Alasdair Fotheringham is Cycling Correspondent and Spain Correspondent for The Independent.
24 February 2014 12:00 AM
23 February 2014 12:00 AM
Briton wins his first race of the season but in France Sky have 16 bikes stolen in latest theft
18 February 2014 12:00 AM
For some strange reason, wedging a car into an unnervingingly small underground carpark space has always seemed to be as integral to the average Spanish travel experience as drinking sangria or eating a tortilla de patatas omelette . But now the mystery has been solved.
09 February 2014 12:00 AM
Juan Carlos's daughter appears in court to answer tax and money laundering allegations as support for Spain's monarchy dives
Sir Dave Brailsford happy with his Sky Team riders' performance levels: 'Chris Froome is still flying – the only problem's been the baboons'
06 February 2014 01:00 AM
Sir Dave Brailsford believes that Sky's Chris Froome has avoided a potential dip in performance levels following his outstanding victory in the Tour de France last year and claims that only the odd incident with marauding baboons is hindering his off-season training.
04 February 2014 11:36 PM
Sir Bradley Wiggins said here in Mallorca that any underlying tensions between himself and Sky team-mate Chris Froome were a thing of the past, that he is keenly anticipating racing alongside the 2013 Tour de France winner this year – and that watching Gladiator this winter has helped him realise what his role in the team should be.
Blas Piñar: Extremist who remained stubbornly loyal to the memory of Franco and strove to prevent the dilution of his legacy
01 February 2014 12:41 AM
Piñar was the model of a Spain we no longer know,’ wrote ‘ABC
31 January 2014 12:00 AM
27 January 2014 12:00 AM
Exclusive Mark Cavendish interview: 'My whole year's about Harrogate', stage one of the Tour de France
22 January 2014 01:00 AM
Even after achieving so much in his career, 2014 holds rich promise for Mark Cavendish. Nothing could beat winning a Tour de France stage and the yellow jersey in his mum's home town
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Police shoot and kill second young black man near Ferguson
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns aged 27
- 4 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence