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From The42 'I gave it everything because I knew the entire Giro was at stake. It's a real dream come true' Pink Jersey

'I gave it everything because I knew the entire Giro was at stake. It's a real dream come true'

Richard Carapaz shot to the top of the overall standings with his impressive solo summit finish to take stage 14 yesterday.

From The42 Carapaz grabs pink jersey with Giro stage 14 win Leader

Carapaz grabs pink jersey with Giro stage 14 win

The 25-year-old edged ahead of Primoz Roglic in the standings after breaking from the chief contenders on the Giro’s toughest hill yet.

From The42 Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish Setback

Simon Yates suffers massive time loss as Russian Zakarin wins Giro's first summit finish

The Briton lost over two minutes to general classification rivals Primoz Roglic and Vincenzo Nibali.

From The42 Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia Making Waves

Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia

The 22-year-old Team INEOS rider finished strongly as the race made its way to the Italian Alps.

From The42 Ewan's Stage 11 victory sees Demare nudge into Giro points lead Cycling

Ewan's Stage 11 victory sees Demare nudge into Giro points lead

With the Australian rider earning a second win, it allowed his French opponent to seize the maglia ciclamino.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Let's Get Quizzical

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

From The42 Emotional Masnada wins stage six, Conti takes pink jersey in Giro Italian Job

Emotional Masnada wins stage six, Conti takes pink jersey in Giro

The Italian finished the rolling 238km stage from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo in 5hr 45mins.

From The42 Ackermann reigns in the rain as Dumoulin bows out of Giro Wash Out

Ackermann reigns in the rain as Dumoulin bows out of Giro

Tom Dumoulin bowed out of the Giro d’Italia as there was no change in the GC and points leader Pascal Ackermann won stage five.

From The42 Cyclists suspended by UCI as police probe Austrian blood doping ring Wheels Off

Cyclists suspended by UCI as police probe Austrian blood doping ring

Two other riders have also been implicated in the Operation Aderlass investigation.

From The42 Pascal Ackermann seals biggest win of his career with  first-ever Grand Tour stage at Giro d'Italia The First Of Many This post contains videos

Pascal Ackermann seals biggest win of his career with first-ever Grand Tour stage at Giro d'Italia

The Bora–Hansgrohe rider finished ahead of Italian Elia Viviani on Sunday.

From The42 Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia Opportunity Knocks

Irish rider Eddie Dunbar named in Team Ineos squad for Giro D'Italia

‘Given his recent performances, it is well deserved,’ team principal Dave Brailsford said of the 22-year-old’s inclusion.

From The42 'The way out for me was becoming addicted to something else, which is the bike' New Cycle

'The way out for me was becoming addicted to something else, which is the bike'

Orla Walsh speaks to The42 about swapping 20 cigarettes a day for a shot at Olympic qualification in the space of three years.

From The42 Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey Fast Start

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey

The Irish rider finished second in today’s third stage to Edremit.

From The42 Dream double as Ireland's Sam Bennett powers to second successive win in Turkey Turkish Delight This post contains videos

Dream double as Ireland's Sam Bennett powers to second successive win in Turkey

That’s two from two for the 28-year-old sprinter.

From The42 Ireland's leading man Sam Bennett goes from strength to strength in Turkey with opening stage victory Irishman Abroad This post contains videos

Ireland's leading man Sam Bennett goes from strength to strength in Turkey with opening stage victory

Bennett secured his fifth win of 2019 with a sprint finish during the 156.7km stage from Istanbul to Tekirdag.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists say new 5km Liffey cycle route will fix dangerous 'pinch points' along city bridges Dublin This post contains videos

Cyclists say new 5km Liffey cycle route will fix dangerous 'pinch points' along city bridges

Campaigner Paul Corcoran showed us some trouble spots that will be improved by the proposed route.

From TheJournal.ie Plans for Dublin's 5km Liffey cycle route unveiled by NTA Liffey Cycle Route

Plans for Dublin's 5km Liffey cycle route unveiled by NTA

The 5km cycling route is estimated to cost over €20 million.

From TheJournal.ie 'Embarrassing, stupid and sexist': German cycling ad criticised for featuring model in underwear Sexism Row

'Embarrassing, stupid and sexist': German cycling ad criticised for featuring model in underwear

The ad aims to encourage cyclists to wear a helmet.

From The42 Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man Takeover

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

From The42 Ireland's Bennett eyes Milan-San Remo after Paris-Nice double Wheel Of Fortune

Ireland's Bennett eyes Milan-San Remo after Paris-Nice double

The Bora-Hansgrohe rider clinched a narrow stage-six victory at Paris-Nice on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Dublin to get its own version of the Wild Atlantic Way Tourism

Calls for Dublin to get its own version of the Wild Atlantic Way

The proposed cycling route would link Kilmainham, Inchicore, Drimnagh and Walkinstown.

From The42 Shocking scenes as cyclists involved in high-speed crash with pedestrian at Italian time trial Cycling This post contains videos

Shocking scenes as cyclists involved in high-speed crash with pedestrian at Italian time trial

Wednesday’s opening stage of Tirreno-Adriatico featured a crash involving the Bora-Hansgrohe team and a spectator.

From The42 Ireland's Sam Bennett continues electric form after storming to stage win at Paris-Nice Cycling This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett continues electric form after storming to stage win at Paris-Nice

The 28-year-old has maintained last year’s excellent form with three stage wins already in 2019.

From The42 Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

From The42 United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23 RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

From The42 'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track' On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

From TheJournal.ie Cycling 'Quietway' for Dublin's Southside revived after MetroLink route scrapped RAT-RUNS

Cycling 'Quietway' for Dublin's Southside revived after MetroLink route scrapped

“The MetroLink completely torpedoed the plan,” says Fine Gael councillor Paddy Smyth.

From The42 'I still can’t believe it': Ireland's Lydia Boylan wins silver at the Track Cycling World Championships Medal Alert

'I still can’t believe it': Ireland's Lydia Boylan wins silver at the Track Cycling World Championships

The 31-year-old brought Ireland’s medal tally in Poland to two with her win in the women’s points race.

From The42 Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish Seventh Heaven

Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish

Bennett won the seventh stage of the inaugural race in Dubai.

From TheJournal.ie Sligo County Council looking for firm to supply it with 50 bikes for free to run dockless rental scheme On Yer Bike

Sligo County Council looking for firm to supply it with 50 bikes for free to run dockless rental scheme

The council is looking for a firm to supply it with bikes.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike On Yer Bike

Drivers who put cyclists at risk to be targeted, but it won't be mandatory to wear high-vis while on your bike

Government plans to build on existing rules that govern cycling and driving rules.

From The42 Froome to skip Giro defence as he targets record-equalling fifth Tour de France Cycling

Froome to skip Giro defence as he targets record-equalling fifth Tour de France

Defending TDF champ Geraint Thomas confirms that he will also be targeting the Tour and the Worlds.

From The42 ‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’ Sam Bennett

‘I hid in my room and played the PlayStation as a kid. I was very quiet, but cycling gave me my identity’

Cyclist Sam Bennett speaks about a successful 2018 which saw him collect three stages at the Giro d’Italia.

From The42 'It took hours of trawling through data.... I'd stay up all night going through reports' The Road Book

'It took hours of trawling through data.... I'd stay up all night going through reports'

Cycling statistician Cillian Kelly tells us about his efforts to compile one of the most comprehensive sports books of the year.

From TheJournal.ie New 'Cycling Office' announced by Ross as funding for cycling and walking set to increase CYCLING OFFICE

New 'Cycling Office' announced by Ross as funding for cycling and walking set to increase

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has been asked to open a dedicated office to deliver cycling infrastructure.

From The42 Team Sky's future in doubt as Sky to end involvement in cycling after 2019 season Sky's Not The Limit

Team Sky's future in doubt as Sky to end involvement in cycling after 2019 season

The team are on the hunt for a new backer from 2020 onward.

From The42 Beijing Olympian Philip Deignan retires from cycling after 14-year pro career Time To Go

Beijing Olympian Philip Deignan retires from cycling after 14-year pro career

Deignan won a stage at the Vuelta à Espana in 2009.

From The42 Sam Bennett makes it a hattrick as he clinches green jersey at Tour of Turkey Super Sam

Sam Bennett makes it a hattrick as he clinches green jersey at Tour of Turkey

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finishes 10th in the general classification.

From The42 Two on the bounce! Ireland's Bennett holds onto Tour lead after bagging another stage win in Turkey Supreme Sam

Two on the bounce! Ireland's Bennett holds onto Tour lead after bagging another stage win in Turkey

Sam Bennett enjoyed four stage wins at the Tour of Turkey last year.

From The42 More Turkish delight for Ireland's Bennett as stage win sees him storm into Tour lead Super Sam

More Turkish delight for Ireland's Bennett as stage win sees him storm into Tour lead

‘I’m happy, it’s a bit of a relief,’ the Bora-Hansgrohe rider beamed afterwards.

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