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Chris Froome suffers knee setback in preparations for new season
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Chris Froome suffers knee setback in preparations for new season

Jan 3rd 2022, 10:39 AM 2,184 Views 0 Comments

Froome won the Tour de France in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

'At times I barely had money for the fuel... I sometimes had to sleep in the car'
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# Hard Times

'At times I barely had money for the fuel... I sometimes had to sleep in the car'

Dec 29th 2021, 10:00 PM 58,858 Views 4 Comments

Read an extract from Joe Barr’s ‘Going the Distance.

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
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# Determination

In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again

Nov 28th 2021, 10:00 AM 55,825 Views 4 Comments

Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.

Cavendish suffers broken ribs and collapsed lung in crash in Belgium
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Cavendish suffers broken ribs and collapsed lung in crash in Belgium

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:41 PM 2,553 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old will be discharged from hospital later today or tomorrow morning.

Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
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Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives

Oct 14th 2021, 12:29 PM 29,721 Views 0 Comments

The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.

Tadej Pogacar caps historic season with victory at Il Lombardia
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# Il Lombardia

Tadej Pogacar caps historic season with victory at Il Lombardia

Oct 9th 2021, 4:22 PM 2,372 Views 0 Comments

Slovenian stars caps magnificent season after winning Tour de France and Liege-Bastogne-Liege.

Ireland power to bronze medal at European Track Cycling Championships
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# Dominant

Ireland power to bronze medal at European Track Cycling Championships

Oct 6th 2021, 9:43 PM 2,528 Views 2 Comments

The Irish Women’s Team Pursuit line-up came in more than three seconds faster than Great Britain.

Nicholas Roche calls time on 17-year pro cycling career
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# Retired

Nicholas Roche calls time on 17-year pro cycling career

Oct 4th 2021, 6:28 PM 28,038 Views 10 Comments

‘A tear was shed, but luckily I have no regrets,’ he said in a statement.

Ryan Mullen adds national road race title to his time trial crown
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# King Of The Road

Ryan Mullen adds national road race title to his time trial crown

Oct 3rd 2021, 6:20 PM 2,549 Views 1 Comment

Mullen sprinted clear to beat Daire Feely to the finish line in County Wicklow.

Italy's Sonny Colbrelli edges epic Paris-Roubaix mudfest
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# Hell Of The North

Italy's Sonny Colbrelli edges epic Paris-Roubaix mudfest

Oct 3rd 2021, 4:55 PM 5,961 Views 3 Comments

After 258km, the race between Colbrelli, Florian Vermeersch and Mathieu van der Poel went down to the wire.

Cotter sprints to victory at National Championships
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Cotter sprints to victory at National Championships

Oct 2nd 2021, 6:04 PM 2,440 Views 0 Comments

‘It feels like a dream, it really feels like a dream,’ the winner said after the race.

Another medal down in Flanders for world champion Julian Alaphilippe
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Another medal down in Flanders for world champion Julian Alaphilippe

Sep 26th 2021, 4:30 PM 3,310 Views 3 Comments

The impressive Frenchman edged away to a solo victory at the Road World Championship.

Italian Balsamo ends Dutch reign in women's world road race
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Italian Balsamo ends Dutch reign in women's world road race

Sep 25th 2021, 8:32 PM 1,703 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old became the first Italian to win the title since 2011.

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
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# Not Involved

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships

Sep 21st 2021, 4:51 PM 4,688 Views 12 Comments

Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.

Italy's Filippo Ganna retains time-trial crown at World Cycling Championships
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# Top Of The World

Italy's Filippo Ganna retains time-trial crown at World Cycling Championships

Sep 19th 2021, 4:42 PM 1,946 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Ryan Mullen finished 33rd while team-mate Marcus Christie was 39th.

Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season

Sep 4th 2021, 8:57 AM 6,558 Views 7 Comments

“I feel that the time is right to move on as I want to achieve so many other things in life,” said Martin.

Another stage win for Cort Nielsen as Roglic closes in on Vuelta victory
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# Cycling

Another stage win for Cort Nielsen as Roglic closes in on Vuelta victory

Sep 3rd 2021, 5:55 PM 1,404 Views 1 Comment

Primoz Roglic retains the red jersey with just two days left, including Sunday’s individual time-trial.

'Superman' Lopez claims brutal Vuelta stage win as Roglic retains lead
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'Superman' Lopez claims brutal Vuelta stage win as Roglic retains lead

Sep 2nd 2021, 5:42 PM 2,289 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian was victorious on the Alto d’El Gamoniteiro.

Paralympic Breakfast: hand-cyclist Gary O'Reilly clinches bronze for Team Ireland
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# Life Of Reilly

Paralympic Breakfast: hand-cyclist Gary O'Reilly clinches bronze for Team Ireland

Aug 31st 2021, 7:19 AM 13,568 Views 6 Comments

The Portlaoise man came home third at the Fuji International Speedway.

Bardet claims first Vuelta stage win as Eiking retains overall lead
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Bardet claims first Vuelta stage win as Eiking retains overall lead

Aug 28th 2021, 7:15 PM 1,951 Views 0 Comments

A first grand tour stage victory in four years for the Frenchman.

Senechal wins sizzling Vuelta sprint as Jakobsen falls flat
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Senechal wins sizzling Vuelta sprint as Jakobsen falls flat

Aug 27th 2021, 5:55 PM 1,888 Views 2 Comments

Norway’s Odd Christian Eiking retains the overall lead.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
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# On The Box

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

Updated Aug 27th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,871 Views 3 Comments

Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.

Another stage victory for Cort Nielsen as Eiking retains Vuelta lead
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Another stage victory for Cort Nielsen as Eiking retains Vuelta lead

Aug 26th 2021, 5:45 PM 1,753 Views 1 Comment

The hilly run through Andalucia was marked by intense heat of 35C and two falls.

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool
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# Strong Start

Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool

Aug 26th 2021, 7:53 AM 10,630 Views 2 Comments

All four Irish athletes competing in this morning’s early events clocked new personal best times.

Roglic claims victory after Vuelta stage 11 goes down to the wire
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Roglic claims victory after Vuelta stage 11 goes down to the wire

Aug 25th 2021, 5:24 PM 2,609 Views 1 Comment

Odd Christian Eiking held on to the overall lead, just clinging on over the last climb.

Eiking takes Vuelta lead as defending champion Roglic suffers fall
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# Shake Up

Eiking takes Vuelta lead as defending champion Roglic suffers fall

Aug 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 2,511 Views 1 Comment

The stage itself was won by DSM rider Michael Storer.

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
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# Ready To Go

Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch

Aug 23rd 2021, 4:20 PM 15,523 Views 3 Comments

A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.

Caruso wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic tightens grip
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# Happy Days

Caruso wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic tightens grip

Aug 22nd 2021, 5:09 PM 2,073 Views 3 Comments

The 33-year-old Italian was able to pace himself up the final 13km ascent due to a lead of around five minutes over the red jersey group at the foot of the climb.

Jakobsen wins second Vuelta stage to continue miracle comeback
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# Tight Finish

Jakobsen wins second Vuelta stage to continue miracle comeback

Aug 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 2,098 Views 3 Comments

Last year the Dutch rider was in a near fatal crash on the Tour of Poland.

Australian Storer wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic holds lead
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# Cycling

Australian Storer wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic holds lead

Aug 20th 2021, 5:51 PM 1,446 Views 2 Comments

Spanish hopes were hit as Mikel Landa was dropped and Alejandro Valverde pulled out through injury.

Defending champion Roglic back in red after Vuelta summit scramble
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# Stage Six

Defending champion Roglic back in red after Vuelta summit scramble

Aug 19th 2021, 8:19 PM 2,615 Views 1 Comment

Magnus Cort Nielsen clung on impressively to beat Roglic by a bike length and take the stage.

Belgian sprinter Philipsen claims second Vuelta stage win
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# Dash For The Line

Belgian sprinter Philipsen claims second Vuelta stage win

Aug 18th 2021, 6:21 PM 2,358 Views 0 Comments

Frenchman Kenny Elissonde is the new overall leader after the 184.4km run from Tarancon to Albacete.

Rein Taaramae climbs to victory in stage 3 of Vuelta
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# Mountaintop Finish

Rein Taaramae climbs to victory in stage 3 of Vuelta

Aug 16th 2021, 5:31 PM 2,192 Views 1 Comment

The 34-year-old Estonian has taken the overall race lead.

Champion Roglic wins Vuelta a Espana 1st stage
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# Success

Champion Roglic wins Vuelta a Espana 1st stage

Aug 14th 2021, 8:48 PM 3,030 Views 2 Comments

The Slovenian was the last man of 184 riders down the start ramp.

28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold
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28th for Nicolas Roche as Slovenia's Roglic banishes time-trial demons to win Olympic gold

Jul 28th 2021, 10:33 AM 4,140 Views 0 Comments

Roglic has bounced back from his collapse on the penultimate-stage time trial at last year’s Tour de France.

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling
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# Ciaran Cannon

TD calls for 'cultural shift' on Irish roads after suffering 'traumatic' injury while cycling

Jul 26th 2021, 6:31 PM 48,899 Views 161 Comments

Fine Gael’s Ciaran Cannon told RTÉ’s Drivetime that he required surgery following a collision with a vehicle.

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold
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# Confusion

'I was wrong' - Dutch cyclist finishes second in road race, thinks she's won Olympic gold

Jul 25th 2021, 10:15 PM 85,375 Views 13 Comments

Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold when she crossed the line 75 seconds after Anna Kiesenhofer.

Pogacar effectively seals second straight Tour de France title
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# And It Was All Yellow

Pogacar effectively seals second straight Tour de France title

Jul 17th 2021, 5:38 PM 4,248 Views 2 Comments

Wout van Aert won Saturday’s time trial as the peloton heads for the Champs-Elysees on Sunday.

Cavendish equals all-time record with another Tour de France stage victory
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# Who's Eddy?

Cavendish equals all-time record with another Tour de France stage victory

Jul 9th 2021, 4:58 PM 3,627 Views 4 Comments

Today’s win at Carcassonne was the British sprinter’s fourth so far in the 2021 edition of the race.

Nils Politt breaks away to win Tour de France stage 12
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# The Big Breakaway

Nils Politt breaks away to win Tour de France stage 12

Jul 8th 2021, 5:15 PM 2,494 Views 0 Comments

Tadej Pogacar retained his five-minute lead over his yellow jersey rivals.

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