Track Worlds: Alex Porter confident in Australia's team pursuit defence

The 2017 season is shaping up nicely for Alexander Porter one month out from the Hong Kong Track World Championships where he and Australia are aiming to defend the team pursuit title. The 20-year-old started his year with success on the road at the Australian nationals in the U23 ranks before switching his attention back to the velodrome. Selection for the Cadel Evans Great Ocean...
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On-board highlights of Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - Video

Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-Scott) and Nikias Arndt (Team Sunweb) rode away with the wins Sunday in the men's and women's editions of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Normally a domestique, Van Vleuten was the lone Orica rider in an escape group of five that approached the line together. She was the second rider to jump but the first to cross the line to take the win. Arndt...
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January 29, 2017  |  Discuss

German sprinter Arndt wins Cadel Evans Great Ocean race

GEELONG, Australia (AP) German sprinter Nikias Arndt timed his finish perfectly to deny Australian Cameron Meyer a win at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road race on Sunday. Meyer launched an attack with 600 meters left in the 174-kilometer (107-mile) race at Geelong, but he was overtaken on the line. The German Sunweb rider was too quick for Australian Simon Gerrans (Orica-Scott...
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January 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Britain's Peter Kennaugh wins Cadel Evans road race

GEELONG, New Zealand (AP) British national road champion Peter Kennaugh launched a well-timed solo attack to beat a powerful field in Sunday's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road cycle race. Riding for Britain's Team Sky, Kennaugh attacked with about 15 kilometers (9 miles) to ride and held off a chasing group of 20 riders to win the 174 kilometer (108 mile) event. Kennaugh put a gap...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans looking to make his Great Ocean Road Race an important early-season fixture

Cadel Evans is hoping to grow his event, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, in years to come and position it as an ideal introduction to the season for top riders. After the inaugural edition last year, this Sunday’s race has pulled in the likes of Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Ryder Hesjedal (Trek-Segafredo), and Evans, speaking at a press conference on Thursday, said...
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January 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Cavendish to make Data Dimension debut at Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

The 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will be Mark Cavendish's first outing in Data Dimension colours with the 30-year-old confirmed for the January 31 race. It will be Cavendish's sole appearance in Australia early next year despite his Data Dimension team also starting the Tour Down Under. "I am looking forward to starting the 2016 season in Victoria and racing for the first...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cadel Evans finishes 5th in final race

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Tour de France winner Cadel Evans has finished fifth in his farewell race, the 174-kilometer (108-mile) Great Ocean Road Race. Belgium's Gianni Meersman won the race in a nine-man sprint while Evans, the 2011 Tour de France champion, came from well back but couldn't match the sprinters. Evans said ''in the finish I came from a reasonably good position but...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2011 Tour de France champ Cadel Evans to retire in February

Former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans will retire in February after a final race before home fans in Australia. Evans, who won the world championship road race in 2009 and cycling's showpiece grand tour two years later, told a press conference that the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race will be his last on Feb. 1. A former mountain bike specialist, the 37-year-old Evans started...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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