Cycling

Morton pips Meares to individual sprint gold on final day of track cycling

By Nick Butler

Stephanie Morton of Australia en route to beating compatriot Anna Meares ©Getty ImagesAustralia won two more gold medals on the final day of action in the Velodrome today, although perhaps the most surprising aspect was the fact five-time Commonwealth champion Anna Meares did not win the individual sprint.

Nibali wins Tour de France as Kittel sprints to final stage win

By Nick Butler

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates after winning the 2014 Tour de France ©Getty ImagesVincenzo Nibali became only the sixth rider to win all three Grand Tours today after safely negotiating a final stage of the Tour de France won, as expected, by German sprinter Marcel Kittel.

Double gold for Australia as England draw a blank in Velodrome

By Nick Butler at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Time trialler Scott Sunderland won the first of two Australian gold medals in the Velodrome today ©Getty ImagesScott Sunderland and Anette Edmondson each secured cycling gold medals for Australia on the third day of action here today, while Tom Scully of New Zealand and the Scottish tandem pairing of Neil Fachie and Craig MacLean also tasted victory.

Nibali confirms Tour de France win as Martin dominates time trial

By Nick Butler

Tony Martin dominated the time trial on the penultimate day of the Tour de France ©Getty ImagesGermany's world champion Tony Martin confirmed his status as the best time trialist in world cycling with a dominant victory on today's penultimate stage of the Tour de France, while Italy's Vincenzo Nibali finished fourth to effectively seal his overall victory.

Navardauskas takes stage 19 to become first Lithuanian to win in Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Ramunas Navardauskas raises his hands in celebration as he becomes the first Lithuanian to win a stage on the Tour de France ©Getty Images Ramunas Navardauskas rode his way into the history books today by winning a rainy stage 19 to become the first man from Lithuania to claim a victory in the Tour de France.

Edmondson siblings settle for silver apiece in track cycling events

By Paul Osborne at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Brother and sister duo Alex and Annette Edmondson take silver on the track today ©Getty ImagesBrother and sister duo Alex and Annette Edmondson of Australia had to settle for silver on the track today after losing their respective gold medal finals at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Meares leads Aussie domination inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

By Paul Osborne at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow

Anna Meares helped Australia to a great opening day in the track cyclign with gold in the womens 500m time trial ©Getty ImagesAustralia were the dominant force on the track on day one of the cycling here in Glasgow, securing two of the four gold medals on offer inside the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

Nibali wins Tour de France stage 18 to retain yellow jersey

By Emily Goddard

Vincenzo Nibali has all but won the 2014 Tour de France ©Getty ImagesVincenzo Nibali proved once again his indomitable strength at the 2014 Tour de France by winning stage 18 solo to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey.

Poland’s Majka seals second stage win in Tour de France

By Gary Anderson

Rafal Majka secured his second stage win today in this years Tour de France ©Getty Images Rafal Majka of Poland has won stage 17 of the Tour de France to seal his second win in this year's race after he soloed his way to the top of the ascent of Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet from 2.4 kilometres out.
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