Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
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
16 August 2014 12:00 AM
Shortly after midnight, a hooded, cloaked figure scurried across the garden of a rural hotel in Galicia, chanting as she joined a group around a cauldron where blue flames flickered.
Tour de France 2014: Marcel Kittel wins final stage on Champs-Elysees as Vincenzo Nibali is confirmed as champion
28 July 2014 06:55 PM
Nibali becomes the first Italian to win the Tour since 1998
28 July 2014 01:04 PM
The British rider impressed at this year's Tour de France and has been rewarded with a new contract until the end of 2016
28 July 2014 12:41 AM
Gallopin takes centre stage for resurrecting French pride
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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