Simon Yates wins stage 14 to reclaim overall lead at the Vuelta a España

Three-time Giro d’Italia stage winner Simon Yates has added a Vuelta a España stage win to his successful 2018 season with a perfectly managed effort and attack on the final ascent of stage 14. The Mitchelton-SCOTT rider remained calm on the steep final climb, despite being outnumbered and constantly attacked, before he attacked with 650 metres to go to claim...

Nicola Juniper wins criterium stage of Rás na mBan

Great Britain’s Nicola Juniper (TC Racing) has taken her second stage victory of Rás na mBan 2018 as she sprinted in ahead of the bunch to win stage five in Kilkenny City Centre yesterday evening. Juniper held off Desirée Ehrler of Switzerland and Britain’s national circuit race champion Anna Henderson for the win on a night of wet weather...

Ian Stannard solos to win on penultimate stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

After team-mate Wout Poels won atop Whinlatter on Friday, Team Sky's Ian Stannard produced a brilliant individual performance to solo to victory in Mansfield during the 2018 OVO Energy Tour of Britain's penultimate stage in Nottinghamshire on Saturday. Stannard instigated the day's five-man breakaway, which went clear after the first SKODA King of the Mountains climb at Keyworth - located...

Coralie Demay wins time-trial stage to move into overall lead of Rás na mBan

Coralie Demay of France has taken victory in the stage four Honda Time Trial in Tullaroan today and with it the overall lead of Rás na mBan heading into the penultimate stage in Kilkenny this evening. Demay, racing with Breton squad Team Breizh, stopped the clocks in 13m35s, just four seconds faster than Nicola Juniper the overall race leader which...

Michael Matthews sprints to victory at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Michael Matthews has taken his first one-day WorldTour victory at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, timing his finishing sprint to perfection after a strong display of teamwork in Canada. The Australian won ahead of Greg Van Avermaet (BMC Racing) while Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) was third. The tough parcours featured almost 3000 metres of elevation with 16 laps of 12.6...

Julian Alaphilippe takes OVO Energy Tour of Britain lead as Wout Poels wins stage six

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe moved into the OVO Energy Tour of Britain race lead with two stages remaining after finishing second behind Team Sky’s Wout Poels at Whinlatter on Friday afternoon. The Quick-Step Floors rider, making his debut in the race, produced an aggressive display on the climb up to the Forestry Commission’s Visitor Centre in Cumbria to distance overnight leader...

Primoz Roglic moves into OVO Energy Tour of Britain lead as Team LottoNL-Jumbo win TTT

Slovenian Primoz Roglic moved into the lead of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain after Team LottoNL-Jumbo took victory in the race’s first-ever team time trial stage, held between Cockermouth and Whinlatter in Cumbria. The Dutch squad completed the 14-kilometre course, which included the climb of Whinlatter from its western approach, in 19’37”, 16 seconds faster than nearest challengers Quick-Step...

Rhona Callander wins stage two of Rás na mBan

Scotland’s Rhona Callander sprinted into Castlecomer, County Kilkenny at the end of 71 tough kilometres to win stage two of Rás na mBan. The Team GB rider from Stirling led in Luxembourg's Anne Sophie Harsch of Andy Schleck Cycles Women's Project and Desirée Ehrler (CCN Momentum) of Switzerland at the front of a large bunch which had faced treacherous conditions...

Tayler Wiles signs for Trek Factory Racing

American Tayler Wiles is moving across to the UCI Trek Factory Racing women's road team after one season with Trek-Drops, adding more depth to the new team that is shaping up to be a great mixture of youth and experience. Wiles, 29, began her professional career in 2011 with Peanut Butter & Co. TWENTY12, and since then has ridden...

André Greipel wins stage four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

André Greipel snatched his second stage win of the week at the OVO Energy Tour of Britain as he reigned supreme in Royal Leamington Spa. The Lotto Soudal rider headed home Sacha Modolo (Team EF Education First Drapac p/b Cannondale) and OVO Energy Green Jersey wearer Patrick Bevin (BMC Racing Team), who extended his lead at the top of...

Nicholas Roche signs one-year deal with Team Sunweb

Team Sunweb have announced two new riders for next season with Nicolas Roche signing a one-year contract with the team and Australian Robert Power signing a two-year deal. 34-year-old Roche brings a wealth of experience to the team with 20 Grand Tour starts under his belt and ten professional wins. The Irishman will take on the role of providing crucial...

Julian Alaphilippe wins stage three of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain

Quick-Step Floors’ Julian Alaphilippe issued a warning shot to his rivals by sprinting to victory at the end of the third stage of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain in Bristol on Tuesday. The Frenchman, who won the King of the Mountains prize at this summer’s Tour de France, outsprinted Patrick Bevin (BMC Racing) and ONE Pro Cycling’s Emils...