Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Tour de France: Simon Gerrans rejects call by Andrew Telansky for apology after crash

Rupert Guinness Nancy: Simon Gerrans found himself the target of fired up Tour de France contender Andrew Talanksy demanding an apology from the Australian champion after the American crashed in the finishing sprint...


Mat Hayman dreams of conquering the cobbles in Paris-Roubaix classic

Rupert Guinness There is one day every year that Mat Hayman truly believes could be his.


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.


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


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...


Rich rewards: Porte visualises road to glory

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness AS Richie Porte cycled in the solitude of the high mountains early this week, he played over in his mind how his dream of winning the men's elite world road race championship might unfold.


Porte eyes win, but team comes first

Leader of the pack: Richie Porte heads the peloton during the Tour de France, won by Sky teammate Chris Froome.

Rupert Guinness Victory for Australia in the world road race is his priority.


Aussie duo face an uphill battle for medals


Rupert Guinness On paper, Richie Porte and Rohan Dennis face a huge task to break in to the medals of the men's elite time trial race at the world road championships on Wednesday.


Rohan Dennis confident of making an impact in Florence

Australia's Rohan Dennis

Rupert Guinness Rohan Dennis believes he still has plenty in the tank at the end of a first and race filled year as a professional cyclist to leave the imprint he hopes for in the individual time trial of the world...

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Young riders told future depends on delivering the support for stars

Richie Porte

Rupert Guinness While the ultimate goal of the Australian team in Sunday's men's elite road race at the world championships in Italy is to get one of its two leaders into a title-winning position, younger members of...

Wiggins shows he's the man

Brad Wiggins

Rupert Guinness, Chartres The greatest suspense of the Tour was whether Froome would attack Wiggins.


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

Bradley Wiggins

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

Evans and the odds

Cadel Evans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans became the first Australian to win the Tour de France last year.


Evans at ease as pre-Tour nerves hits team


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.


Porte will ride his own race

Ritchie Porte during the Tour de France prologue at Parc d'Avroy.

Rupert Guinness, Liege Richie Porte will always be indebted to defending Tour de France champion Cadel Evans.

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.


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.


Points jersey an uphill battle for Goss and Orica-GreenEDGE


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...


Goss closes in on green jersey

Andre Greipel of Germany

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.


Sky soars as Evans doggedly hangs on


Rupert Guinness Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain achieved his childhood dream of wearing the yellow jersey overnight and now he faces the daunting task of keeping it for the remaining two weeks.