Sam Bennett withdrew from this year’s Tour de France after a fever on Tuesday night. Photograph: Inpho.

Sam Bennett may have been forced to withdraw from his first Tour de France this week but team manager Ralph Denk made clear on Thursday that he stil(...)

After the race’s first rest day on July 13th, the battle continues with three mountain stages, each ending with uphill finishes.  Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty

It’s being billed as the most open race since Stephen Roche’s 1987 Tour de France win, with four very evenly-matched leaders going head-to-head ove(...)

Tinkoff-Saxo rider Nicolas Roche: believes a third Grand Tour in one season would be too much. Photograph: Inpho

A stacked line-up in the Vuelta a España was further expanded yesterday when double race winner Alberto Contador confirmed he would indeed take part (...)

 Vincenzo Nibali kisses his wife Rachele after winning the Tour de France in Paris on Sunday. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters

Vincenzo Nibali completed victory in the 101st Tour de France in Paris on Sunday as Marcel Kittel won an exciting final stage sprint finish on the Cha(...)

Alexander Kristoff of Noraway and Team Katusha celebrates as he wins the 15th stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 222km stage between Tallard and Nimes on Sunday. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

While usually the game of cat and mouse in the final kilometres of a flat stage of the Tour de France between pursuers and pursued is clearcut, the(...)

Xabier Zandio of Spain and Team Sky lies on the ground after being involved in a crash on the descent of the Cote de Coucy-le-Chteau-Auffrique which forced him to abandon the race during stage six of the 2014 Le Tour de France from Arras to Reims: Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Team Sky’s problems continued as Spaniard Xabier Zandio joined Chris Froome in exiting the Tour de France. Defending champion Froome abandoned on Wedn(...)

 Crowds cheer as cyclists competing in the Tour de France pass through Parliament Square at the end of the race’s third stage  in London, England. Photograph: Getty Images

With two victories in the first three days of the Tour, Marcel Kittel already looks unstoppable. As Buckingham Palace loomed behind him, he had the s(...)

The peloton make their way up the short climb in the village of Finchingfield in north Essex during stage three of the Tour de France from Cambridge to London.  Photograph:  Nick Ansell/PA

Marcel Kittel’s Tour de France sprint supremacy continued on Monday as the German won stage three of the Tour de France on The Mall in London.The 155-(...)

 Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali celebrates after winning the second stage of the Tour de France  between York and Sheffield. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali launched a late attack to win stage two of the Tour de France in Sheffield on Sunday and claim the race leader’s yellow jersey(...)

Mark Cavendish speaks to the press after it was confirmed  he will miss the rest of the Tour de France  following the shoulder injury he suffered on the first stage in Harrogate on Saturday. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA

Mark Cavendish was philosophical on Sunday after his Tour de France came to a premature end with a shoulder injury caused in a crash for which he took(...)