Australian track sprinter Shane Perkins has thanked Vladimir Putin after being granted Russian citizenship as he targets the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
The year's final Grand Tour is up for grabs but who will you be putting your money on?
The provisional start list for the 2017 Vuelta a España, where Chris Froome will go up against the likes of Vincenzo Nibali, Romain Bardet, and Adam Yates.
Team Sunweb are considering Tom Dumoulin's long-term development, and winning a future Tour de France, instead of racing him in the Vuelta a España.
Bryan Coquard is the biggest name of 15 riders heading to Vital Concept, a new French second division team set up by former pro rider Jerôme Pineau.
Samuel Sanchez has expressed his "surprise" at being informed that he had failed a doping test in the build-up to the Vuelta a España.
BMC rider Samuel Sanchez was notified by the UCI about an Adverse Analytical Finding from and out-of-competition test in August
Double world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Becky James has announced that she is retiring to concentrate on her cake-making business.
Team Sky will rock up at the Vuelta a España with a giant new 'Race Hub', which includes meeting rooms and eating areas, and is unpacked from a truck.
David de la Cruz has become Team Sky's second signing for the 2018 season, joining the British squad after three years at Quick-Step Floors.
Team Sky have announced their first signing of the 2018 season, with Jonathan Castroviejo joining from Movistar on a three-year deal.
Nairo Quintana posted from Colombia that he'll return to Europe for the World Championships and race the Tour again next year
The American team won't begin the search for a new GC rider until after the Vuelta a España
Chris Froome reveals he thinks former winner Nibali will be the one to challenge him closest for the Vuelta a España title
Italian sprinter Elia Viviani has become the fifth rider to announce that he will leave Team Sky at the end of the season, moving to Quick-Step Floors.
Marcel Kittel will leave Quick-Step Floors at the end of the 2017 season, joining Katusha-Alpecin on a two-year deal as a replacement for Alexander Kristoff.
UCI president Brian Cookson also said Britain should be proud to be hosting some of the world's leading women's events
Race winner in 2015, Fabio Aru (Astana) says that the 2017 Vuelta a España will be the "usual horrendous race" and the "toughest stage race of the season".
The 2017 Vuelta a España promises a lot with its nine summit finishes, as Chris Froome looks to win the Tour/Vuelta start list against tough opposition.
After weeks of rumours and speculation, Movistar have announced the signing of Mikel Landa from Team Sky for the 2018 season.
Vincenzo Nibali will be forced to make do with a weakened Bahrain-Merida team for the Vuelta a España as a number of key riders were ruled out.
With the 2017 Vuelta a España now less than a week away, Chris Froome has picked out his main rivals for the final Grand Tour of the season.
BMC announce Vuelta a España team with Tejay van Garderen, Rohan Dennis and Samuel Sanchez all given free roles
UAE Team Emirates look set to announce the signing of Fabio Aru in the coming days, with Dan Martin and Domenico Pozzovivo also possibly joining the team.
Rigoberto Uran will ride for Cannondale-Drapac until at least the end of 2020 after agreeing a new three-year deal with the American team.