Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Australian rookie rider ‘thrilled’ at Tour spot

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.

Cycling

Tour thrill for rookie in his first year

Tour de France 2013.

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.

Cycling

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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Cycling

Chris Froome crowned 2013 Tour de France champion as Kittel stuns Cavendish

Froome

Rupert Guinness Britain's Chris Froome has been crowned champion of the 100th edition of the Tour de France as Germany's Marcel Kittel won the 21st and final stage.

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Cycling

Victorious Cavendish presents Orica-Greenedge with 'predictable' jersey

Mark Cavendish

Rupert Guinness The Australian Orica-GreenEDGE have been labelled as predictable for their tactics in races finishing in bunch sprints by the very rider who showed them up in the first stage of the Giro d'Italia on...

Cycling

Australian crashes out of Giro

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Rupert Guinness in Margherita di Savoia Leigh Howard became the first Australian casualty of the Giro d'Italia after being forced out of the 3405 kilometre race with a fractured left collarbone sustained in a crash near the end of stage...

Cycling

Lancaster to battle on in Giro for teammate Goss

Brett Lancaster

Rupert Guinness Brett Lancaster spent three days coughing and spluttering through the Giro d'Italia but will continue racing to help teammate Matt Goss.

Cycling

Goss: report showed less skin, more transparency

Riding high: Australian Matt Goss.

Rupert Guinness Australian welcomes report of independent review into Orica-GreenEDGE's anti-doping processes.

Cycling

Goss at ease with review of team doping protocols

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Matt Goss of Team Australia prepares for the 
race to start during the London-Surrey Cycle Classic road race at The Mall on 
August 14, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) 

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Rupert Guinness CHERASCO: Matt Goss has welcomed the handing down of the report on an independent review of his Orica-GreenEDGE team's anti-doping processes.

Cycling

Goss has no regrets about ditching Giro

Matt Goss

Rupert Guinness Matt Goss believes he made the right decision to withdraw from the Giro d'Italia when he did, despite another stage-winning opportunity on Sunday.

Cycling

Lancaster vows not to bomb on Evans

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Vicenza: For the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team, the pursuit for a breakthrough stage win in the Giro d'Italia has been frustrating, especially with their star sprinter Matt Goss having to quit the...

Cycling

Drought broken: Goss sprints to victory as GreenEDGE claim first grand tour stage win

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Rupert Guinness With one burst at the tail end of a brilliant team ride, Matt Goss stifled the frustration of five second place finishes from his past eight races to claim his first victory of the year on Monday.

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Cycling

GreenEDGE facing daunting task to claim Giro lead

Australia's Brett Lancaster

Rupert Guinness The Orica-GreenEDGE team will have to produce "the ride of our lives" to claim the race leader's pink jersey in the Giro d'Italia team time trial.

Cycling

Puncture fails to leave team flat

The Giro d'Italia in Horsens.

Rupert Guinness, Modena, Italy In the Giro d'Italia there is usually another day to race, another opportunity to seize.

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.

Cycling

Evans at ease as pre-Tour nerves hits team

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Rupert Guinness As Cadel Evans and his eight BMC teammates sat for their first pre-race meeting of the Tour de France on Saturday, the defending champion sensed an air of nerves hovering through the group.

Lancaster impresses despite early setback

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Rupert Guinness Australia's Brett Lancaster has been lauded for recovering from a crash while warming up for the 6.

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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...

British cycling on a roll

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness British cycling is on more than a roll before the Olympic Games. It is more like a runaway train.