Conor Dunne: he  has spent much of his career working for others, but stepped things up last year when he took the national title with a superb breakaway effort.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

With the competitive year ramping up, Irish riders have got their season underway in various events. National champion Conor Dunne showed strongly t(...)

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(...)

Riders in action during the 10th stage of La Vuelta 2018 cycling tour, over 177km between Salamanca and Fermoselle, Spain, on Tuesday. Manuel Bruque/EPA

Nicolas Roche (BMC Racing Team) is the sole Irish rider remaining in the Vuelta a España, with Dan Martin a non-starter on Tuesday’s 10th stage. Marti(...)

Lydia Gurley clocked up a fifth place finish in the women’s points race in Glasgow. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Lydia Gurley clocked up a fine fifth place finish in the women’s points race at the European track championships on Saturday, registering the best Iri(...)

Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas (left) wearing the leader’s yellow jersey and third-placed Chris Froome (right) cross the finish line. Photo: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Never, surely, has a flute of champagne tasted so sweet as the one Geraint Thomas enjoyed on the road into Paris. For it confirmed that winning the ye(...)

 France’s Julian Alaphilippe celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 16th stage of the  Tour de France between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty

Geraint Thomas has predicted that Wednesday’s short but spiky 17th stage of the Tour de France will be “massively decisive” in determining the fate of(...)

 Ireland’s Daniel Martin and Great Britain’s Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, wait for the race to resume. The race was halted for several minutes after tear gas was used as protesting farmers attempted to block the route. Photograph: Getty Images

Although Tuesday’s stage of the Tour de France featured plenty of climbing and gave a platform to the overall contenders to attack and try to reshuffl(...)

Astana Pro Team rider Omar Fraile of Spain in action on his way to winning Stage 14 of the Tour de France from Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Mende. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

Spain’s Omar Fraile powered to victory with a late burst in the last climb of the 14th stage of the Tour de France, a 188-km ride from Saint-Paul-Troi(...)

 Julian Alaphilippe of France wins the 10th stage. Photograph: Reuters

Julian Alaphilippe prolonged French hangovers from World Cup celebrations by becoming the first home stage winner in this year’s Tour de France, after(...)

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