Nicolas Roche has signed with TEam Sky for 2015. Photograph:  by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

After two years of working for Alberto Contador in the Tour de France, Nicolas Roche today confirmed he had committed to doing the same for Chris Fro(...)

A group of breakaway riders pedal through a rain storm near the town of Condom in the Pyrenees mountains during the 19th stage of theTour de France cycling race between Maubourguet and Bergerac.Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

Cycling’s equivalent of the curse of Hello! magazine seems to have struck the cyclists who shook the Duchess of Cambridge’s hand before the official s(...)

Overall leader Astana Procycling team rider Vincenzo Nibali of Italy reads a newspaper on a rest day of the 101st Tour de France in Lignan-sur-Orb, France. Photograph: Nicolas Bouvy/EPA

Sixteen days after the crash that put him out of the Tour de France, Mark Cavendish is back on his bike but he is uncertain when he will be racing aga(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Alberto Contador of Spain sits in a  Saxo Tinkoff procycling team  car after crashing out  of the Tour de France on stage 10  from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles. Photograph: Kim Ludbrook/EPA

Alberto Contador suffered a broken leg as he crashed out of the Tour de France on Monday as Vincenzo Nibali took full advantage with a scintillating v(...)

 Italy’s Matteo Trentin, front, crosses the finish line ahead of second place Peter Sagan.

Matteo Trentin edged out Peter Sagan in a photo-finish to win the seventh stage of the Tour de France in Nancy on Friday.The 234.5-kilometres route fr(...)

 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-(...)

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(...)