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Photo gallery: 2017 Vuelta a España, stages 16-21

The final Grand Tour of the year, the Vuelta a España, has come to a close. As expected, pre-race favourite Chris Froome (Sky) came out o...

Storybook ending: Contador goes out on top, wins final summit finish of his career

In the end, it was almost as if it was scripted. In his final Grand Tour, on the final summit finish, at the end of a season that had see...

Mission accomplished: Froome locks up Vuelta a España GC to take historic Tour-Vuelta double

After 12km of impossibly steep climbing, on a stage marred by rain and crashes, Chris Froome crossed the finish line atop Alto de l’Angli...

Contador on retirement: ‘I’ll gain weight, you’ll make jokes about it’

Alberto Contador is coming to terms with the rapidly-approaching end to his career, saying that the realization that he will soon no long...

Photo gallery: 2017 Vuelta a España, stages 10-15

The peloton has reached the second rest day of what has arguably been the toughest Grand Tour of the year: the Vuelta a España. And as ma...

Nick Schultz diary: The emotional rollercoaster that is Grand Tour racing

In his first season as a professional, 22-year-old Australian Nick Schultz (Caja Rural-Seguros) is racing his first Grand Tour: the Vuelt...

Belkov says Vuelta assailant has a mental disability

Commenting on the spectator who assaulted him during Thursday’s 12th stage of the Vuelta a España, Katusha-Alpecin rider Maxim Belkov has...

Photo gallery: 2017 Vuelta a España, stages 1-9

The final Grand Tour of the year, the Vuelta a España, was always going to be a fiercely fought affair. Nine days in, at the first rest d...

Froome in command at Vuelta as Contador weighs between GC fight and stage win

Three riders at this year’s Vuelta a España are Tour de France winners. Two of them have previously won the Vuelta, while the other is po...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 40: Adam Hansen, on racing 19 consecutive Grand Tours

It's been said time and time again, Adam Hansen is a man of many talents. Outside of racing, his interests include computer programming a...

Preview: What you need to know about the the 2017 Vuelta a España

The third and final Grand Tour of the season is upon us. The 2017 Vuelta a España, the Tour of Spain, will be contested over 21 stages an...

A dream come true: Larry Warbasse returns to Vuelta as US road champion

"Holy shit. Holy shit. Holy shit." Two simple words ran through Larry Warbasse's mind as he crossed the finish line in Knoxville, Tenness...

Bound for Vuelta and bowled over by support, Hansen thanks fans

Having learned last week that he will part of Lotto-Soudal’s lineup for the Vuelta a España after all, and thus get to ride a record-exte...

Hansen to ride Vuelta a España after all, will begin 19th consecutive Grand Tour

The decision to omit Adam Hansen from the Lotto-Soudal lineup for the Vuelta a España and thus end his record run of Grand Tour participa...

2017 Vuelta a España to start in Nimes, France, with a return to fabled climb l’Angliru

On Thursday, Unipublic announced the itinerary of the 2017 Vuelta a España. For only the third time in its more than 80 years of history,...