Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Tour de France

Dennis just wants trial and no error

Rupert Guinness, Ajaccio, Corsica Australian already senses difference of racing in Tour compared to other races,

Cycling

Time trials and tribulations in return of team test on Riviera

Peter Sagan

Rupert Guinness As Rohan Dennis spoke of Tuesday's team time trial in the Tour de France, he revealed the hard marker who exists within.

Cycling

Australian cyclist Dennis quits Tour

Rohan Dennis

Rupert Guinness Rohan Dennis pulls out of his first Tour de France before start of ninth stage.

Cycling

Plenty at stake in last stage

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, and Spain's Alberto Contador, left, speed down Madeleine pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 kilometers (127.8 miles) with start in in Bourg-d'Oisans and finish in Le Grand-Bornand, France, Friday July 19 2013. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Rupert Guinness Riders in the Tour de France could be in store for some unexpected hazards on Sunday with the final and 21st stage into Paris ending at night for the first time, says Orica-GreenEDGE's Belgian sports...

Cycling

GreenEDGE confident of Giro stage win

Stage set: Dutch climber Pieter Weening shapes as a stage winner for GreenEDGE.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE will grant Dutch climber Pieter Weening freedom to try to finish as high overall as he can.

Cycling

Early days, warns Evans

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans has learnt in his years as a professional road cyclist just how quickly the scales of fate can tip.

Cycling

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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Cycling

Cadel can sit in Giro slipstream

Cadel Evans during the eighth stage of the Giro d'Italia.

Rupert Guinness Australian's hopes of winning may be better served by Italian Vincenzo Nibali leading.

Cycling

Evans in best form since Tour win: Wiggins

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans' form at the Giro d'Italia is his best since winning the Tour de France two years ago, says British Tour champion Bradley Wiggins.

Cycling

Wiggins predicts first test in the mountains could tip Giro 'upside down'

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans has shown enough in the first eight days of the Giro d'Italia to raise belief that he is not only fit and strong, but also could be a serious contender for overall victory in the...

Cycling

Not such a know-it-all: Haas joins the nerdy class for ’bonkers’ Giro lesson

Nathan Haas.

Rupert Guinness Nathan Haas says he thought he "knew everything" in cycling before his Giro d'Italia grand tour debut, and admits the three-week race has become a 'masterclass' for him in the sport.

Cycling

Nibali prospers in the elements as Evans slips behind

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness BARDONECCHIA: Cadel Evans was met with his first significant blow in the Giro d'Italia, losing precious time to the race leader, Vincenzo Nibali, in Saturday's 14th stage in the Alps, despite a...

Cycling

Evans holds his place in the mountains

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans holds on to his second place overall in the Giro d'Italia.

Cycling

Evans down on time but not hope

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Logic says the odds are against Cadel Evans turning the Giro d'Italia upside down and toppling overall leader Vincenzo Nibali are slim.

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Clarke answers the call again

Simon Clarke.

Rupert Guinness Melbourne professional says he is not one of the ''most naturally talented athletic specimens".

Cycling

Evans throws down gauntlet with return to form in Oman

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness IT WAS, of all places, in the mountains of Oman on Thursday that cycling witnessed its first major battle between some of the main contenders for victory in this year's Tour de France.

Cycling

Haussler: all or nothing

Heinrich Haussler

Rupert Guinness Heinrich Haussler is bracing himself for an audacious move with up to 50 kilometres to go in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday.

Cycling

Haussler eyes hell of a ride

On track: Heinrich Haussler is in his best form since winning a stage of the Tour de France in 2009.

Rupert Guinness Bonus could await Australian should he get right result in Paris-Roubaix classic.

Haussler pushes Tour claims

Haussler

Rupert Guinness It won't be the main source of motivation for Heinrich Haussler, but a bonus could await the Australian should he match his obvious good form with the right result in the Paris-Roubaix classic on...

Evans content, but remains off the pace

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans said he was happy with how he fared in the first of two summit finishes in the Giro del Trentino.