Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Richie Porte's plans for Giro d'Italia 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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Cadel Evans will use the Giro d'Italia as a career guide

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans performance in Giro d'Italia will indicate how long his career will continue.

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Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans says Giro d'Italia will determine retirement date

SAINT-POURCAIN-SUR-SIOULE, FRANCE - JULY 13:  Cadel Evans of Australia and BMC Racing Team waves to fans ahead of stage fourteen of the 2013 Tour de France, a 191KM road stage from Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule to Lyon, on July 13, 2013 in  Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule, France.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Rupert Guinness How Cadel Evans fares in his all-out assault on the Giro d'Italia will provide him with an “indicator” of how long his career will continue.

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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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Evans likely to skip Tour to focus on Giro d'Italia battle

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans might have raced the Tour de France for the last time.

Wurf the trouble: Aussie climbs into Giro d'Italia blue jersey contention

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Rupert Guinness Australian Cameron Wurf fought off the debilitating effects of bronchitis to race into contention for a rare chance to claim the Giro d'Italia blue climber's jersey on Monday after he unleashed a...

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Hansen's epic solo ride to victory in the Giro d'Italia

Adam Hansen.

Rupert Guinness For a rider whose job is usually to help others win, Adam Hansen picked the right race and country to claim a laudable rare win.

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Evans' best hopes of Giro d'Italia success lie with following the leader

Australia's Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness The hope Cadel Evans has of winning the Giro d'Italia may be best served by Italian Vincenzo Nibali leading the race overall into its second week.

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Two Australians out of the Giro d'Italia

Matt Goss

Rupert Guinness A crash and ongoing health issues forced two Australians out of the race.

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Garmin-Barracuda out to have fun as they seize lead in Giro d'Italia

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Rupert Guinness After watching his riders win the Giro d'Italia team time trial and put one of them in the race lead, the Australian sports director of the Garmin-Barracuda team Allan Peiper declared that getting...

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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.

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 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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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...

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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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.

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Cadel Evans and Richie Porte on Italian job

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness An expected showdown between Cadel Evans and Richie Porte in the 2014 Giro d'Italia could turn into one of the most memorable head-to-head clashes for Australian cycling next year.

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Cadel Evans must negotiate plenty of roadblocks before appearance, writes Rupert Guinness

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Rupert Guinness Will Cadel Evans race in the Australian road championships next month?

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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.