Vuelta a España

Vuelta a España 2014

Vuelta a España 2014

The Vuelta a España (or less romantically the Tour of Spain) is one of the three races, along with the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France that make up the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) ‘Grand Tours’. Whilst the Tour de France started in 1903 and the Giro six years later in 1909,
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Team Giant-Shimano

Team Giant-Shimano Line up for Vuelta

Team Giant-Shimano has announced its 13-rider long-list for the 69th Vuelta a España, which starts with a team time trial on August 23. The first mountain stage comes after just six days with a summit finish in Granada. The rest of the race presents a plethora of different
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Chris Horner Misses Drugs Test

Chris Horner Wins the Vuelta a Espana

At the age of 41 Chris Horner has become the oldest ever Grand Tour winner with victory in the Vuelta a Espana. Orica-GreenEdge’s Michael Matthews won the final 109.6km stage to the Vuelta’s traditional conclusion in Madrid in a bunch sprint ahead of Garmin Sharp’s Tyler Farrar
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Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 1

Astana Win Vuelta a Espana Opener

Astana Pro Team have won the opening stage of the Vuelta a Espana 2013, the 27.4km Team Time Trial from Vilanova de Arousa to Sanxenxo, with Janez Brajkovic crossing the finish line first to take head of GC. RadioShack Leopard took second spot (10 seconds adrift) and Omega
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Team Sky Announce Vuelta a España Squad

Team Sky Announce Vuelta a España Squad

Team Sky has announced its squad who will be taking part in the final Grand Tour of the year – the Vuelta a España which runs from August 24 to September 15. The team is drawn from seven different nations with 25-year-old Colombian, Sergio Henao, set to lead the team after an
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Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 1

Vuelta a España 2013

The Vuelta a España (or less romantically the Tour of Spain) is one of the three races, along with the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France that make up the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) ‘Grand Tours’. Whilst the Tour de France started in 1903 and the Giro six years later in 1909,
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Contador Wins Vuelta

In taking top spot at the Vuelta a España today in a total time of 84:59:49 Alberto Contador has won his first Grand Tour since serving his largely back-dated ban for doping offences, which saw him stripped of both his 2010 Tour de France and 2011 Giro d’Italia titles. In
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(Almost) Too Close to Call

Stage 3 of the Vuelta a España yesterday saw the most thrilling of conclusions with a sprint finish atop the category 1 Alto de Arrate climb that virtually redefined the term ‘photo finish’. Ultimately though it was Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde who claimed victory over fellow
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