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# cycling - Sunday 25 October, 2020

London’s Tao Geoghegan Hart in shock as he wins the Giro d’Italia

Geoghegan Hart joins Wiggins, Froome, Thomas and Yates on the list of British Grand Tour winners.

# cycling - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead

Roglic retains a five-second lead over Ireland’s Dan Martin.

# cycling - Friday 23 October, 2020

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish

Bennett, who won the green points jersey at the Tour de France, pipped Jasper Philipsen in a dramatic sprint.

# cycling - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three

‘This one’s for the wife,’ he said after moving to within five seconds of race leader Primoz Roglic.

# cycling - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta

Marc Soler took the stage victory.

# cycling - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta

Martin finished just a second behind stage winner Primoz Roglic and is seven seconds back in the general standings.

# cycling - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

# cycling - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Covid-19 hits Giro d'Italia as Mitchelton team withdraws ahead of 10th stage

Two riders from two other teams, including Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk, have also tested positive.

# cycling - Sunday 11 October, 2020

'I don't think it's sunk in fully yet' - Ireland's Oisin O'Callaghan wins world junior mountain biking title

The Limerick teenager claimed Ireland’s first-ever Downhill world title in Salzburg today.

# cycling - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory

‘All the years trying to come up, trying to make it… It took me so long to get here,’ said Sam Bennett, now a winner of the Tour the France green jersey.

Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years Legend This post contains videos

Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years

The Carrick-on-Suir native won the final stage in spectacular fashion, and has won outright Ireland’s first green jersey at the Tour since Sean Kelly in 1989.

# cycling - Friday 18 September, 2020

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

# cycling - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France

The Irish star stretched his advantage over Peter Sagan to 52 points.

# cycling - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

The 23-year-old Colombian had remained in contention until Sunday’s stage on the Grand Colombier.

# cycling - Monday 14 September, 2020

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett

The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.

# cycling - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage

Jumbo-Visma’s Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead while Sam Bennett strengthen his grip on the Green Jersey.

# cycling - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

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

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 THE NECK OF HIM This post contains videos

# cycling - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

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

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 Green Jersey This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school Road Safety

'A changed landscape': Drivers warned to be cautious as more children cycling and walking to school

“We must all play our part in getting children back to school safely,” RSA chairperson Liz O’Donnell said.

# cycling - Friday 4 September, 2020

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

The Irish rider finished a tough day empty handed.

# cycling - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Bennett retains green jersey as Roche named most aggressive rider on Stage 6 of Le Tour Irish Interest This post contains videos

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

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

# cycling - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France Sam The Man This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Delivery cyclist dies in hospital following Dublin hit-and-run Thiago Cortes

Delivery cyclist dies in hospital following Dublin hit-and-run

Friends and colleagues have named the deceased as Thiago Cortes from Rio de Janeiro.

# cycling - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

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

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

# cycling - Monday 31 August, 2020

Bennett agonisingly beaten on the line again as wait for Tour de France win goes on Cycling This post contains videos

Bennett agonisingly beaten on the line again as wait for Tour de France win goes on

Aussie Caleb Ewan rocketed to a sprint victory.

# cycling - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Elite Irish cyclists are back on track today

Cycling Ireland’s high performance coach chats to us about advice for amateur riders and how Brian O’Driscoll faired when pitted into a fitness test on the saddle.

# cycling - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission

This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Nice on Saturday and runs until 20 September.

Horror crash leaves cyclist Jakobsen with one tooth, 130 stitches

Jakobsen suffered severe facial injuries in the Tour of Poland first stage accident earlier this month.

# cycling - Saturday 22 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure Infrastructure

NTA allocates €55m to councils to enhance cycling and walking infrastructure

The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the government last month.

# cycling - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium Cycling This post contains videos

Sam Bennett sprints to third stage victory in Belgium

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

# cycling - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Belgium's Evenepoel suffers 'multiple injuries' after falling into ravine at Tour of Lombardy

Early tests showed a fractured pelvis, right lung contusion, cuts and bruising.

# cycling - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France

The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.

# cycling - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland

The UCI said they strongly condemned the ‘dangerous behaviour’ of rival Dylan Groenewegen.

# cycling - Friday 31 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city On Your Bike

Second phase of new Royal Canal cycle route opened in Dublin city

Funding was provided by the National Transport Authority at a cost of €8.9 million.

# cycling - Thursday 30 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be Tourism

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

# cycling - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'He just can't help himself. If he could, he would have got right back into favour'

David Walsh, chief sportswriter with the Sunday Times, is our guest on this week’s Behind the Lines.

# cycling - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos after 10 years and seven Grand Tour wins

Froome will leave the team when his contract expires at the end of this season.

# cycling - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists Opinion

Opinion: The programme for government is like a visit from Santa for cyclists

Cycling advocate Martina Callanan says now is the time to embrace cycling as the answer to so many modern lifestyle problems.

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