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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# La Vuelta

Last year
# La Vuelta
2018 Vuelta champion Simon Yates joins growing list of Covid cases
British rider the latest to withdraw after Sam Bennett was forced to quit race yesterday due to positive test.
# Irish Eye
Roglic's Jumbo-Visma team win Vuelta a Espana opener in Utrecht
Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett were in action for BORA-Hansgrohe, who finished seventh overall.
All time
# La Vuelta
Roglic on verge of Vuelta triumph as Champoussin steals in for stage win
Defending champion Roglic leads this Vuelta by two minutes 38 seconds from Movistar rider Enric Mas.
# narcos
Aerial footage of La Vuelta leads police to marijuana plant seizure
Eagle-eyed viewers of stage 11 alerted police to a roof-top crop.
# The rain in spain
Arndt avoids crashes to win in the wet, Edet claims overall lead in La Vuelta
A late downpour made today’s stage a treacherous one.
# La Vuelta
Historic day for Irish cycling as Aqua Blue win stage at La Vuelta
Stefan Denifl held off Alberto Contador on the summit finish at Los Machucos.
# La Vuelta
History makers! Aqua Blue Sport to become first-ever Irish team to compete in Grand Tour event
The Pro-Continental team have received a wildcard invite for this year’s La Vuelta a Espana.
# hot in herre
It's so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day
It’s pushing 40 degrees at the Grand Tour and showing no sign of letting up soon.
# Tour of Spain
Martin critical of UCI representatives after 'most painful' crash
The Garmin-Sharp rider suffered a concussion and serious abrasions 11 kilometres from the finish yesterday.
# La Vuelta
Martin & Roche both finish in top 10 on Stage 3 of the Vuelta
Both finished 3 seconds down with Martin 5th and Roche 9th.
# Vuelta a Espana
'An incredible day': Nicolas Roche takes stage 2 of La Vuelta
The Irishman finished the climb to Baiona two seconds clear of Daniel Moreno.
# low hopes
Champion-littered Spanish cycling team 'not the favourites' for world title
Spanish coach Jose Luis de Santos believes his team, containing Alberto Contador, will play third fiddle behind Belgium and Italy.
# Sprint Finish
Vuelta á Espana: Contador prepares coronation in Madrid
Denis Menchov won the penultimate stage of La Vuelta.
# Sprint Finish
Vuelta á Espana: Bennati trumps Swift at the last
204 kilometres in intense heat and it all comes down to the final sprint.
# decisive move
Vuelta á Espana: Contador storms into overall lead
The red jersey no longer belongs to Joaquim Rodriguez. He now resides third, almost two and a half minutes behind Contador.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Cataldo takes punishing stage as Roche slips back
Joaquim Rodriguez extended his advantage over Alberto Contador in the race for red on Monday’s 16th stage of the 2012 Vuelta.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Everything you need to know by 9am. Except the departure time of the next bus to Ballina.
# Sprint Finish
Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez extends lead over Contador
The two Spaniards were back at the head of the field today, while there was another top 10 place for Nicolas Roche.
# Sprint Finish
Vuelta á Espana: Cummings finishes fastest in Ferrol
The overall race leaders didn’t join the breakway, so Joaquim Rodriguez’ red jersey remains safely fastened.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez wins stage 12, stretches GC lead
Nicolas Roche battled up the day’s final climb to finish eighth, consolidating his top 10 status in the general classification.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Kessiakoff wins time trial
Alberto Contador moves to within one second of Joaquin Rodriguez and the red jersey after Wednesday’s individual time trial.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb sprints to fourth stage win
Joaquim Rodriguez remains in red as Germany’s John Degenkolb made it a foursome of wins at the 2012 Vuelta.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Monday
Everything you need to know by 9am, except what to do with that Cork jersey over the next nine months.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez makes the most of his red letter day
Spain’s Joaquin Rodriguez won Thursday’s sixth stage of the Vuelta, while Ireland’s Nicolas Roche produced another brilliant ride to finish ninth.
# kick start
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Get ready for an espresso shot of sports news that should keep you charged up until midday at least.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Clarke bolts to stage four victory
Nicolas Roche is still making leaps up the overall standings, but it’s Joaquim Rodriguez who now leads the way.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Valverde on top as battle for red sparks to life
Ireland’s Nicolas Roche is 11th overall after he finished in a small group six seconds behind Valverde in Eibar today.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb gets up to take bunch sprint
Here’s everything you need to know on day two of the season’s final Grand Tour.
# La Vuelta
Vuelta a Espana: Castroviejo in red as Movistar win team time trial
The Spanish team strike first as the final Grand Tour of the cycling season gets underway.
# Early Doors
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Everything you need to know by 9am, except how many points TheScore got in its Leaving.
# back soon
Kelly: Contador ban 'not a major one'
Sean Kelly believes Alberto Contador’s two-year ban will not unduly worry the Spaniard when he takes stock of things.
# Olé!
He's the Juan: Cobo wins La Vuelta
Daniel Martin and Nicolas Roche both finished in top 20 as the season’s final Grand Tour came to an end.
# Olé
La Vuelta: Martin claims his maiden Grand Tour win
There was Grand Tour joy for Irish rider Daniel Martin on day nine of the Vuelta a Espana.
# Olé!
La Vuelta: Roche notches another top ten as Rodriguez takes the honours
Katusha notched their second successive stage victory of this year’s Vuelta on Wednesday, as team leader Joaquim Rodriguez sprinted away from the chasing pack on Stage Five.