss Tirreno-Adriatico due to positive COVID-19 test result

Trek-Segafredo has confirmed that its rider Giulio Ciccone has returned a positive COVID-19 test result. The test was completed on August 31 in compliance with the UCI regulations prior to his participation at Tirreno-Adriatico. The Italian stage race was an important objective for Ciccone in his preparation for the Giro d'Italia. Ciccone's last contact with his Trek-Segafredo teammates was on...

Adam Yates retains Tour de France race lead on stage six

Adam Yates (Mitchelton-SCOTT) retained his race lead at the Tour de France as the breakaway stayed away on stage six. The Briton finished in a group containing all of the favourites, 2' 53" behind stage winner Alexey Lutsenko (Astana Pro Team). The 191-kilometre stage from Le Teil to Mont Aigoual had been earmarked as a potential one for the general...

Sam Bennett takes over green jersey at the Tour de France

Sam Bennett (Deceuninck - Quick Step) became the first Irish rider in more than three decades to lead a Tour de France classification, after racking up 40 points during Wednesday’s 183-kilometre stage 5 from Gap to Privas. The last Irish rider to lead a Tour de France classification was fellow Carrick-on-Suir man Sean Kelly who won the green and...

2020 UCI Road World Championships to take place on challenging course in Imola

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has announced that it has awarded the organisation of the 2020 UCI Road World Championships to Imola. The Italian city and its region Emilia-Romagna will host the event from 24 to 27 September. The awarding of this event follows the cancellation on 12 August of the Aigle-Martigny 2020 UCI Road World Championships in Switzerland. ...

Lizzie Deignan wins La Course

Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) took her second big win of the week when she took victory in La Course by le Tour de France. It followed on from her win earlier this week in GP de Plouay - Lorient Agglomération Trophée WNT. Thanks to the self-sacrificing efforts of her teammate Elisa Longo Borghini in the final two kilometres, Deignan could follow...

Deceuninck – Quick-Step release statement regarding Remco Evenepoel incident

The Deceuninck - Quick-Step team have released a statement in relation to the investigation into an incident following Remco Evenepoel's recent crash at the Il Lombardia. Following on from his crash over a bridge at the Italian race where he suffered a broken pelvis amongst other injuries, video footage posted on Twitter showed his directeur sportif Davide Bramati removing something...

Lizzie Deignan wins the Grand Prix de Plouay

Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo Women) has won the Grand Prix de Plouay (1.UWT) for the third time in her career after beating compatriot Lizzy Banks (Equipe Paule Ka) in a two-up sprint. A combination of a rolling course, constant drizzle and a fast pace created a high rate of attrition in this year’s Grand Prix Plouay, as many riders fell...

Sam Bennett and Julian Alaphilippe to lead Deceuninck – Quick-Step at the Tour de France

Julian Alaphilippe and Sam Bennett are set to lead Deceuninck – Quick-Step at the Tour de France which starts on Saturday. Two months later than scheduled, the Tour de France is set to start from Nice which will host the Grand Depart for the second time in history, after 1981. This 107th edition is widely regarded as one of...

Adam Yates signs for the INEOS Grenadiers

INEOS Grenadiers have announced the signing of Adam Yates on a two-year deal. The 28 year-old Briton has spent seven years in the pro ranks, having signed for Orica GreenEDGE back in 2014. Amongst the highlights of his career to-date include wins at the Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian (2015), UAE Tour (2020), Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (2014) and...

Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas left out of INEOS Tour de France team

INEOS Grenadiers have today outlined their plans for the rest of the season and confirmed the leaders for each of the Grand Tours. Their Tour de France team will be led by 2019 winner Egan Bernal, with previous winners Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas omitted from the eight-man line-up. Instead, Froome will target the Vuelta a Espana and Thomas...

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