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Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle
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Roglic tightens grip on Tour as Martinez wins mountain struggle

Sep 11th 2020, 4:46 PM 7,352 Views 6 Comments

The focus will be back on Sam Bennett tomorrow.

'I couldn’t have been happier for him because everyone saw how much it meant and I’ve seen how hard he’s worked'
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# Still Friends

'I couldn’t have been happier for him because everyone saw how much it meant and I’ve seen how hard he’s worked'

Sep 9th 2020, 9:37 PM 8,875 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett’s friend and training partner Caleb Ewan had some kind words for the Irishman after his own stage 11 win today.

Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish
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Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish

Sep 9th 2020, 5:02 PM 54,163 Views 30 Comments

Bennett initially finished third but was promoted to second place after Green Jersey rival Peter Sagan was relegated for shoving another rider in the sprint finish.

'We can almost consider him British' - Bradley Wiggins attempts to claim Ireland's Sam Bennett
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'We can almost consider him British' - Bradley Wiggins attempts to claim Ireland's Sam Bennett

Sep 9th 2020, 12:13 PM 151,021 Views 124 Comments

No, you absolutely cannot.

'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win
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'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win

Sep 8th 2020, 5:30 PM 13,652 Views 10 Comments

There were teary eyes as the Irish rider got to grips with his historic achievement.

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins Stage 10 to regain Tour de France green jersey
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Ireland's Sam Bennett wins Stage 10 to regain Tour de France green jersey

Sep 8th 2020, 4:32 PM 37,104 Views 32 Comments

The Carrick-on-Suir rider becomes just the sixth Irish cyclist to win a stage at the Tour de France.

Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle
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# Heating Up

Yates clings to Tour de France lead amid mountain shake-up, Bennett claws back in green jersey battle

Sep 5th 2020, 6:15 PM 10,642 Views 1 Comment

Sam Bennett and Nicolas Roche are flying the Irish flag.

Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage
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# Millau To Lavaur

Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage

Sep 4th 2020, 4:56 PM 6,428 Views 6 Comments

The Irish rider finished a tough day empty handed.

Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour
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Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour

Sep 3rd 2020, 5:14 PM 9,004 Views 14 Comments

Kazakhstan’s Alexey Lutsenko won the first Tour de France stage of his career, while Adam Yates remains in the yellow jersey.

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
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# Sam The Man

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France

Sep 2nd 2020, 4:59 PM 39,089 Views 39 Comments

The Deceuninck–Quick-Step rider had a third-place finish, with Wout van Aert claiming Stage 5.

Bennett in hunt for Tour de France green jersey as he pulls level with sprint leader Sagan
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Bennett in hunt for Tour de France green jersey as he pulls level with sprint leader Sagan

Sep 1st 2020, 6:20 PM 8,183 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman and the Slovakian are locked on 83 points after Bennett racked up intermediate sprint points halfway through stage four.

Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour
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Kristoff sees off Sagan and Bennett in opening stage of Le Tour

Aug 29th 2020, 5:31 PM 7,933 Views 9 Comments

Bennett came home fourth despite an early fall.

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium
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Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium

Aug 18th 2020, 4:55 PM 4,809 Views 5 Comments

The Irish cyclist, riding for Deceuninck-QuickStep, claimed a brilliant win in the Tour de Wallonie today.

Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France
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# Le Grand Delay

Sam Bennett prepared to wait for chance to return to Tour de France

Apr 15th 2020, 5:36 PM 2,613 Views 2 Comments

The Irish rider has joined the powerful Deceuninck-QuickStep squad this season.

Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under
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Bennett narrowly misses out on second stage victory at Tour Down Under

Jan 24th 2020, 11:12 AM 2,326 Views 3 Comments

The Irish rider was pipped on the line by Australia’s Caleb Ewan this morning.

Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under
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Sam Bennett slips to second in general standings after gruelling stage 2 Down Under

Jan 22nd 2020, 1:33 PM 2,659 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old was unable to find the finishing kick required for him to retain the leader’s jersey.

Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under
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# On Form

Sam Bennett makes history by winning first stage of the Tour Down Under

Jan 21st 2020, 9:34 AM 4,325 Views 7 Comments

He becomes the first Irishman to lead the tour’s general classification.

Bennett describes QuickStep move as a 'dream come true'
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# On His Bike

Bennett describes QuickStep move as a 'dream come true'

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:33 PM 4,059 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old Irish sprinter was on the lookout for a new team having left Bora-Hansgrohe last month.

Ireland's Sam Bennett parts ways with BORA - hansgrohe after team accepts rider's wishes
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# Changing It Up

Ireland's Sam Bennett parts ways with BORA - hansgrohe after team accepts rider's wishes

Nov 7th 2019, 11:12 AM 4,068 Views 6 Comments

The 29-year-old is now expected to join Deceuninck-QuickStep.

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia
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# Triumph

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Sep 15th 2019, 7:38 PM 3,484 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season
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# Flying The Flag

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage 14 at Vuelta to continue incredible season

Sep 7th 2019, 4:37 PM 6,802 Views 8 Comments

The 28-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider secured his 13th stage win of the year.

Sam Bennett denied back-to-back Vuelta wins in photo finish, Roche remains in red
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# Agonisingly Close

Sam Bennett denied back-to-back Vuelta wins in photo finish, Roche remains in red

Aug 27th 2019, 5:26 PM 4,152 Views 9 Comments

Dutch champion Fabio Jakobsen claimed victory on stage four.

Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory
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# Sprint King

Sam Bennett's red-hot streak continues with first Vuelta stage victory

Aug 26th 2019, 4:38 PM 14,950 Views 25 Comments

The 28-year-old dominated in a sprint finish to claim his 12th stage win of a superb season.

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win
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# Fast Start

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win

Aug 25th 2019, 9:19 AM 4,019 Views 5 Comments

The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.

Three in-a-row for Ireland's history maker Bennett in Belgium as red-hot streak continues
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# Hat-trick Hero

Three in-a-row for Ireland's history maker Bennett in Belgium as red-hot streak continues

Aug 14th 2019, 4:48 PM 5,008 Views 9 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir man landed his third consecutive stage win today.

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium
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# Sam The Man

Special win for Irish champion Bennett as he lands ninth of the season in Belgium

Aug 12th 2019, 8:04 PM 5,422 Views 6 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir rider is enjoying a brilliant run.

Sam Bennett crowned Irish road race champion after battle for finish line
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# Winner Winner

Sam Bennett crowned Irish road race champion after battle for finish line

Jun 30th 2019, 7:49 PM 8,078 Views 9 Comments

The Carrick-On-Suir rider edged out Eddie Dunbar to come home in first place.

Bennett finishes second as Van Aert clinches back-to-back Dauphine stage victories
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Bennett finishes second as Van Aert clinches back-to-back Dauphine stage victories

Jun 13th 2019, 5:27 PM 3,084 Views 7 Comments

The Team Bora–Hansgrohe rider finished just behind the Belgian, while Britain’s Adam Yates remains in the leader’s yellow jersey.

Ireland's Sam Bennett triumphs on stage 3 of Criterium du Dauphine
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Ireland's Sam Bennett triumphs on stage 3 of Criterium du Dauphine

Jun 11th 2019, 4:54 PM 3,502 Views 7 Comments

The 28-year-old finished with a time of 4:15:25, comfortably ahead of Wout Van Aert and Davide Ballerini.

Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey
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Sam Bennett extends his lead at Tour of Turkey

Apr 18th 2019, 6:55 PM 3,619 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 17th 2019, 1:18 PM 3,825 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2019, 4:22 PM 2,852 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 16th 2019, 11:43 AM 5,146 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 12th 2019, 4:34 PM 3,496 Views 7 Comments

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

Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish
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Sam Bennett wins final stage of UAE Tour in sprint finish

Mar 2nd 2019, 3:38 PM 2,656 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2018, 12:05 PM 23,272 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Oct 11th 2018, 4:59 PM 2,828 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Oct 10th 2018, 7:40 PM 2,995 Views 0 Comments

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

Success continues for Sam Bennett as Irish rider records Rund um Köln win in Germany
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Success continues for Sam Bennett as Irish rider records Rund um Köln win in Germany

Jun 10th 2018, 9:36 PM 5,352 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old claimed his fourth win of the current UCI season following three stage wins at the Giro d’Italia.

From Carrick-on-Suir to the Colosseum: Sam Bennett's journey to take his place among the world’s best
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From Carrick-on-Suir to the Colosseum: Sam Bennett's journey to take his place among the world’s best

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:00 AM 17,303 Views 13 Comments

Irishman marked himself out as an elite sprinter by winning three stages at the Giro d’Italia.