Vuelta a Espana

Vuelta a España in photos: stages 17 to 21

For the third time in his career, Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) has been crowned the winner of the Vuelta a España. As the curtain closes on the final Grand Tour of the year, be sure to check out the following photos from the last five stages of the Vuelta, courtesy of Jim Fryer and Iri Greco …

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Vuelta a España in photos: stages 13 to 16

The third and final week of the Vuelta a España is well underway and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) appears to be marching toward his third title in the Spanish Grand Tour. But there are still five stages to go and just about anything could happen. Before those final stages unfold, check out these photos from stage …

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Vuelta a Espana in photos: stages 10 to 12

The past few days of the Vuelta a Espana have been marred by the withdrawal of one of the pre-race favourites, Nairo Quintana (Movistar). But away from that drama, the Vuelta has continued apace, with Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) looking strong in the lead as the second week of the race unfolds. In this piece we …

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Vuelta a Espana in photos: stages 7 to 9

The first nine stages of this year’s Vuelta a Espana are now complete and with the first rest day now behind them as well, the riders are set to begin the tough second week of the race. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) leads proceedings going into the stage 10 ITT, but only just. Before the race continues, …

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Vuelta a Espana in photos: stages 4 to 6

With nearly a week of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana now completed, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) is back in the overall lead having won on the uphill finish to stage 6. The race is wonderfully poised ahead of the tough second week, with the general classification favourites already coming to the fore. We hope you enjoy …

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Vuelta a Espana in photos: stages 1 to 3

With a star-studded line-up including Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Chris Froome (Sky) and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), the 2014 Vuelta a Espana is shaping up to me the most fiercely contested Grand Tour of the 2014 season. After three stages we’re already seeing some of the GC contenders near the top of the leaderboard and there have …

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Ochowicz: Evans to decide future after Vuelta a España

The question about whether or not Cadel Evans will continue beyond the end of this season as a BMC Racing Team rider – and indeed as a professional – will be decided after the Vuelta a España, where the Australian will compete in support of team-mate Samuel Sanchez. BMC Racing Team president Jim Ochowicz confirmed …

Cam Wurf’s Vuelta Wrap-up: why Horner deserved the win

As you all would have seen Cameron Wurf provided a daily diary for us during the Vuelta a Espana. Cam’s updates gave us a glimpse into the ups and downs of racing a Grand Tour. In Cam’s final piece he talks about why Chris Horner is a deserving winner and gives us some insight into …

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Vuelta Skelta Strava challenge: the wrap-up

To coincide with Eurosport’s coverage of the Vuelta a Espana on Foxtel, we teamed up with Strava and Eurosport to bring you the Vuelta Skelta Strava Challenge. The 15-day challenge is now over so what better time to share some amazing efforts, statistics and photos from the challenge.

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The Vuelta a España through the lens of Kei Tsuji

The 68th edition of the Vuelta a España concluded on Sunday and spent the past three weeks traversing Spain in an anti-clockwise direction. The riders covered more than 3,300km and history was made with 41 year old Chris Horner emerging as the oldest winner of a Grand Tour ever.

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