Daryl Impey http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/42808/all en Cycling: South African Impey sprints to stage win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/cycling-south-african-impey-sprints-stage-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa's Daryl Impey on Tuesday won the second stage of the Tour of the Basque Country but Italy's Francesco Gavazzi, whom he beat in the sprint for the line, took the leader's green jersey.</p> <p>Spain's Angel Vicioso, who finished third on Monday, filled the same position again on the 170.2km stage from Elgoibar to Vitoria.</p> <p>The 28-year-old Impey was following up his second stage win in the race last year.</p> <p>Helped by his teammates he held on strongly to prevail in the dash for the finish.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130402/cycling-south-african-impey-sprints-stage-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daryl Impey Simon Gerrans AFP Tue, 02 Apr 2013 17:01:16 +0000 5799617 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Impey makes Tour history as Greipel beats 'Cav' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/cycling-impey-makes-tour-history-greipel-beats-cav-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Daryl Impey made Tour de France history on Thursday by becoming the first African to take possession of the Tour de France yellow jersey.</p> <p>Germany's Andre Greipel, of Lotto, dominated a bunch sprint to win the sixth stage of the race, held over 176.5 km between Aix-en-Provence and Montpellier, ahead of Slovakian Peter Sagan and German Marcel Kittel.</p> <p>Britain's Mark Cavendish, who claimed his maiden win of the 100th edition and 24th of his career on Wednesday, finished fourth having crashed with 34 km to race and battling to rejoin the peloton.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/cycling-impey-makes-tour-history-greipel-beats-cav-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commonwealth Games Daryl Impey Sports AFP Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:33:58 +0000 5875805 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Impey: out of Africa and into yellow jersey http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/cycling-impey-out-africa-and-yellow-jersey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fifteen months ago South African Daryl Impey was racing in in what competitors on the elite World Tour would consider, in comparative terms, cycling purgatory.</p> <p>On Thursday, the 28-year-old from Johannesburg stole the show at the Tour de France when he became the first African and the first South African to pull on the race's fabled yellow jersey.</p> <p>"Sometimes all the stars line up for you and this is definitely one of those moments. To wear the yellow jersey at the 100th edition of the Tour de France is just a dream come true," said Impey.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130704/cycling-impey-out-africa-and-yellow-jersey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daryl Impey Daryl Impey Impey Sports AFP Thu, 04 Jul 2013 19:33:36 +0000 5875967 at http://www.globalpost.com