Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald


Gerrans retains yellow jersey after fifth stage of Tour

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...


Orica-GreenEDGE keep yellow jersey as Tour heads for Pyrenees

Peter Sagan.

Rupert Guinness The Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team has earned the honour of leading the Tour de France in the first mountain stage on Saturday after helping their South African teammate Daryl Impey defend his...

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GreenEDGE in contention for yellow jersey

Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE's South African member Daryl Impey is within striking range of taking the leader's yellow jersey after his eighth place in Sunday's 156km second stage.

Impey upbeat despite yielding yellow jersey

Daryl Impey

Rupert Guinness Daryl Impey knew his time was up as overall leader of the Tour de France, even before he mounted his bike for Saturday's first mountain stage.


Australian team stuns Tour rivals to secure yellow jersey for Gerrans

Simon Gerrans of Australia, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after the fourth stage of the Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Another celebratory chapter in Australian cycling was written overnight when Victorian Simon Gerrans snatched the yellow jersey in the 100th Tour de France thanks to a surprise victory for his...

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The rise and rise of the rookie to the yellow jersey

Orica Greenedge team rider Simon Gerrans.

Rupert Guinness When Simon Gerrans made his debut in the Tour de France, he was a rookie and the last rider picked for the French team he then raced for.

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.


Simon Gerrans creates history with third win in Tour Down Under


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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Historic third win for cyclist Simon Gerrans in Tour Down Under

Australian road cycling champion Simon Gerrans is now a three-time winner of the Tour Down Under.

Rupert Guinness Victory all but completes the fairytale story of Gerrans' early season success.

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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Cyclist Simon Gerrans ready to let teammate Simon Clarke take the lead


Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans knows the time is coming when he and Orica-GreenEDGE teammate Simon Clarke will undergo a role reversal.


Cycling's golden podium shines in Buninyong


Rupert Guinness It was an image that showcased how far Australian cycling has developed at home: Simon Gerrans, Cadel Evans and Richie Porte standing on the podium of Sunday's national road championship at...

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Australian rookie rider ‘thrilled’ at Tour spot

Overall leader's yellow jersey Australia's Rohan Dennis with Spain's Alberto Contador, Britain's Christopher Froome, Australia's Richie Porte during the Dauphine Criterium.

Rupert Guinness When Rohan Dennis began his first season as a professional cyclist in January, racing in the 100th Tour de France was not on his mind.


Challenge of Pyrenees to sort out the strong

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans will get his first measure of how hard it will be to make up the time loss he suffered in Tuesday's time trial when the race hits the Pyrenees on Saturday.

Meyer proves a fast learner in first Tour

Cameron Meyer.

Rupert Guinness IT is the speed of the Tour de France that Cameron Meyer finds so different to any other cycling event - and not just in the race.


GreenEDGE men revel in yellow

The Orica-GreenEDGE time trial-winning team.

Rupert Guinness It's been a big week for Australia's Tour team, with success aplenty.

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Dennis just wants trial and no error

Brett Daniel Lancaster of the Orica-GreenEDGE team has his picture taken by a fan ahead of stage three of the 2013 Tour.

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


Evans happy to spruik rivals' chances in mountains

Australia's Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Australian happy for people to believe Tour will be decided between Chris Froome and Alberto Contador.

Evans happy spotlight on Froome and Contador as Pyrenees loom

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans is happy for people to believe the Tour de France will be decided in a head-to-head duel between Chris Froome and Alberto Contador.


Australian Gerrans wins third stage of Tour

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Australian wins the third stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish.

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