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McCann best placed in Olympic road race
David McCann was the best placed Irish rider in the Olympic Men’s Road Race finishing 55th behind a breakaway of 25 riders who decided the medals on The Mall in London.
Nicolas Roche almost pulled off an incredible stage win on stage 18 of the Tour de France only to see his late attack snuffed out by a rocket powered sprint from world champion Mark Cavendish.
Roche drops valuable time in GC battle
Nicolas Roche’s hopes of breaking back into the top ten in the Tour de France took a knock on stage 17 to Peyragudes despite a strong performance of the finishing climb.
Martin 7th on stage as Roche closes on Tour’s top ten
Dan Martin has taken seventh place on the toughest mountain stage of the Tour de France with Nicolas Roche also riding superbly to move within one place and four seconds of regaining his place in the top ten on GC.
Roche 13th in Tour GC amid reports of course sabotage
Nicolas Roche remains 13th overall in the Tour de France after a bizarre end to stage 14 which raised suspicions that the course had been sabotaged with tacks such were the number of punctures.
Roche 14th as David Millar salvages Garmin-Sharp’s Tour
Nicolas Roche finished strongly on the longest stage of the Tour de France placing 14th behind a five-man break who went all the way to finish in Annonay Davezieux.
Roche slips as Martin comes up short in break
Nicolas Roche has dropped out of the top ten at the Tour de France after a punishing day on stage 11 which packed four categorised climbs into 148 kilometres of racing.
On form Nicolas Roche climbs to ninth in Tour de France GC
Nicolas Roche has climbed one place to ninth overall at the Tour de France after maintaining his good form as the race returned to the mountains after its first rest day.
Roche holds top ten spot as Wiggins tightens grip on yellow
Nicolas Roche did a fine job to limit his losses and to preserve his place in the top ten of the Tour de France during the stage nine individual time trial which was full of surprises.
Roche slips to 9th as Tour contenders take flight
Nicolas Roche shed over one minute on stage eight of the Tour de France but managed to hold onto a place in the top ten overall despite being unable to go with a decisive move by the race favourites over the top of the final climb of the day.
Nicolas Roche climbs to eight overall at Tour de France
Nicolas Roche has jumped to eight overall at the Tour de France having come through the first mountain stage with a ride which gave every indication of his ability to hold a top ten position in the race.
Nicolas Roche rises to 15th as carnage wipes out Tour contenders
Nicolas Roche has profited from a day of carnage on stage five of the Tour de France climbing seven places to 15th in the GC where he remains 25 seconds off the race lead.
Roche and Martin avoid big crash as Greipel takes Tour stage
Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin were lucky not to come down in a high speed crash which took out world champion Mark Cavendish in the build up to a thrilling sprint finish on stage four of the Tour de France.
Nicolas Roche bags 7th as crashes scupper Dan Martin’s Tour de France GC
Nicolas Roche turned in a superb performance to secure seventh place on stage three of the Tour de France after a succession of crashes, mechanicals and punctures wreaked havoc on the peloton.
Martin and Roche sit tight as Cavendish claims 21st Tour win
Mark Cavendish reaffirmed his status as the world’s fastest sprinter with his 21st stage win on stage two of the Tour de France while Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin finished safely in the bunch.
Dan Martin 8th on Tour de France opening stage
Dan Martin provided an early indication of his staging winning potential in this year’s Tour de France after taking eighth place in a thrilling finale to the opening road stage in Seraing.

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McCann best placed in Olympic road race

David McCann was the best placed Irish rider in...

Nicolas Roche almost pulled off an incredible...

Roche drops valuable time in GC battle

Nicolas Roche’s hopes of breaking back into the...

Roche drops valuable time in GC battle

Nicolas Roche’s hopes of breaking back into the...

Martin 7th on stage as Roche closes on Tour’s top ten

Dan Martin has taken seventh place on the...

Roche 13th in Tour GC amid reports of course sabotage

Nicolas Roche remains 13th overall in the Tour de...

Roche 14th as David Millar salvages Garmin-Sharp’s Tour

Nicolas Roche finished strongly on the longest...

Roche slips as Martin comes up short in break

Nicolas Roche has dropped out of the top ten at...

On form Nicolas Roche climbs to ninth in Tour de France GC

Nicolas Roche has climbed one place to ninth...

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