Sam Bennett    sprints for the second place in front of third-placed Sonny Colbrelli  during the second stage of the 73th Tour de Romandie. Photograph: Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Sam Bennett went agonisingly close to continuing a remarkable sequence in stage races this year, netting second on stage two of the Tour de Romandie i(...)

Peter Sagan (left)  wins the sprint  ahead of Italy’s Sonny Colbrelli (right) and France’s Arnaud Demare (centre) in the  second stage  of the Tour de France  between Mouilleron-Saint-Germain and La Roche-sur-Yon. Photograph:  Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

Peter Sagan took the overall lead in the Tour de France following an uphill sprint win in La Roche-Sur-Yon after another hectic finale saw a major cra(...)

The gruelling Col de la Croix de Fer, on the 17th stage of the Tour de France - La Mure to Serre Chevalier. Photograph: Patrick Hertzog/AFP

Stage one: Düsseldorf (14km time trial) Apart from a quick incursion into the city centre, most of this is alongside the river Rhine, dead flat and d(...)