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# cycling - Friday 26 February, 2021

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour
# The Joy Of Six
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# The Joy Of Six

Sam Bennett sprints to another stage win at UAE Tour

Fri 1:06 PM 4,468 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is aiming for a hat-trick of victories in tomorrow’s seventh and final stage.

# cycling - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour
# Sam's The Man
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# Sam's The Man

Sam Bennett strikes right on cue to win Stage 4 sprint at UAE Tour

Feb 24th 2021, 1:03 PM 4,250 Views 5 Comments

Bennett trumps Dekker and Ewan in bunch sprint on Al-Marjan Island.

# cycling - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Prosecution concludes British cycling doctor complicit in doping
# Claim
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# Claim

Prosecution concludes British cycling doctor complicit in doping

Jan 26th 2021, 9:04 AM 7,278 Views 0 Comments

Almost two years after it started, the fitness-to-practice hearing has finally reached the summing up stage.

# cycling - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'
# Thinking It Over
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# Thinking It Over

'It'd be a shame to have this career and have never gone to the Olympics'

Jan 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 18,817 Views 2 Comments

Sam Bennett says he’ll make a decision later on in 2021.

# cycling - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'
# Stolen Wheels
# Stolen Wheels

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'

Jan 16th 2021, 7:01 PM 30,876 Views 66 Comments

The serial number is reported to Gardaí for only one in 16 stolen bikes, writes Dublin Cycling Campaign’s David Timoney.

# cycling - Saturday 2 January, 2021

The good, the bad and the useless: How bike infrastructure has changed in the era of Covid
# Bicycle Blackspots
# Bicycle Blackspots

The good, the bad and the useless: How bike infrastructure has changed in the era of Covid

Jan 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 42,817 Views 60 Comments

A surge in cycling happened during the pandemic but new infrastructure was not evenly spread and may not be here to stay.

# cycling - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Nine month ban for cyclist after crash left Jakobsen in coma
# Ban
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# Ban

Nine month ban for cyclist after crash left Jakobsen in coma

Nov 11th 2020, 11:23 AM 6,281 Views 4 Comments

Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen said he was grateful to be alive after the finish line crash.

# cycling - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Sam Bennett pipped to win in final stage of Vuelta as Roglic defends crown after Tour agony

Nov 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 6,763 Views 1 Comment

Dan Martin finished fourth in the overall classification, Ireland’s best result since Sean Kelly won the race in 1988.

# cycling - Friday 6 November, 2020

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall

Nov 6th 2020, 5:08 PM 5,359 Views 3 Comments

Defending champion Primoz Roglic extended his overall lead, while Sam Bennett finished 100th today.

# cycling - Friday 30 October, 2020

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall

Oct 30th 2020, 6:16 PM 5,924 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian’s third win in this year’s race earned him a 10 seconds bonus.

# cycling - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland's Sam Bennett relegated to last after crossing line first at today's Vuelta

Oct 29th 2020, 4:29 PM 71,055 Views 16 Comments

The final kilometre of the 157km stage from Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo saw the Deceuninck-Quickstep rider surge to apparent victory.

# cycling - Sunday 25 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 25th 2020, 4:52 PM 8,624 Views 14 Comments

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
# Cycling
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# Cycling

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

Oct 24th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,353 Views 2 Comments

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
# Sprint King
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# Sprint King

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

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:52 PM 11,295 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dan The Man
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# Dan The Man

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three

Oct 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 16,130 Views 19 Comments

‘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
# The Trip To Spain
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# The Trip To Spain

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta

Oct 21st 2020, 5:41 PM 7,009 Views 2 Comments

Marc Soler took the stage victory.

# cycling - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta
# In The Mix
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# In The Mix

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

Oct 20th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,509 Views 2 Comments

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
# Reign In Spain
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# Reign In Spain

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

Oct 14th 2020, 2:37 PM 14,755 Views 9 Comments

‘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
# Cycling
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# Cycling

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

Oct 13th 2020, 10:25 AM 2,956 Views 2 Comments

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
# Downhill
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# Downhill

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

Oct 11th 2020, 6:31 PM 27,476 Views 10 Comments

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
# Sam The Man
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# Sam The Man

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

Sep 20th 2020, 8:17 PM 10,602 Views 9 Comments

‘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
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# Legend

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

Sep 20th 2020, 6:12 PM 85,243 Views 76 Comments

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
# Getting Closer
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# Getting Closer

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

Sep 18th 2020, 5:17 PM 12,172 Views 9 Comments

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
# Going Well
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# Going Well

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France

Sep 17th 2020, 6:38 PM 11,454 Views 8 Comments

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
# Rough Ride
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# Rough Ride

Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

Sep 16th 2020, 8:32 AM 10,034 Views 13 Comments

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
# Identity
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# Identity

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

Sep 14th 2020, 11:53 PM 16,419 Views 8 Comments

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
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage

Sep 13th 2020, 5:12 PM 6,966 Views 3 Comments

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
# Play It Again Sam
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# Play It Again Sam

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

Sep 9th 2020, 5:02 PM 54,126 Views 28 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
# THE NECK OF HIM
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# THE NECK OF HIM

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

Sep 9th 2020, 12:13 PM 150,739 Views 124 Comments

No, you absolutely cannot.

# 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
# Welling Up
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# Welling Up

'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 13,617 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
# Green Jersey
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# Green Jersey

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

Sep 8th 2020, 4:32 PM 37,076 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 13,353 Views 52 Comments

“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
# Millau To Lavaur
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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 6,417 Views 6 Comments

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
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# Irish Interest

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

Sep 3rd 2020, 5:14 PM 8,943 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.

# cycling - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Bennett becomes first Irishman in 31 years to wear green jersey at Tour de France
# Sam The Man
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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 39,050 Views 39 Comments

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

Delivery cyclist dies in hospital following Dublin hit-and-run
# Thiago Cortes
# Thiago Cortes

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

Sep 2nd 2020, 12:20 PM 92,932 Views 95 Comments

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
# All Square
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# All Square

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

Sep 1st 2020, 6:20 PM 8,166 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Cycling

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

Aug 31st 2020, 5:29 PM 7,713 Views 3 Comments

Aussie Caleb Ewan rocketed to a sprint victory.

# cycling - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Elite Irish cyclists are back on track today
# National Champs
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# National Champs

Elite Irish cyclists are back on track today

Aug 29th 2020, 8:15 AM 4,448 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tour De France
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# Tour De France

Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission

Aug 27th 2020, 3:11 PM 6,011 Views 1 Comment

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

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