Michael Morkov

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Ireland’s  Sam Bennett after pipping  Danny van Poppel of the Netherlands to the line to win stage three of the Volta Ao Algarve  from Faro to Tavira. Photograph:   Luc Claessen/Getty Images

This one perhaps required slightly less effort than anticipated and again the execution was near perfect, Sam Bennett winning stage 3 of the five-day (...)

Sam Bennett claimed victory on the opening stage of the Tour of Algarve.  File photograph:  Marco Bertorello/AFP via Getty Images

It required slightly more effort than desired and still the execution was near perfect, Sam Bennett winning the opening stage of the five-day Tour of (...)

Sam Bennett is competing in Portugal as his Tour preparation picks up. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty/AFP

It may feel some distance from the Grande Partenza of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, and indeed next month’s Tour de France, and still Sam Bennett wil(...)

 Jasper Philipsen of Alpecin-Fenix team sprints to win the Scheldeprijs ahead of Sam Bennett and Mark Cavendish. Photograph:  EPA

Sometimes these spring cobbled classics end up as mud-splattered wars of attrition, only this one turned into another purely tactical bunch sprint - a(...)

 Caleb Ewan crosses the finish line ahead of Sam Bennett at the seventh stage of the UAE Cycling Tour from Yas Mall to Abu Dhabi Breakwater. Photograph: Getty Images

There was a little bit of eye-balling just before the finish line and when they crossed it Caleb Ewan had just about got himself in front of Sam Benne(...)

Sam Bennett celebrates on the podium after winning the sixth stage of the UAE tour cycling race, from Deira Islands to Palm Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE. Photograph: Gian Mattia D’Alberto/LaPresse via AP

The plan was to head towards Glencree for a quick spin and be back in time for the bunch sprint finish on Palm Jumeirah. When the sky is bright and th(...)

 Miriam Gutierrez pays tribute to Katie Taylor after their fight in November. Photograph:   Mark Robinson/Inpho

Taylor v Gutierrez Wembley Arena, London, November 14th Her smile stood out. Miriam Gutierrez’s face had received ferocious blows for the entire bou(...)

Hugh Carthy on his way to winning Stage 12 of the Vuelta a Espana. Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images

There is no hiding on the Angliru. Dan Martin said it before the start of Stage 12 and so it proved at the finish, the tortuously high mountain pass c(...)

Spanish rider Ion Izagirre took Stage 6 of the Vuelta on Sunday. Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA

It wasn’t the queen stage as originally mapped and still some hell broke loose, first in the virtual sense, then in the cold reality that greeted some(...)

This 75th edition of the Vuelta was originally meant to open with  three  flat stages in the Netherlands,  but instead now cuts straight to a high mountain chase. Photograph:  KT/Tim De Waele/Corbis via Getty Images

In another lifetime Sam Bennett may have already helped himself to one of the three perfectly flat stages that opened the 2020 Vuelta a España and fin(...)

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