Winner of the fifth stage of the Vuelta a España Caleb Ewan celebrates ahead of German cyclist John Degenkolb and Slovenia’s Peter Sagan. Photograph: Getty.

Australian rider Caleb Ewan highlighted his huge promise when he scooped victory on Wednesday’s fifth stage of the Vuelta a España, with the 21-year-(...)

Movistar’s Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde rounds the final bend ahead of Peter Sagan and Nicolas Roche to win the fourth stage of the 2015 Vuelta Espana. Photograph: Getty Images

Nicolas Roche went tantalisingly close to a Vuelta a España stage win at the end of day four of the race on Tuesday, bridging across to 2008 Olympic c(...)

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(...)

Sam Bennett withdrew from this year’s Tour de France during stage 17. Photograph: Getty.

Sam Bennett made a fine return to competition three weeks after retiring from the Tour de France, clocking up third place on the opening stage of the(...)

 Ryan Mullen will chase victory in the European equivalent when he lines out in the UEC European Road Championships time trial today.

Eleven months after he finished second in the world under-23 time trial championships, Ryan Mullen will chase victory in the European equivalent whe(...)

Yellow jersey winner Chris Froome of Team Sky near the Arc de Triomphe during the 109.5-km final stage of the 102nd Tour de France. Photograph: Reuters

Back to Alpe d’Huez, where it really all began. We raced up that climb on Saturday’s penultimate stage of the Tour and it was like completing a circle(...)

 Chris Froome, wearing the  yellow jersey, rides in the pack past a lake during the 18th stage  of the Tour de France  between Gap and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Romain Bardet was victorious on stage 18 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome maintained his commanding advantage to move a step closer to a second t(...)