A special day at the Tour Down Under. Richie Porte makes it six Willunga Hill victories on the trot. Daryl Impey becomes the first rider to claim the ochre jersey back to back, and the cycling world says goodbye to one of their very best.
37-year-old veteran Mathew Hayman recorded the most important victory of his entire career in Sunday’s Paris-Roubaix, spectacularly out-sprinting a stellar group containing pre-race favourite Tom Boonen in the famous velodrome. The Belgian came across the line in second place, while Ian Stannard completed the podium. Fabian Cancellara bade a sad farewell to his favourite race, with his hopes dashed by an unfortunate crash. Continue reading
Today we have a new award that we’ve decided to give in recognition of all those riders who tend to adopt a role serving their team or a team leader rather than having the freedom to pursue glory themselves. We’re calling it the Unsung Hero Award.