Edvald Boasson Hagen wins on his birthday at the Tour of Norway

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Dimension Data) stormed to victory on stage two at the Tour of Norway, on a day that marked the Norwegian’s birthday and the Norwegian Constitution Day. Second on the stage was Sondre Holst Enger (Israel Cycling Academy) and Alex Aranburu (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA) placed 3rd. Stage two at the Tour of Norway was a...

Lars Boom disqualified from the Tour of Norway for punching another rider (VIDEO)

Lars Boom (Team LottoNl-Jumbo) has been disqualified from the Tour of Norway after hitting Belgian rider Preben Van Hecke (Sport Vlaanderen - Baloise). The incident happened on today's 146-kilometre second stage of the race from Hønefoss to Asker with 28 kilometres remaining. In footage of the clash, the Dutchman and Van Hecke were at the front of the peloton and...

Sam Bennett surges clear of opposition to take second stage win at the Giro d’Italia (VIDEO)

Sam Bennett (BORA-hansgrohe) has taken his second stage win at this year's Giro d'Italia after jumping early and surging clear of his opponents at the finish on the Imola motor racing circuit. The result means that the Irish sprinter has closed the gap on Elia Viviani (Quick Step Floors) in the battle for the ciclamino points jersey. Viviani, who was...

Toms Skujins wins stage 3 of the Amgen Tour California

Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) has won stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California after soloing to victory at Laguna Seca Recreation Area (Monterey County). It marked a winning return to the race for Skujins who was forced to abandon last year on stage two after crashing and suffering a concussion. "The only time I actually dreamed I would win was in...

Matej Mohorič wins stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia

On yesterday's longest stage of this year’s Giro d’Italia from Penne to Gualdo Tadino, Matej Mohorič (Team Bahrain Merida) outsprinted Nico Denz (Ag2r La Mondiale) after 244 kilometres to take the win. Mohorič was in the break that went clear just after the start, and when the peloton caught them, he supported his captain Domenico Pozzovivo before trying again and...

Edvald Boasson Hagen looking to defend title at the Tour of Norway

The Tour of Norway commences tomorrow and Team Dimension Data are looking to defend Edvald Boasson Hagen’s title at the 5-stage UCI 2.HC event. Boasson Hagen also took two stage wins last year and he finished as runner up at the tour in 2014 and 2015, after winning the race overall in 2012 and 2013. This year, Boasson Hagen returns,...

Blend of youth and experience for Irish National Team for Rás Tailteann

The Irish National Team for the Rás Tailteann has been announced and Robert Jon McCarthy, Darnell Moore, Marc Potts, Jake Gray and James Curry will don the green jersey in the UCI-ranked international event. McCarthy is a strong sprinter who won the Australian junior national championship ahead of Caleb Ewan in 2012. Two years later, he won the opening stage...

Sam Bennett takes third on stage 10 of the Giro d´Italia

Sam Bennett finished third in Gualdo Taldino on today's tenth stage of the Giro d´Italia as Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team) took the win. The result meant that Bennett closed the gap on Elia Viviani in the points competition. Following on from yesterday's rest day, the peloton faced the longest stage of this year´s Corsa Rosa today. The...

Jasper Stuyven extends contract with Trek-Segafredo

Jasper Stuyven has announced that he and Trek-Segafredo have agreed on a two-year contract extension through the end of 2020. The 26-year-old Belgian has been with Trek since 2012, starting with the U23 Bontrager development team. He made the move to the WorldTour two years later, joining the team in its inaugural 2014 season, and has developed into one...

Entries Open for 2018 Rás na mBan

Entry for Ireland's premier women's cycling event - Rás na mBan 2018 - opened today. The 13th running of Ireland's premier international cycle race which takes place next September centres once again on the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny in Ireland's Ancient East. Teams from all over the world have signalled their intention to pitch for success in...

Fernando Gaviria wins opening stage of the Tour of California (VIDEO)

Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) claimed his first World Tour win of the year when he won yesterday's opening stage of the Tour of California “The team was perfect, controlling the breakaway and keeping me all the time protected near the front of the bunch. My legs felt strong today and I couldn’t have asked for more from this opening...

Simon Yates wins stage 9 of the Giro d’Italia (VIDEO)

Maglia rosa wearer Simon Yates (Mitchelton-SCOTT) has won stage nine of the Giro d’Italia to extend his overall lead by sixteen seconds. The 25 year-old Briton crossed the line at Gran Sasso d'Italia ahead of Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and teammate Esteban Chaves. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) finished 12 seconds down on Yates and has dropped to third overall with Chaves...