German John Degenkolb of Giant-Shimano  celebrates winning the 17th stage of the Vuelta a Espana in A Coruna, Spain. Photograph: Javier Lizon / EPA

John Degenkolb claimed his fourth stage success of the Vuelta a Espana with victory on the race’s resumption on Wednesday. Ireland’s Dan Martin finish(...)

 Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador of the Tinkoff-Saxo team celebrates on the podium after taking the overall leader’s red jersey following the tenth stage of the Vuelta a Espana cycling race. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Alberto Contador stormed into the leader’s red jersery in the Vuelta a Espana after Nairo Quintana crashed and Chris Froome lost more time to his riv(...)

Trek Factory Racing rider Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland has quit the Tour de France to concentrate on September’s Road World Championships in Spain. Photograph: Yoan Valat/EPA

Fabian Cancellara announced his withdrawal from the Tour de France on the race’s first rest day on Tuesday, becoming the latest big name to exit, albe(...)

 Omega Pharma Quick Step Procycling team rider Tony Martin of Germany celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the ninth stage of the 101st Tour de France  from Gerardmer to Mulhouse. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider Tony Martin stormed to his maiden Tour de France flat stage win on Sunday as Frenchman Tony Gallopin took over possessio(...)

Ireland’s Dan Martin during training ahead of the UCI Road World Championships in Florence. Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Dan Martin expects Sunday’s Road World Championships road race in Florence to come down to the survival of the fittest.After a stellar year(...)

Nicolas Roche of Ireland in action during the Elite Men’s Time Trial from Montecatini Terme to Florence. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Germany’s Tony Martin took gold for the third year in a row at the Road World Championships time-trial victory in Florence on Wednesday.Britain’s Brad(...)

 Nicolas Roche competes in the 11th stage of the 68th edition of La Vuelta, a 38.8km individual time-trial, in Tarazona. Photograph:  Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche underlined the improvements he has made against the clock this year when he posted the best time trial of his career on yesterday’s stag(...)

Astana’s  Vincenzo Nibali is back in the lead at the Vuelta after stage four. Photograph:  Miguel Vidal/Reuters

Dani Moreno claimed victory on stage four of the Vuelta a Espana after mounting a late charge, while Vincenzo Nibali regained the lead at the top of t(...)