Matt Brammeier told The Irish Times he first made contact with MTN Qhubeka m last summer, realising it would be an ideal fit. Photograph: Inpho

Hot on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement that the MTN Qhubeka team will make its Tour de France debut this July, the squad confirmed yesterday th(...)

At 41, American Chris Horner becomes the oldest winner of a Grand Tour event after his victory in the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph: Joseba Etxaburu/Reuters

American Chris Horner became the oldest winner of a Grand Tour when he took the overall classification of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday for the bigge(...)

Orica-GreenEdge’s Australian rider Michael Matthews celebrates his stage  victory at theTour of Spain, a 174.3km stage between Sober and Lago de Sanabria. Photograph:  Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images.

Stage five, Sober-Lago de Sanabria (168.4 km): It was a good stage. After a slightly rough one on Tuesday, the legs felt better on day five of the Vue(...)