Giro d'Italia: Welsh Government in talks host stage of Grand Tour cycling race

Wales could host a Giro d'Italia stage after "positive discussions" between the Welsh Government and owners RCS.Representatives from RCS attended the Tour of Britain finale in Cardiff last weekend, as part of early negotiations.A Welsh Government spokesperson told BBC Sport Wales: "We are continuing the very positive discussions with RCS

Groenewegen wins Tour of Britain stage seven as Boom maintains lead

Dylan Groenewegen won stage seven of the Tour of Britain as his team-mate and fellow Dutchman Lars Boom maintained his overall lead.Groenewegen, riding for the Lotto NL-Jumbo team, held off Friday's stage winner Caleb Ewan to take the sprint.The 24-year-old finished ahead of Australians Ewan and Brenton Jones in the

US Open final preview: Young Americans take center stage

Venus and Serena Williams may not be ready to pass the torch of American women's tennis just yet - Venus won more Grand Slam matches than anyone on tour this season, and Serena is planning to return from maternity leave in January to defend her Australian Open title - but

Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome maintains lead before deciding stage

Britain's Chris Froome will take a 97-second lead over Italy's Vincenzo Nibali into the decisive 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana.Saturday's 117.5km route, which ends with a gruelling 13.2km climb up the Alto de l'Angliru, precedes Sunday's processional stage to Madrid.Belgium's Thomas de Gendt won stage 19 in Gijon