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Sharing leadership with Dennis, Roche hunting top 10 in Giro d'Italia

Previously fifth and sixth overall in the Vuelta a Espana, Nicolas Roche is aiming for what would be his best Giro d'Italia performance t...

‘I like round numbers:’ Roche pinpoints desired career end point

In an era when many riders appear to compete longer than their predecessors did before, Nicolas Roche has named the likely end point of h...

Right-hand man: Roche dedicated to putting Porte into Tour de France yellow

Nicolas Roche is in a new role, yet it’s a familiar one. For the past two seasons he was part of Team Sky and, in 2015, gave his all to h...

Roche targeting end of season Italian events

Normally running low on reserves after doing the Vuelta a España, Nicolas Roche is seeing the advantages of a lighter post-Tour programme...

Roche resumes training, is awaiting results of test for Legionnaires’ disease

Although he is yet to find out if he contracted Legionnaires’ disease around the time of the Rio Olympics, Nicolas Roche has been able to...

Nicolas Roche confirms move to BMC Racing Team in 2017

Referencing the team’s aggressive approach as a factor in his decision, Nicolas Roche has confirmed that he will move from Team Sky to th...

Roche outsprints Zubeldia on stage 18 of Vuelta a España, Dumoulin resists attacks to maintain lead

He’s been on the deck more than once in the Vuelta, and even had an additional dash of bad luck early on Thursday when he was stung by a ...

Roche: “I am injury free for once and I am already much better than some winters”

New Sky signing Nicolas Roche has said that he is very satisfied with his condition at this point in time, telling CyclingTips that he is...

Roche commits to working for Froome, says Sky was best move

Commenting on the news that he has signed a two year deal with Team Sky, Nicolas Roche has accepted that the move means he will once agai...

König, Roche, Fenn, Nordhaug and Poels bolster Team Sky for 2015

Seeking to refresh and improve the team after a somewhat disappointing 2014 season, Team Sky has announced the signing of five riders, wi...

Roche aiming for general classification in the Tour of Britain

Speaking in advance of Sunday’s opening stage of the Tour of Britain, Nicolas Roche made clear that he has high ambitions for the event. ...

Roche considered riding Grand Tour triple, but confirms he’ll miss Vuelta

Although Tinkoff Saxo team leader Alberto Contador confirmed in recent days that he will do the Vuelta a España, his team-mate Nicolas Ro...

Roche on Clasica San Sebastian: ‘The new climb is one of the hardest all year’

Irish rider Nicolas Roche has suggested that the course changes to the Clasica San Sebastian will explode the race, saying that the new B...

Roche on Contador: “He has always been focussed...now he is stronger”

Tomorrow is the first major GC showdown of the Tour de France, a difficult stage over some of the same cobbles of Northern France as trav...

2011 Tour of Beijing - Stage 3

Tour of Beijing Stage 3 Results 1 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 3:53:15 2 Philip Deignan (Irl) Team RadioShack 3 Christopher Froom...