Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. It'll be his seventh time in the competition. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. While compatriot Philip Deignan has missed out on selecti(...)

Sam Bennett has been confirmed as one of Bora-Argon18’s two leaders for the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty

What appears to have been an inadvertent - and, according to the Sky team, inaccurate - shortlist for the Tour de France caused concerns on Tuesday(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi is taking aim at the euro. In his strongest words yet on the currency’s advance to its highest lev(...)

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(...)

Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the finish line ahead of Mark Cavendish of Britain and Peter Sagan of Slovakia (right) to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France over 218 kilometres from Fougeres to Tours yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo

The sense that, although this may be Chris Froome’s Tour, it is not a happy one for Team Sky strengthened yesterday when a crash two kilometres from t(...)

 Mark Cavendish (R) of Omega Pharma-Quick Step talks with Boy Van Poppel (L) of  Team Vacansoleil-DCM before they ride during stage eleven of the 2013 Tour de France, a 33KM Individual Time Trial from Avranches to Mont-Saint-Michel. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Tony Martin set the early pace in the first individual time trial at the 100th Tour de France. The world time trial champion completed the 33km cours(...)