Chris Froome has admitted it must be demoralising for rival teams at the Tour de France to try and come up with a plan to unseat the Team Sky rider as leader of the race.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
Dan Martin gave the performance of his career on stage nine of the Tour de France yesterday on a incredible day where he climbed to third overall.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Diego Ulissi of Italy claimed his second win of the Giro d’Italia as Bob Jungels maintained his grip on the race leader’s pink jersey on yesterday’s 11th stage.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Fabio Aru claimed his first Grand Tour win yesterday when he was crowned winner of the Vuelta A Espana after an enthralling three-week battle with Dutchman Tom Dumoulin.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
Just when it seemed like the Vuelta a Espana was slipping from his grasp, Dutch powerhouse Tom Dumoulin produced one of the performances of his career to retake the race lead with four days to go.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2015
Nicolas Roche endured his worst day of this year’s Vuelta A Espana so far after losing over 28 minutes on the 16th stage from Luarca to the summit finish at Ermita de Alba yesterday.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2015
Nicolas Roche slipped outside the top 20 at the Vuelta A Espana yesterday after losing over 13 minutes to stage winner Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha).
Mon, 07 Sep, 2015
Portuguese rider Nelson Oliveira took the biggest win of his career on stage 13 of the Vuelta A Espana yesterday as he outsmarted a 24-man breakaway to win alone in Tarazona.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Nicolas Roche’s hopes of bettering his best performance in a Grand Tour are over for another year after he lost over 14 minutes on a hellishly hard day in Andorra.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Nicolas Roche had a day he’s unlikely to forget on stage 10 of the Vuelta a Espana yesterday when he came down in a crash and was forced into a frantic chase to preserve fourth overall on the general classification.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
Ireland’s Dan Martin moved up to third overall at the Vuelta A Espana yesterday after finishing in second place on another punishing day in the saddle.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Nicolas Roche came within 10 metres of winning the fourth stage of the Vuelta A Espana yesterday but was foiled by a fast-finishing trio which denied him a place on the podium.
Wed, 26 Aug, 2015
Nicolas Roche starts the 15th Grand Tour of his career today when he lines up as part of a formidable-looking Team Sky squad for the opening stage of the Vuelta a Espana in the southern port town of Puerto Banus.
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
Having finished third on the opening stage on Thursday, Irish rider Sam Bennett stormed home to win stage two of the Arctic Race of Norway yesterday.
Sun, 16 Aug, 2015
Nicolas Roche became just the third Irishman in history to be part of a win at the Tour de France when he helped ensure teammate Chris Froome’s overall victory on yesterday’s final stage of the race into Paris.
Mon, 27 Jul, 2015
Nicolas Roche has described the ‘disrespect’ his Team Sky squad endured from spectators over the weekend.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
Chris Froome survived a string of attacks on the 11th stage of the Tour de France yesterday on a day Joaquim Rodriguez claimed his second mountaintop victory of the race.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Chris Froome stamped his class all over the Tour de France yesterday by totally obliterating the field on the first mountain stage of this year’s race.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
Ireland’s Sam Bennett turned around a difficult opening week at his debut Tour de France with a fine 10th place finish on yesterday’s seventh stage.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Dan Martin’s luck was out again yesterday at the Tour de France as he crashed and conceded too much time on his main rivals to still be considered a contender for the General Classification.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
Dan Martin put in an excellent performance on stage three of the Tour de France yesterday, giving the clearest indication yet that he’s ready to contend for stage honours and contest the General Classification in the race.
Tue, 07 Jul, 2015
Ireland’s Dan Martin went desperately close to snatching a stage win on the 13th stage of the Vuelta A Espana as victory went to Spaniard Daniel Navarro, who was rewarded for a daring late attack.
Sat, 06 Sep, 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 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.
Sat, 26 Jul, 2014
Poland’s Rafal Majka was thrilled with his second victory of the 2014 Tour de France as Vincenzo Nibali further enhanced his hold on the race leader’s yellow jersey after stage 17.
Thu, 24 Jul, 2014
History was made in Clare yesterday when, for the first time in the 38-year history of the Junior Tour, a rider successfully retained the title.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali is refusing to take anything for granted despite seizing control of this year’s Tour de France with his third stage victory yesterday.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
German sprinter Andre Greipel believes he answered his critics after extending the country’s Tour de France sprint supremacy with victory on stage six yesterday from Arras to Reims.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
Defending champion Chris Froome was hoping to avoid any lingering after effects of his fourth stage crash as Marcel Kittel claimed a hat-trick of Tour de France wins in Lille on Tuesday.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2014
Dan Martin's Giro d'Italia dreams were ended on the opening stage in Belfast as he suffered a serious crash.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
Ireland’s Dan Martin suffered one of the biggest disappointments of his career yesterday when he crashed within sight of the line in the iconic one-day Belgian classic, Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Chris Horner has wrestled the race leader’s red jersey from the shoulders of Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) following a brilliant 19th stage of the Vuelta A Espana yesterday.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2013
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche, riding for Team Saxo-Tinkoff, lies third overall after adding a ninth-placed finish to his stage win on Sunday in yesterday’s third stage of the Vuelta a Espana between Vigo and Mirador de Lobeira.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2013
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche took the biggest win of his career yesterday when he won a thrilling stage two of the Vuelta A Espana from Pontevedra to Alto Do Monte Da Groba.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2013
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche won a four-man sprint at the end of the second stage of the Vuelta a Espana from Pontevedra to Baiona.
Sun, 25 Aug, 2013
The organisers of the 100th Tour de France came under fire after the first stage of the showpiece event ended in chaos in Bastia.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2013
Katusha’s Luca Paolini launched a late attack to win the third stage of the Giro d’Italia and take the leader’s pink jersey.
Mon, 06 May, 2013
Ireland’s Dan Martin retained the race lead on yesterday’s fifth stage of the Volta A Catalunya, finishing ninth on the run from Rialp to Lleida and extending his lead over his closest challenger to 14 seconds.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2013
Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins’ stellar season has landed him the prestigious Vélo d’Or award for 2012.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche is still seventh overall going into today’s 14th stage of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing safely in the main bunch of yesterday’s 172 kilometre trek from Santiago de Compostela to Ferrol.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche has continued his rise up the General Classification at the Vuelta a Espana after finishing 14th on yesterday’s 164 kilometre seventh stage from Huesca to Alcañiz.
Sat, 25 Aug, 2012
Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche has moved up to sixth place in the Vuelta a Espana after finishing in the main group today today.
Fri, 24 Aug, 2012
Nicolas Roche remains in seventh place overall after stage six of the Vuelta Espana today.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2012
A sensational sprint finish saw Mark Cavendish claim the 22nd Tour de France stage success of his career in Brive-la-Gaillarde today.
Fri, 20 Jul, 2012
Giro d'Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal abandoned the Tour de France ahead of stage seven today.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins clinched his second successive Criterium du Dauphine title today.
Sun, 10 Jun, 2012
When the An Post Rás pulls out of Dunboyne tomorrow for the first stage to Kilkenny, there will be an air of sadness about the race cavalcade.
Sat, 19 May, 2012
Spanish rider Joaquin Rodriguez triumphed in Assisi at the climax to stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia as he moved into the pink jersey position.
Tue, 15 May, 2012
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