Team Sky's Geraint Thomas defended his lead at Paris-Nice race lead after Carlos Betancur (Ag2r-La Mondiale) took the victory on stage five
Alessandro Petacchi, veteran Italian sprinter turned Mark Cavendish's lead-out man, praises squad's performance in Tirreno-Adriatic team time trial
Anarchic nature of this year's Paris-Nice route means that Sky will have a tough job controlling the race lead
Images from the opening stage team time trial of Tirreno-Adriatico 2014
Film of Madison-Genesis riders training for the 2014 season on Majorca in March
Two fastest team time trial squads in the world battled it out for early honours in the opening stage of Tirreno-Adriatico
Omega Pharma-QuickStep win opening team time trial in Tirreno-Adriatico to put Mark Cavendish in race lead
Geraint Thomas (Sky) has moved into the overall lead at Paris-Nice after finishing second on the fourth stage to Dutchman Tom Jelte Slagter (Garmin-Sharp).
Sky team leader Richie Porte on last-minute switch to Tirreno-Adriatico: "Paris-Nice wasn't a parcours that suited me this year"
Coverage of the 2014 women's World Cup road race series available via UCI's YouTube channel
We keep track of British riders' victories in international professional races during the 2014 season
Garmin-Sharp's Dan Martin sets out his aims for the 2014 season, including the Giro d'Italia's start in Ireland
Manx sprinter Mark Cavendish will use Tirreno-Adriatico to fine-tune his form ahead of Milan-San Remo on March 23
Images from the third stage of 2014 Paris-Nice
Policeman Rich Schofield suffered fatal head and chest injuries during an event on Sunday.
Giant-Shimano's fast finisher finally gets it right at the Mangy Cours circuit after two near misses.
Omega Pharma-QuickStep rider Gianni Meersman withdraws from Paris-Nice after crashing on stage two and receiving time penalty and fine for drafting his team car
Images from the second day of Paris-Nice 2014, won by Moreno Hofland
Gianni Meersman receives time penalty for drafting team car on stage two of Paris-Nice
Our pick of the main contenders for the 2014 edition of Tirreno-Adriatico, March 12-18