Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
Tour de France 2014: 'Destroyed' Alberto Contador crashes out of the Tour to follow Chris Froome in abandoning his campaign - and leaving the door open for Vincenzo Nibali
15 July 2014 03:15 PM
Contador crashes on stage 10, and is forced to abandon his camapign
Sarajevo Grand Prix 2014: It might be a hackneyed cliche but this race can help rebuild the war-torn city
14 July 2014 04:45 PM
Slovenian rider Matej Marin eventually won the race in Bosnia-Herzegovina
14 July 2014 12:41 AM
Nibali relinquishes yellow jersey to save energy for today’s mountain stage
Tour de France 2014: Frenchman Blel Kadri wins stage eight after impressive breakaway - but Alberto Contador steals the show
12 July 2014 04:47 PM
Spaniard jumps 10 places to sixth behind Vincenzo Nibali as Sky’s Porte climbs to third
11 July 2014 07:30 PM
Defending champion Chris Froome’s withdrawal has left a huge power vacuum
Tour de France 2014: Now Chris Froome has gone it is Richie Porte’s big chance to impress, says Sean Yates
10 July 2014 09:25 PM
Former Team Sky sports director says it's Tasmanian's turn 'to step up to the plate'
Tour de France 2014: Xabi Zandio crash adds to Sky woes as Andre Greipel ends Marcel Kittel's sprint dominance
10 July 2014 04:19 PM
German rider takes victory on the 194km stage between Arras and Reims
09 July 2014 11:15 PM
Team Sky’s strategy of placing all their bets on Chris Froome for the Tour de France in 2014, rather than having Sir Bradley Wiggins in the line-up as a Plan B, is in disarray following the abandonment of the race by the Kenyan-born Briton after barely five stages.
Chris Froome out of Tour de France 2014: Lars Boom takes muddy victory on dramatic stage five that sees defending champion crash out of the race
09 July 2014 04:26 PM
Riders competed in atrocious conditions on the 155.5km stage between Ypres and Arenberg Porte du Hainaut
Chris Froome crashes OUT of Tour de France as title defence lasts just five days before third accident sees him abandon campaign
09 July 2014 02:09 PM
Froome lands on the opposite hip after suffering grazes on Tuesday, and falls a minute behind the peloton with his Team Sky team-mates for support
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
David Cameron says anyone criticising Eric Pickles' letter to Muslims 'really has a problem'
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