Cycling Update

Mark Cavendish photographed on July 21, 2013
Mark Cavendish in contention for first Olympic medal
Mark Cavendish finishes fifth in the time trial event to move up to second overall in the Rio 2016 men's omnium, with two events left to go.
Aug 15, 19:24
Great Britain's Chris Froome rides in the hill as supporters cheer during the 167 km tenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2015
Chris Froome on brink of third Tour de France title after defending overall lead
Team Sky's Chris Froome maintains his overall lead at the summit of the 2016 Tour de France leaderboard following a rain-soaked penultimate stage in the Alps.
Jul 23, 17:09
Belgium's Greg Van Avermaet (R) celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, at the end of the 198,5 km thirteenth stage of the 102nd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July
Chris Froome maintains Tour de France lead after stage 13
Chris Froome remains leader of the Tour de France after finishing sixth in stage 13, which was won by Belgium's Greg van Avermaet.
Jul 17, 19:16
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rides during the fourth stage (Montelimar - Gap) of the 66th edition of the Dauphine Criterium cycling race on June 11, 2014
Vincenzo Nibali all but seals Tour de France triumph
Vincenzo Nibali all but seals his maiden Tour de France victory after extending his overall lead on stage 20 from Bergerac to Perigueux.
Jul 26, 17:28
Silver medalist Stephanie Morton of Australia, Gold medalist Anna Meares of Australia and bronze medalist Jess Varnish of England celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 500m Time Trial at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day one o
Jess Varnish beaten in track sprint semi-finals
England's track cyclist Jess Varnish loses her sprint semi-final to Anna Meares of Australia and will instead compete for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 26, 17:25
Peter Kennaugh of Team SKY looks on during a cafe stop on February 4, 2014
Peter Kennaugh tops points race qualifying
Isle of Man cyclist Peter Kennaugh tops qualifying for the points race at the Commonwealth Games ahead of compatriot Mark Christian.
Jul 26, 13:54
Scotland's Neil Fachie and pilot Craig Maclean Niblett celebrate winning the gold medal in the men's 1000m time trial B2 tandem race in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 25, 2014
Neil Fachie, Matt Ellis reach sprint tandem semi-finals
Scotland's Neil Fachie and Wales's Matt Ellis reach the semi-finals of the men's sprint tandem at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 26, 13:34
England's Jason Kenny and Australia's Peter Lewis compete in the men's sprint semi-final in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 25, 2014
Jason Kenny beats Peter Lewis to set up velodrome final
Jason Kenny moves into the final of the men's sprint cycling event at the Commonwealth Games by beating Peter Lewis 2-1 in the semi.
Jul 25, 17:08
Joanna Rowsell competes during the women's 3000m individual pursuit qualifying on July 25, 2014
Joanna Rowsell breaks Commonwealth Games record to reach gold-medal race
England cyclist Joanna Rowsell breaks the Commonwealth Games record to reach the gold-medal race of the women's 3000m individual pursuit in Glasgow.
Jul 25, 13:00
England cyclist Jason Kenny on July 24, 2014
Jason Kenny into men's track sprint semi-finals
Jason Kenny reaches the semi-finals of the men's track sprint with victory over Matthew Glaetzer.
Jul 25, 12:48
British cyclist Bradley Wiggins rides past during a training session at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on July 22, 2014
Sir Bradley Wiggins and company qualify for team pursuit final
Sir Bradley Wiggins helps England qualify second fastest for the men's 4,000m team pursuit in Glasgow, where they will face world champions Australia for gold on Thursday.
Jul 24, 12:58
Sophie Thornhill of England faces the media during Team England track cycling media session ahead of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games at National Cycling Centre on July 14, 2014
England qualify fastest in women's tandem
Team England duo Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott qualify fastest for the semi-finals of the women's tandem sprint at the Commonwealth Games, with hosts Scotland second.
Jul 24, 12:31
Matthew Glaetzer of Australia competes in the Men’s Sprint qualification at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 24, 2014
Australia's Matthew Glaetzer breaks Commonwealth Games sprint record
Australia's Matthew Glaetzer sets a new Commonwealth Games record while qualifying for the men's sprint.
Jul 24, 12:24
Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 19, 2014
Rafal Majka claims second Tour de France stage win
Rafal Majka holds off the challenges of Giovanni Visconti and Vincenzo Nibali to win stage 16 of the Tour de France.
Jul 23, 16:42
Michael Rogers of Australia waits at the start line before competing in the Men's Elite Time Trial on day two of the UCI Road World Championships on September 3, 2012
Michael Rogers clinches stage 16 of Tour de France
Australian Michael Rogers wins stage 16 of the Tour de France, his first triumph on the tour.
Jul 22, 16:26
Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Team Katusha celebrates winning stage twelve of the 2014 Tour de France, a 186km stage between Bourg-en-Bresse and Saint-Etienne, on July 17, 2014
Alexander Kristoff wins stage 15 of the Tour de France
Norwegian Alexander Kristoff leaves it late to win the 15th stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 20, 16:30
Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 19, 2014
Rafal Majka takes stage 14 of Tour de France as Vincenzo Nibali extends his lead
Rafal Majka secures a first win in the 2014 Tour de France for Tinkoff-Saxo with victory on stage 14 as Vincenzo Nibali extends his overall lead.
Jul 19, 17:56
Stage winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning the 197.5 km thirteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 18, 201
Race leader Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 13 of Tour de France
Leader Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 13 of the Tour de France, his third of the race.
Jul 18, 16:38
Alexander Kristoff of Norway and Team Katusha celebrates winning stage twelve of the 2014 Tour de France, a 186km stage between Bourg-en-Bresse and Saint-Etienne, on July 17, 2014
Alexander Kristoff wins stage 12 of Tour de France
Norway's Alexander Kristoff wins the 12th stage of the Tour de France, while Vincenzo Nibali retains his lead.
Jul 17, 17:08
Stage winner France's Tony Gallopin celebrates on the podium after winning the 187.5 km eleventh stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 16, 201
Tony Gallopin takes stage 11 at Tour de France
Lotto-Belisol rider Tony Gallopin wins the 11th stage of the Tour de France.
Jul 16, 16:37
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of the 201 km second stage of the 101th edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 6, 2014 between York and Sheffield
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France stage 10, reclaims yellow jersey
Vincenzo Nibali wins stage 10 of the Tour de France to reclaim the yellow jersey.
Jul 14, 17:00
Germany's Tony Martin celebrates his combativity prize on the podium at the end of the 161.50 km tenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2014
Tony Martin streaks to victory in Tour de France stage nine
Vincenzo Nibali loses the yellow jersey to Tony Gallopin as Germany's Tony Martin streaks to victory in stage nine of the Tour de France.
Jul 13, 16:45
Stage winner Blel Kadri of France and AG2R La Mondiale celebrates on the podium after winning the eighth stage of the 2014 Tour de France on July 12, 2014
Blel Kadri takes stage eight at Tour de France
Blel Kadri takes stage eight of the Tour de France with a solo victory from Tomblaine to Gerardmer La Mauselaine.
Jul 12, 17:33
Matteo Trentin of Italy and the Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team celebrates on the podium after winning stage seven of the 2014 Le Tour de France from Epernay to Nancy on July 11, 2014
Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of Tour de France
Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider Matteo Trentin wins stage seven of the Tour de France in a photo finish.
Jul 11, 16:30
Andre Greipel of Germany and Lotto-Belisol celebrates winning stage six of the 2014 Tour de France, a 194km stage between Arras and Reims, on July 10, 2014
Andre Greipel wins Tour de France stage six
Andre Greipel claims victory in the Tour de France sixth stage, while Vincenzo Nibali retains the overall lead.
Jul 10, 16:34
Lars Boom of The Netherlands and the Belkin Pro Cycling Team enters the final sections of cobbles en route to victory in the fifth stage of the 2014 Tour de France on July 9, 2014
Lars Boom takes dramatic fifth stage of Tour de France
Lars Boom wins the fifth stage of the Tour de France following an eventful race from Ypres to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut.
Jul 9, 16:28
Germany's Marcel Kittel celebrates his yellow jersey received from Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on the podium on July 5, 2014
Marcel Kittel wins stage four of Tour de France
Marcel Kittel continues his strong start to the Tour de France by winning stage four.
Jul 8, 16:53