The results of an International Cycling Union (UCI) survey on the future of road events has revealed fears over a small number of teams dominating competition.
Astana won the team time trial on the opening day of the Vuelta a España to put Miguel Angel Lopez into the race lead, as Slovenia's Primož Roglič suffered an early blow to his general classification hopes.
Marianne Vos strengthened her grip on the Ladies Tour of Norway by winning a second consecutive stage.
Defending champion Marianne Vos won the second stage of the Ladies Tour of Norway to take the overall race lead.
Slovenia's Primoz Roglic is expected to be among the contenders for the Vuelta a España, with the final Grand Tour of the season set to begin tomorrow in Torrevieja.
Dutch champion Lorena Wiebes won the first stage of the International Cycling Union Ladies Tour of Norway as torrential rain made for an exciting sprint finish in the Østfold province.
London 2012 Olympic road race champion Marianne Vos is favourite to defend her International Cycling Union Women's World Tour Ladies Tour of Norway title when action begins in Østfold tomorrow.
Tobias Buck-Gramcko won his third gold medal of the International Cycling Union Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Frankfurt with glory in the men's one kilometre time trial.
Laurens De Plus of Belgium earned his first International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour title after taking the overall victory in the BinckBank Tour.
Italy's Marta Bastianelli earned a dramatic victory in the International Cycling Union (UCI) Women’s World Tour Postnord Vårgårda West Sweden road race.
France's Marie-Divine Taky Kouame won gold in the women's time trial on the third day of the International Cycling Union Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Frankfurt.
Filippo Ganna of Team Ineos won the time trial at the BinckBank Tour as Tim Wellens extended his overall lead on the streets of The Hague.
Trek-Segafredo claimed their first victory at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Vårgårda West Sweden team time trial.
Tobias Buck-Gramcko claimed his second gold medal of the International Cycling Union Track Cycling World Championships in Frankfurt by leading home a German one-two in the men's individual pursuit.
Álvaro Hodeg won the fifth stage of the International Cycling Union (UCI) BinckBank Tour as Tim Wellens maintained his overall lead.