Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Tour Down Under: Caleb Ewan earmarked for greatness

Rupert Guinness These have been good times for Caleb Ewan, the rider who many tout to become Australia's next breakout star.


Schleck front and centre on road to recovery

Andy Schleck

Rupert Guinness The sight of Andy Schleck riding at the front of the peloton in stage two of the Tour Down Under this week after a long spell through injury last year impressed no one more than his Australian former...


Goss needs first-class sprint train: White

Matthew Goss

Rupert Guinness If Australian Matt Goss is to have a chance of winning a stage in this year’s 100th Tour de France in a bunch sprint, his Orica- GreenEDGE team will need to produce a faultless lead out to position...


King of the mountain: Froome attack puts rivals in the shade


Rupert Guinness Chris Froome shattered any belief his Tour de France rivals may have had that they could send him into Monday's rest day nervous about his grip on the yellow leader's jersey with an emphatic...

I have not won the Tour de France: Andy Schleck feels sad for Alberto Contador

Andy Schleck.

Rupert Guinness in Doha Andy Schleck of Luxembourg and Michele Scarponi of Italy, the two riders poised to gain most from the two year suspension handed to Spaniard Alberto Contador, feel there is no reason to celebrate the...

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Tour tack attack not a one-off incident

Rupert Guinness As reprehensible as the act of throwing tacks on the route of the Tour de France in the Pyrenees on Sunday was, acts of sabotage and other such controversies have been characteristic of the great...

Scandals taint Tour history

Cadel Evans looks around as a team member works on his punctured tyre caused by tacks laid on the ground by a saboteur.

Rupert Guinness, Foix, France Acts of sabotage and other such controversies have marked the Tour since its debut.