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Eddie Dunbar included on Team INEOS squad for the Giro d’Italia

Eddie Dunbar has been included in Team INEOS' line-up for the Giro d'Italia, which will mark his Grand Tour debut. The news follows on from a very impressive performance by the 22 year-old at the Tour de Yorkshire at the weekend where he finished third overall after an attacking performance on the final stage where he also finished third. Tao...

Rick Zabel wins second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire

Rick Zabel (Team Katusha - Alpecin) claimed the victory in a bunch sprint on the second day of the Tour de Yorkshire in Bedale, as Jesper Asselman (Roompot - Charles) retained the overall lead. Huge crowds gathered in Barnsley to see the peloton roll out at the start of the stage, and they didn’t relent on the picturesque 132km course...

Lorena Wiebes wins stage one of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race

Lorena Wiebes produced a stunning sprint to win the opening stage of the Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race in Bedale. The 20-year-old Dutch woman was thrust into position brilliantly by her Parkhotel Valkenburg team-mates in the closing stages and then opened up her sprint early as the riders raced along Market Place. Despite facing some stiff opposition as the...

Jesper Asselman wins opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire

The wet weather didn’t dampen the spirits on the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire as Jesper Asselman (Roompot - Charles) sprinted to a dramatic breakaway victory in Selby. The riders received a warm welcome in Doncaster’s Market Place at the start of the day and continued to be cheered along by the sizeable crowds who braved the elements...

Route Revealed for 2019 Cycling Ireland Road Championships (VIDEO)

Foyle Cycling Club are gearing up for the arrival of the very best cyclists in Ireland to Derry for the Cycling Ireland National Road Championships in June. The three-day festival of racing draws the very best Irish racers from at home and abroad for a series of solo time trials on Thursday June 27th followed by the road...

Pascal Ackermann wins Eschborn-Frankfurt

Pascal Ackermann (BORA - hansgrohe) took his third victory of the season at Eschborn-Frankfurt yesterday when he sprinted home ahead of John Degenkolb (Trek - Segafredo) and Alexander Kristoff (UAE-Team Emirates) at the end of 187.5 kilometres. The 58th edition of the German classic was changed somewhat this year. In addition to the Feldberg, the race took the...

2018 winner Michael Valgren returns to Amstel Gold as part of strong Dimension Data line-up

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be in a unique position on Sunday at Amstel Gold Race, having the complete podium from last year’s edition of the race, as part of their lineup. While Michael Valgren was the victor last year and Roman Kreuziger and Enrico Gasparotto took 2nd and 3rd respectively, Kreuziger (2013) and Gasparotto (2012, 2016) have also...

Vincenzo Nibali to return to racing at the Tour of the Alps

The 2019 Tour of the Alps starts next Monday from Kufstein, in the Austrian Tyrol and the 43rd edition of the race, formerly known as the Giro del Trentino, will cover 711 kilometres in five stages, featuring 10 categorised climbs and takes in almost 14,000 vertical Alps. The Tour of Alps also marks Vincenzo Nibali’s return to racing after...

Felix Großschartner takes queen stage and overall lead at the Tour of Turkey

Felix Großschartner (BORA – hansgrohe) won today's penultimate stage of the Presidential Tour of Turkey and also moved into the overall lead. He now leads the race by 19" from Valerio Conti (UAE-Team Emirates). The penultimate stage of the Tour of Turkey was this year’s queen stage and ended with a mountain top finish on Kartepe after 160 tough kilometres....

Sam Bennett wins opening stage of the Tour of Turkey

Sam Bennett (BORA – hansgrohe) won the opening stage of the Presidential Tour of Turkey today, which marks his eighth stage win in total at the race. It was the Irishman's fifth win of the season. The 55th edition of the race kicked off today with a 156km flat stage from Istanbul to Tekirdag. BORA – hansgrohe arrived with a...

Onboard Highlights from the 2019 Paris-Roubaix (VIDEO)

The 117th edition of Paris-Roubaix took place today and the riders faced 257 kilometres including 29 pavé sectors. Deceuninck – Quick-Step's Philippe Gilbert emerged victorious to become just the ninth rider to have won at least four different Monuments. Nils Politt (Team Katusha-Alpecin) and Yves Lampaert (Deceuninck-QuickStep) completed the podium. Numerous riders suffered mechanicals and other misfortunes and amongst those caught...

Philippe Gilbert wins Paris-Roubaix

Philippe Gilbert today became just the ninth rider to have won at least four different Monuments when he triumphed at Paris-Roubaix. After 257 kilometers including 29 pavé sectors, the 36-year-old Belgian raised his arms in the air at the iconic André-Pétrieux Velodrome and celebrated one of the finest wins of his career. For Deceuninck – Quick-Step, it was another masterclass,...

Julian Alaphilippe to return to racing at Brabantse Pijl

Following the crash that forced him to abandon Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) has undergone further medical examination and scans that have revealed that he has not suffered any fractures. While the injuries sustained by the crash will still cause him some discomfort, he is expected to make a recovery ahead of the Ardennes Classic,...

Dan Martin moves up to 4th overall at the Tour of the Basque Country

The 5th stage of the Itzulia Basque Country, uphill to Arrate, reshuffled the top of the general classification, with Dan Martin moving up to 4th place overall and his UAE Team Emirates team mate Tadej Pogačar moving into the top 10. The demanding stage with six climbs, including the final one towards Arrate, was won by Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe),...

Emanuel Buchmann solos to win on queen stage of the Tour of the Basque Country

Emanuel Buchmann (BORA – hansgrohe) dominated the queen stage of the Tour of the Basque Country having finished over a minute clear of his nearest rivals. The German rider now leads the general classification. The queen stage of the Tour of the Basque Country consisted of 150 km from Arrigorriaga to the iconic pilgrimage church of Arrate, which...

Tiesj Benoot aiming for podium finish at Paris-Roubaix

Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal) will be at the start of Paris-Roubaix for the third time in his career and is hoping to animate the finale. It will be his first time to line up at the race since 2016 when he finished 114th having finished in 100th place the previous year. The 25 year-old Belgian is clearly in good form...

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Mathieu van der Poel will ride the OVO Energy Tour of Britain for the first time in September. The 24-year-old Dutchman will lead his...

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