Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
16 September 2014 12:00 AM
Margaret Thatcher’s legacy extended to unexpected locations yesterday, when a square in Madrid was officially named after the former PM.
15 September 2014 09:38 PM
The talented rider has had a mixed career with his drugs ban and rehabilitation as an anti-doping campaigner, yet, he tells Alasdair Fotheringham, his time has seen a transformation in British cycling
Vuelta a Espana: 'I gave it everything,' says Chris Froome after being edged out by Alberto Contador in Spain
14 September 2014 10:37 PM
A crash may have wrecked his Tour de France this year, but Chris Froome bounced back for a morale-boosting fourth Grand Tour podium of his career on Sunday, finishing second overall in the Vuelta a Espana to Alberto Contador.
11 September 2014 07:11 PM
A searing attack by Sky’s Chris Froome on yesterday’s stage of the Tour of Spain moved the Briton into second place overall and allowed him to close the gap on race leader Alberto Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo.
07 September 2014 12:00 AM
Britain's Chris Froome clawed his way back into contention in the Vuelta a España yesterday after he dropped overall leader Alberto Contador on one of the race's toughest climbs, the Camperona.
Tour of Britain 2014: Sir Bradley Wiggins bids to defend title as Mark Cavendish returns to British roads against rival Marcel Kittel
06 September 2014 03:50 PM
Cavendish crashed out of the Tour de France the last time he competed on British soil
02 September 2014 07:50 PM
The Team Sky rider lost 53 seconds to race leader and home favourite Alberto Contador
29 August 2014 08:45 PM
After crashing three times in the Tour de France and being forced to abandon as a result of his injuries, Britain’s Chris Froome might have had reason to hope that his run of accidents had finally ended. But on Friday as Froome fell heavily at the Vuelta a Espana, he was proved wrong.
26 August 2014 12:00 AM
With a record total of 7.8 million foreign tourists in Spain this July, Andalusia’s Sanlúcar de Barrameda is surely one of the country’s last coastal towns where overseas visitors remain a minority.
23 August 2014 08:01 PM
Briton’s post-crash fitness will be put to test on his return to action in Spain’s Grand Tour
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Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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