Former Tour de France and Giro d'Italia winner Stephen Roche believes it would be "humanly impossible" for Chris Froome to win all three grand tour races in one year.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Chris Froome is set to win his fourth Tour de France title after increasing his lead in Saturday's penultimate time trial in Marseille.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Organisers of the Tour de France will look to crack Team Sky’s stranglehold on the event with a challenging course that rewards aggressive riding, race director Christian Prudhomme declared yesterday.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Chris Froome is set to win the 2016 Tour de France after Spaniard Jon Izaguirre won stage 20 to Morzine.
Sat, 23 Jul, 2016
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Hopefully now with the new sponsor, it’ll increase the chances of getting to that level and give me time to develop because I’m still young.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
In sport and in life, everybody wants to be like Eddy Merckx – the outrageously gifted Belgian cyclist whose natural talent and extra-terrestrial strength allowed him to brush aside his rivals with contemptuous ease.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali completed victory in the 101st Tour de France in Paris yesterday as Marcel Kittel won the final stage on the Champs-Elysees-
Mon, 28 Jul, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali looks to have secured his first Tour de France title today after completing the penultimate stage of the race.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali has vowed to "honour the yellow jersey" by going all out for stage victory in today’s time trial on the penultimate day of the Tour de France.
Vincenzo Nibali wsays anted to show he was "the boss" in winning his fourth stage of the 101st Tour de France yesterday to all-but seal overall victory.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
Irishman Stephen Roche has been inducted into the Giro d’Italia Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2014
Although it mightn’t seem like it at first, but today’s column is about Rory McIlroy.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
Chris Froome is determined to ensure his Tour de France title this year is just the start of a run of dominance in cycling’s greatest race.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2013
Emotions took over for Chris Froome as he rode the final few kilometres of the penultimate stage of the Tour De France stage today.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp) and Nicolas Roche (Ag2R La Mondiale) steered clear of trouble on yesterday’s second stage of the Tour de France and crossed the line in the same time as stage winner Mark Cavendish (Sky Procycling).
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
Mark Cavendish today won a first Tour de France stage as world champion and a 21st of his career.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
THE benefits of sheer bloody-minded hard work were graphically illustrated to me last November when I tried to ride a bike over Torr Head.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2012
CYCLING legend Sean Kelly saddled up yesterday to lead the first leg of a 600km fundraising cycle tour of Munster.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2009
Belgian cyclist Frederiek Nolf was found dead in his hotel room this morning, just hours before he was due to race in stage five of the Tour of Qatar.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
Lance Armstrong admits he is riding in the Giro d’Italia for the first time because he is uncertain if Tour de France organisers will offer him an invitation to compete in their race next summer.
Tue, 14 Oct, 2008
The absence of a certain Texan for the first time in eight years should create a wide-open Tour de France.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2006
Irish cycling legend Sean Kelly is to be honoured with a hall of fame sporting award in Co Tipperary this weekend, it emerged today.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2005
JAN ULLRICH believes six-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong's decision to quit after this year's race in July has set up a classic confrontation.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2005
LANCE ARMSTRONG is finding out that, while there may be no rest for the wicked, world-famous cyclists have a pretty hard time too.
Tue, 27 Jul, 2004
Lance Armstrong will take his time before deciding whether he will attempt to win the Tour de France for an incredible seventh successive time.
Mon, 26 Jul, 2004
Lance Armstrong secured a record sixth Tour de France victory on the Champs Elysee after surviving the final stage unscathed today.
Sun, 25 Jul, 2004
Lance Armstrong won his fifth stage of the 91st Tour de France today to all but seal his sixth successive victory and a pre-eminent place in the history of cycling’s greatest event.
Sat, 24 Jul, 2004
SPAIN'S Juan Miguel Mercado may have claimed his maiden stage victory in the Tour de France on Friday, but once again it was overall race leader Lance Armstrong who held the limelight.
Spain’s Juan Miguel Mercado may have claimed his maiden stage victory in the Tour de France on Friday, but once again it was overall race leader Lance Armstrong who held the limelight.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2004
LANCE ARMSTRONG took what looks like an unshakeable grip on the yellow jersey in yesterday’s time-trial with a performance worthy of a man about to enter history by becoming the first cyclist to win a sixth Tour de France.
Thu, 22 Jul, 2004
Lance Armstrong expects to be the target for doping allegations on the eve of the Tour de France as he aims to become the first man to win six Tours when this year’s race starts
Thu, 01 Jul, 2004
The worldwide cycling community will await the results of today’s post-mortem following the sudden death of the great Italian Marco Pantani.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2004
Lance Armstrong is within touching distance of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title this evening after a drama-filled time-trial won by Britain’s David Millar.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2003
Lance Armstrong has signalled his intent to ride next year and potentially become the greatest cyclist in Tour de France history.
Sun, 06 Jul, 2003
David Millar was denied a repeat of his 2000 Tour de France glories when his chain came off in today’s prologue in Paris.
Sat, 05 Jul, 2003
LANCE ARMSTRONG won his fourth Tour de France yesterday and his victory was so commanding that he earned a nickname from the bunch - the boss.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2002
Lance Armstrong became only the fifth man to win three consecutive Tour de France titles in a party atmosphere in Paris today.
Sun, 29 Jul, 2001
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