Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Richie Porte's plans for Giro d'Italia under a cloud

Rupert Guinness Richie Porte's start in the Giro d'Italia may be in question with the Australian admitting that the illness which has recently led to his withdrawal from two World Tour events has "compromised" his...

Rowing

Kim Crow says victory at Australian Rowing Championships perfect World Cup preparation

Rupert Guinness With every stroke Kim Crow has been fast finding her best form at the Australian Championships in Penrith, Sydney this week; and in what must be a worry for her international rivals in the World Cup...

Rebels worried by Waratahs' inside knowledge

Rupert Guinness Any plan by the Melbourne Rebels to nullify Israel Folau in their Super Rugby match against the Waratahs on Friday night may be known by their opposition before it is even put into practice due to...

Cycling

Richie Porte determined to play to his strengths at Tirreno-Adriatico

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness Australian Richie Porte understands Tour de France boss Christian Prudhomme's anger over his late withdrawal from the Paris-Nice race he won last year and is owned by the same organisation, to...

Cycling

Richie Porte and Cadel Evans to renew rivalry in Tirreno-Adriatico race

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness The British Sky team's move to withdraw Australian Richie Porte from Paris-Nice and enter him in Tirreno-Adriatico to replace injured Tour de France champion Chris Froome has raised the ire of French...

Sailing

Team Australia will take on America's Cup with homegrown sailing crew

Iain Murray, Sandy and Bob Oatley with Team Australia, Australia's challenger for the America's Cup, in Sydney Harbour.
6th March 2014
Photo: Janie Barrett

Rupert Guinness Team Australia has pledged to assign all its crew spots for the next America's Cup to local sailors.

Cycling

Alex Edmondson wins second gold at world cycling titles

Rupert Guinness Alex Edmondson has taken Australia to the top of the medal tally at the world track championships in Cali, Colombia, with a stunning victory in the men's individual pursuit final on Friday.

Cycling

Edmondson doubles up with second gold

Australia's Alexander Edmondson celebrates after winning the Men's team pursuit final at the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali  February 26, 2014. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga (COLOMBIA - Tags: SPORT CYCLING)

Rupert Guinness Youngster Alex Edmondson has claimed his second gold medal at this year's world track cycling championships with victory in the men's individual pursuit.

Cycling

Australia claim gold in men's team pursuit at the world track cycling championships

Australia's team pursuit

Rupert Guinness Australia's campaign at the world track cycling championships in Cali, Colombia began in blistering fashion on Wednesday with the men's team pursuit defending their title in the final against Denmark.

Cycling

Inner fire drives Anna Meares after Vicky Pendleton's retirement

Anna Meares

Rupert Guinness WHEN Anna Meares decided to put her body and mind through a fourth four-year Olympic campaign for the 2016 Games a year ago, her coach, Gary West, wondered if the retirement of British arch-rival...

Cycling

Anna Meares finds gears again

Australian cyclist Anna Meares.

Rupert Guinness Anna Meares says she is physically as strong as she was in London, but is she as competitive?

Cycling

Nathan Haas ready to repeat 2011 Herald Sun Tour triumph

Nathan Haas (R) from Australia rides at the Peoples Choice Classic held prior to the Tour Down Under cycling race in Adelaide on January 19, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / Mark Gunter 
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Rupert Guinness As Nathan Haas lines up for his first race since his impressive fifth place finish in last month's Tour Down Under, he has a warning for his rivals.

Simon Gerrans happy to give his yellow Tour de France jersey to Daryl Impey

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness IT WAS the day after Simon Gerrans passed on the Tour de France yellow jersey he had worn for two stages to his teammate Daryl Impey when the magnitude of his most memorable of sporting gestures...

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Caleb Ewan will be better for under-23 tour experience, says Robbie McEwen

Caleb Ewan

Rupert Guinness Australian sprint great Robbie McEwen says rising star Caleb Ewan will continue to improve as a rider when he drops back to the under-23 ranks following his World Tour debut at the Tour Down Under.

Cycling

Organisers hint at 'surprise' for 2015 Tour Down Under route

Simon Gerrans.

Rupert Guinness Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur believes the event has the ideal balance between stages suited for sprinters and all-rounders, but hinted there could be a "surprise" in next year's route.

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Cycling

Cadel Evans thinks he has another Tour Down Under in him

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans may be in the twilight of his career, but after finishing second in the Tour Down Under the 36-year-old gave a strong indication that before he retires he will give Australians the chance...

Cycling

Simon Gerrans creates history with third win in Tour Down Under

Gerrans

Rupert Guinness For Simon Gerrans, a record third win in the Tour Down Under on Sunday all but completes the fairytale story of his early season success.

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Cycling

Historic third win for cyclist Simon Gerrans in Tour Down Under

Australian road cycling champion Simon Gerrans is now a three-time winner of the Tour Down Under.

Rupert Guinness Victory all but completes the fairytale story of Gerrans' early season success.

Cycling

Simon Gerrans just in front ahead of thrilling Tour Down Under finale

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness After five days, 730 kilometres and more than 18 hours of racing, the best ever edition of the Tour Down Under has now come down to a battle for one second that will be decided on Sunday's finale...

Cycling

Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans, Simon Gerrans set for ding-dong fourth stage duel

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans will go into Saturday's crucial fifth stage of the Tour Down Under as race leader.

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