Irish rider Sam Bennett (right) of team Bora Argon 18 in action during the Tour of Bavaria cycle race. Photograph:  Rene Vigneron /Bayern Rundfahrt /dpa

First on Wednesday’s opening stage, Irish rider Sam Bennett clocked up his second win in three days when he was first to the line at the end of stage(...)

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 (...)

 Irish cyclist Sam Bennett. EPA/CARLOS BARBA

Sam Bennett’s road to recovery from a bad crash in Wednesday’s Scheldeprijs race is moving smoother than first expected, with the concerning images o(...)

 Sam Bennett of the Bora-Argon 18 team after falling during the  “Scheldeprijs” one-day race. Photograph: AFP

In contention for the win and vying to build on his fifth place last year, Sam Bennett instead crashed heavily inside the final kilometre of the Schel(...)

Sam Bennett will be part of the Bora-Argon 18 team’s line-up for Sunday’s Classic, Milan-San Remo. Photograph: Inpho

Sam Bennett continues his bid to gain experience prior to his first Tour de France with the Irish sprinter set to make his debut in Milan-San Remo th(...)

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 (...)

Irelands Sam Bennett  from team Bora-Argon 18 celebrates after winning the sixth and final Stage of the Tour of Qatar. Photograph: Getty Images

Bouncing back from the puncture which scuppered his chances on Thursday’s penultimate stage of the Tour of Qatar, Sam Bennett sprinted to victory on t(...)

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(...)