Sam Bennett: likely be given a slot on the squad for  the Tour de France squad in July. Photograph: Carlos Barba/EPA

Sam Bennett once again underlined his superb sprinting ability with third place on stage one of Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday. The Carrick- on-Suir ri(...)

Irelands Sam Bennett  from team Bora-Argon 18 celebrates after winning the sixth and final Stage of the Tour of Qatar. Photograph: Getty Images

Bouncing back from the puncture which scuppered his chances on Thursday’s penultimate stage of the Tour of Qatar, Sam Bennett sprinted to victory on t(...)

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde of Movistar team celebrates as he wins the sixth stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph: Javier Lizon / EPA

Alejandro Valverde sprinted away from an exhausted peloton to win the sixth stage and take the overall lead in the Vuelta a España on Thursdau, wit(...)

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(...)

 Alexander Kristoff (left) of Norway celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the 12th stage of the  Tour de France  from Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint-Etienne. Photograph: Bas CzerwinskI/EPA

Peter Sagan’s quest for a stage win took another frustrating turn when he was unable to find the space in the final metres to come past the Norwegian (...)

Lotto-Belisol team rider Tony Gallopin of France sprints to win the 187.5-km 11th stage of the Tour de France  between Besancon and Oyonnax. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen / Reuters

France’s Tony Gallopin held off a charging peloton to claim victory on stage 11 of the Tour de France in Oyonnax after a daring breakaway fom Nicolas(...)

 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-(...)

The peloton passes through the village of Muker, Yorkshire during the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France. Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA

Mark Cavendish’s Tour de France is in the balance after the dramatic crash which ended the Manxman’s dreams of wearing the yellow jersey in his mother(...)