Cycling

Vine stuns field to win time trial gold, Brown defends crown

Specialist climber Jay Vine has scored an upset win in the elite men’s time trial at the national road cycling championships, clinching gold in his first year of participation. A winner of two stages at last year’s Vuelta a Espana, Vine only turned professional in 2021 after winning a pro contract via e-cycling platform Zwift […]

Cycling

‘They’re not just robots’: Meares backs athletes to speak their mind

Anna Meares, Australia’s newly-appointed chef de mission for the Paris Olympics, says “opinions are welcomed” among Australia’s top athletes but backed the current policy of keeping protests off the podium and field of play. Meares said she would welcome free-thinking, free-speaking athletes as head of the Australian contingent in France in 2024 and was backed […]

Cycling

Dan Bigham smashes UCI hour record in Switzerland

Dan Bigham Sign up to our free sport newsletter for all the latest news on everything from cycling to boxing Sign up to our free sport email for all the latest news Thanks for signing up to the Sport email Britain’s Dan Bigham has set a new UCI Hour record of 55.548 kilometres, beating the […]

Cycling

Australia blitz the boards with golden start at the velodrome

Australia’s track cyclists have bulleted to three triumphs in London’s Olympic velodrome in a golden start to their Commonwealth Games campaign. The men’s sprint team and the women’s pursuit quartet both roared to record-breaking triumphs on Saturday (AEST). Australia’s gold-winning pursuit quartet of Georgia Baker, Sophie Edwards, Chloe Moran and Maeve Plouffe.Credit:Getty Images It came […]