Lara Gillespie

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 Imogen Cotter during a training session at her home in Ruan, Clare. Photograph:  David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

‘Get off that computer game!’ is still the war-cry of many Covid-addled parents yet, when it comes to cycling that is literally where all the action r(...)

Sanita Puspure in rowing has a great chance of going for gold at the Olympics in Tokyo. File photograph: Inpho

Lee Keegan (Mayo footballer) Who is Ireland’s best gold medal prospect at the Olympics in Tokyo? How many medals in total will Ireland claim? Golf is(...)

The Lions will face world champions South Africa in three Tests on their tour next summer. Photograph:  Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ghosting through the year like a slow-moving glacier before calving a sanitised form of soccer, rugby and GAA, sport leaves 2020 for a vaccinated 2021(...)

Ben Healy of Trinity Racing celebrates his victory in the National Road Racing Championships in Newcastle West, Limerick. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

They promised a taste of the new generation and satisfied not once but twice – first Ben Healy, then Lara Gillespie, riding out as headline acts at th(...)

Sam Bennett: he  has been part of  Bora-hansgrohe and its predecessor since turning professional,  but  has been passed over for selection for several key events.  Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish women’s team pursuit squad raced to a superb fourth place in qualification at the World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, on Thursday, smashing the nat(...)

Leo von Buenau, Maedhbh Ní Chumhaill, Emily Longworth and Kiki Needham with their bikes for the Green-Schools #andshecycles campaign. Photograph: Ste Murray

Why are so few teenage girls cycling to school? This was the question that the An Taisce Green Schools programme managers asked school-going girls rec(...)

Ireland’s Maeve Gallagher  in the junior women’s race from Doncaster to Harrogate at the  Road World Championships in England.  Photograph: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

What appeared to be strong Irish hopes in the finale of the junior women’s road race at the World Championships in England evaporated inside the final(...)

Nicolas Roche has signed a two-year extension with Team Sunweb. Photograph:  Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche’s strong year with Team Sunweb has prompted the team to offer him a two-year contract extension. Roche rode aggressively in many races, (...)

Lara Gillespie won bronze in the individual pursuit at the junior track world championships in Frankfurt. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Irish cycling is celebrating its first medal at a junior track world championships, with Lara Gillespie taking bronze in the individual pursuit in Fra(...)

Belgian Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal)  crosses the line just ahead of  Swiss rider Marc Hirschi. Photograph: BinckBank Tour

Having achieved his goal of claiming a third stage win in the BinckBank Tour on Wednesday, Sam Bennett had a much tougher day on the difficult terrain(...)

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