Jakob Fuglsang

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Dan Martin: “I have never felt better going into the Tour de France.”

If it was a boxing match, it would be a 12-rounder where the fighters slug lumps out of each other from start to finish. The final stage of last month(...)

 Team Sky rider Chris Froome: “My hunger to win hasn’t got any less but the challenge is bigger this year because the level of my rivals is higher.” Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Reuters

He was the dominant winner in 2013, 2015 and 2016 but, this time around, Chris Froome starts the Tour de France knowing things could be more difficult(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin (left) and Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang ride in a breakaway during the 115 km eighth and last stage of the 69th edition of the Criterium du Dauphine. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin showed that his build-up to the Tour de France is bang on track with a highly impressive display on the final stage of the Criterium du Dau(...)

Swiss Olympic cycling champion Fabian Cancellara after receiving his medal in Rio. Photograph: Getty Images

More athletes have had their medical data leaked by a group of Russian cyber terrorists calling themselves ‘the Fancy Bears’. The latest batch – the (...)

(From left) Ireland’s Dan Martin, Emanuel Buchmann of Germany and Britain’s Chris Froome cross the finish line of the men’s road race on Saturday. Photograph: Javier Etxezarreta/Getty.

Dan Martin is leaning over his bike, looking battered and bruised and not far off death. And he’s one of the lucky ones. If any event proves beyond ev(...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche after competing the men’s road race  at the Olympic Games in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many Olympic events are won in six hours, 10 minutes and five seconds, which is just as well, because Greg Van Avermaet from Belgium had just enou(...)

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 (...)

Spain’s Alberto Contador, acompanied by his Saxo-Tinkof team manager  Bjarne Riis, abandons the Tour de France  after crashing during the 10th stage, which started  in Mulhouse and finished in La Planche des Belles Filles. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP

Blood had been expected along the zigzagging paths towards La Planche des Belles Filles but not such an abrupt kill. Yet on another wild day at this y(...)

 Omega Pharma Quick Step Procycling team rider Tony Martin of Germany celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the ninth stage of the 101st Tour de France  from Gerardmer to Mulhouse. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider Tony Martin stormed to his maiden Tour de France flat stage win on Sunday as Frenchman Tony Gallopin took over possessio(...)

AG2R-La Mondiale team rider Blel Kadri of France celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 161-km  eighth stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Tomblaine and Gerardmer La Mauselaine. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

There was a home winner on the eighth stage of the Tour de France while Vincenzo Nibali remains in the yellow jersey after a thrilling battle with Alb(...)

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