Chris Froome could stand to win retrospective Grand Tour title from hospital bed

Froome has undergone surgery after breaking multiple bones in a high-speed crash in France.

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Chris Froome taken to hospital after Criterium crash

The Tour de France gets under way in three-and-a-half weeks.

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30% of cyclists admitted to hospital were involved in a collision with a vehicle

A medical expert has quantified the greater risk to cyclists who do not wear a bike helmet.

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Eleven countries, 12,000 kms, one lion and a relieved mum

When Tomás Mac an tSaoir came through the arrival gates of Dublin airport yesterday, his only visible signs of injury were some small plasters on his feet.

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Ireland's Eddie Dunbar has to settle for third after being caught at end of Pinerolo climb

The Team Ineos rider had been in contention for victory on the 158km stage.

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Pascal Ackermann claims stage five at Giro d’Italia

The German surged past Fernando Gaviria to win a rain-soaked stage five.

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Dunbar set for late call to Giro d’Italia

After a breakthrough performance at the Tour of Yorkshire, Eddie Dunbar has said he’ll be added to Sky’s successor Team Ineos’ roster for the Giro d’Italia, which starts in Bologna next Saturday.

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Mark Cavendish felt he ‘bottled it’ as Rick Zabel sprints to stage victory

Cavendish was well placed in the closing stages but ended up 18th after sitting up in the final few metres.

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Chris Froome defends his team’s new sponsor Ineos

The cyclists formerly known as Team Sky will tackle the Tour de Yorkshire in their new dark red Team Ineos kit this week.

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Murphy claims stage as Healy secures Rás Mumhan glory

There was a nail-biting final stage to the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan, as JB Murphy (Team Leinster) powered home to victory in the final dash up the hill in Killorglin in an exciting two-man sprint with his breakaway compatriot Sean Hahessy (Dan Morrissey-MIG-Pactimo).

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Luhrs battles teammate to take early Rás Mumhan lead

On a fast and furious opening 96km stage, Alex Luhrs (Ribble Pro Cycling) took the win from a breakaway trio ahead of his teammate Dan Bigham on day one of the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan. Ben Healy (Team Ireland) just hung on to the flying English duo to take third.

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Sam Bennett retains Tour of Turkey lead after third-place finish

Sam Bennett remains in the leader's blue jersey after the fourth stage of the Tour of Turkey.

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'Without the Rás we’re now the biggest stage race in the country'

The Kerry Group Rás Mumhan 4-Day cycle race gets underway on the roads of Kerry and Limerick this morning with an increased profile following the cancellation of this year’s Rás Tailteann.

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Sam Bennett sprints to victory in Tour of Turkey first stage

It continues a fine record for Bennett in Turkey, as he's now won eight stages of the race over the past three years.

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Cyclist awarded €64K after bike 'slipped on road with excess sealant'

A man who suffered a serious back injury after he fell off his bike which slipped on a road surface where he claimed excessive sealant had been used has been awarded €64,000 by a High Court judge.

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‘I have always believed it was possible to compete clean’

Having challenged in recent years, Ireland’s Dan Martin is now looking to emulate his uncle, Stephen Roche and win the Tour de France.

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Increase in use of public bike rentals despite reduced trips taken in Cork and Limerick

There was an increase in the usage of public bike rental schemes in Ireland’s regional cities in 2018 — despite a reduction in the number of trips taken in Cork and Limerick.

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Brian Nugent: A velodrome would change everything for Irish cyclists

The medals won by Irish riders at the Track Cycling World Cup in Pruszkow last week were impressive by any standards.

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Boylan continues World Track glory

Ireland’s Lydia Boylan won a silver medal in the women’s point race at the Track Cycling World Cup in Poland yesterday.

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New TV show highlights lack of cycle lanes in Ireland in comparison to rest of Europe

A new TV series highlights the lack of cycling lanes in Ireland compared to elsewhere in Europe, writes Ciara McDonnell.

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Rás Tailteann will not be raced this year

The Rás Tailteann, the of blue ribband of Irish cycling, will not be raced this year.

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Call to punish parking in cycle lanes

Cycling campaigners in Cork have called for “sustained enforcement” to tackle parking in bike lanes.

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Readers' Blog: Cyclists want it both ways: on the road and on path

I walk frequently in the centre of Cork City, so I can understand calls by cyclists for the protection of cycle lanes in areas like Washington St and South Main St.

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Bennett produces timely reminder of his talents

Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) claimed his first victory of the season on the final stage of the Vuelta San Juan race in Argentina.

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National Transport Authority back rollout of safe cycling infrastructure for Cork's urban areas

The deputy chief executive of the National Transport Authority has backed the rollout of safe cycling infrastructure for commuting use in all urban areas of Cork.

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Gillespie and Conroy take first cycling golds of 2019

The first major event of the 2019 Irish cycling season was held in brilliant sunshine as the National cyclo-cross championships got underway at the grounds of Fota House, Cork.

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Lifeline for Irish cycling

Irish cycling has been thrown a lifeline with the announcement that the new EvoPro Racing team will form a 17–man roster for its debut season as a professional outfit in 2019.

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Shane Ross criticised for 'cop out' over proposed cycling laws

Transport Minister Shane Ross has defended the Government’s decision not to go ahead with proposed minimum passing distance laws to protect cyclists, amid criticism that the u-turn is a ‘cop out’.

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