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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…

Michael Matthews on worlds: “We'll play cards on both our strengths”

Winner of stages in both the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España this year, Michael…

Contador seals Vuelta a España victory, Malori wins final-stage ITT

Playing things cautiously rather than taking chances in the wet, technical conditions, Alberto Contador sealed…

Contador speaks on eve of third Vuelta win: ‘The season has been incredible’

Alberto Contador is poised to take the third Vuelta a España and sixth Grand Tour…

Contador sets up Vuelta GC win with victory on final mountain stage

Vuelta a España race leader Alberto Contador underlined what is surely his overall victory in…

Hansen triumphs on Vuelta stage 19: Adam is First Man into Cangas de Morrazo

Picking up a superb stage win in what is his tenth consecutive Grand Tour, Adam…

Aru beats Froome to win stage 18 of Vuelta a España, Briton moves into second overall

Notching up his third Grand Tour stage win this year, Fabio Aru added to his…

Degenkolb insists he can become even stronger for world championships

He may have taken a quartet of stage wins and be poised to equal his…

Sprint victory earns Degenkolb fourth stage win, reinforces hold on green jersey

John Degenkolb clocked up his fourth stage victory of this year’s Vuelta a España at…

Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds

He was one of the big contenders coming into the Vuelta a España but Rigoberto…

Vuelta a España in photos: stages 13 to 16

The third and final week of the Vuelta a España is well underway and Alberto…

Brambilla, Rovny chucked from Vuelta after fisticuffs in breakaway group

There was plenty of drama and many battles during stage 16 of the Vuelta a…

Contador bolsters race lead with solo victory on Vuelta’s queen stage

Responding in the best way possible after being stubbornly marked and unaided by Alejandro Valverde…

Dan Martin: ‘I know the final…that is definitely an advantage’

Given what happened to him earlier in the stage, Dan Martin’s performance on Sunday’s 15th…

Contador ‘confident’ despite losing time to Valverde and Rodriguez

It was a day where he could have moved closer to the final overall victory…

Niemiec wins stage 15 of Vuelta a España, Contador maintains lead; Froome limits losses

The only rider able to survive out front from an early break, Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-Merida)…

Hesjedal gauges things perfectly to overhaul Zaugg and win stage 14 of Vuelta a España

Surging forward after running second for much of the steep final kilometres, Ryder Hesjedal caught…

Navarro bolts to stage 13 win at Vuelta a España, GC favourites mark each other

Responding to a final-climb attack by Gianluca Brambilla (Omega Pharma Quick Step) and then jumping…

Vuelta a Espana in photos: stages 10 to 12

The past few days of the Vuelta a Espana have been marred by the withdrawal…

Successful surgery for Quintana but no more racing this season

The possibility of Nairo Quintana riding the world road race championships or later races such…

Degenkolb repeats history in Logroño, Giant-Shimano rider takes stage 12 of Vuelta a España

Repeating the victory he took in Logroño two years ago, John Degenkolb again sped to…