Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Edmondson doubles up with second gold

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.

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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...

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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?

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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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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...

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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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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.

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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...

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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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Only way is up for Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under

Rupert Guinness TOUR de France race director Christian Prudhomme says the popularity of a bicycle race is judged by looking at the eyes of spectators.

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't be getting call: UCI

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting for a call from cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his past doping, he won't be getting one.

Cycling

Brilliant Cadel Evans in charge in Tour Down Under

Australian cyclist Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness No sooner had Cadel Evans claimed the race lead in the Tour Down Under with a stunning solo attack, than he was challenged by the rider he took it from.

Cycling

Lance Armstrong won't get a special invitation to doping inquiry: UCI boss

Lance Armstrong

Rupert Guinness If Lance Armstrong is waiting on a call from world cycling boss Brian Cookson to open dialogue about his doping past, he needn't hold his breath.

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Cadel Evans destroys field in Tour Down Under

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Australian cycling legend Cadel Evans has unleashed an outstanding ride to take the lead in the Tour Down Under.

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Tour Down Under: Teen crashes to earth as Diego Ulissi grabs stage-two honours

Rupert Guinness The wince of Caleb Ewan as he hobbled out from the medical tent sporting a patchwork of bandages after crashing on day two the Tour Down Under said it all.

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Painful day for Caleb Ewan as Italian wins on day two of Tour Down Under

Diego Ulissi of Italy celebrates on the podium after winning stage two of the Tour Down Under.

Rupert Guinness When Ewan began the Tour Down Under, he knew it would be a steep learning curve.