Cycling

Stannard shines in Tour of Britain

Briton Ian Stannard produced a brilliant solo ride to win the penultimate stage of the Tour of Britain on Saturday in Nottinghamshire. The 31-year-old Team Sky rider escaped from a breakaway group with 16 kilometres to go and finished 59 seconds ahead of Germany’s Nils Politt, with Italian Giovanni Carboni three minutes and nine seconds ...

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Stannard stars at Tour of Britain

Briton Ian Stannard produced a brilliant solo ride to win the penultimate stage of the Tour of Britain on Saturday in Nottinghamshire. The 31-year-old Team Sky rider escaped from a breakaway group with 16 kilometres to go and finished 59 seconds ahead of Germany’s Nils Politt, with Italian Giovanni Carboni three minutes and nine seconds behind in third. “When I ...

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Yates continues to shine at Vuelta

Britain’s Simon Yates reclaimed the overall leadership of La Vuelta with victory on the final climb of stage 14 to Les Praeres. The Mitchelton-Scott rider had seen Jesus Herrada take the red jersey earlier in the week, but the Spaniard’s challenge faded over the closing 30 kilometres of Saturday’s gruelling trek. Yates made his move with some 700 metres to ...

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