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Simon Clarke will always be proud of his controversial wheel swap with fellow Australian cycling star Richie Porte, saying it was a spontaneous act of sportsmanship.
Chris Froome is coming to Melbourne to race at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. This is massive news for the race, and for the profile of cycling in the Australian media. It’s a promoter’s dream – the reigning Tour de France champion in a humble Victorian stage race!
Former professional cyclist Jens Voigt hopes Australian Rohan Dennis follows through with his goal of becoming a Grand Tour contender.
A few hours after Chris Froome had secured his second Tour de France title, the seeds were sewn for him to race in Victoria.
Tasmanian young gun Campbell Flakemore had several discussions with Australian cycling staff before confirming his stunning decision to leave the sport.
Australia’s WorldTour cycling team Orica-GreenEDGE will go into next season with much broader objectives after wholesale roster changes.
Stars such as Anna Meares, Richie Porte and Rohan Dennis headline the finalists for Cycling Australia’s (CA) annual awards.
Australian cycling star Richie Porte hopes a year-long injury problem is behind him as he finally aims for his own Tour de France glory.
Cyclist Anna Meares has won the Women’s Health Woman of the Year award for the second time.
She’s already arguably Australia’s greatest female cyclist and now Anna Meares is intent on cementing her status as the most enduring.
There was a ruefulness about the look of Michael Matthews as he waited to accept his bouquet of flowers on the second step of the podium after Sunday’s men’s elite World Championships.
Australian cyclist Simon Clarke, a key foundation member of the Orica-GreenEDGE team, will ride next season for Cannondale-Garmin.
The Tour Down Under will retain its place as the first event in cycling’s WorldTour calendar, the South Australian government says.
Come September 27, millions of cycling fans around the world will be glued to TV sets for one of the most hotly anticipated men’s elite World Championships in years, thanks to a punishing route that looks set to serve up an action-packed race.
When the Cycling Independent Reform Commission (CIRC) came out with their report on the state of cycling not too long ago, Brian Cookson admitted that doping was ‘endemic’ and promised to bring in certain reforms that we’ve still to see in the light of day.
Loren Rowney has capped the Australian domination of the Trophee d’Or Feminin cycling race, with compatriot and teammate Rachel Neylan claiming the overall title.
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Have you ever found yourself asking the question, just what is Claudio Chiappucci doing these days?
There have been rumours of late suggesting the Giro d’Italia may hold its 2017 Grande Partenza in Japan.
Asking how many Grand Tours a particular cyclist has won is usually quite a simple question. Chris Froome has won two. Nairo Quintana one, Vincenzo Nibali three.
Orica-GreenEDGE have confirmed their roster for 2016, and they’re certainly ringing in the changes.
Germany has just come one step closer to hosting the Grand Départ of the 2017 Tour de France.
It felt like just yesterday the 2015 cycling season had a finished an already we are just over two months from the first World Tour race of the new season. So what better time to start reliving the highlights of this year’s season.
A question for you all. Can anyone reading this name the last five winners of the UCI World Tour?
Australia and New Zealand has always have had a big rivalry in sports, as seen recently in the Rugby Union World Cup. Australia lost the game, going down to a spirited All Blacks 34-17.
Yesterday, organisers of the Tour de Suisse released details of next year’s route at a press conference in Zug. However, the presentation has sparked several talking points, including the race’s three summit finishes, which organisers hope will attract Tour de France general classification contenders to their event.
Here’s a statistic for you: excluding a certain American, no one has retained their Tour de France title since 1995, when Miguel Indurain won his fifth and last Tour in a row.
It would have to be said that the happiest man in the room at the Tour de France route unveiling in Paris was definitely Chris Froome.
It was recently announced that there are only 100 days until the 2016 Tour Down Under – 100 days in which we will invariably debate, as we do most years, whether the first WorldTour race of the year should be moved to a later date.
The World Professional Road Cycling Championship was run and won on Sunday night in Richmond, Virginia, USA, the capital of the old Confederacy for those with a nose for historical detail.
Belarusian cyclist Vasil Kiryienka upstaged his more favoured rivals to claim a maiden world championship victory in the individual time trial at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia.
Race Report: A dominant performance by BMC Racing in the 2015 UCI Road World Championships’ Elite Men’s Team Time Trial saw the American-registered World Tour team retain their position as Team Time Trial World Champions.
Having established some of the major obstacles in the way of Oleg Tinkov revolutionising cycling last week, this week I take a look at the possibilities should those hurdles not exist.
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