Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
25 June 2013 11:00 PM
In an exclusive interview, the Spaniard tells Alasdair Fotheringham why he is the one who can upset the odds and puncture the hopes of the Sky rider
23 June 2013 12:00 AM
For the second year running, a British rider is dreaming of wearing the yellow jersey in Paris at the end of the Tour de France. But next Saturday another, Mark Cavendish, seeks to become the first rider in this year's race to take the maillot jaune – an opportunity last available to sprinters like Cavendish in the 1966 Tour.
Alasdair Fotheringham: Sir Bradley Wiggins has allowed Team Sky to dodge a bullet with Tour de France decision
22 June 2013 12:00 AM
The important thing is that, at 33, Wiggins has opted to continue racing
21 June 2013 06:36 PM
Ring thought to have acted as support group to enable would-be fighters to get to training camps
20 June 2013 12:00 AM
12 June 2013 12:00 AM
A Spanish Civil Guard dog received the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals gold medal – the animal equivalent of the UK’s George Cross – in a ceremony here in Mostoles near Madrid yesterday after it detected a hidden terrorist bomb on Mallorca in July 2009.
11 June 2013 12:00 AM
It wasn’t quite “blink and you’ve missed it”, but Christopher Columbus’s 21-day spell as Spain’s largest football fan in history came to an abrupt end on Sunday morning, when a giant replica Barça shirt that had adorned a statue of Europe’s most famous explorer in downtown Barcelona for the past three weeks was removed.
10 June 2013 01:00 AM
Briton cruises to victory in the Dauphiné but still launches final attack to help Sky team-mate
10 June 2013 01:00 AM
Even without Wiggins and Cavendish, the British squad is still the one holding all the aces
08 June 2013 12:00 AM
Celebrated Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava is widely praised for his spectacularly designed bridges, railway stations and other structures of all types, from the roof of the Olympic stadium in Athens to sets for the New York City ballet. But much closer to home, in Oviedo, problems with one of his most striking constructions, a conference hall, will leave Mr Calatrava out of pocket by more than three million euros.
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