Alberto Contador

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Stefan Denifl celebrates winning the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. Photogrpah: Jose Jordan/AFP

Two and a half weeks after the Aqua Blue Sport squad became the first Irish team in history to start one of cycling’s three Grand Tours, Stefan Denifl(...)

Sky’s British rider Chris Froome sprints to win the 16th stage of the La Vuelta Tour of Spain, a 40.2 km individual time trial from Circuito de Navarra in Los Arcos to Logrono. Photograph: Getty Images

Britain’s Chris Froome tightened his grip on the overall lead at La Vuelta by coasting to victory in the stage 16 time trial from Circuito de Navarra (...)

Bora-Hansgrohe’s Polish cyclist Rafal Majka celebrates while crossing the finish line ro win the  14th stage of Vuelta a Espana in  Sierra de la Pandera. Photograph: Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Chris Froome retained the lead in Vuelta a Espana as Bora-Hansgrohe’s Rafal Majka soloed to victory on stage 14 from Ecija to Sierra de La Pandera. T(...)

  Alberto Contador (left) of Trek Segafredo looks over his shoulder  at Sky’s  Chris Froome  as he crosses the finish line in the eighth  stage of    Vuelta  a Espana  between Hellin and Xorret de Cati. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Chris Froome extended his La Vuelta lead with a show of strength on Saturday’s eighth stage to Xorret de Cati. France’s Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-St(...)

Sky’s Chris Froome rides with the pack during the sixth stage at the Vuelta a España between Vila-Real and Sagunt. Photo: Jaime Reina/Getty Images

Nicolas Roche continued his strong showing in the Vuelta a España, improving one place to third overall in the general classification on Thursday’s si(...)

 BMC Racing Team’s riders, including Ireland’s Nicolas Roche, in action during the first stage of the Vuelta. Photograph: EPA

Chris Froome’s bid to win the Vuelta a Espana for the first time got off to a strong start as Team Sky came fourth in the team time trial in stage on(...)

Alberto Contador, seen here in action during this summer’s Tour de France, will retire  from cycling after the Vuelta a Espana. Photograph:  Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Twice Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will hang up his racing bike after this year’s Vuelta a Espana, bringing to an end the career of one o(...)

“Chris Froome celebrates his  Tour de France victory on Sunday on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Photograph:  Franck Faugere/EPA

Chris Froome, with his fourth Tour de France in the bag thanks to one of the strongest final weeks he can remember putting in, is now likely to move o(...)

“It might sometimes looks like myself and Romain bardet are racing together as we take turns to attack.” Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The Tour is nearly over, Paris is beckoning like a beacon on the horizon. We’ll reach the Champs Elysees tomorrow, but first there’s the not-inconsequ(...)

 Dan Martin (centre) rides during the 181,5km ninth stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 9th  between Nantua and Chambery. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Stage 13, Friday, July 14th: Saint-Girons to Foix 101km Friday was good fun out there. I think it was the first time in the Tour you have seen so man(...)

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