He would have been entitled to feel smug or wag a finger in the general direction of his detractors after a torrid 18 months, but Eamonn Burns instead used his winning platform to heap praise on his unfancied Down team after they pulled off the county’s first Ulster championship win over Armagh in 25 years.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
That’s the Greatest Of All Time. Whether it be Michael Phelps or Usain Bolt monopolising another Olympic Games, Novak Djokovic seeking a Grand Slam or Katie Taylor punching her way into legend, the sporting record books look set for another complete rewrite in 2016...
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
There was the familiar sight of an Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider timing his burst to perfection and winning a sprint finish but instead of Mark Cavendish it was his room-mate Matteo Trentin who took the honours on stage 14 of the Tour de France in Lyon today.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Three days after they were the laughing stock of the Tour de France, when their team bus became wedged under the finishing line gantry, Orica GreenEdge capped a marvellous turnaround when they won their second stage in as many days and claimed the race leader’s yellow jersey yesterday.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013