Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Goss closes in on green jersey

Rupert Guinness in Saint Quentin Australian sprinter Matt Goss has stormed into green jersey contention following a second-place finish behind Andre Greipel on stage five of the Tour de France.

Cycling

Goss docked points in green jersey battle

Matthew Goss

Rupert Guinness MATT GOSS suffered a huge blow to his Tour green jersey aspirations with a 30-point deduction yesterday for an illegal sprint in the finish of stage 12.

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No stopping Jack Bauer en route to Tour de France finish

Resilient: Despite crashing in stage 19, Jack Bauer will complete the Tour De France on Sunday.

Rupert Guinness Before Jack Bauer began Friday’s 19th stage of the Tour de France, the New Zealander who crashed out of the race on his first attempt last year said: “It’s a big achievement to...

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Orica-GreenEDGE to blood Simon Yates in 2014 Tour de France

Tour new boy ... Michael Matthews during the Giro d'Italia.

Rupert Guinness Leeds: Orica-GreenEDGE have wasted no time in testing recruit Simon Yates' potential as a Tour de France winner by naming him in their team for this year’s race.

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Caleb Ewan to join Orica-GreenEDGE

Caleb Ewan.

Rupert Guinness The signing of teenager Caleb Ewan by Orica-GreenEDGE should not surprise supporters of the Australian team.

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Gerrans retains yellow jersey after fifth stage of Tour

Simon Gerrans of Australia and Orica GreenEDGE is congratulated on the podium after retaining the yellow jersey following stage five of the 2013 Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Enjoy every pedal-stroke, but realise that your career — and life — has changed. That was the most important piece of advice from Australian cycling legend Phil Anderson to his protege, Simon...

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GreenEDGE must attack if they want stage win

Rupert Guinness Bagneres-de-Luchon: The Australian Orica-GreenEDGE must race more aggressively if they are to have any chance of winning Friday's 18th stage of the Tour de France.

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'Dreams do come true': Wiggins wins Tour de France

Bradley Wiggins

Rupert Guinness Bradley Wiggins is crowned Britain's first Tour de France champion.

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Slovak rated a Tour threat

Jon Izagirre

Rupert Guinness Director of Orica-GreenEDGE believes the 22-year-old Sagan is a superstar in the making.

There's more than a yellow jersey to chase

Self-appointed ''Devil of the Tour de France'' Didi Senft.

Rupert Guinness Five riders will have a major say in what happens on the Tour this year.

The green edge

Matt Goss

Rupert Guinness, Liege Matt Goss has long been flagged as a Tour de France green jersey contender this year.

Cycling

Early points victory goes to Sagan

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - AUGUST 21:  Cadel Evans of Australia riding for BMC Racing addresses the media during a press conference on the eve of the start of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge on August 21, 2011 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rupert Guinness Matt White, the sports director of the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team, now rates Peter Sagan as a serious contender for the Tour de France green jersey as winner of the points competition.

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Points jersey an uphill battle for Goss and Orica-GreenEDGE

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Rupert Guinness Matt Goss and his Orica-GreenEDGE teammates must pull out all stops and win Tuesday's third stage of the Tour de France - as well as the intermediate sprint beforehand - or risk Slovakian Peter Sagan...

Cycling

No train, no worries: Cavendish fires warning shot with solo win

Rupert Guinness World champion Mark Cavendish delivered a blunt rebuttal to anyone who still doubted he can win without a dedicated lead-out train.

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Cavendish crashes as Greipel wins Tour stage

Mark Cavendish

Rupert Guinness British world champion Mark Cavendish is expected to resume his pursuit of stage victories in the Tour de France tonight (AEST), despite the battering and bruising he suffered from his third major...

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Gerrans is full of surprises

SImon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness, Bellegarde-sur-valserine Talk to Simon Gerrans and you sense how he can win a Tour de France stage.

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Goss punished for wild Tour sprint

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Rupert Guinness As Great Britain's glory-filled Tour de France continued on stage 12, for the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team it ended in disappointment Matt Goss being relegated and deducted 30 points from the...

Cycling

Goss penalty 'very unfair': team chief

What da!: Peter Sagan protests to Matt Goss at the Australian?s sprint finish.

Rupert Guinness, Annonay Davezieux Matt Goss suffers blow to Tour green jersey aspirations with 30-point deduction.

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Knock knock: Virenque on the other side of the law

The Breakaway: Stage 15

Rupert Guinness His history in doping aside, Frenchman Richard Virenque – the leader of the French Festina team that in 1998 was kicked out of the Tour for systematic doping – still clearly sees himself as a...