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# Cycling

Last year
2022
# Update
Italy's Colbrelli 'in stable condition' after collapse
The reigning European road race champion was given emergency CPR at the finish line in the coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guixols.
# The Monuments
Mohoric springs a surprise with flying descent at Milan-San Remo
Slovenia’s Matej Mohoric finished ahead of Anthony Turgis and Mathieu van der Poel in the season’s first Monument.
# Tense
Roglic survives Yates attack to win Paris-Nice
A 10th World Tour stage race triumph for the Slovenian.
# Cycling
Roglic dominates on biggest Paris-Nice climb
Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen finished well out of contention.
# as it stands
Van Aert wins Paris-Nice time trial to take race lead
Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 65th and 119th respectively.
# Cycling
Fabio Jakobsen continues return from horror crash with impressive Paris-Nice win
Irish pair Sam Bennett and Ryan Mullen each finished outside the top 30 on today’s second stage.
# as it stands
Jumbo rampage delivers Paris-Nice surprise for rookie
Meanwhile, Irish pair Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett finished 84th and 85th respectively.
# Strade Bianche
Pogacar storms to phenomenal victory at Siena's iconic Strade Bianche
Tour de France champion finishes 37 seconds ahead of Alejandro Valverde in Siena.
# salthill cycleway
Galway councillors revoke plans for temporary cycleway in Salthill
Campaigners say they are “disappointed but not surprised” that the six-month pilot has been stopped.
# Recovery
Egan Bernal to have further spine surgery following horror crash
He remains in intensive care in Bogota after hitting a stationary bus at high speed while riding on his time trial bike last month.
# Feeling Fortunate
'I feel lucky to be alive' - Irish national cycling champion hit by car while training
Imogen Cotter was out riding her bike in Spain when she was struck by a car that was overtaking another cyclist on the other side of the road.
# Recovering
Egan Bernal in intensive care after undergoing surgery following training crash
The 25-year-old underwent several rounds of surgery following the accident in his native Colombia.
# Active travel
€289 million allocated to walking, cycling, and Safe Routes to School for 2022
The funding is split between constructing new facilities, upgrading old ones, and programmes like Smarter Travel and Green Schools.
# Delay
Chris Froome suffers knee setback in preparations for new season
Froome won the Tour de France in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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# Hard Times
'At times I barely had money for the fuel... I sometimes had to sleep in the car'
Read an extract from Joe Barr’s ‘Going the Distance.
# determination
In 2012, a Donegal man 'cheated death' racing across America. Two years later, he tried again
Joe Barr chats about his new book ‘Going the Distance’.
# Cycling
Cavendish suffers broken ribs and collapsed lung in crash in Belgium
The 36-year-old will be discharged from hospital later today or tomorrow morning.
# IN COURT
Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
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’.
# Il Lombardia
Tadej Pogacar caps historic season with victory at Il Lombardia
Slovenian stars caps magnificent season after winning Tour de France and Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
# Dominant
Ireland power to bronze medal at European Track Cycling Championships
The Irish Women’s Team Pursuit line-up came in more than three seconds faster than Great Britain.
# retired
Nicholas Roche calls time on 17-year pro cycling career
‘A tear was shed, but luckily I have no regrets,’ he said in a statement.
# King of the Road
Ryan Mullen adds national road race title to his time trial crown
Mullen sprinted clear to beat Daire Feely to the finish line in County Wicklow.
# Hell of the North
Italy's Sonny Colbrelli edges epic Paris-Roubaix mudfest
After 258km, the race between Colbrelli, Florian Vermeersch and Mathieu van der Poel went down to the wire.
# Cycling
Cotter sprints to victory at National Championships
‘It feels like a dream, it really feels like a dream,’ the winner said after the race.
# Cycling
Another medal down in Flanders for world champion Julian Alaphilippe
The impressive Frenchman edged away to a solo victory at the Road World Championship.
# Cycling
Italian Balsamo ends Dutch reign in women's world road race
The 23-year-old became the first Italian to win the title since 2011.
# not involved
'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.
# Top of the World
Italy's Filippo Ganna retains time-trial crown at World Cycling Championships
Ireland’s Ryan Mullen finished 33rd while team-mate Marcus Christie was 39th.
# CALLING IT A DAY
Dan Martin announces retirement from professional cycling at the end of the season
“I feel that the time is right to move on as I want to achieve so many other things in life,” said Martin.
# Cycling
Another stage win for Cort Nielsen as Roglic closes in on Vuelta victory
Primoz Roglic retains the red jersey with just two days left, including Sunday’s individual time-trial.
# Cycling
'Superman' Lopez claims brutal Vuelta stage win as Roglic retains lead
The Colombian was victorious on the Alto d’El Gamoniteiro.
# Life of Reilly
Paralympic Breakfast: hand-cyclist Gary O'Reilly clinches bronze for Team Ireland
The Portlaoise man came home third at the Fuji International Speedway.
# Cycling
Bardet claims first Vuelta stage win as Eiking retains overall lead
A first grand tour stage victory in four years for the Frenchman.
# Cycling
Senechal wins sizzling Vuelta sprint as Jakobsen falls flat
Norway’s Odd Christian Eiking retains the overall lead.
# On the box
Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
Here’s all the information you need to plan your weekend.
# Cycling
Another stage victory for Cort Nielsen as Eiking retains Vuelta lead
The hilly run through Andalucia was marked by intense heat of 35C and two falls.
# Strong start
Paralympic Breakfast: Plenty of PBs as Keane and Ní Riain reach finals in the pool
All four Irish athletes competing in this morning’s early events clocked new personal best times.
# Cycling
Roglic claims victory after Vuelta stage 11 goes down to the wire
Odd Christian Eiking held on to the overall lead, just clinging on over the last climb.
# Shake Up
Eiking takes Vuelta lead as defending champion Roglic suffers fall
The stage itself was won by DSM rider Michael Storer.
# Ready to go
Tokyo Paralympics: 5 Irish athletes to watch
A handy guide to a selection of Team Ireland’s star athletes.