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# cycling - Sunday 20 September, 2020

From The42 Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory Sam The Man

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.

From The42 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

From The42 Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey Getting Closer

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

From The42 Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France Going Well

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

From The42 Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France Rough Ride

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

From The42 'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett Identity

'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

From The42 Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage Tour De France

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

From The42 Thrills and controversy as Sam Bennett is denied another Tour stage win in photo finish Play It Again Sam

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.

From The42 '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

From The42 'Sorry, I don't mean to be a cry baby' - Bennett's emotional interview after Tour de France stage win Welling Up

'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.

From The42 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.

'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

From The42 Bennett relinquishes green jersey as Van Aert wins explosive Tour de France stage Millau To Lavaur

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

From The42 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

From The42 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.

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

From The42 Bennett in hunt for Tour de France green jersey as he pulls level with sprint leader Sagan All Square

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

From The42 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

From The42 Elite Irish cyclists are back on track today National Champs

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

From The42 Brailsford says relationship with Froome is fine despite Tour omission Tour De France

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.

From The42 Horror crash leaves cyclist Jakobsen with one tooth, 130 stitches Slow Recovery

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

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

From The42 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

From The42 Belgium's Evenepoel suffers 'multiple injuries' after falling into ravine at Tour of Lombardy Cycling

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

From The42 Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France Setback

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

From The42 Fabio Jakobsen fighting for his life after horrific crash at Tour of Poland Cycling

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

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

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

From The42 'He just can't help himself. If he could, he would have got right back into favour' BTL

'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

From The42 Chris Froome to leave Team Ineos after 10 years and seven Grand Tour wins Ride On

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

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.

# cycling - Monday 18 May, 2020

From The42 'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary Looking Back This post contains videos

'I needed a f****** nuclear meltdown, and I got it' - Armstrong remains defiant in ESPN documentary

The first of the two-part documentary will be available on ESPN Player from 25 May.

# cycling - Monday 4 May, 2020

'Children love cycling and the quieter roads right now offer them a chance to learn'

Allison Phillips of the Green-Schools programme argues that the shutdown is helping families embrace cycling, within 2km of home, on quieter roads.

# cycling - Friday 1 May, 2020

From The42 The Irish team living and training in Spain Column

The Irish team living and training in Spain

Mark Downey on what it’s like to be based in Majorca for a substantial portion of the year.

# cycling - Monday 27 April, 2020

'Cyclists are taking their life in their hands': Exposing poor bike infrastructure across Ireland Exclusive

The second part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation analyses complaints to uncover the main problems facing cyclists.

Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe cycling in Ireland?

For years campaign groups and politicians have called for improved cycling infrastructure.

'Frustrated, worried, stressed and anxious': The worst places in Ireland to be a cyclist Exclusive

The first part of Noteworthy’s in-depth investigation reveals high risk areas in its analysis of 12 years of cyclist collision data.

# cycling - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 'I don't want to waste time and energy on a relationship. It sounds selfish, but it's what I need to do' Column

'I don't want to waste time and energy on a relationship. It sounds selfish, but it's what I need to do'

Mark Downey on the sacrifices often required in elite sport.

# cycling - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Green Party outline 17 demands for entering a coalition with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

The party wants a reduction in carbon emissions and more spending on cycling.

# cycling - Friday 17 April, 2020

From The42 When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland? Hope

When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?

Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.

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