Astana Pro Team rider Fabio Aru celebrates on the podium wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey following the 12th stage of the 104th edition of the Tour de France. Photo: Yoan Valat/EPA

Against all expectations, 200m from the top of the airport runway used to shoot parts of the film Tomorrow Never Dies, the Tour de France saw Sky fall(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin (left) and Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang ride in a breakaway during the 115 km eighth and last stage of the 69th edition of the Criterium du Dauphine. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin showed that his build-up to the Tour de France is bang on track with a highly impressive display on the final stage of the Criterium du Dau(...)

Dan Martin is now tenth in the overall leaderboard. Photograph: Getty Images

Dan Martin put in a solid time trial on stage 18 of the Tour de France on Thursday but still slipped back a place in the overall classification. He fi(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin and Britain’s Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey ride under the rain as fans cheer during the 184,5 km ninth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

As a deluge of rain and hail fell on the super-category climb here, amid the lowering Pyrenean skies there was a little clarity over the identity of t(...)