Danny van Poppel takes Tour of Spain stage 12, Chris Froome withdraws
Danny van Poppel takes Tour of Spain stage 12, Chris Froome withdraws

Dutch rider Danny van Poppel won stage 12 of Spain`s Vuelta on Thursday as Tour de France winner Chris Froome became the latest big name to withdraw from the race.

Cycling: Kris Boeckmans in "induced coma" after Vuelta crash

Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans will remain in an induced coma for the next few days according to his Lotto Soudal team after being one of a number of riders badly injured in a crash-riden stage eight of Spain`s Vuelta.

WATCH: 'The Shark' Vincenzo Nibali flagrantly cheating at Tour of Spain
WATCH: 'The Shark' Vincenzo Nibali flagrantly cheating at Tour of Spain

Cheating is also an art. It requires a certain level of subtlety to avoid being caught. But on Monday, one of the world's leading cyclists Vincenzo Nibali was thrown out of Tour of Spain (Vuelta a Espana) for being towed by a team car from Astana Pro Team (APT) stable.

Aussie Caleb Ewan claims landmark Tour of Spain stage win, Dutch Tom Dumoulin leads

Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career on Wednesday, the 21-year-old Australian claiming the fifth stage of Spain`s Vuelta with Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin the new leader.

Tour of Spain organisers act over dangerous first stage
Tour of Spain organisers act over dangerous first stage

Tour of Spain organisers announced Friday that Saturday`s first stage will not count towards the overall standings after criticism that the team time trial circuit was too dangerous.

Chris Froome begins physiological tests and will share results
Chris Froome begins physiological tests and will share results

Tour de France winner Chris Froome began a series of physiological tests on Monday designed to prove his achievements should not attract suspicion.

Tim Wellens retains Tour of Benelux title
Tim Wellens retains Tour of Benelux title

Belgian rider Tim Wellens retained the Tour of Benelux title after Sunday`s seventh and final stage over 188.6 km from Sint-Pieters-Leeuw to Geraardsbergen in Belgium, with Italian Manuel Quinziato winning the stage.

Johan Le Bon wins Tour of Benelux stage, Wilco Kelderman new leader
Johan Le Bon wins Tour of Benelux stage, Wilco Kelderman new leader

French rider Johan Le Bon of the FDJ team won the fifth stage of the Tour of Benelux, the 179.6km ride from Riemst to Sittard-Geleen, on Friday.

Athletics should invest more in anti-doping, says Chris Froome
Athletics should invest more in anti-doping, says Chris Froome

Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome on Thursday said athletics should follow in the footsteps of cycling and invest a lot more money in anti-doping measures.

Government demanding Lance Armstrong's medical records
Government demanding Lance Armstrong's medical records

The federal government wants to see Lance Armstrong's medical records from his treatments for cancer, specifically whether his doctors knew back in 1996 that he was using performance-enhancing drugs.

US rider Tom Danielson suspended after positive test
US rider Tom Danielson suspended after positive test

US rider Tom Danielson has been suspended by Cannondale-Garmin after a positive test for synthetic testosterone, the American team confirmed on Monday.

American Danielson fails doping test
American Danielson fails doping test

American Tom Danielson has revealed he failed a doping test for synthetic testosterone but the Cannondale-Garmin rider denies taking a banned substance.

Adam Yates becomes first British winner of San Sebastian Classic
Adam Yates becomes first British winner of San Sebastian Classic

Adam Yates became the first British winner of the San Sebastian Classic on Saturday with the Orica rider also claiming his maiden title at the major level.

Richie Porte quits Sky to pursue Grand Tour dream with BMC
Richie Porte quits Sky to pursue Grand Tour dream with BMC

Australian rider Richie Porte, fresh from helping Team Sky`s Chris Froome win a second Tour de France, announced on Saturday he will ride for the BMC Racing team next season.

Chris Froome ponders rare Tour-Vuelta double
Chris Froome ponders rare Tour-Vuelta double

Chris Froome celebrated his second Tour de France triumph with a bacon sandwich on Monday before chewing over the appetising prospect of a rare grand tour double in Spain next month.

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford proud of '100% clean' Chris Froome
Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford proud of '100% clean' Chris Froome

Chris Froome`s Team Sky manager Dave Brailsford said on Sunday he was proud of the Tour de France winner and insisted he is riding clean.

Chris Froome wins second Tour de France, Andre Greipel claims last stage
Chris Froome wins second Tour de France, Andre Greipel claims last stage

Chris Froome won his second Tour de France title following Sunday`s 21st and final stage to Paris.

Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier
Manhunt in Paris after car smashes Tour de France barrier

French police were searching Sunday for the driver of a car that smashed through a security barrier in central Paris near the finish line of cycling`s Tour de France.

Tour de France: Rain neutralises Champs Elysees
Tour de France: Rain neutralises Champs Elysees

Rain has caused Tour de France organisers to neutralise the 10 laps around the Champs Elysees on the prestigious race`s finish in Paris on Sunday.

Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier
Paris police fire on car driven through Tour de France barrier

 French police opened fire Sunday at a car which smashed through a security barrier in central Paris close to the finishing line of cycling`s Tour de France, a police source said.