Rás na mBan

5 results

Overall 2018 Rás Tailteann winner Luuc Bugter of Team Delta X UCI Continental with race director Eimear Dignam. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

More than a year after An Post announced it was ending its backing of Irish cycling, the sport is still chasing new support to fill the gap created. (...)

Stage winner Nicola Juniper of TC Racing on her way to the summit of Mount Leinster with sewcond-placed Coralie Demay of Team Breizeh Ladies. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan

British rider Nicola Juniper (TC Racing) grabbed the overall lead when she won the tough third stage of the Rás na mBan on Friday. She showed her stre(...)

France’s Alexandre Geniez (L) wins the 12th stage of Vuelta a España. Photograph: Inpho

Nicolas Roche slipped three places to 34th overall in the Vuelta a España on Thursday, losing time to a large breakaway which stayed clear until the e(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett: bravely battling a head cold. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

The organisers of Rás na mBan have said they are still searching for a new title sponsor for the event following An Post’s decision to end its backing(...)