Photo Galleries

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Kirsten Wild (Liv-Plantur) has won four editions of the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Her notable absence in 2015 made it anyone’s game in the Qatari desert. Boels-Dolmans capitalised on the infamous crosswinds, forcing splits on the second stage that would prove decisive in deciding the overall. Following a somewhat surprising field sprint win by Annalisa […]


Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Jayco Herald Sun Tour

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour is Australia’s oldest stage race and the 62nd edition finished atop Victoria’s Arthurs Seat yesterday afternoon. After five days of racing Cameron Meyer was crowned the overall winner, with his Orica-GreenEdge team having won three of the five stages. Here is a selection of photos from the race, courtesy of […]


Photo gallery: the long and distinguished career of Cadel Evans

As he crossed the finish line in Geelong on Sunday, in the inaugural race named in his honour, Cadel Evans called time on a professional cycling career that had lasted two decades, most of it on the road. It had been a long an illustrious career with victories in two of the biggest bike races […]


Dennis wins the Tour Down Under, Wippert sprints to final-stage win

Wouter Wippert (Drapac) has taken his first-ever stage win in a WorldTour race, sprinting to victory on the sixth and final stage of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under. The 24-year-old Dutchman snuck along the barriers before hitting the front with roughly 200m to go and managing to hold off Heinrich Haussler (IAM) and Boris […]


Steele von Hoff wins crash-marred sprint on stage 4 of the Tour Down Under

Steele von Hoff has won stage 4 of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under, sprinting to victory in Mount Barker ahead of Daryl Impey (Orica-GreenEdge) and Wouter Wippert (Drapac). A crash 150m from the finish line saw many riders hit the tarmac but the overall lead of Rohan Dennis (BMC) was not affected. In fact […]


Rohan Dennis flies to stage 3 win and overall lead in the Tour Down Under

Rohan Dennis (BMC) has won stage 3 of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under after flying past an elite lead group on the steep final ascent into Paracombe. Dennis was followed over the line three seconds later by his team leader Cadel Evans, the result pushing Dennis and Evans into first and second on the […]


Lobato overpowers Impey to take stage 2 victory at the Santos Tour Down Under

Juan Jose Lobato (Movistar) has won stage 2 of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under, sprinting to victory in Stirling three days after finishing second to Marcel Kittel (Giant-Alpecin) in the People’s Choice Classic criterium. Lobato came from a long way back to overhaul Nathan Haas (Cannondale-Garmin) and Daryl Impey (Orica-GreenEdge) in the closing metres, […]


Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Santos Women’s Tour

Valentina Scandolara (Orica-AIS) won the inaugural Santos Women’s Tour in Adelaide on Tuesday. She launched a late race attack on the opening stage between Woodside and Murray Bridge that gave her a small advantage over the peloton on the run-in to the finish. The Italian managed to hold off the peloton to pocket a stage […]


Jack Bobridge claims stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under from day-long break

Jack Bobridge (UniSA-Australia) has won the opening stage of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under after escaping from a stage-long, four-rider breakaway in sight of the finish line in Campbelltown this afternoon. The breakaway was established in the opening kilometre of the race when Lieuwe Westra (Astana) broke clear of the peloton and was joined […]


Photo gallery: 2015 Australian National Road Championships – men’s road race

On the final day of the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships yesterday, the elite men took to the now-famous 10.2km circuit around Buninyong to decide who would wear the green and gold bands for the next 12 months. After an action-packed race it was Heinrich Haussler (IAM Cycling) who sprinted to victory from a […]