Chris Froome leads British assault on Ponferrada World Championships
Chris Froome leads British assault on Ponferrada World Championships

Former Tour de France champions Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins were named in the Great Britain team for the Road World Championships in Spain that was announced on Wednesday.

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde extends deal with Movistar
Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde extends deal with Movistar

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde has celebrated his third place finish in the Tour of Spain by signing a new three-year deal with Movistar on Tuesday.

Alberto Contador claims second Vuelta win
Alberto Contador claims second Vuelta win

Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo bank) was crowned as the overall winner of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race ahead of British rider Chris Froome after the end of the final time-trial.

Alberto Contador rules out World Championship tilt
Alberto Contador rules out World Championship tilt

Tour of Spain leader Alberto Contador has ruled out competing at the world championships in his home country a week from now despite being picked for the Spanish team.

Contador rules out World Championship tilt

Tour of Spain leader Alberto Contador has ruled out competing at the world championships in his home country a week from now despite being picked for the Spanish team.

Alberto Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble by winning 20th stage
Alberto Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble by winning 20th stage

Alberto Contador is on the brink of claiming a third Tour of Spain victory after winning Saturday`s 20th and penultimate stage over 185.7km from Santo Estevo de Ribas to Puerto de Ancares.

Alberto Contador maintains lead as Hansen claims stage win
Alberto Contador maintains lead as Hansen claims stage win

Australian Adam Hansen mounted a successful attack about four km from the finish to win the 19th stage at the Tour of Spain on Friday as Alberto Contador held on to the leader`s red jersey with two stages remaining.

John Degenkolb blasts to fourth stage win at Tour of Spain
John Degenkolb blasts to fourth stage win at Tour of Spain

John Degenkolb of Germany claimed his fourth stage victory of the Tour of Spain when he sprinted to victory in Wednesday`s 17th stage as local favourite Alberto Contador retained the overall leader`s red jersey.

Alberto Contador sits out "unsuitable" world championships
Alberto Contador sits out "unsuitable" world championships

Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month`s world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday.

Hesjedal wins 14th stage, Contador extends lead

Canada`s Ryder Hesjedal pipped Swiss rider Oliver Zaugg in a brutal climb to the finish line to win the 14th stage of the Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race as Alberto Contador extended his overall lead.

Dani Navarro wins 13th stage, Alberto Contador maintains Vuelta lead
Dani Navarro wins 13th stage, Alberto Contador maintains Vuelta lead

Spain`s Dani Navarro claimed his first Grand Tour stage victory as he won the 188.7km 13th stage of the Vuelta a Espana from Belorado to Obregon on Friday as compatriot Alberto Contador retained his overall lead.

Tour of Spain: Tony Martin wins stage, Alberto Contador takes overall lead
Tour of Spain: Tony Martin wins stage, Alberto Contador takes overall lead

Two-time Tour of Spain winner Alberto Contador took the overall lead in this year`s edition on Tuesday as German Tony Martin won the 10th stage, a 36.7-kilometre time-trial.

Winner Anacona takes 9th stage, Nairo Quintana leads Tour of Spain
Winner Anacona takes 9th stage, Nairo Quintana leads Tour of Spain

Colombian Winner Anacona was victorious in the ninth stage of the Tour of Spain on Sunday as his compatriot Nairo Quintana moved ahead in the general classification.

Tour de France: Vincenzo Nibali keeps cool head in hectic race

Vincenzo Nibali didn`t just have to beat his opposition at the Tour de France, he also had to overcome the elements and general chaos before being crowned in Paris.

Tour triumph made on cobbles: Vincenzo Nibali

Tour de France yellow jerseys are usually won high in the mountains or on the time trials, even a mixture of both, but Vincenzo Nibali`s triumphant ride to Paris began on unfamiliar terrain - the cobblestones.

Vincenzo Nibali says he`s riding within himself

Vincenzo Nibali is winning the Tour de France so easily that the Italian admitted he is actually riding within himself.

Alberto Contador rules himself out of Vuelta a Espana

Alberto Contador admitted Wednesday that he will not be able to compete at the Vuelta a Espana, which begins on August 23.

Contador won`t need surgery for Tour-ending injury

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will not need surgery to repair the broken tibia that forced him to abandon the 2014 Tour de France, a trauma surgeon said.

Contador crashes out on Tour de France 10th stage

Spain`s Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing heavily during the 10th stage and injuring his knee.

Kadri gives France first win, Contador stings Nibali

Blel Kadri earned France its first Tour de France win this year on stage eight, a 161-km trek from Tomblaine, as race leader Vincenzo Nibali showed a first glimpse of weakness on Saturday.