The decisive moments of the 2015 Tour de France will take place at Alpe d'Huez after the route of the 102nd edition of the race was unveiled in Paris on Wednesday.
Mark Cavendish will return to the track next month to ride in the Ghent Six Day races.
Andy Schleck, the 2010 Tour de France champion, has announced his retirement from cycling at the age of 29.
British Cycling's chief has backed Sir Bradley Wiggins to join the elite trio of British sportsmen who have won medals at five consecutive Olympics.
Team Sky has announced the signing of Irishman Nicolas Roche as one of five new names for 2015.
Team Sky's Bradley Wiggins has been crowned 2014 World Time Trial Champion, dethroning German rival Tony Martin in thrilling fashion at the individual time trial in Ponferrada, northern Spain.