Cyclists in action during the 20th stage of the  Vuelta a Espana between Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil and the Port of Ancares Salvaterra in Galicia. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Alberto Contador all but crowned victory in the Vuelta a Espana as the Tinkoff-Saxo rider pulled away from Chris Froome on the final climb of the Tour(...)

A babygirl watches the pack riding at the start of the 19th stage of the 69th edition of “La Vuelta”. Photograph: Jaime Reina /AFP/Getty Images

So, two days to go and I’m still in sixth overall. I’m determined to hold onto that place but there is a bit of a fight going on with Samuel Sanchez, (...)

 Alex Dowsett of Great Britain and Movistar watches the TV to check if he has taken the race lead after stage six of the Tour of Britain from Bath to Hemel Hempstead. Photograph:  Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Dan Martin will face a crucial test in his battle to hold onto sixth place in the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday. He finished in the reduced-size (...)

Nicolas Roche wins the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta. AP Photo/Lalo R. Villar

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche clinched a solo stage victory and moved into second overall as favourite Vincenzo Nibali seized the lead in the Vuelta a Es(...)

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(...)