Cycling

Van Garderen Snags Tour Of California Lead

Tejay Van Garderen has pushed his way to the lead in the Tour of California after a victory of 34.7km time trial in the fourth of the race, completed in San Jose. The 29-year-old finished just seven seconds ahead of opponent Patrick Bevin, a rider from New Zealand. Third was ….

Stybar Wants To Win Paris-Roubaix

Zdenek Stybar is hoping that this year is his year and that a Paris-Roubaix victory will finally be his. His team manager, Patrick Lefevere has also now said that he doesn’t care who win, as long as it’s the Czech on the podium at the end of the day. Stybar ….

Rohan Dennis Finds Stepping Stone

Aussie Rohan Dennis Finds A Stepping Stone Australian pro-cyclist Rohan Dennis will be easing back into competitive cycling in this year’s Tour de Pologne, after crashing out of the Giro d’Italia earlier this year.  Dennis, riding for BMC Racing Team, has had a mixed fortune run this year – with ….

Matthews In Green As Kittel Crashes

Aussie Michael Matthews Slips Into Green Aussie Michael Matthews is on a comfortably paved way to winning the 2017 Tour de France green points jersey.  This after yet another sprinter has been forced to abandon the race after a massive pile-up around the twenty-kilometre mark during Wednesday’s 17th Stage in ….

Chris Froome 2017 Tour Favourite

Froome Edging Closer To One More Tour Chris Froome has officially crawled to within inches of winning his fourth Tour de France after the 18th Stage of the 2017 Tour.  A fresh-faced and seemingly well-rested Froome all but hopped onto the podium on Thursday.  Friday’s stage is bound to be ….

Stage 10 Sees Key Colours Unchanged

Green And Yellow To Remain Unchanged After Stage 10 German Marcel Kittel (team Quick-Step Floors) managed to retain a firm grip on the green jersey (points jersey) during Stage 10 of the 2017 Tour de France.  Defying the typical tyre-breadth victories that we have been seeing thus far during this ….

Mark Cavendish on the receiving end of abuse

Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish Abuse Highlighted by Wife Mark Cavendish’s wife has exposed online trolls wishing that the couple’s children would die of cancer after her husband exited the Tour de France. The 32-year old cyclist broke his shoulder after a collision with Peter Sagan, who was banned ….

Disappointing Start For Richie Porte

Dismal And Disappointing Start to 2017 Tour de France The dramatic opening time trial has been a damp and disappointing one for Australian favourite Richie Porte.  Having been classified pre-race as one of the big contenders, together with names such as Chris Froome, Alberto Contador and Romain Bardet, finishing in ….

Marc Cavendish is Back for Tour de France

Marc Cavendish Will Race in the Tour de France Mark Cavendish is set to take part in the Tour de France after gambling on his fitness. Cavendish was only able to start training as recently as 6 weeks ago, after suffering from the Epstein-Barr virus. Mark Cavendish was diagnosed with ….