Elia Viviani (right)  pips Ireland’s  Sam Bennett (Team Bora-Hansgrohe)  and Danny Van Poppel of ( Team LottoNL-Jumbo) and Jean-Pierre Drucker (BMC Racing) in a sprint to the line during Stage 13 of the Tour of Italy at Nervesa Della Battaglia. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Sam Bennett may have been the fastest rider in the sprint on Friday’s 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, but the Irishman ran out of luck in a complicat(...)

Dan Martin in the Tour de France this year: cyclist has left the QuickStep Floors squad he competed with for the past two years, and joined  UAE Team Emirates. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

While the start of the 2018 racing season is still over a month away, Irish riders are building their form and will shortly embark on intensive traini(...)

Dan Martin: finished third in the Critérium du Dauphiné last year. Photograph:  Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

One year after finishing third overall in the Critérium du Dauphiné, Dan Martin returns to the mountains in the race on Friday vying for another stro(...)

 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(...)

Irish rider Daniel Martin of the Quick-Step Floors team in action during the third stage of the 43rd Algarve Tour, a time trial over 18km, in Sagres, Portugal. Photograph: EPA

Following his stage victory in the Volta ao Algarve on Thursday, Dan Martin started Friday’s 18 kilometre time trial hoping to ride strongly but was u(...)

BMC Racing Team rider Nicolas Roche finished 53rd in Thursday’s stage two of  the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana in Spain

Nicolas Roche has said that he still has room to improve in terms of his form, but made a successful debut with his new BMC Racing Team this week. (...)