Leopold Konig

9 results

Chris Froome has held on to second place in the Vuelta after 17 stages. Photograph: Epa

Chris Froome clawed back a late attack led by Alberto Contador to retain second place in the overall standings after stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana o(...)

 David de la Cruz of Etixx (Quick Step) celebrates winning the ninth stage of the  Vuelta a Espana over 164.5 km between Cistierna and Alto del Naranco.  Photograph: Javie Lizon/EPA

Spain’s David de la Cruz snatched the red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana with a dramatic stage nine victory. Etixx Quick-Step rider De la Cruz staged (...)

 Chris Froome, wearing the  yellow jersey, rides in the pack past a lake during the 18th stage  of the Tour de France  between Gap and Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne in the French Alps. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Romain Bardet was victorious on stage 18 of the Tour de France as Chris Froome maintained his commanding advantage to move a step closer to a second t(...)

Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. It'll be his seventh time in the competition. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA

Irish cyclist Nicolas Roche has been included in the Team Sky squad for the Tour de France. While compatriot Philip Deignan has missed out on selecti(...)

Sam Bennett has been confirmed as one of Bora-Argon18’s two leaders for the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty

What appears to have been an inadvertent - and, according to the Sky team, inaccurate - shortlist for the Tour de France caused concerns on Tuesday(...)

Sam Bennett: “I am more confident in my ability now.” Photograph: Carlos Barba/EPA

Now fully over the illnesses which affected him in the second half of the season, Sam Bennett has said that he is encouraged by his form at this point(...)

 Nicolas Roche has signed with TEam Sky for 2015. Photograph:  by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

After two years of working for Alberto Contador in the Tour de France, Nicolas Roche today confirmed he had committed to doing the same for Chris Fro(...)

A group of breakaway riders pedal through a rain storm near the town of Condom in the Pyrenees mountains during the 19th stage of theTour de France cycling race between Maubourguet and Bergerac.Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

Cycling’s equivalent of the curse of Hello! magazine seems to have struck the cyclists who shook the Duchess of Cambridge’s hand before the official s(...)

The peleton early in the 13th stage of the Tour de France cycling race, over from Saint-Etienne to Chamrousse. Photograph: EPA

Vincenzo Nibali claimed his third stage win of this year’s Tour de France to increase his lead in the overall classification at the end of stage 13.Ni(...)