'My greatest achievement' – Froome hails famous double as Vuelta win looms

Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year's race.Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto de Angliru.Team Sky's Froome was third, 17 seconds behind Contador 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