Cycling

UCI President blasts "naked" outfits worn by Colombian women's cycling team as "unacceptable"

By Paul Osborne

The kit worn by a womens Colombian cycling team has caused uproar on social media ©TwitterBrian Cookson, President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), has criticised the "unacceptable" outfits worn by a women's Colombian cycling team while racing at the Giro della Toscana in Tuscany, Italy.

Contador secures third Vuelta a España victory

By Emily Goddard

Alberto Contador has won his third Vuelta a España ©Getty ImagesAlberto Contador has won his third Vuelta a España after comfortably maintaining his overall lead in today's 21st and final stage time trial.

Contador stage win in Vuelta a España means can begin preparing for overall victory

By Paul Osborne

Alberto Contador has all but sealed the Vuelta a España title after winning stage 20 ©Getty ImagesSpain's Alberto Contador has all but sealed the Vuelta a España title after racing past closest competitor Chris Froome to seal stage 20 of the race.

Contador closes in on Vuelta a España win as Hansen takes stage 19 win

By Gary Anderson 

Alberto Contador waves to home fans as he closes in on another Vuelta a España title ©AFP/Getty ImagesAlberto Contador maintained his lead over Britain's Chris Froome with two days to go on the Vuelta a España as a solo break from Australian Adam Hansen saw him take victory on today's 19th stage in Cangas do Morrazo.

Aru beats Froome to stage win as Briton moves into second at Vuelta a España

By Gary Anderson

Italy's Fabio Aru moves up to fifth overall in the Vuelta a España after his second stage win ©AFP/Getty ImagesItaly's Fabio Aru held off the challenge of Britain's Chris Froome to take the stage 18 win on the Vuelta a España as the Team Sky rider moved up to second on general classification after a gruelling summit finish on Monte Castrove.

Degenkolb sprints to fourth stage win on Vuelta a España but Contador remains in control

By Gary Anderson

John Degenkolb celebrates winning stage 17 of the Vuelta a España ©AFP/Getty ImagesGermany's John Degenkolb powered to his fourth stage win on this year's Vuelta a España as he once again proved to be the sprint master in A Coruña but it is home favourite Alberto Contador who remains firmly on course for overall victory.

Contador moves step closer to victory at the Vuelta a España with stage 16 win

By Paul Osborne

Alberto Contador moved a step closer to the overall Vuelta a España title with a stage 16 victory ©Getty ImagesSpain's Alberto Contador took a decisive step towards overall victory at the Vuelta a España today after managing to drop all of his rivals en route to the stage 16 win at La Farrapona.

Niemiec secures stage 15 win in Vuelta a España as Contador loses valuable seconds to main rivals

By Paul Osborne

Przemysław Niemiec secured victory on stage 15 of the Vuelta a España ©Getty ImagesPoland's Przemysław Niemiec hung on to claim victory on stage 15 of the Vuelta a España atop Lagos de Covadonga after an early break as Spain's Alejandro Valverde moved to within 31 seconds of race leader and compatriot Alberto Contador today.

Hesjedal wins stage 14 of Vuelta a España as Froome begins fightback

By Nick Butler

Ryder Hesjedal powers to victory on stage 14 of the Vuelta a España ©AFP/Getty ImagesCanada's Ryder Hesjedal produced a superb finish to win stage 14 of the Vuelta a España from Santander to La Camperona today, but an intriguing final week has been set up after Great Britain's Chris Froome gained time on the other overall contenders.
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