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2018 European Championships: 13 Olympic medallists included in GB cycling team

British Cycling has named 13 Olympic medallists in their team for August’s European Championships in Glasgow. The squad includes Geraint Thomas, who is currently riding in the Tour de France, and husband and wife duo Jason and Laura Kenny. Competition ...

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Thomas wins second Tour stage in a row as Froome comes fourth

Geraint Thomas won a dramatic five-man sprint finish to secure back-to-back stage wins at the Tour de France and extend his lead in the yellow jersey. The Welshman put in a late surge to beat rivals including Team Sky team-mate ...

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The greatest climb in cycling – why Alpe d'Huez is called 'cycling's Wembley'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Find out why the Tour de France’s Alpe d’Huez stage is known as “the greatest climb in cycling”. BBC Sport – Cycling

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Thomas takes Tour de France overall lead with stage 11 win

Britain’s Geraint Thomas became the Tour de France’s overall leader with an impressive victory on stage 11. Team Sky rider Thomas attacked with six kilometres left on the final climb up La Rosiere, to finish 20 seconds ahead of team-mate ...

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La Course 2018: Annemiek van Vleuten beats Anna van der Breggen in dramatic finish

Annemiek van Vleuten overhauled fellow Dutch rider Anna van der Breggen in the last 25 metres to defend her La Course title in a stunning finale. Van Vleuten looked beaten when Olympic champion Van der Breggen pulled away on the ...

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Tour de France 2018: Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 10, Greg van Avermaet extends lead

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe claimed an impressive solo victory on stage 10 of the Tour de France as Greg van Avermaet extended his overall lead. Alaphilippe went clear with just under 30km to go and held his advantage over the final ...

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Tour de France: Chris Froome offers Geraint Thomas yellow jersey nod

Geraint Thomas says defending champion Chris Froome is “keen” for the Welshman to try for the yellow jersey when the Tour de France enters the mountains. Former team-mate and 2012 winner Sir Bradley Wiggins says Team Sky would have a ...

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Lizzie Deignan joins new Trek women's team for the 2019 season

Britain’s Lizzie Deignan will join the new Trek Factory Racing team when she returns to racing next season. The 29-year-old former world champion is not competing this season as she is expecting her first child in September. She was announced ...

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Tour de France 2018: Why is there no women's equivalent?

Why is there no women’s Tour de France? Simply business or “blatant sexism”, as former cyclist Kathryn Bertine claims? And will there be one any time soon? On Tuesday, before the men’s Tour resumes with stage 10, the world’s top ...

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Degenkolb wins stage nine as Froome crashes but finishes in pack

John Degenkolb won a dramatic ninth stage of the Tour de France that saw Richie Porte abandon and Greg van Avermaet extend his overall lead in a chaotic race across the cobbles. Four-time winner Chris Froome crashed but recovered to ...

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