Philip Deignan is in line for his first Tour de France appearance this July. Photograph: Inpho

After riding the Giro d’Italia last year in support of team leader Richie Porte, Philip Deignan’s omission from the Team Sky squad for the race this (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

 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(...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin after his excellent showing to win the Tour of Lombardy in Bergamo, Italy, on Sunday, October 5th, 2014. Photograph: Antonio Calanni/AP

Following his superb win in last Sunday’s Il Lombardia Classic, Dan Martin will today begin his campaign to win the Tour of Beijing. Martin was the ru(...)

Germany’s Jonas Bokeloh triumphed in the world junior road race championships in Ponferrada, Spain, earlier today, winning the 127.4 kilometres rac(...)