Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycling

Mark Cavendish ruled out of Tour de France after dislocating collarbone in crash

Rupert Guinness Mark Cavendish will apologise to Australia's Simon Gerrans after the British sprint star took the blame for a crash in the opening stage of the Tour de France.

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Orica-GreenEDGE owner Gerry Ryan outlines blueprint for future

Rupert Guinness Gerry Ryan, owner of the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team, will meet with "potential co-sponsors" in Europe next week armed with a blueprint vision for how the team hopes develop in to one that can...

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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Team talks on doping

Shayne Bannan.

Rupert Guinness Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team will check whether riders and other staff have links to doping.

Cycling

Gerrans welcomes review

Riding on: Simon Gerrans has no problem with Orica-GreenEDGE conducting a review.

Rupert Guinness Orica-GreenEDGE sacks Matt White as head sports director after he confessed to doping.

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Gerrans has no worries over team doping audit

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Following Orica-GreenEDGE sacking Matt White as head sports director after his confession to doping as a rider, Simon Gerrans - one of the team's top cyclists - has welcomed the decision to review...

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Goss' win thrusts him into frame for classic

Goss

Rupert Guinness Matt Goss will wear one of the ''favourite'' tags in the Milan-San Remo one-day classic in Italy next weekend after claiming his first victory of the year on Thursday.

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Goss hot shot for San Remo

Australia's Matthew Goss.

Rupert Guinness Matt Goss will now be one of the major favourites in the Milan-San Remo one-day classic in Italy next weekend.

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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...

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Crash hinders Goss, but Evans escapes

Germany's John Degenkolb.

Rupert Guinness The Australian Orica-GreenEDGE team loses a chance to win the fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia due to a crash, but overall contender Cadel Evans escapes the mayhem unharmed.

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Crash denies Goss a sprint for victory

Rupert Guinness Australian Cadel Evans escaped unharmed from a crash that marred the finale of Wednesday's fifth stage of the Giro d'Italia and cost Orica-GreenEDGE its best chance of victory.

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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...

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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.

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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.

White's best-laid plan laid bare to observer

Matteo Trentin of Italy, rear, crosses the finish line ahead of Michael Albasini of Switzerland, right, to win the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 191 kilometers (119.4 miles) with start in in Saint-Pourcain-sur-Sioule and finish in Lyon, central France, Saturday July 13 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Rupert Guinness It was a plan - a good one, too. But how many of those have been hatched in bike races, only to end in tatters?

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Cameron Meyer has no answer as Rui Costa wins 16th stage of Tour de France

Costa

Rupert Guinness Cameron Meyer had no answer when Portugal's Rui Costa attacked from the breakaway group he was in to win the 16th stage of the Tour de France.

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Doping questions remain for GreenEDGE

Stuart O'Grady

Rupert Guinness IT has been almost two months since Stuart O'Grady confessed to doping just after the Tour de France only to cast a pall over his Orica-GreenEDGE team's success in the race - and the scars are still...

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GreenEDGE's unsung victory in Europe

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Rupert Guinness It was a success for Australian cycling that was overshadowed by the world track championships in Melbourne and the two 'monuments' in the sport - the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.