Irish racing cyclist Daniel Martin  during the  Volta Ciclista a Catalunya in Camprodon, Spain, on Wednesday. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Dan Martin’s hopes of winning a second Volta a Catalunya evaporated on Thursday’s fourth stage of the race, with his lack of recent competition telli(...)

 Daniel Martin  on the podium salutes crowd after taking  second place in the Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Runner-up on Wednesday in Flèche Wallonne, Dan Martin will start this Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège as one of the favourites. The QuickStep Floors ri(...)