Irish racing cyclist Daniel Martin  during the  Volta Ciclista a Catalunya in Camprodon, Spain, on Wednesday. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Dan Martin’s hopes of winning a second Volta a Catalunya evaporated on Thursday’s fourth stage of the race, with his lack of recent competition telli(...)

 Daniel Martin  on the podium salutes crowd after taking  second place in the Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Runner-up on Wednesday in Flèche Wallonne, Dan Martin will start this Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège as one of the favourites. The QuickStep Floors ri(...)

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 riding in the 2012 Tour de France. The Irish cyclist has recovered from the fractured collarbone sustained in the Giro d’Italia and hopes to ride in this year’s edition of the Tour. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Almost exactly one month after crashing out on stage one of the Giro d’Italia, Irish rider Dan Martin will line out tomorrow alongside hundreds of sup(...)

LIEGE, BELGIUM - JUNE 28: Dan Martin of Ireland and Garmin-Sharp finished second in La Fléche Wallone today.  Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin proved he has the legs to defend his Liège-Bastogne-Liège title this coming Sunday when he finished a superb second in today’s Flèch(...)