Zoe Backstedt celebrates after winning the junior women’s road race at cycling’s world road championships in Belgium. Photograph: Getty Images

Italy’s Elisa Balsamo launched a perfectly-judged sprint to win the elite women’s road race at cycling’s world championships in Belgium on Saturday, h(...)

Scotland’s Anna Shackley leaped to the top of the general classification at Rás na mBan on Saturday morning. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

GB national team rider Anna Shackley leaped to the top of the general classification at Rás na mBan on Saturday morning, winning the uphill Tullaroan (...)

Sam Bennett last competed in the Volta ao Algarve in Portugal in early May. Photograph: Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Sam Bennett has been named as the surprise leader of the Irish team at this week’s European road championships in Trento, Italy, with the sprinter set(...)

Mia Griffin placed ninth on the second stage of the Tour de Belle Isle en Terre/Kreiz Breizh Elites Dames stage race. File photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Mia Griffin recorded an impressive result in France on Friday, placing ninth on the second stage of the Tour de Belle Isle en Terre/Kreiz Breizh Elite(...)

More than  8,000 people took part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of runners promoting solidarity with and wellbeing of asylum-seekers living in Direct Provision played a major part in the Cork City Marathon (...)