Ireland’s Dan Martin  of Garmin-Sharp winning a stage in Beijing yesterday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Dan Martin continued his excellent end of season campaign with what was his second victory in less tan 10 days today. The Irish professional cyclist s(...)

 Dan Martin, who won today’s stage is three seconds behind going into the final day of the Tour of Beijing. Photograph:   Harry Engels - Velo/Getty Images

Dan Martin won stage four of the Tour of Beijing today as Philippe Gilbert retained the overall lead entering tomorrow’s final stage.The Irishman su(...)

Dan Martin won the Tour of Lombardy with a late sprint. Photograph:   James Startt/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

Ireland’s Dan Martin timed a late sprint to perfection to claim his first Tour of Lombardy victory on Sunday.The Garmin-Sharp rider, who came fourth i(...)

The pack in action during the seventh stage of the  Vuelta a Espana cycling tour, over 169km from Alhendin to Alcaudete, southern Spain.  Photograph: Javier Lizon

That was a nice turnaround. After unexpectedly losing time on Thursday’s sixth stage I felt a lot better yesterday and was able to jump away from the (...)

 The peleton in action during the seventh stage of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana   from Alhendin to Alcaudete. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Ireland’s Dan Martin finished sixth in today’s stage of the Vuelta a Espana, a 169 kilometre jaunt from Alhendin to Alcaudete.He finished two minutes (...)

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(...)

Nicolas Roche of Team Saxo-Tinkoff remains in second place at the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph: Miguel Vidal/Reuters

Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert roared past late attacker Edvald Boasson Hagen to take stage 12 of the Vuelta a Espana on Thursday and claim his first win(...)

Czech cyclist Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma) (right) crosses the finish line ahead of Belgian world road race champion Philippe Gilbert (BMC)  at the end of the seventh stage of the 68th edition of “La Vuelta” Tour of Spain, a 205.9 km route between Almendralejo and Mairena del Aljarafe. Photograph: Jose Jordan /AFP/Getty Images

Zdenek Stybar beat world champion Philippe Gilbert in a photo finish to win Friday’s seventh stage of the Vuelta a Espana.The pair made a late bid for(...)

Orica Greenedge’s Simon Gerrans sprints to win the third stage of the  Tour de France   from Ajaccio to Calvi on  Corsica. Cannondale  rider Peter Sagan (right) of Slovakia took second place. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Simon Gerrans of Orica GreenEdge won the third stage of the 100th Tour de France in a sprint finish in Calvi as Peter Sagan settled for second for a s(...)