A week on from pulling the pin on Ireland’s first professional cycling team, Rick Delaney has spoken publicly on the frustrations he has endured with bike suppliers, race organisers and the sport’s governing body - the UCI.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Wiggins' use of triamcinolone, the same drug Lance Armstrong tested positive for at the 1999 Tour de France, came to light when Russian hackers stole medical data stored by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and published it online on Wednesday.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2016
It’s still more than two weeks away but accommodation in the West Cork town of Clonakilty is already virtually booked out amid feverish preparations for the arrival of a major race which will bring more than 400 visitors to the town.
Mon, 09 May, 2016
Like much of the country, this column was marooned in rush hour traffic yesterday morning when news dropped the interminable counting of ballots in the Longford- Westmeath constituency had come to an end and, with it, the 2016 general election, writes Brendan O’Brien.
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
Martyn Irvine set the bar for Irish international cyclists, achieved something that would have been unthinkable 10 years ago, and had unrivalled dedication, passion, and professionalism for the sport.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali’s Astana team avoided having their WorldTour licence withdrawn last month after cycling’s Licence Commission deemed that the punishment would be disproportionate to the doping offences committed by some of their riders last season, it has been revealed.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
Yesterday morning, the first comprehensive report into cycling’s failings of the past was unveiled and one year’s work, by three people, who conducted 174 interviews, was condensed into 228 chilling pages,.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015