Porte claims stage three, takes Down Under lead

Richie Porte claims stage three.Credit:AAP While Richie Porte celebrated a solo victory on the first hilltop finish of the Tour Down Under on Thursday to take the race lead, his rivals aren't ready to call the WorldTour opener won and done. Porte (Trek-Segafredo) powered away from the reduced peloton on the short but steep Torrens Hill climb that decided the […]

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Winder clinches Women’s Tour Down Under

Australian cycling queen Amanda Spratt's reign in the Women's Tour Down Under is over, with American Ruth Winder taking out overall honours. Simona Frapporti (Bepink) upstaged the big guns to win Sunday evening's final stage around a tight Adelaide street circuit, with Lauren Stephens (Tibco-SVB) and Rushlee Buchanan (New Zealand) filling out the podium. American Ruth Winder (left) celebrates after […]

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Dennis on song for time trial titles after team split

Rohan Dennis looks back at his huge move to quit and walk out on the Tour de France as the hardest and best decision of his cycling career. Dennis will return to racing on Wednesday at the national time trial championships in Ballarat, Victoria where he will be the hot gold medal favourite. Dennis won silver at the titles last […]

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Malseed crash mars Hosking’s Bay Crits win

Australian cyclist Shannon Malseed was taken to hospital in an ambulance with suspected hip and shoulder injuries after crashing soon after the finish of the second stage of the Bay Crits in Geelong on Saturday. Paramedics attended to Malseed, who was conscious, for nearly an hour following the crash, which occurred moments after Commonwealth Games gold medallist Chloe Hosking won. […]

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