Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Simon Gerrans primed for tilt at World Road Championships

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans is a winner. No one will argue with that after his wins in two World Tour races in Canada on the weekend that have made him one of the favourites for the men's elite race at the world...

Cycling

Simon Gerrans quits Tour de France due to stage one crash injuries

Australia's Simon Gerrans has refused to apologise to Tour de France contender Andrew Talanksy after the American clipped his wheel and fell at the end of stage seven.

Rupert Guinness BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON: Australian road champion Simon Gerrans has quit the Tour de France after more than two weeks due to lingering injuries sustained in his crash in stage one in Leeds

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

Australia's Simon Gerrans has refused to apologise to Tour de France contender Andrew Talanksy after the American clipped his wheel and fell at the end of stage seven.

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...

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Simon Gerrans set to re-sign with Orica-GreenEDGE

Consummate professional: Orica-GreenEDGE's Simon Gerrans.

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans is on the cusp of re-signing with Orica-GreenEDGE for at least two years, Australian team general manager Shayne Bannan says.

Cycling

Simon Gerrans says Orica-GreenEDGE still in with a chance

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans has rejected any suggestion his Orica-GreenEDGE team is under pressure for not having yet won a stage in this year's Tour de France.

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Simon Gerrans joins the greats of Australian cycling

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Rupert Guinness Is Simon Gerrans fast becoming Australia's greatest cyclist? Or has he reached that stage already, now he has become the first Australian to win the Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic in Belgium?

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Cadel Evans is still our greatest, says Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans remains the greatest cyclist Australia has ever produced, says Simon Gerrans whose historic victory in the hilly Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic in Belgium on Sunday has boosted his...

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Simon Gerrans sets the pace to win stage one of Tour Down Under

Simon Gerrans receives a kiss on the podium after being presented with the leader's jersey after stage one of the Tour Down Under in Adelaide on Tuesday.

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans felt he was being "hunted" before the Tour Down Under began.

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Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans, Simon Gerrans set for ding-dong fourth stage duel

Cadel Evans.

Rupert Guinness Cadel Evans will go into Saturday's crucial fifth stage of the Tour Down Under as race leader.

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Simon Gerrans just in front ahead of thrilling Tour Down Under finale

Simon Gerrans

Rupert Guinness After five days, 730 kilometres and more than 18 hours of racing, the best ever edition of the Tour Down Under has now come down to a battle for one second that will be decided on Sunday's finale...

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

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

Cycling

Simon Gerrans creates history with third win in Tour Down Under

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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.

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Simon Gerrans wins national cycling title

Rupert Guinness Simon Gerrans wins pulsating men's elite road race at the Australian road cycling championships.

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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How many more roads for cycling great Cadel Evans?

Cadel Evans will make a statement about his future prior to the world road championships which start on September 21.

Rupert Guinness When Cadel Evans lines up for the final and 21st stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday – a 9.

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Michael Matthews rides from Vuelta stage win to shared world title leadership role

Michael Matthews.

Rupert Guinness Michael Matthews will be one of three leaders in the Australian men's elite team for the world road championships next month with Cadel Evans and Simon Gerrans.

Tour de France

Tour de France report card: not easy being Orica-GreenEDGE

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Rupert Guinness The chances of Orica-GreenEDGE matching their success in the 2013 Tour de France – those being, two stage wins and four days in the yellow race leader’s jersey - were always minimal in...

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Tour de France: Richie Porte - How far can he go?

Rupert Guinness Can Australian Richie Porte sign off on his dream promotion to leadership of the British Sky team in the Tour win the Tour de France and actually win overall?

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Simon Yates disagrees with call by team to withdraw him from Tour de France

Warrior mentality: Orica-GreenEdge youngster Simon Yates wasn't happy when his team withdrew him from the Tour de France.

Rupert Guinness Simon Yates, one of the Australian Orica-GreenEDGE’s shining lights as a potential grand tour contender, was against the decision by his team management to withdraw him from the Tour de France...