Nicolas Roche

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Dan Martin: “It is going to be special to be on those roads again. I just love the Pyrenees.”

Dan Martin’s fear that Wednesday’s flat stage of the Tour de France could cause further splits in the peloton proved unfounded, with the race to Toulo(...)

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finished sixth on Sunday. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty

Nicolas Roche made a big bid for a stage win at the Tour de France on Sunday, infiltrating the day’s big breakaway move, riding aggressively in the fi(...)

UAE Team Emirates with Ireland’s Dan Martin, Jasper Philipsen of Belgium and Fabio Aru of Italy during the 27.6km team time trial  on July 7th. Photograph:   Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

After seven stages of the Tour de France, Ireland’s Dan Martin is sitting 18th overall in the general classification. He has had a couple of scares bu(...)

Belgium’s Dylan Teuns pedals before crossing the finish line of the sixth stage of the 106th edition of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

Belgian rider Dylan Teuns scooped the biggest result of his career on Thursday, winning the sixth stage of the Tour de France after going clear in a l(...)

Dan Martin moved up 54 positions and is now 38th. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) jumped up 54 places in the overall standings at the Tour de France, with both he and first cousin Nicolas Roche (Team S(...)

Team Sunweb on the 27.6-km Stage 2 team time trial from Brussels Royal Palace to Brussels Atomium. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Nicolas Roche’s Team Sunweb squad had a strong showing on stage two of the Tour de France, with the German-registered outfit racing to fourth place in(...)

Riders enter the Arcades du Cinquantenaire in the first stage of the Tour de France in Brussels. Photograph: Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty

Irish duo Nicolas Roche (Team Sunweb) and Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates) were both given the same finishing time as the winner Mike Teunissen (Team Ju(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin celebrates winning the sixth stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France  between Brest and Mur-de-Bretagne Guerledan in 2018. Photograph:  Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images

It’s been described in the past by Sean Kelly as the 110 per cent race, but when this year’s Tour de France gets under way in Brussels today (Saturday(...)

 Irish cyclist Seamus ‘Shay’ Elliott (1934 - 1971) takes a ride in a pram after arriving at Toulouse during the Tour de France in July 1961. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images

Question: which Irish rider has worn the most yellow jerseys in the Tour de France? If you guessed Shay Elliott and Stephen Roche then give yourself (...)

Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar in action for Team Ineos during the stage 21 team-trial at the Giro d’Italia. Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ask cycling analysts who the best Irish riders in history are and the same names will crop up. The trailblazer was Shay Elliott, who in the 1960s won (...)

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