Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Disappointed Evans promises to peak for Olympics

Rupert Guinness Chartres, France: Cadel Evans is at a loss to forecast how he might perform in the London Olympics after his highly anticipated Tour de France title defence continued to disappoint in Saturday's...

Cycling

Simon Gerrans joins the greats of Australian cycling

Fairfax Media writer

Rupert Guinness Is Simon Gerrans fast becoming Australia's greatest cyclist? Or has he reached that stage already, now he has become the first Australian to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic in Belgium?

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Cycling

Bradley Wiggins a rider of interest for Orica-GreenEDGE

Bradley Wiggins

Rupert Guinness VITTORIO VENETO: Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is of interest as a new signing for Orica-GreenEDGE head sports director Matt White who says the Briton - off contract with Sky this year - “is...

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Cycling

Michael Hepburn hits high road to clinch time-trial title

Craig Hollaway

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

Cycling

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.

Swimming

Swimming Australia appoint former 'Hoogie' mentor Jacco Verhaeren to head coaching position

Jacco Verhaaren

Rupert Guinness Swimming Australia has given incoming national head coach Jacco Verhaeren a clear mandate – to make Australia the world’s top ranked nation.

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Swimming

Jacco Verhaeren is key to unlocking gold for Swimming Australia

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

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.

Cycling

Gerrans welcomes review

Riding on: Simon Gerrans has no problem with Orica-GreenEDGE conducting a review.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE sacks Matt White as head sports director after he confessed to doping.

Cycling

Gerrans has no worries over team doping audit

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Following Orica-GreenEDGE sacking Matt White as head sports director after his confession to doping as a rider, Simon Gerrans - one of the team's top cyclists - has welcomed the decision to review...

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

Rupert Guinness

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...

Cycling

Goss strives to time it right

Italy's Luca Paolini crosses the finish line to win the third stage of the Giro d'Italia from Sorrento to Marina di Ascea, on Monday.

Rupert Guinness Matt Goss concedes he and his Orica-GreenEDGE teammates inadvertently helped his rivals.

Matt finish: Goss paints winning Orica blueprint

Rupert Guinness Matt Goss concedes he and his Orica-GreenEDGE team inadvertently helped rivals in the Giro d'Italia's first stage by taking control of the sprint finish into a headwind too early.

Cycling

Pressure on Goss to win stage in Giro

Matt Goss

Rupert Guinness Australian sprinter Matt Goss will give it his all in the next two stages of the Giro d'Italia.

Cycling

Gillow on a roll coming into world road championships

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29:  (L-R) Chloe Hosking, Shara Gillow and Amanda Spratt of Australia pose ahead of the Women's Road Race Road Cycling on day two of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 29, 2012 in London, England  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Rupert Guinness It has been a breakthrough season for Shara Gillow, with possibly the biggest to come on Tuesday, when she competes in the elite individual time trial at the world road championships in Florence,...

Tour de France

Cavendish wins stage 18 of Tour

Mark Cavendish

Rupert Guinness World Champion Mark Cavendish has struck blazing form in the back end of the Tour de France to claim an astonishing victory in the 18th stage that will elevate him back into favouritism for the...

It would be magical to carry the flag: O'Grady

Rupert Guinness Stuart O'Grady would readily accept the "honour" of carrying the Australian flag in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London on Friday even though he would have to compete in the gruelling...

Rogers' teammate now rival

Michael Rogers.

Rupert Guinness, Chartres Michael Rogers will be trying to ruin Britain's party at its home Olympics.

Tweets reveal Cadel's Ethiopian secret

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness THE Tour de France champion, Cadel Evans, and his wife, Chiara Passerini, are in the process of adopting a 12-month-old boy from Ethiopia and hope to have him living with them in Stabio, Switzerland,...