Vincenzo Nibali

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Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche after competing the men’s road race  at the Olympic Games in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Not many Olympic events are won in six hours, 10 minutes and five seconds, which is just as well, because Greg Van Avermaet from Belgium had just enou(...)

Ireland cyclists Dan Martin (left) and Nicholas Roche take a break on a training ride outside Rio de Janeiro ahead of Saturday’s road race. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

When you’re a city with 246km of coastline, spread out majestically between beaches and islands and blue lagoons, sweeping up to bold mountains of den(...)

Team Sky rider Chris Froome, who is on course to win his third Tour de France. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Perfect first week Froome has kept on the front foot since the opening weekend, when he mastered the tricky stages through Brittany without any tim(...)

 Australian rider Michael Matthews of the Orica BikeExchange team celebrates after winning the 10th stage of the  Tour de France  between Escaldes-Engordany and Revel. Photo: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Cycling is correctly described as an individual sport practiced by teams and while the value of strength in depth is almost always seen in bunch spri(...)

Belgium’s Greg Van Avermaet won the fifth stage of the Tour de France. Photograph: Afp

Greg Van Avermaet soloed to victory on stage five of the Tour de France in Le Lioran to take over the yellow jersey for the first time in his career. (...)

Italian cyclist Giulio Ciccone (Bardiani-CSF)  celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia from Campi Bisenzio to Sestola. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images

Mikel Landa’s Giro d’Italia hopes vanished when he abandoned with illness early on stage 10 on Tuesday before Italian first-year professional Giulio (...)

 Alberto Contador: “Of course I feel some sympathy for Froome. During the Tour you put in an incredible effort. And to lead the race takes even more. I still think cycling is a beautiful sport but some people just want to disturb the race. It’s sad.”

Chris Froome’s decision to release all independent analysis of his test results will not be enough to satisfy the two-time Tour de France winner’s cri(...)

 Italian cyclist Fabio Aru (C) of Astana, makes a toast with Spanish rider Joaquim Rodriguez (left) of Katusha and Polish rider Rafal Majka  of Tinkoff-Saxo at the start of the 21st and last stage of the  Vuelta a Espana, won by Aru. Photograph:  Javier Lizon/EPA

Italian Fabio Aru wrapped up a debut grand tour triumph when the beaming Astana rider coasted over the line on the final day’s ceremonial ride into Ma(...)

Tinkoff-Saxo  cyclist Peter Sagan (second from right) crosses the finish line to win  the third stage of the  Vuelta Espana, a 158.4km stage between Mijas and Malaga. Photograph: Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Colombian Esteban Chaves retained the leader’s red jersey as Peter Sagan of Slovakia surged to victory in a sprint finish to the Vuelta Espana third s(...)

Renovations had been helping Vinny pack up his troubles

For someone so sure-handed in the cockpit of his Dublin Bus chariot, or when armed with a pint no matter the throng, Vinny Fitzpatrick was prone to th(...)

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