Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Banned Australian cyclist Michael Rogers cleared to ride again

Rupert Guinness Australian cyclist Michael Rogers hopes to return to racing as soon as possible after the world body ruled that he would not be "sanctioned any further" for his positive reading of the steroid...

Cycling

Banned Australian cyclist Michael Rogers cleared to ride again

Rupert Guinness Australian cyclist Michael Rogers hopes to return to racing as soon as possible after being cleared of any charge for his positive reading for the drug clenbuterol in the end of season Japan Cup that...

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Greg LeMond says Cadel Evans still has the legs to win grand tours

Still got it: Three-time Tour de France winner Greg Lemond has back Cadel Evans to have a strong season.

Rupert Guinness Triple Tour de France champion Greg LeMond says Cadel Evans still "has some legs left" and that age should not determine when he retires.

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Richie Porte's withdrawal was a seasoned decision

Lieutenant: Richie Porte (R) helps Sky teammate Chris Froome at the 2013 Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness The decision that Richie Porte will no longer race the Giro d'Italia as lead rider for the British Sky team is hugely disappointing for Australian cycling fans.

Richie Porte confident Tour de France will offer up opportunity

AX 3 DOMAINES, FRANCE - JULY 06:  6:  Richie Porte of Australia and SKY Procycling in his way to second place during stage eight of the 2013 Tour de France, a 195KM road stage from Castres to Ax 3 Domaines, on July 6, 2013 in Ax 3 Domaines, France.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Rupert Guinness Richie Porte is confident that after being ruled out of the Giro d'Italia, in which he was to have led the British Sky team, he will still get to race for a top overall place in the Tour de France...

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

Australian cyclist Richie Porte's immediate future is 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...

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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...

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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...

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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?

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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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