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# Cycling

This week
26th November 2023 - 29th November 2023
Sam Bennett completes long-awaited move to Decathlon-Ag2r
The move offers Bennett a chance to recapture his best form.
Last month
October 2023
Pogacar completes historic hat-trick of Il Lombardia victories
Ireland’s Ben Healy finished 30th, having initially led a breakaway.
15km/h speed limit for bikes being proposed for some greenways under draft changes to byelaws
Waterways Ireland have prepared draft changes to the byelaws for the Shannon Navigation, and for the Grand and Royal Canals and Barrow Navigation.
September 2023
Bennett and Mullen both withdraw from Ireland team for European Championships
The championships take place in Drenthe, Netherlands from tomorrow until Sunday.
Kuss touching Vuelta glory as Poels takes stage 20
Wout Poels won stage 20 in a sprint finish ahead of Remco Evenepoel.
Italy's Dainese wins 19th stage as Kuss closes on Vuelta title
Kuss remains ahead of his Jumbo-Visma teammates Jonas Vingegaard, who is 17 seconds behind.
Kuss closes in on Vuelta a Espana glory
The Jumbo-Visma rider held on to his slender lead on the last major mountain stage of the Vuelta.
Kuss clings on to Vuelta lead as Roglic prevails on Angrilu mountain
Tour de France champion Vingegaard remains second overall but closed the gap on Kuss.
Report recommends Dublin adds 300 new 'bike bunkers' by 2026
There are currently 12 bike bunkers – secure hangars which can accommodate around six bicycles each – located around Dublin city.
Overhaul of Dublin city centre roads will address cross-town traffic
A report by
Valerie Flynn
Changes to the areas around Pearse Street and the Custom House will be tabled next week as part of plans to boost public transport, walking and cycling.
A complete overhaul of the Westland Row, Pearse Street and Tara Street area is planned.
The Journal understands Tara Street - currently a busy traffic route with narrow footpaths - will have more space allocated to active travel and buses.
Valerie Flynn reports from a cycling symposium in the capital.
Molano beats Groves in sprint to stage 12 Vuelta victory
Three-time winner Primoz Roglic, fourth, gained four seconds by finishing second in the intermediate sprint.
Defending champ Evenepoel hurts GC rivals with impressive Vuelta time trial
Filippo Ganna won Tuesday’s 10th stage ahead of Evenepoel, who stretched his advantage over Roglic and Vingegaard.
Kamna wins at the Vuelta to complete full set of Grand Tour stages
Sepp Kuss held on to the race leader’s red jersey on Sunday’s stage to Collado de la Cruz.
Evenepoel feels 'a bit stupid' after Roglic pounces to claim Vuelta stage eight victory
Roglic’s team-mate Sepp Kuss took the overall lead of the race.
Soupe snatches Vuelta stage seven win, Martinez still leads
It was a far calmer ride than Thursday’s frantic exploits, which saw Jumbo-Visma add a potential third general classification candidate in Sepp Kuss.
August 2023
Defending Vuelta champ Evenepoel surrenders red jersey to Martinez
Remco Evenepoel is now 2:47 behind in ninth place after a challenging sixth stage, won by Sepp Kuss.
Groves sprints to stage four win as police foil Vuelta oil threat
Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar finished in 117th place.
Evenepoel powers to Vuelta stage three win and takes red jersey
Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar finished in 42nd place.
Kron grabs rainy Vuelta stage as Piccolo takes lead
Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar finished well down the field.
Frustration for Eddie Dunbar as DSM-Firmenich earn Vuelta first stage win amid rain
Dunbar fell twice on a challenging day of racing.
Transgender chess players banned from women's tournaments
The measure will not apply to transgender men competing in the open category.
Irish duo crowned champions at Para-cycling Worlds
Katie George Dunlevy and Linda Kelly finished ahead of Great Britain in Dumfries.
Double bronze for Richael Timothy at UCI World Championships
Timothy secured a bronze medal in both the women’s C3 scratch race and omnium.
Burns sets new national record at UCI World Championships
Burns set the record on his way to finishing 6th in the MC2 1km Time Trial.
Ronan Grimes takes bronze on opening day of Cycling World Championships
Grimes put in a brilliant ride to record a time of 4:34.015 to comprehensively beat French rider Gatien Le Rousseau.
July 2023
Pogacar takes stage as Vingegaard assures Tour de France title
Huge crowds turned out to greet local hero Thibaut Pinot who was cheered up every mountain as he finished seventh on the day.
Megan Armitage ruled out of Tour de France with concussion
Armitage suffered a head injury after colliding with a bus during training on Thursday.
Kasper Asgreen sprints to maiden Tour de France stage win in Bourg-en-Bresse
Asgreen was part of a four-strong break who managed to hold off the sprint teams in the 185km stage from Moutiers.
Irish cyclist Gillespie wins second gold medal at U23 European Track Championships
Lara Gillespie claimed gold in the Omnium to follow her victory in the points race.
Rodriguez wins Alpine stage as Vingegaard retains slim Tour lead
The day was marked by French hope Romain Bardet’s race-ending crash as rain-slicked roads made for treacherous racing.
Vingegaard holds off Pogacar's attack to cling on to Tour de France yellow jersey
Michal Kwiatkowski soloed to a stage win on Grand Colombier on Friday.
Ion Izagirre powers to solo win in 12th stage of Tour de France
Jonas Vingegaard retains his 17-second lead over Tadej Pogacar in the GC standings.
Pello Bilbao dedicates first Tour de France stage win to late Gino Mader
Bilbao’s team-mate Mader died after a high-speed crash in the Tour de Suisse last month.
Michael Woods claims first Tour de France stage victory after breakaway
Jonas Vingegaard advantage in yellow is down to 17 seconds going into Monday’s rest day.
Record-chasing Mark Cavendish out of Tour de France after nasty crash
Denmark’s Mads Pedersen won stage eight of the event.
Jai Hindley wins Tour de France stage 5 to take yellow jersey
Hindley soloed into Laruns to take the win by 32 seconds.
Belgium's Philipsen wins second straight Tour de France stage
Today’s sprint was marred by three high-speed falls.
This year
Debunked: Cycle ride misreported to link it with controversial issues involving trans athletes
The TransAtlanticWay ride has become an unlikely focus of controversy.
Roglic wins Giro d'Italia as Cavendish takes final stage
Eddie Dunbar finished seventh in the overall standings.
Olympic sailing medalist Annalise Murphy takes cycling gold
The 33-year-old won the women’s scratch final at the Dublin Track Cycling International event.