Ryan Mullen: “I’m a TT rider and I’m here to ride the TT, so I’m going to give it my best like I always do and see where that gets me.” Photograph: Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Irish road race and time-trial champion Ryan Mullen will start his first Grand Tour with immediate ambition, trying to win Friday’s opening stage of t(...)

Nicolai Brochner of Denmark winning the Rás stage into Sneem. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Two days after his third place into Charleville, Danish rider Nicolai Brochner nabbed the stage win he was hunting for when he took Wednesday’s uphil(...)