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Meintjes on Vuelta top ten finish: Another one or two years and I can be right up there

After stepping up a level in the Vuelta a España Louis Meintjes has spoken about his improved confidence and what is a confirmation of hi...

Vuelta a España photo gallery: stages 17 to 21

The final five stages of the 2015 Vuelta a España were among the most exciting of the race with some great racing and a late lead change....

Opinion: Despite a thrilling 2015 edition, it's time for change at the Vuelta a España

While the closing stages of this year's Vuelta a España have certainly proved entertaining, there are those that suggest the race is in n...

Degenkolb takes final stage of Vuelta a España, Aru seals first Grand Tour victory

Ending the Vuelta on a high note for a Giant-Alpecin team disappointed at the last-minute dethroning of Tom Dumoulin in the general class...

Plaza wins stage 20 as Aru grabs Vuelta a España lead, Dumoulin cracks and slips off podium

On the final day of big mountains in the Vuelta a España, Fabio Aru and his Astana team ambushed race leader Tom Dumoulin, dropped the Gi...

Vuelta a España: Gougeard solos to first Grand Tour success on stage 19, Dumoulin pads overall lead

Second year pro Alexis Gougeard scooped the first Grand Tour stage victory of his career on Friday, profiting from an impressive and well...

Roche outsprints Zubeldia on stage 18 of Vuelta a España, Dumoulin resists attacks to maintain lead

He’s been on the deck more than once in the Vuelta, and even had an additional dash of bad luck early on Thursday when he was stung by a ...

Vuelta a España: Dumoulin dominates rivals in stage 17 time trial, Dutchman back into red jersey

Former race leader Tom Dumoulin reclaimed the race lead in the Vuelta a España, dominating the final time trial to finish well clear of t...

Vuelta a España photo gallery: stages 12 to 16

There's been no shortage of excitement at the Vuelta a España over the past five stages, with a handful of summit finishes, some terrific...

Schleck turns back the clock to win stage 16 of the Vuelta a España; Rodriguez takes over red jersey

The 2011 Tour de France podium finisher Frank Schleck took his biggest win in six years when he soloed to an impressive victory on the 16...

"Hide the bike!" Attempt at hiding motorised bike at the Vuelta a España? Or a more plausible explanation...

Hidden motors have been the hot topic of debate for the past year and social media lit up with conspiracy theories after La Gazzetta show...

Vuelta a España: Rodriguez powers to stage 15 victory, almost takes red jersey from Fabio Aru

Spanish climber Joaquim Rodriguez took a solo victory at the end of Sunday’s 15th stage of the Vuelta a España, surging clear with 900 me...

De Marchi wins stage 14 of Vuelta a España, Quintana begins his fight back after illness

BMC Racing Team rider Alessandro de Marchi gave his team a boost on the day that Samuel Sanchez was forced to retire from the Vuelta due ...

Oliveira outfoxes large break to snag stage 13 of Vuelta a España

Lampre-Merida’s Nelson Oliveira picked up the first Grand Tour stage win of his career at the end of stage 13 of the Vuelta a España, hit...

Van Poppel returns after late puncture to scoop victory on stage 12 of the Vuelta a España

On a day when many expected John Degenkolb to win, Danny van Poppel (Trek Factory Racing) was the one who clocked up victory at the end o...

Tinkoff-Saxo continues in Vuelta but promises immediate withdrawal if any further safety issues arise

Although its team owner Oleg Tinkov implied he wanted to remove his Tinkoff-Saxo squad from the Vuelta a España and the team itself said ...

[Updated] Froome out of Vuelta a España due to stage 11 crash injuries: “Too much to continue”

Chris Froome’s bid to win the Tour de France and Vuelta a España in the same season has come to an untimely end as a result of injuries s...

Vuelta a España photo gallery: stages 6 to 11

There's been no shortage of drama in the first 11 days of the 2015 Vuelta a España. With several lead changes, many of the general classi...

Tinkoff-Saxo debating its continued participation in Vuelta after second rider hit by motorbike

Four days after Peter Sagan was hit by a motorbike near the finish of stage, and hours after it released a list of demands for the Vuelta...

Landa triumphs on stage 11 of Vuelta a España, Aru takes race lead as Froome loses out

After finishing second overall in the Giro d’Italia, Fabio Aru made clear that he is one of the top favourites for victory in the Vuelta ...

Tinkoff-Saxo demands apology and charitable donation from Vuelta organisers over Sagan motorbike collision

Responding to the collision between a race motorbike and Peter Sagan on the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, the Slovakian’s Tinkoff-...