Nicolas Roche

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Dan Martin in the Tour de France this year: cyclist has left the QuickStep Floors squad he competed with for the past two years, and joined  UAE Team Emirates. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

While the start of the 2018 racing season is still over a month away, Irish riders are building their form and will shortly embark on intensive traini(...)

Strong performances from Dan Martin saw the Irish cyclist place in the top 10 of UCI’s rankings for road riders. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Dan Martin’s consistency and strong performances in 2017 have seen him once again take a strong result in the UCI’s rankings for road riders on the to(...)

Nicolas Roche finished third in inaugural Tour of Guangxi. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

Nicolas Roche added a notable achievement to his career on Tuesday, finishing third overall in the Tour of Guangxi in China and thus securing his firs(...)

Cyclists compete in the Tour of Guangxi cycling race in Beihai in China’s southern Guangxi region last week.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche held third place overall in the Tour of Guangxi on Monday’s penultimate stage, crossing the line 17th in the bunch sprint into Guilin. (...)

 Lydia Boylan (pictured) and Lydia Gurley claimed silver in the Madison at the European track championships in Berlin. Photograph:  Kevin Lee/Getty Images

Less than 24 hours after she took fourth in the women’s scratch race in the European track championships, saying afterwards that she was ‘gutted’ to m(...)

Ireland’s  Marc Potts finished fourth in the men’s scratch race at the European Track Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Marc Potts got Ireland’s European track championship campaign off to a fine start on Thursday when he finished fourth in the men’s scratch race. He wa(...)

Gastro Gays’ Cherry bakewell porridge

To celebrate National Porridge Week, three chefs offer their favourite breakfast recipes. Ross Lewis, of Michelin-starred restaurant Chapter One offer(...)

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche at the UCI Cycling Road World Championships on September 20th, 2017 in Bergen, Norway: looking good ahead of Il Lombardia Classic.  Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche showed strong form in advance of next weekend’s prestigious Il Lombardia Classic when he took fourth in Saturday’s Giro dell’ Emilia. (...)

La Vuelta winner Chris Froome (centre)  toasts  Vicenzo Nibali (right, second place) and Ilnur Zakarin (left, third place) on the final stage from  Arroyomolinos and  Madrid. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Chris Froome has become just the third man to win the Tour de France and La Vuelta in the same year, and the first since the Vuelta moved from the ear(...)

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador celebrates as he crosses the finish line winning the 20th stage of the  Vuelta in his final race before retirement. Chris Froome virtually secured overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana today by extending his lead over Vincenzo Nibali. Photograph: Jose Jordan/Getty Images

Chris Froome is set to become the first man to win the Tour de France and La Vuelta in the same year since 1978 after defending the red jersey in Satu(...)

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