Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Australian Gerrans wins third stage of Tour

Rupert Guinness Australian wins the third stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish.

Cycling

GreenEDGE in contention for yellow jersey

Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE's South African member Daryl Impey is within striking range of taking the leader's yellow jersey after his eighth place in Sunday's 156km second stage.

Cycling

Team bus caught up in dramatic finish to Tour opener

The Orica-GreenEDGE bus

Rupert Guinness It was the box seat to catch all the finish line drama of the first day of the 100th Tour.

Tour de France

Dennis has big hand in Hesjedal's recovery

Ryder Hesjedal

Rupert Guinness Australian Rohan Dennis may be in his first Tour de France, but the 23-year-old showed in his first day of racing in the world's most prestigious bike race that he is not a rider who needs to be...

Cycling

Stuck bus had best Tour view for the worst possible finish

Orica Greenedge bus

Rupert Guinness He was in the box seat for all the dramas at the finish line on the first day of the 100th Tour de France.

Cycling

GreenEdge fined after bus farce at Tour

Murilo Antoniobil Fischer of Brazil, center left, Tony Martin of Germany, center right, and Tony Gallopin of France, right, wait for medical assistance after crashing in the last kilometers of the first stage of the Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness The Orica-GreenEdge team were hit with a fine of 2,000 Swiss Francs ($A2,300) after their bus blocked the finish line to Saturday's opening stage of this year's Tour de France, leading to a chaotic...

Cycling

Riders can win without drugs: van Garderen

Tejay Van Garderen

Rupert Guinness American Tejay van Garderen has defended as ''clean'' the Tour de France performances of himself and his BMC team leader, Australian Cadel Evans, following Lance Armstrong's comments that a rider...

Cycling

A well-read Evans knows line to take

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness If Cadel Evans was going to be distracted from his campaign to win a second Tour de France, it was not going to be by Lance Armstrong's comments in a French newspaper that it was impossible to have...

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Cycling

Contador and Rogers wary of underdog Evans

Tour de France

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans is not the first name to figure in his rivals' reckoning of favouritism.

Cycling

Contador is not one to write off Evans' hopes

Rupert Guinness CADEL Evans is not the first name to figure in his rivals' reckoning of favouritism for the Tour de France, but they have learned - having observed or raced against him in his eight previous starts -...

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Cycling

Tour thrill for rookie in his first year

Tour de France 2013.

Rupert Guinness When Rohan Dennis began his first season as a professional cyclist in January, racing in the 100th Tour de France was not on his mind.

Cycling

Australian rookie rider ‘thrilled’ at Tour spot

Overall leader's yellow jersey Australia's Rohan Dennis with Spain's Alberto Contador, Britain's Christopher Froome, Australia's Richie Porte during the Dauphine Criterium.

Rupert Guinness When Rohan Dennis began his first season as a professional cyclist in January, racing in the 100th Tour de France was not on his mind.

Cycling

Goss needs first-class sprint train: White

Matthew Goss

Rupert Guinness If Australian Matt Goss is to have a chance of winning a stage in this year’s 100th Tour de France in a bunch sprint, his Orica- GreenEDGE team will need to produce a faultless lead out to position...

Cycling

Change of tack needed to convert Meyer's stage win into tour success

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness When Cameron Meyer won the opening time trial stage of the Tour de Suisse on Saturday, the timing of the six-time world track champion’s victory was significant, coming as it did at the tail-end of a...

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Cycling

Next Porte of call: grand tour contender

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness After Richie Porte led Chris Froome up the final mountain to the finish line and into position to win Thursday's fifth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine in the Alps and take the overall lead, the...

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Cycling

Sky's the limit for fast-rising Porte

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness After Richie Porte led Chris Froome up the final mountain to the finish line, and into position to win Thursday's fifth stage of the Criterium du Dauphine and take the overall lead, the British Tour...

Cycling

Wiggins absence leaves Froome with a view to claiming Tour

Bradley Wiggins

Rupert Guinness Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins' decision to skip this year's 100th edition due to a knee injury came as no surprise to his Australian teammate Richie Porte.

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Cycling

Evans, the great all-rounder, turns focus to Tour

Cadel Evans on the podium with his son Robel after the Giro d'Italia.

Rupert Guinness Stephen Roche rates Evans' consistency in all facets of grand tour racing as his greatest asset.

Cycling

Evans tipped to kick on from Giro

Australian Cadel Evans gets ready before the 13th stage of 96th Giro d'Italia from Busseto to Cherasco on May 17, 2013 in Busseto. Mark Cavendish claimed his fourth win of the 96th Giro d'Italia on Friday after sprinting to victory in the 13th stage, at 254 km the longest of the race, from Busseto to Cherasco.  AFP PHOTO / LUK BENIES

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans has the attributes needed to back up from claiming the first ever podium finish by an Australian in the Giro d'Italia and be a serious contender for the Tour de France, says former...

Cycling

Evans happy with third place finish in Giro

BMC's Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans becomes the first Australian rider to make the Giro d'Italia podium.