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#Stephen Roche

# stephen-roche - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen'

Check out this extract from Barry Ryan’s book on the rise of Irish cycling’s golden generation.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Patrick's Hill to Paris: The incredible story of Kelly, Roche and Irish cycling's golden era

Barry Ryan has written the definitive account.

# stephen-roche - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

A first Irish stage win at Paris-Nice for 28 years as Sam Bennett delivers career-high performance

The 26-year-old delivered a superb sprint with 150m to go.

# stephen-roche - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

7 unforgettable moments in Irish cycling history

Cycling has produced some of Irish sport’s most high-profile days.

# stephen-roche - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Ireland's Nicolas Roche joins Team SKY for 2015 season

He makes the switch from Tinkoff-Saxo where he had been for two years.

# stephen-roche - Monday 28 July, 2014

17 things we learned from the Paul Kimmage 'Rough Rider' film

The documentary on the Irish journalist and whistleblower was screened on RTÉ One this evening.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Paul Kimmage: 'The game is up for the kind of journalism that I practice'

The Irish journalist is the subject of a new documentary about his troubled relationship with the sport of cycling.

# stephen-roche - Friday 25 July, 2014

‘I was taken by the fact that he's such an outsider’ - Adrian McCarthy on his upcoming Paul Kimmage film

A new film explores the Irish journalist’s crusade against doping in cycling, his relationship with Lance Armstrong and more.

# stephen-roche - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Stephen Roche says Lance Armstrong should be given his Tour de France victories back

“Armstrong should stay on that list,” the Dubliner insisted.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Ireland's Nicolas Roche wins Route du Sud title

The star has followed in the footsteps of his cycling legend father.

# stephen-roche - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drumroll, please... The Grand Marshall of the Paddy's Day parade is... Dublin

Drumroll, please... The Grand Marshall of the Paddy's Day parade is...

He’s certainly an able spokes-man.*

# stephen-roche - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

# stephen-roche - Monday 8 July, 2013

Ireland's history of Tour de France stage winners

From Shay Elliott to Sean Kelly, here are the most successful Irish participants in the world’s greatest bike race.

# stephen-roche - Saturday 27 April, 2013

10 things we learned from Paul Kimmage's interview on Marian

The former cyclist and acclaimed journalist was on the RTE Radio 1 show earlier today.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 21 April, 2013

'I can't believe it' - jubilant Dan Martin takes Liege classic honours

He became only the second-ever Irish cyclist to win a classic, after Sean Kelly.

# stephen-roche - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Roche on Roche: Working with Riis can turn Nicolas into a winner

“They’re guys who speak the same language, who can help him win, and help him be a better competitor.”

# stephen-roche - Friday 22 February, 2013

'Cycling gets a raw deal' -- Stephen Roche says it's time to move on from sport's doping history

The Giro d’Italia comes to Ireland next year.

# stephen-roche - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Djokovic and Ennis win top European Sportsperson awards for 2012

The runners-up were double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah and a Norwegian cross-country skiier.

# stephen-roche - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day Photobomb This post contains images

Your 'Oh, you're at Dublin Airport too' pic of the day

Fionnuala looks delighted to see the Sports Minister.

# stephen-roche - Friday 19 October, 2012

Stephen Roche: Cycling is cleaner now than it ever has been

The 1987 Tour de France winner does not want the Lance Armstrong controversy to further tarnish the reputation of the sport.

# stephen-roche - Friday 12 October, 2012

Nicolas Roche: Everybody cheats at some stage in some aspect of life

The Irishman was critical of cyclists, such as Lance Armstrong, that have been accused of sustained doping practices.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 22 July, 2012

London 2012: Introducing... Nicolas Roche 5 Days To Go This post contains videos

London 2012: Introducing... Nicolas Roche

Today, Jimmy is in Paris profiling our main man on two wheels.

# stephen-roche - Friday 29 June, 2012

The Magnificent 7: The finest battles in Tour de France history TDF

The Magnificent 7: The finest battles in Tour de France history

LeMond, Roche, Fignon… they’re all here.

# stephen-roche - Thursday 14 June, 2012

The Snapper: When Danny Boy was the Irish national anthem at the Rugby World Cup

Photographer Billy Stickland has followed the brightest and best in the world of sport for the past four decades and has some great stories to tell.

# stephen-roche - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics) BIG TIME This post contains images

Stephen Roche, Swingball, Big Time bars: Ireland in the 1980s (pics)

From the Enniskillen bombing to the divorce referendum, from Theresa Lowe to Ray Houghton…. images of eighties Ireland.

# stephen-roche - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show Late Late This post contains videos

Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show

If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.

# stephen-roche - Friday 22 July, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Le Tour’s finest battles Yellow Fever This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Le Tour’s finest battles

As this year’s race comes to a dramatic conclusion, we look back at seven of the most memorable battles in Tour de France history.

# stephen-roche - Friday 8 July, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: sporting families All In The Family This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: sporting families

As Alan and Bernard Brogan prepare to help Dublin challenge for a sixth Leinster SFC title in seven years, we look back at some of sport’s greatest families.

# stephen-roche - Friday 4 March, 2011

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend In The Saddle This post contains videos

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend

Daniel Martin heads to Spain while Nicolas Roche will hope to improve on last year’s Paris-Nice performance.