UCI president Brian Cookson has launched a robust defence of his first term as head of the world governing body after Frenchman David Lappartient announced he will challenge the Briton's bid for re-election.
The Ulster Council will await both referees' reports before deciding whether to hand out more than the mandatory two-week bans to Chris Lawn and Sean Breen, who were sent off in Sunday's Championship games.
One of the most popular rounds of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship takes place this weekend, starting today and the Joule Donegal International Rally, the fourth round of the series, promises the usual tough but entertaining competition, headed by championship leader, Sam Moffett from Monaghan.
A STUNNING spell of five unanswered points inspired by the play of pocket-dynamo Mickey Graham and substitute full-back Terry Farrelly clinched a 0-14 to 0-11 win for Cavan over Fermanagh, setting up a semi-final shoot-out with Donegal on Sunday.
BELFAST Giants forward Colin Shields has moved to within touching distance of becoming Great Britain's all-time leading scorer after adding to his tally in the 5-2 World Championship Division 1 B game with Lithuania at the SSE Arena.