Nicholas Roche of Ireland was involved in a large crash which brought him and Dan Martin down inside the final hour of the Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Leaders of their respective teams in Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Dan Martin (Cannondale-Garmin) and Nicolas Roche (Sky) had races to forget thanks (...)

Dan Martin was forced to pull out of the Flèche Wallonne Classic after a crash. Photograph: Inpho

Sixth, fourth and then second in the past three editions, Dan Martin’s aim of winning Flèche Wallonne evaporated after he was involved in a big crash(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Philip Deignan will compete with the Sky team in the Tour de Langkawi. Photograph: Getty Images.

Irish riders Philip Deignan and Matt Brammeier have travelled to Malaysia in advance of the upcoming Tour de Langkawi, and are adjusting to the heat (...)

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 (...)

Sam Bennett: “I didn’t get an opportunity last year, but hopefully this year I will, and I really hope to be ready for it.” Photograph: INPHO

The odds of Sam Bennett riding his first Tour de France have received a boost this week after race organisers ASO announced it had secured a two-year(...)

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 (...)

New Team Sky rider Nicolas Roche is aims to make most of his chances this season. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Currently training with his new Team Sky setup on the island of Mallorca, Nicolas Roche has said that he is way ahead of where he was at this time las(...)

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 (...)