Alberto Contador of the Tinkoff Saxo team on his way to winning yesterday’s 16th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph: EPA/Javier Lizon.

Alberto Contador moved closer to a third Vuelta a España title by winning Monday’s 16th stage while his closest domestic rivals cracked on the final c(...)

Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali (left) climbs during yesdaterday’s 15th stage of the  Giro d’Italia. Photograph: Reuters.

Benat Intxausti burst for the line with 400 metres to go to claim victory on stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia as the general classification leade(...)