Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Tour Down Under: Matt White names his favourites

Rupert Guinness Newly crowned Australian road champion Simon Gerrans and the two riders he outsprinted to win that race, Cadel Evans and Richie Porte, are clearly the favourites for next week's Tour Down Under in...

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Cadel Evans' second no surprise for rivals

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans played down his chances in the Australian road championship on Sunday.

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Simon Gerrans wins national cycling title

Simon Gerrans celebrates his win on the podium while Cadel Evans (right - second) and Richie Porte (third) look on.

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans wins pulsating men's elite road race at the Australian road cycling championships.

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Cycling's golden podium shines in Buninyong

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Rupert Guinness It was an image that showcased how far Australian cycling has developed at home: Simon Gerrans, Cadel Evans and Richie Porte standing on the podium of Sunday's national road championship at...

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Cadel Evans and Richie Porte warned against early break in road race championship

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness If Cadel Evans and Richie Porte go on the offensive in Sunday's Australian road race championship by following or starting an early break, that effort could be to the detriment of their season,...

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Gracie Elvin and Caleb Ewan bag titles with stirring rides

Rupert Guinness In a brilliant display of courage and some good old cunning, Gracie Elvin defended her Australian road race championship on Saturday after overcoming bruising and abrasions from a mid-week race crash...

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Gracie Elvin goes back-to-back at national titles

Winning smile: Gracie Elvin overcame injuries and being dropped on the last lap to defend her Australian road race title.

Rupert Guinness Elvin becomes the first back-to-back winner since Victorian Kathy Watt in 1992-94.

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Giro d'Italia 2014: Cadel Evans, Richie Porte ready for testing rides before their Italian duel

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Rupert Guinness AUSTRALIA'S two best grand tour riders, 2011 Tour de France champion Cadel Evans and Richie Porte, who is considered by many as Evans' heir apparent, will go head to head in the Giro d'Italia from...

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Tiffany Cromwell fancies her chances of big success on Saturday

Tiffany Cromwell

Rupert Guinness Tiffany Cromwell knows the gap between first and second is greater than one step up the podium..

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Cadel Evans and Richie Porte look at the year ahead

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Rupert Guinness Rupert Guinness speaks with Cadel Evans and Richie Porte before going head to head in the Giro d'Italia later this year.

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Drapac skip a step but confident of strong showing in road championships

Jordan Kerby in Cycling Australia Road National 
Championships, Ballarat. Photographer Craig Holloway/The Courier


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Rupert Guinness The new-look Drapac team is a virtually untested collective force in road racing – at least to the public eye – having come to the Australian road championships in Victoria by opting to miss the...

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Sarah Roy puts aside crashes to notch up rare home win

Rupert Guinness NSW's Sarah Roy, a former triathlete, survived a crash-marred race to win the women's elite criterium title at the Australian road championships in Victoria on Thursday night.

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Sarah Roy wins elite criterium title at Australian road championships in Ballarat

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Rupert Guinness Sarah Roy survives crash-marred race to win the women's elite criterium title at the Australian road championships.

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Steele von Hoff stays cool to seize moment and turn silver into gold

Steele von Hoff

Rupert Guinness Steele von Hoff showed how winning bike races can be as much about having the gumption to seize opportunity as having the strength to make the best of them at the Australian road championships on...

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Cycling: Cadel Evans will race in Australian road championship

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Tour winner's manager says he has been training near his home at Barwon Heads.

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Michael Hepburn hits high road to clinch time-trial title

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Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE member wins championship at Burrumbeet, near Ballarat.

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Cadel Evans rolls back the years for crack at national road title

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans will race in the Australian road championship on Sunday, his first appearance in the event in nine years.

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Hepburn clocks first major win of road cycling career in Orica-GreenEDGE colours

Rupert Guinness When Michael Hepburn began his adaptation from being a track rider to a professional road cyclist two years ago, he was destined for big things.

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Cyclist Simon Gerrans ready to let teammate Simon Clarke take the lead

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Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans knows the time is coming when he and Orica-GreenEDGE teammate Simon Clarke will undergo a role reversal.

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Luke Durbridge fit and well for Drapac battle at Australian road cycling championships

Luke Durbridge.

Rupert Guinness Luke Durbridge says he and his Orica-GreenEDGE teammates are ready to take on the new-look Australian Drapac squad in a fresh rivalry that should start at the Australian road championships in...