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Ben Healy takes impressive 15th in U23 TT at the UCI Road World Championships

Ireland's Ben Healy finished a very impressive 15th in the U23 Time Trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire this afternoon. What makes the performance more impressive is that he was the youngest rider competing in the race. Denmark's Mikkel Bjerg was fastest in the 40.3-kilometre finishing in a time of 40' 20", one second ahead of Ian...

Aigul Gareeva wins Women’s Junior TT at the UCI Road World Championships

Aigul Gareeva bounced back from a dramatic setbacks to claim a sensational victories in the Women’s Junior Individual Time Trial at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships. Russian starlet Gareeva had to make a hasty U-turn after missing the tight right-hand bend onto the finishing straight. She showed huge resolve however, wrapping up her win with a 3.61sec advantage...

Katharine Smyth Clinches Irish National Road Series Title

Katharine Smyth (Ballymena Road Club) continued her excellent season by becoming the 2019 National Road Series champion in Whitechurch, Cork. Agnieszka Wozniak (Strata3VeloRev) took the win at the Cork GP as she out-sprinted Eileen Burns (Ballymena RC) in a two-up sprint to the line, with the pair having been away all day. However it wasSmyth who topped the overall points...

Nicolas Roche extends contract with Team Sunweb

Team Sunweb has announced that Nicholas Roche has extended his contract with the team, with the Irishman set to ride in the team’s colours until the end of 2021. Roche has had a great debut season with the team. After working strongly in support of teammates in the earlier part of the year, Roche finished in a tenth place overall...

UCI Road Championships Team Time Trial Mixed Relay Preview

Yorkshire will be making history by hosting the first ever Team Time Trial Mixed Relay with national teams consisting of three male riders and three female riders. The male riders will set off first and the women will replace them on the road as soon as the second male rider has crossed the finish line. Final timings will then...

Para-Cycling International gets Yorkshire 2019 off to a flying start

Today's Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International was the first-ever para-cycling event to take place alongside a UCI Road World Championships. The races took place in glorious conditions before the opening ceremony kicked off the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in the Harrogate Fan Zone. Tens of thousands of fans turned out to cheer on the best para-cyclists in the world as...

Primož Roglič wraps up overall victory at the Vuelta a España

Primož Roglič has won Vuelta a España after finishing safely in the bunch on the final stage to Madrid. His victory was the first win for a Slovenian rider in Grand Tour and it also marked the first Grand Tour win for Team Jumbo-Visma. It has been an incredibly successful season for Team Jumbo-Visma as they also won two stages...

Vuelta a España rider proposes to girlfriend during final stage of the race (VIDEO)

It was a day to remember for Jesús Ezquerra in more than one way on today's final stage of the Vuelta a España. Not only did he finish a Grand Tour for the second time in his career, he also proposed to his girlfriend midway through the stage. The Burgos-BH rider carried a ring in his pocket and had arranged...

Tadej Pogačar wins his third stage of the Vuelta a España and moves up to third overall

Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) blew away the competition in the mountains today to take his third stage win at La Vuelta and in doing so not only secured a place on the podium in Madrid, but claimed the coveted white jersey as the best young rider in the race. Pogačar went into stage 20 in 5th position in...

Eurosport to Broadcast Rás na mBan Highlights This Sunday

TV Highlights of this year’s Rás na mBan will be televised on Eurosport One this coming Sunday, 15th September, at 1pm. The half hour highlights show produced by InForm Sport Media features coverage of all six stages of this year’s five-day race which ended on the Parade in Kilkenny last Sunday. The first transmission of the programme is due to...

Mathieu van der Poel wraps up OVO Energy Tour of Britain GC with final stage win

Mathieu van der Poel reiterated his billing as one of the hottest talents in professional cycling on Saturday as he was crowned the 2019 OVO Energy Tour of Britain champion in Manchester. The 24-year-old Dutchman sealed his victory in style, sprinting to win the eighth and final stage of this year’s race after a frantic day of racing around all...

Mathieu van der Poel takes stage win and retains lead at the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Mathieu van der Poel moved closer to being crowned the 2019 OVO Energy Tour of Britain champion on Friday as he beat nearest challenger Matteo Trentin to win stage seven atop Burton Dassett, Warwickshire. The Dutch rider got the better of Trentin (Mitchelton-SCOTT) in a thrilling sprint up the short but steep climb to extend his overall advantage to 12...

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal win gold at the UCI Paracycling World Champs

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal have won a third World Title in the time trial at the UCI Paracycling World Championships. The pair retained their rainbow jerseys in emphatic style as they averaged 45.612km/h for the 31.2km course, giving them a winning margin of 55 seconds over New Zealand. As well as their time trial wins, Dunlevy and McCrystal...

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka shortlisted for Beyond Sport Global Awards 2019

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has been shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Global Awards 2019 in the Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative in Sport for Good category, for their work with Qhubeka Charity. Together with their partners, supporters, riders and staff they have funded over 27,000 bikes to Qhubeka. The funds raised by the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign are channelled into Qhubeka’s...

Sergio Higuita takes his first WorldTour win at the Vuelta a España

Sergio Higuita (EF Education First) took his first WorldTour win at the Vuelta a España today after making the early escape on the 177-kilometre 18th stage which featured four category one climbs. Higuita had gone clear on Puerto de Cotos, the second of the four climbs, with a group of six riders. Wout Poels (Ineos) was...

Mathieu van der Poel regains OVO Energy Tour of Britain lead

Mathieu van der Poel retook the lead in the 2019 OVO Energy Tour of Britain after placing sixth in Thursday’s Pershore individual time trial, a stage that saw Italian rider Edoardo Affini claim the biggest victory of his fledgling professional career to date. Corendon – Circus rider van der Poel – who won in Kendal on Tuesday – placed sixth...

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Rohan Dennis signs two-year deal with Team INEOS

Rohan Dennis has signed a two-year deal with Team INEOS, the team announced today. The 29 year old arrives as the reigning World individual...

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