Trek Factory rider Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland receives assistance after a fall during the 159,5km third stage of the Tour de France from Anvers to Huy, Belgium. Photograph: Reuters

Chris Froome lost out on the win but took the overall lead on a stage interrupted by a horrible crash that could have been a lot worse. Looking home (...)

  Dan Martin of Ireland . Photograph:  Harry Engels /Getty Images

Dan Martin showed superb form but was left with more than a little frustration at the end of today’s third stage of the Vuelta a España, with the Iris(...)

Andre Greipel of Germany celebrates crossing the finish line ahead Peter Sagan of Slovakia, second, left, and Marcel Kittel of Germany, third, rear in white, to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France into  Montpellier. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP.

It was a day for cool minds not hot heads, for intricate planning not muscular wham-bam-slam. For a first Tour de France stage win in 2013 for Andre G(...)