Team Sky’s Chris Froome looks set to withdraw from the Vuelta A Espana after suffering an injury following a collision with a barrier yesterday. Photo: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome is out of the Vuelta a Espana with a fractured bone in his foot. The Team Sky leader, who has twice fini(...)

Team Sky rider Nicolas Roche of Ireland during the Vuelta Tour of Spain cycling race. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Nicolas Roche rode strongly on the stage-nine summit finish of the Vuelta a España on Sunday, netting eighth atop the first category summit finish t(...)

Trek’s Belgian cyclist Jasper Stuyven celebrates winning the eighth stage of the  Vuelta a Espana between Puebla de Don Fadrique and Murcia. Photograph:   Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland’s Dan Martin was taken to hospital after crashing out of the Vuelta a Espana after a big crash on stage eight of the race that saw American Te(...)

Dutch cyclist Bert Jan Lindeman of Lotto Jumbo team celebrates after winning the the seventh stage of the Vuelta a Espana between Jodar and La Alpujarra. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Tour de France champion Chris Froome suffered a blow in his bid to add the Vuelta a Espana title on Friday’s seventh stage to La Alpujarra. The 30-yea(...)

Orica-GreenEdge’s Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan celebrates on the podium after winning the fifth stage of the 2015 Vuelta Espana cycling tour, a 167.3km stage between Rota and Alcala de Guadaira. Photo: Jose Jordan/Getty Images

Australia’s Caleb Ewan won the fifth stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Wednesday to clinch his first Grand Tour Stage as Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin became(...)

Tinkoff-Saxo  cyclist Peter Sagan (second from right) crosses the finish line to win  the third stage of the  Vuelta Espana, a 158.4km stage between Mijas and Malaga. Photograph: Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Colombian Esteban Chaves retained the leader’s red jersey as Peter Sagan of Slovakia surged to victory in a sprint finish to the Vuelta Espana third s(...)

Nicolas Roche (second from left) chases Colombia’s Johan Esteban Chaves during the second stage of the Tour of Spain  between Alhaurin de la Torre and Caminito del Rey, Malaga. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Irish riders Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin were in the thick of the action on day two of the Vuelta a España, fighting it out for the stage win atop t(...)

Dan Martin of Team Garmin-Sharp in action during Stage Four of the Tour de l’Ain on Saturday 16th August, 2014, Arbent, France. Photograph: James Startt/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

Dan Martin will begin his final Grand Tour with the Cannondale-Garmin team tomorrow, with the Vuelta a España marking his last three-week campaign in (...)

 Nicolas Roche of Ireland is on the Team Sky roster for the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche is among the Chris Froome led Sky team selected for the Vuelta a Espana which begins this Saturday. Roche joins the recent Tou(...)

The race to combat doping in sport continues. Photograph: Getty Images

It is 14 years since Paula Radcliffe sat in the stands at the world athletics championships in Edmonton, Canada, and held up a sign protesting agains(...)