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Geraint Thomas given all-clear following Tour de Suisse crash

2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas has escaped relatively unscathed following today’s crash at the Tour de Suisse. Thomas was taken straight to hospital having suffered abrasions on his shoulder and a cut above his right eye in the wake of the crash, but the 33 year old has not sustained any further injuries. Speaking to TeamINEOS.com, the reigning...

Elia Viviani wins stage four of the Tour de Suisse

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) bounced back after finishing a frustrating second in Murten yesterday and captured his maiden win at the Tour de Suisse, which he is racing for the first time since 2012. “This victory is a real confidence booster, especially for the next couple of weeks! It’s always important to win a World Tour race and...

Eddie Dunbar confirms entry for Irish National Road Championships

Team Ineos star Eddie Dunbar is the latest rider to sign up for this year’s Cycling Ireland National Road Championships in Derry. The 22-year-old Corkman completed his maiden Grand Tour, the Giro d’Italia, recently and is in France this week riding the La Route d’Occitaine after which he will return to Ireland next week for Ireland’s biggest road cycling...

19 year-old Remco Evenepoel wins the Baloise Belgium Tour

19-year-old neo-pro Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) has won the Baloise Belgium Tour, and in doing so became the youngest ever rider to triumph at the race created in 1908 One of the oldest stage races in the world, which came to life one year before the Giro d’Italia was born, has now landed in Remco Evenepoel’s palmares, after...

Chris Froome thanks fans for ‘overwhelming support’

Chris Froome has thanked fans and the wider cycling family for their overwhelming support in the wake of the crash he suffered on Wednesday lunchtime. Speaking from the University Hospital of St Etienne, where he continues his post-surgery recovery, the four-time Tour de France champion expressed his thanks to the thousands of well-wishers who have sent him messages. “Firstly, I just...

Lizzie Deignan wins overall OVO Energy Women’s Tour

Great Britain’s Lizzie Deignan became the first rider to win two OVO Energy Women’s Tour titles as she sealed the 2019 crown at Pembrey Country Park,Carmarthenshire, on Saturday. The Trek Segafredo rider, who only returned to racing in late April following maternity leave, finished eighth in a reduced bunch sprint to pip Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon//SRAM Racing) to the overall crown...

Eurosport Coverage Confirmed For 2019 Irish National Road Race Championships

As preparations continue for the 2019 Cycling Ireland Irish National Road Championships in Derry, it has been confirmed that event highlights will feature on Eurosport television. The women’s and men’s national road race championships on 29th and 30th June, respectively, will be filmed by InForm Sport Media for a half hour highlights show scheduled to be broadcast following...

Lizzie Deignan wins fifth stage of OVO Energy Women’s Tour and takes over lead

Lizzie Deignan claimed her first victory since returning from maternity leave in Friday’s fifth OVO Energy Women’s Tour stage in Builth Wells, Powys, to move into the race lead with just one stage remaining. Deignan, the race’s 2016 champion, out-sprinted Thursday’s stage victor Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon//SRAM Racing) and her Trek-Segafredo team-mate Elisa Longo Borghini in the Royal Welsh Showground after...

Chris Froome sustains multiple serious injuries after crashing at the Critérium du Dauphiné

Team INEOS confirmed that Chris Froome sustained multiple serious injuries after crashing during a recon of stage four of the Critérium du Dauphiné today. The 34 year-old crashed towards the end of his route recon in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes, sustaining injuries including a fractured right femur, a fractured elbow and fractured ribs. Froome has subsequently been ruled out of the rest...

Jolien D’hoore wins Oxfordshire stage of OVO Energy Women’s Tour

Boels Dolmans Cycling Team’s Jolien D’hoore continued her strong start to this year’s OVO Energy Women’s Tour as she sprinted to victory at historic Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, on Wednesday to claim her second win in three days. D’hoore, wearing the Breast Cancer Care points jersey, edged out Lisa Brennauer (WNT-Rotor Pro Cycling) by a narrow margin to add to Monday’s...

Adam Yates takes over lead at the Critérium du Dauphiné

Briton Adam Yates (Mitchelton-SCOTT) had a strong ride in today’s individual time trial to move himself into the overall race lead after four-days of racing at Critérium du Dauphiné. Yates started the stage in 10th place overall, 24 seconds down on race leader Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-Merida), and after his powerful performance resulting in sixth place on the stage, the 26-year-old...

Marianne Vos takes OVO Energy Women’s Tour lead in Kent

Marianne Vos (CCC Liv) sprinted to victory in the second stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour at the Gravesend Cyclopark in Kent, to take the overall lead of the race following day two. Vos took the win ahead of Lizzie Deignan (Trek Segafredo) and Sarah Roy (Mitchelton Scott) at the end of the 25 lap race, run off in...

Sam Bennett takes seventh victory of the season at Critérium du Dauphiné

Sam Bennett (BORA- hansgrohe) sprinted to his seventh victory of the season on the third stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné today. Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and Davide Ballerini (Astana Pro Team) rounded out the podium. After two demanding stages, today’s 177-kilometre stage from Le Puy-en-Velay to Riom stage was suited to the sprinters as the riders...

Lizzie Deignan looks forward to the OVO Energy Women’s Tour

Ahead of the opening stage of the OVO Energy Women’s Tour on Monday (10 June) in Suffolk, one of the race’s previous five champions, Lizzie Deignan (Trek Segafredo) spoke at a pre-race media event in Ipswich, looking ahead to the six-day race. The race line-up features 16 teams totalling 96 riders on the start list for the sixth edition of...

Edvald Boasson Hagen wins opening stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data) sprinted to victory on the opening stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné, beating Philippe Gilbert (Deceunick-Quickstep) and Wout Van Aert (Team Jumbo Visma) into the minor placings. The French WorldTour race got underway with a short but challenging 142-kilometre stage between Aurilliac and Jussac. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka started on a positive note,...

Dan Martin to lead UAE Team Emirates at the Critérium du Dauphiné

Dan Martin will lead UAE Team Emirates at the Critérium du Dauphiné which runs from June 9 to 16, looking for another good performance at the Tour de France dress rehearsal. The Irishman finished third overall in 2016 and 2017, and fourth overall last year in addition to winning a stage. Martin, who will be racing for the first...

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Chris Froome sustains multiple serious injuries after crashing at the Critérium...

Team INEOS confirmed that Chris Froome sustained multiple serious injuries after crashing during a recon of stage four of the Critérium du Dauphiné today....

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