Bora-Hansgrohe’s German rider Pascal Ackermann (L) speeds to the finish-line of the 18th and final stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain. Photograph:  Oscar Del Pozo/ AFP  via Getty

Never has the finish line of a three-week Grand Tour felt so welcome and so dear only for Sam Bennett it came a fraction of a second too soon. Chasin(...)

Race leader  Primoz Roglic in action during stage 15 of the Vuelta a España, the 230.8km run from from Mos to Puebla de Sanabria. Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA

The opportunities came and went as they do across the longest and cruellest of stages and still there was nothing lost or gained at the front of the r(...)

 Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic in action during the stage 13 time-trial at the  Vuelta a España. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP via Getty Images

They call it the race of truth and there was no denying the end result, Dan Martin slipping almost a minute off a podium position after the individual(...)

Sam Bennett’s elation at winning stage 9 of the Vuelta a España was short lived as he was disqualified. Photograph:  Ander Gillenea/AFP via Getty Images

Everyone has their own definition of a rest day. In Grand Tour cycling it means keeping the wheels and legs in spin ahead of what’s to come and Monday(...)

Spanish rider Ion Izagirre took Stage 6 of the Vuelta on Sunday. Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA

It wasn’t the queen stage as originally mapped and still some hell broke loose, first in the virtual sense, then in the cold reality that greeted some(...)

This 75th edition of the Vuelta was originally meant to open with  three  flat stages in the Netherlands,  but instead now cuts straight to a high mountain chase. Photograph:  KT/Tim De Waele/Corbis via Getty Images

In another lifetime Sam Bennett may have already helped himself to one of the three perfectly flat stages that opened the 2020 Vuelta a España and fin(...)

Sam Bennett finished the Tour de France as only the fifth rider since the race first started finishing on the Champs-Élysées to win the last stage while also wearing the green jersey. File photograph: Getty Images

Already back in the thick of the bunch sprints and now poised for several more, Sam Bennett has confirmed his participation in his second Grand Tour o(...)

 Colombia’s Egan Bernal cycles  down the Champs-Élysées during the  last stage of the Tour de France in 2019. There are real prospects that this year’s Tour   will be put on hold. Photograph: Getty Images

Following on from the cancellation of a number of key events in cycling, the world governing body UCI has taken steps to try to ensure that the three (...)

 Sam Bennett:   has been part of the Bora-Hansgrohe set-up since he turned pro, but his chances were considerably stifled this season. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images

Sam Bennett’s ambition of adding Tour de France stage wins to his Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España successes took a leap forward on Thursday with the(...)

Britain’s  Simon  Yates celebrates on the podium after winning the 73rd edition of “La Vuelta” Tour of Spain in Madrid. Photograph: Getty Images

Simon Yates finished safely in the main bunch on Sunday’s final stage of the Vuelta a España, sealing his first Grand Tour win when he crossed the lin(...)

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