Ryan Mullen, of An Post Chainreaction, after receiving the The Irish Sports Council under-23 white jersey from Miss An Post Rás Donna McCaffrey and Liz Murphy, Mayo Sports Partnership board member, following Stage Five of the 2015 An Post Rás in Ballina. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile.

Although the riders are yet to crack the Austrian race leader Lukas Postlberger, who up until now has had a vice-like grip on the yellow jersey he (...)

Lithuania’s Aidis Kruopis won the foruth stage of the An Post Rás after a sprint finish. Photograph: Sportsfile

This year’s An Post Rás may be flatter than previous editions but, as predicted by race organiser Tony Campbell prior to the race, the course change h(...)

Conor Dunne of An Post Chain Reaction (left) failed to cross into to top group in the first stage of An Post Rás. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon/Inpho.

Winning a two-man sprint to the line in Carlow, Italian rider Francesco Reda grabbed the first yellow jersey of this year’s An Post Rás when he beat (...)

Irish rider Sam Bennett on the podium earlier this week. Of yesterday’s sprint he said: “I think I was about 10th when the sprint started. I moved up to fourth by the line, but needed to be closer before it began”

Victorious on Wednesday’s opening stage of the Tour of Bavaria race, Irish sprinter Sam Bennett performed well again to finish fourth on yesterday’s (...)

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 (...)

 Martyn Irvine:  has had his season hampered by a collarbone injury. Photograph: Ciarán Fallon.

Cycling Ireland’s track coach Brian Nugent has said he is hoping Ireland will have its highest participation in several years at the World Championsh(...)

Matt Brammeier told The Irish Times he first made contact with MTN Qhubeka m last summer, realising it would be an ideal fit. Photograph: Inpho

Hot on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement that the MTN Qhubeka team will make its Tour de France debut this July, the squad confirmed yesterday th(...)

Martyn Irvine sustained a fractured collar bone in Mexico last month. Photograph: Getty Images.

Although Martyn Irvine looks likely to miss this weekend’s London World Cup track meet due to the fractured collarbone he suffered last month in Guad(...)

Martin Irvine with his silver medal from the Track Cycling World Championships in  Columbia in January. Photograph: Inpho

SHANE STOKES Although he has been back in Ireland for several days, the 2013 world scratch race champion Martyn Irvine is still waiting for an operati(...)

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 (...)