NI flag bearer Irvine 'gutted' by result
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
Team NI flag bearer and cyclist Martyn Irvine has been left "gutted" by his weekend Commonwealth Games performances, which saw him retire early from Saturday's race and finish 14th on Sunday.
Opening ceremony in Glasgow
Published: Wednesday, 23 July 2014
The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony took place in Glasgow's Celtic Park on Wednesday night.
Wendy Houvenaghel quits cycling
Published: Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Northern Ireland cycling great Wendy Houvenaghel has announced her retirement from competitive sport after injury ruled her out of a Commonwealth Games swansong.
Quintana wins Giro d'Italia
Published: Monday, 02 June 2014
Nairo Quintana celebrated an emphatic Giro d'Italia win at the final stage of the competition in Trieste on Sunday.
Fan apologises for Kittel Giro 'selfie'
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
A cycling fan has apologised for taking a selfie of himself posing in front of collapsed Giro d'Italia competitor Marcel Kittel in Dublin at the weekend.
Kittel pulls out of Giro with fever
Published: Tuesday, 13 May 2014
After wowing crowds in Northern Ireland with his sterling speed, Marcel Kittel has withdrawn from the Giro d'Italia ahead of the fourth stage in Bari.
Leaders hail success of Giro d'Italia
Published: Monday, 12 May 2014
The First and deputy First Minister have hailed the Giro d'Italia a "resounding success" following its Big Start in Northern Ireland over the weekend.
Giro d'Italia cycles out of NI
Published: Sunday, 11 May 2014
Northern Ireland has said arrivederci to the Giro d'Italia as the third stage left Armagh on Sunday morning on its way to the 'Big Start' finishing line in Dublin.
PSNI hails Giro travel success
Published: Sunday, 11 May 2014
The first three stages of the Giro d'Italia, one of the world's most prestigious cycling races, have been held in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Kittel wins Giro Stage Three in Dublin
Published: Sunday, 11 May 2014
Giant Shimano's Marcel Kittel made it two stage wins in two days as he stormed to victory on the third stage of the Giro d'Italia in Dublin on Sunday afternoon.
Marcel Kittel wins Stage Two
Published: Saturday, 10 May 2014
Pre-stage favourite Marcel Kittel claimed victory as the Giro d'Italia's second stage ended up a bunch sprint along Donegall Square North on Saturday afternoon.
Giro hits the scenic north coast
Published: Saturday, 10 May 2014
Thousands of people lined the route for Stage Two of the Giro d'Italia as around 200 cyclists set off from Belfast to travel along the north coast before returning to the city on Saturday.
Injured Irish rider Martin out of Giro
Published: Saturday, 10 May 2014
Hospital tests have confirmed Garmin-Sharp rider Dan Martin has broken his collarbone and will miss the rest of the Giro d'Italia.
Martin crashes during Giro d'Italia
Published: Friday, 09 May 2014
Irish cyclist Dan Martin's hopes of Giro d'Italia success ended as the Garmin-Sharp rider crashed out of the time trial with a broken collar bone, while Svein Tuft celebrated wining the first stage.
Belfast welcome for Giro d’Italia
Published: Friday, 09 May 2014
The Giro d’Italia was given a traditional Belfast welcome as thousands of people lined the city’s streets for the first stage of the prestigious sporting event.
Giro competitors warm up for first stage
Published: Friday, 09 May 2014
Competitors in the Giro d'Italia warmed up with a practice time trial around Belfast on Friday ahead of the evening's first stage.
Swift aims sky high for Giro
Published: Friday, 09 May 2014
Ben Swift has said Team Sky will be targeting stage wins during the next three weeks as he makes his debut in the Giro d’Italia.
Giro unites Robinson and McGuinness
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014
The First and deputy First Ministers have put their recent fall out behind them to welcome the Giro d'Italia to Northern Ireland.
'Get behind us for the Giro' - Roche
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014
Irish Giro d'Italia hopeful Nicolas Roche called for home support during the first three stages of the Giro d’Italia as the teams were presented to thousands of fans outside Belfast City Hall.
NI gears up for Giro 'Grande Partenza'
Published: Thursday, 08 May 2014
Northern Ireland is gearing up for one of the world's biggest cycling races, with the Giro d'Italia holding stages across the region - from Belfast to the Glens of Antrim and across Armagh.
Stars of Giro d'Italia arrive in Belfast
Published: Wednesday, 07 May 2014
The stars of the Giro d'Italia have arrived in Belfast ahead of the start of the race on Friday.
Giro and Open to boost tourism industry
Published: Friday, 02 May 2014
The staging of major events in Northern Ireland such as the upcoming Giro d'Italia and golf's Irish Open could boost income from tourism by up to a third according to a report by Barclays.
Fans left waiting for Giro tickets
Published: Thursday, 24 April 2014
Some cycling fans waited for several hours on Thursday morning as they attempted to secure tickets for the Giro d'Italia opening ceremony.
Church services make way for Giro
Published: Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Churches in Armagh are getting into the spirit of the Giro d'Italia by agreeing to change the times of their Sunday services to accommodate it.
Traffic advice issued for Giro d'Italia
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014
People are being urged to use public transport to ensure they have the best view of the Giro d'Italia race when it comes to Northern Ireland next month.
Countdown to Giro's Big Start
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Northern Ireland is counting down to the Giro d'Italia's Big Start.
Irvine 'happy' after silver medal
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
Newtownards rider Martyn Irvine has won a silver medal at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Colombia, almost a year after breaking his leg.
Roche enters Giro Hall of Fame
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Irish cycling champion Stephen Roche has been inducted into the Giro d'Italia's prestigious Hall of Fame.
Irvine wins bronze in Netherlands
Published: Monday, 21 October 2013
Martyn Irvine has won bronze at the European Track Championships in the Netherlands.
‘Giro d’Italia to boost NI tourism’
Published: Monday, 07 October 2013
Arlene Foster has said the Giro d'Italia will give the Northern Ireland tourism industry a welcome boost.
Giro d'Italia set for NI announcement
Published: Sunday, 06 October 2013
One of the world's largest cycling events, the Giro d'Italia, is coming to Northern Ireland next year.

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