Bradley Wiggins: The success earned him his first road race world title, adding to the six track world championship titles and four Olympic golds he has won previously. Photograph: Getty Images

Denying the German Tony Martin the chance to become the first rider in history to take four consecutive world championship Elite time trial titles, Br(...)

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins won the gold medal in the men’s time-trial at the Road World Championships in Spain. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA

Britain’s Bradley Wiggins has won gold in the men’s time-trial at the Road World Championships in Spain.The Olympic champion clocked 56 minutes 25.52 (...)

Nicolas Roche will start the final day of the Tour of Britain in fourth position. Photograph:   Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche remains in contention for the Tour of Britain title which is poised for a thrilling finale on the streets of London on Sunday after the(...)

Matthias Brandle of IAM cycling won stage five of the Tour of Britain.  Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Austria’s Matthias Brandle escaped to victory on stage five of the Tour of Britain in Exeter on Thursday as Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski retained the (...)

  Edoardo Zardini of Bardiani CSF celebrates on the podium after winning Stage Three of the 2014 Tour of Britain from Newtown to Abergavenny. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche showed he has the form to fight for overall victory in the Tour of Britain with an excellent third place on today’s summit finish of (...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin celebrates as he crosses the finish line to take the ninth stage of the Vuelta a Espana in La Covatilla, near Salamanca, three years ago. Photograph: Jose Jordan/Getty Images

It’s been a difficult season thus far for Ireland’s Dan Martin. Crashes and bad luck have complicated things, but he tells Shane Stokes that he’s mot(...)

Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the leader’s yellow jersey, crosses the finish line of the 21st and final stage of the 101st Tour de France 2014. Photograph: EPA/Nicolas Bouvy

Sixteen years and a whole world separate Vincenzo Nibali’s victory yesterday in the Tour de France and the last time an Italian rode up the Champs-(...)

Overall leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 18th stage of the 101st Tour de France, over 145.5 km from Pau to Hautacam, yesterday. Nicolas Bouvy/EPA

Since his exploits on the cobbled stage to Arenberg 16 days ago, Vincenzo Nibali has increasingly looked to be involved in his own race at the top of (...)

Australia’s Michael Rogers bows for cheering spectators as he crosses the finish line to win the 16th stage of the Tour de France into Bagneres-de-Luchon. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP Photo

While Michael Rogers devoured his first solo stage win in 10 attempts at the race with the aplomb of a man who has suddenly regained his appetite, the(...)

Spain’s Alberto Contador, acompanied by his Saxo-Tinkof team manager  Bjarne Riis, abandons the Tour de France  after crashing during the 10th stage, which started  in Mulhouse and finished in La Planche des Belles Filles. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP

Blood had been expected along the zigzagging paths towards La Planche des Belles Filles but not such an abrupt kill. Yet on another wild day at this y(...)