Alberto Contador regains pink jersey at Giro d`Italia
Alberto Contador regains pink jersey at Giro d`Italia

Spaniard Alberto Contador bounced back from a crash to retake the overall lead in the Giro d`Italia as rivals Fabio Aru and Richie Porte stumbled in Saturday`s 14th stage time-trial.

Alberto Contador fit to start Giro d`Italia​ 7th stage
Alberto Contador fit to start Giro d`Italia​ 7th stage

Former winner Alberto Contador started Friday`s seventh stage of the Giro d`Italia despite dislocating his shoulder in a heavy crash on Thursday.

Giro d`Italia: Alberto Contador takes lead as Jan Polanc wins fifth stage
Giro d`Italia: Alberto Contador takes lead as Jan Polanc wins fifth stage

Race favourite Alberto Contador took the Giro d`Italia`s overall leader`s pink jersey after Wednesday`s fifth stage won by Slovenian Jan Polanc.

Giro d`Italia: Davide Formolo claims stage win, Simon Clarke takes lead
Giro d`Italia: Davide Formolo claims stage win, Simon Clarke takes lead

Italian Davide Formolo capped a daring solo attack with victory on the fourth stage of the Giro d`Italia Tuesday when Australian Simon Clarke took over the race lead from Orica team-mate Michael Matthews.

Alberto Contador aiming for slow-burning Giro challenge
Alberto Contador aiming for slow-burning Giro challenge

Alberto Contador will begin his bid for a Giro d`Italia-Tour de France double on Saturday aiming to keep out of the limelight for as long as possible in Italy.

Nairo Quintana favourite for Basque country victory
Nairo Quintana favourite for Basque country victory

Giro d`Italia winner Nairo Quintana will be the man to beat when the six-stage Tour of the Basque County gets underway on Monday.

Tinkoff names Steven De Jongh in reshuffle after Dane Riis sacking
Tinkoff names Steven De Jongh in reshuffle after Dane Riis sacking

The Tinkoff-Saxo team of two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador named on Friday Dutchman Steven de Jongh at the head of a management reshuffle after the sacking of manager Bjarne Riis.

Alberto Contador staying at Tinkoff-Saxo
Alberto Contador staying at Tinkoff-Saxo

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador on Tuesday announced that he would extend his contract for a further year with the Tinkoff-Saxo team.

Froome seals Ruta title, Lobato takes final stage
Froome seals Ruta title, Lobato takes final stage

Britain`s Chris Froome won the Ruta del Sol on Sunday as Spaniard Juan Jose Lobato claimed his second stage victory of the week.

Chris Froome takes Ruta del Sol lead with stage four win
Chris Froome takes Ruta del Sol lead with stage four win

Chris Froome produced a stunning breakaway up a steep summit finish on the 199.8km fourth stage of the Ruta del Sol to take a two-second lead over Alberto Contador into Sunday`s final stage.

Alberto Contador storms to Ruta del Sol third stage win, extends lead
Alberto Contador storms to Ruta del Sol third stage win, extends lead

Alberto Contador took a firm grip of the Ruta del Sol in Andalusia after easing to victory on the third stage on Friday to extend his overall lead over Chris Froome to 27 seconds.

Lobato sprints to Ruta win, Contador retains lead
Lobato sprints to Ruta win, Contador retains lead

Spaniard Juan Jose Lobato won a tight sprint to clinch stage two of the Ruta del Sol in southern Spain, while Alberto Contador retained his overall lead on Thursday.

Moreno wins Ruta time trial, Contador takes time off Froome
Moreno wins Ruta time trial, Contador takes time off Froome

Spain`s Javi Moreno won the individual time trial in the second part of a split opening stage to the Ruta del Sol on Wednesday as his compatriot Alberto Contador claimed an early eight-second advantage over Chris Froome.

Alberto Contador to retire after 2016 season

Spain`s two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador said Monday he plans to retire after the 2016 season.

Refreshed Chris Froome driven by duel with Alberto Contador
Refreshed Chris Froome driven by duel with Alberto Contador

Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome has put last year`s troubles behind him and has Alberto Contador in his sights as he plans an assault on cycling`s major prizes.

Chris Froome to target 2015 Tour de France
Chris Froome to target 2015 Tour de France

Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome scotched doubts about his commitment to the 2015 race on Tuesday by declaring that it will be the "main focus" of his season.

Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time
Alberto Contador wins prestigious Velo d'Or award for fourth time

Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has won the prestigious Velo d`Or award as the best rider of 2014.

Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot
Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot

 Vuelta winner Alberto Contador will sit out of the season-ending Tour of Beijing with a knee injury, his absence ensuring fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde finishes the season at the top of the UCI WorldTour rankings.

Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot
Alberto Contador's Beijing withdrawal gifts Alejandro Valverde top spot

 Vuelta winner Alberto Contador will sit out of the season-ending Tour of Beijing with a knee injury, his absence ensuring fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde finishes the season at the top of the UCI WorldTour rankings.

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.