Daniel Martin

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Simon Yates descending  the Col du Galibier during the 2017 Tour de France. File photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The Tour de France holds many fond memories from an Irish perspective, not least Stephen Roche’s overall victory in 1987 and Sean Kelly winning the Gr(...)

Dan Martin celebrates after he received the  prize for being the Tour de France’s most combative  rider after the  last stage in Paris on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Six days after taking eighth overall in the Tour de France and winning the most combative rider award, Dan Martin will return to action on Saturday. (...)

Chris Froome with second-placed Colombia’s Rigoberto Uran (left) and third-placed  Romain Bardet on the Tour de France podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. Photograph: Goffroy Van Der Hassel/AFP/Getty

With no disrespect to Chris Froome immediately after his fourth Tour de France win, I do not believe that the Team Sky leader will make it five and th(...)

“Chris Froome celebrates his  Tour de France victory on Sunday on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Photograph:  Franck Faugere/EPA

Chris Froome, with his fourth Tour de France in the bag thanks to one of the strongest final weeks he can remember putting in, is now likely to move o(...)

Daniel Martin of Ireland, Romain Bardet of France, Alexis Vuillermoz of France, Fabio Aru of Italy and Alberto Contador of Spain  on stage 15 of the Tour de France. Photograph: Reuters/Jeff Pachoud

Amid a full-scale offensive by Romain Bardet’s AG2R team, Chris Froome survived a broken wheel at the foot of the key climb of Sunday’s stage across t(...)

 Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, rides ahead of Spain’s Mikel Landa during stage 15 of the 104th edition of the Tour de France between Laissac-Severac l’Eglise and Le Puy-en-Velay. Photograph: Getty Images

Amidst a full-scale offensive by Romain Bardet’s AG2R team, Chris Froome survived a puncture at the foot of the key climb of Sunday’s stage across the(...)

Astana Pro Team rider Fabio Aru celebrates on the podium wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey following the 12th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: Yoan Valat/EPA

Against all expectations, 200m from the top of the airport runway used to shoot parts of the film Tomorrow Never Dies, the Tour de France saw Sky fall(...)

Dan Martin finished sixth in Volta a Catalunya. Photograph: Josep Lago/Afp

Great Britain’s Adam Yates missed out on a podium finish as Alejandro Valverde powered his way to a second Volta a Catalunya triumph. Movistar’s Valv(...)

Yellow jersey leader Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain falls on the road during stage 12 of the Tour de France. Photo: Bernard Papon/Reuters

Mont Ventoux is often described as a mountain with a personality and a particularly malevolent one at that, so the bizarre Bastille Day finish at Chal(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin and Britain’s Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey ride under the rain as fans cheer during the 184,5 km ninth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

As a deluge of rain and hail fell on the super-category climb here, amid the lowering Pyrenean skies there was a little clarity over the identity of t(...)

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