Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Simon Gerrans, Michael Matthews ready to lead Australian charge at world championships

Rupert Guinness There is one cycling jersey Simon Gerrans has never worn, but probably should have considering his ability to target and win races: that of world road champion.

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Simon Gerrans primed for tilt at World Road Championships

Simon Gerrans makes history in Montreal as he triumphs in a sprint finish.

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans is a winner. No one will argue with that after his wins in two World Tour races in Canada on the weekend that have made him one of the favourites for the men's elite race at the world...

Cycling

Mat Hayman set to make Tour de France debut after 15 years of waiting

He's in: Mat Hayman is likely to be the Tour's oldest rookie in the modern era.

Rupert Guinness Mat Hayman has waited 15 years for the news. Now his debut in the Tour de France finally looks to be coming his way, with his Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team management pledging that he will...

Cycling

Orica-GreenEDGE calls in big guns for Giro d'Italia pink jersey campaign

Cameron Meyer and Brett Daniel Lancaster of Australia ahead of stage three of the 2013 Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Australia's Orica-GreenEDGE team will go into the Giro d'Italia that starts in Belfast on Friday with a line-up bolstered with plenty of engine power for the team time trial, hoping to put a rider...

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Cycling

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.

Cycling

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

Sarah Roy.

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

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.

Swimming

Jacco Verhaeren is key to unlocking gold for Swimming Australia

Jacco Verhaaren

Rupert Guinness Swimming Australia has no doubt it has the athletes to help the country become the sport's world power.

Cycling

Cycling coverage in jeopardy over fee dispute

Greipel on fire at Tour Down Under (Thumbnail)

Rupert Guinness Television coverage of Australia's main domestic cycling races next year risks being dropped by SBS unless it receives six months of payments owed by the national body.

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Wheels turn away from big league

One of thousands of Melbourne cyclists who took part in Ride2Work Day on Wednesday.

Jared Lynch and Rupert Guinness Despite Lance Armstrong's stain on the sport, cycling has never been stronger in Australia.

Mellow yellow: GreenEDGE pay for success

Orica Greenedge team rider Simon Gerrans of Australia celebrates his yellow jersey win on the podium of the 25km team time-trial fourth stage of the centenary Tour de France cycling race in Nice July 2, 2013. Gerrans takes the yellow leaders jersey.      REUTERS/Eric Gaillard (FRANCE  - Tags: SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Rupert Guinness Alpe d'Huez: One yellow jersey, it is believed, has gone to the wash. The other still bears the sweat stains that represent the effort its wearer needed to claim it.

GreenEDGE guys relish their days in yellow

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Yellow jerseys symbolic of how far Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team has come.

Cycling

World championship hopeful crashes after tangle with monkeys

11 February 2012 SPORT Canberra Times photograph by GRAHAM TIDY Story by Courtney Rees. Mountain bike competition at Stromlo Forest Park. The All Mountain Cup, cross country, Elite men's event in progress. Winner, Daniel McConnell of Victoria, about to cross the line.

Rupert Guinness Cross-country mountain bike racers are usually prepared for the unpredictability of off-road riding.

Cycling

Three ruled out, but strong line-up for the elite men's road race

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Three key riders had to rule themselves unavailable for selection in the Australia team to race in the men's elite road race at this month's world championships.

Cycling

Young riders told future depends on delivering the support for stars

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness While the ultimate goal of the Australian team in Sunday's men's elite road race at the world championships in Italy is to get one of its two leaders into a title-winning position, younger members of...

Dream run as Neylan sets sights on Rio

Rachel Neylan.

Rupert Guinness Before Rachel Neylan shot to international reckoning with a silver medal-winning ride at the world road championships, she knew there were doubters who believed she wouldn't make it.

Olympics

Now all Perkins has to do is recycle the dream in London

Shane Perkins

Rupert Guinness IT WAS a moment that touched the hearts of everyone who watched as Australia beat France to win the team sprint at the world track championships in Melbourne - no matter their national allegiance.

Cycling

Perkins' Olympic aim to win for young son

Team Australia Shane Perkins celebrates with his son Aidan after winning the Men's Team Sprint Final at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne April 4, 2012. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: SPORT CYCLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Rupert Guinness It was a moment that touched the hearts of everyone who watched Australia beat France.