Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. It'll be his seventh time in the competition. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. While compatriot Philip Deignan has missed out on selecti(...)

Sam Bennett has been confirmed as one of Bora-Argon18’s two leaders for the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty

What appears to have been an inadvertent - and, according to the Sky team, inaccurate - shortlist for the Tour de France caused concerns on Tuesday(...)

The peleton is stopped at a level crossing as a train approaches in the Paris-Roubaix one day classic. Photograph: Afp

The French railway company SNCF has filed a formal complaint to police after many riders in the peloton of the Paris-Roubaix one-day classic ignored b(...)

Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara of Trek Factory Racing holds his back after falling during the 58th edition of the E3 Harelbeke  race in Belgium. Photograph:  Dirk Waem/AFP/Getty Images

Fabian Cancellara, the multiple world time-trial champion and one-day specialist, will miss the remainder of the spring classics campaign after suffer(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Australia’s Michael Rogers bows for cheering spectators as he crosses the finish line to win the 16th stage of the Tour de France into Bagneres-de-Luchon. Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP Photo

While Michael Rogers devoured his first solo stage win in 10 attempts at the race with the aplomb of a man who has suddenly regained his appetite, the(...)

Marcel Kittel of Germany crosses the finish line ahead of Mark Cavendish of Britain and Peter Sagan of Slovakia (right) to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France over 218 kilometres from Fougeres to Tours yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo

The sense that, although this may be Chris Froome’s Tour, it is not a happy one for Team Sky strengthened yesterday when a crash two kilometres from t(...)

Nicolas Roche (left) moved up to ninth overall following the fourth stage of the Tour de France. Photograph:   Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche missed out on a chance to claim the yellow jersey at the Tour de France on Tuesday after his Saxo-Tinkoff could only claim fo(...)

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(...)