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The story behind the story: talking life and its lessons with Mark Cavendish

Things quickly became tense at the post-race press conference at the 2015 Tour of Turkey. Mark Cavendish had shown superb form in the rac...

The story behind the story: The decisions, and emotions, behind one of our toughest days of reporting

It's been nearly two weeks since the tragic passing of legendary endurance cyclist Mike Hall. Anyone I've asked, almost unanimously, has ...

The story behind the story: Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia and a sister’s shared memories

May 9, 2011. Soon after arriving at the finish of the third stage of the Giro d’Italia, it became apparent that something was wrong. The ...

The story behind the story: Imperfect information on the road to Stanley

I was sitting in a small cafe on a Saturday morning, somewhere near the Victorian regional centre of Wangaratta. Around me, a small group...

The story behind the story: Paralympian Michael Gallagher on his EPO doping

When we found out a few months back that Aussie Paralympian Michael Gallagher had tested positive for EPO, it came as quite the shock. He...

The story behind the story: Falling in love with the bolts on Shimano Dura-Ace R9100

Shimano's overhaul of the latest Dura-Ace R9100 groupset was so discreetly thorough that it was impractical to even try and cover all the...