Peter Sagan (centre) of Slovakia breaks  ahead of Norway’s Alexander Kristoff (right) in the road race world championship  in Bergen, Norway.  Photograph: Cornelius Poppe/EPA

Peter Sagan stayed quiet all day before timing his effort to perfection in the final sprint to become the first rider to claim three road race world c(...)

Chris Froomer celebrates after winning the Vuelta a España. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty

Former Tour de France and Giro d’Italia winner Stephen Roche believes it would be “humanly impossible” for Chris Froome to win all three grand tour ra(...)

 Christopher Froome and Team Sky control the peloton during stage 19 of the 2017 Tour de France. Photograph:  Chris Graythen/Getty Images

When Team Sky changed their jerseys from black to white for this year’s Tour de France, it was a fairly transparent attempt to rebrand themselves as g(...)

France’s Warren Barguil, wearing the best climber’s polka dot jersey, rides towards the finish line ahead of Colombia’s Nairo Quintana  at the end of 13th stage of the Tour de France. Photograph:  Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

We were 50km into the 13th stage of the Tour de France when we saw the first mankini. Bearded, buxom and bulging inappropriately, its wearer was squa(...)

 Mark Cavendish at the finish line on stage four of the Tour de France after being injured in a fall. Photograph:  Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Mark Cavendish praised the “courage” of the Tour de France commissaires after they disqualified world champion Peter Sagan for causing the crash that (...)

Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for Bora-Hansgrohe and Mark Cavendish of Great Britain riding for Team Dimension Data are involved in a crash near the finish line during stage four of the 2017 Le Tour de France, a 207.5km stage from Mondorf-les-Bains to Vittel. Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Peter Sagan’s Bora-Hansgrohe team have launched an official protest against the world champion’s disqualification from the Tour de France after the cr(...)

Mark Cavendish won his fourth stage of the 2016 Tour de France. Photograph: Afp

Mark Cavendish claimed his fourth stage win of the 2016 Tour de France and 30th of his career with victory in the Parc des Oiseaux in Villars-les-Domb(...)

Team Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish shows the strain as he stretches for the line in winning the sixth stage of the Tour de France   from Arpajon-sur-Cere to Montauban. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Mark Cavendish moved into second place all-time for Tour de France stage wins as he collected his 29th victory on stage six in Montauban on Thursday. (...)

Posters from the Peace Race which started in Warsaw and ended in Prague. Photographs from Paul Smith’s Cycling Scrapbook (Thames and Hudson)

At times it is difficult to attach the term “golden age” to the sport of cycling when we consider how much of its gilding has always been corrupted by(...)

Paul O’Neill (left) climbs the Col du Glandon in the Alps in the 2015 edition of the Etape du Tour

You know those security questions linked to internet passwords. They include queries such as “what was your first school?” Or “what was the name of yo(...)