Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara of Trek Factory Racing holds his back after falling during the 58th edition of the E3 Harelbeke  race in Belgium. Photograph:  Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images

Fabian Cancellara, the multiple world time-trial champion and one-day specialist, will miss the remainder of the spring classics campaign after suffer(...)

Tejay Van Garderen celebrates winning ahead of Colombian Rigoberto Uran (left) of Etixx-Quick Step team during the stage four of Volta a Catalunya cycling race, in La Molina,  Spain, 26th March 2015. Photograph: EPA/TONI ALBIR

Dan Martin put in another strong showing at the Volta a Catalunya, netting a fine fourth place on what was the toughest stage of the race.The Irish p(...)

Sam Bennett: likely be given a slot on the squad for  the Tour de France squad in July. Photograph: Carlos Barba/EPA

Sam Bennett once again underlined his superb sprinting ability with third place on stage one of Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday. The Carrick- on-Suir ri(...)

Ireland’s Caroline Ryan, Lydia Boylan, Lauren Creamer and Josie Knight in action at the Track World Championships. Photograph: Guy Swarbrick/Sportsfile

  Two years after winning the scratch race at the world track championships, Martyn Irvine tried to turn back the clock and scoop another (...)

Matt Brammeier: “Hopefully I will be off to Mallorca for a training camp with the team, then get racing after that.” Photo: Ciaran Fallon/Inpho

The New Year has begun, the first races of the season will get underway shortly, but Matt Brammeier is still awaiting confirmation that he will have (...)

Dan Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 108th edition of the Giro di Lombardia in October. Photograph:  Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images

After a turbulent season dotted with disappointments but ending on a high, Dan Martin is seeking to replicate his 2013 blueprint in the coming year. T(...)

Former world scratch race champion Martyn Irvine is competing in Mexico. Photograph:  Guy Swarbrick/Inpho

Following on from last month’s European Championship track event in Guadeloupe, the Irish team is back in action this weekend in the opening round (...)

The itinerary for the 2015 Tour de France is seen during its presentation at a news conference in Paris yesterday. The world’s greatest cycling event will start from Utrecht in the Netherlands on July 4th. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

Former world number one Sean Kelly has said that the mountainous 2015 Tour de France race route unveiled yesterday could suit Dan Martin very well, bu(...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin  of Garmin-Sharp winning a stage in Beijing yesterday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Dan Martin continued his excellent end of season campaign with what was his second victory in less tan 10 days today. The Irish professional cyclist s(...)

 Dan Martin, who won today’s stage is three seconds behind going into the final day of the Tour of Beijing. Photograph:   Harry Engels - Velo/Getty Images

Dan Martin won stage four of the Tour of Beijing today as Philippe Gilbert retained the overall lead entering tomorrow’s final stage.The Irishman su(...)