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2018 Vuelta champion Simon Yates joins growing list of Covid cases
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2018 Vuelta champion Simon Yates joins growing list of Covid cases

Aug 31st 2022, 12:35 PM 1,778 Views 1 Comment

British rider the latest to withdraw after Sam Bennett was forced to quit race yesterday due to positive test.

Roglic's Jumbo-Visma team win Vuelta a Espana opener in Utrecht
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Roglic's Jumbo-Visma team win Vuelta a Espana opener in Utrecht

Aug 19th 2022, 10:52 PM 1,966 Views 0 Comments

Irish duo Ryan Mullen and Sam Bennett were in action for BORA-Hansgrohe, who finished seventh overall.

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Roglic on verge of Vuelta triumph as Champoussin steals in for stage win
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Roglic on verge of Vuelta triumph as Champoussin steals in for stage win

Sep 4th 2021, 8:37 PM 1,917 Views 0 Comments

Defending champion Roglic leads this Vuelta by two minutes 38 seconds from Movistar rider Enric Mas.

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Aerial footage of La Vuelta leads police to marijuana plant seizure
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Aerial footage of La Vuelta leads police to marijuana plant seizure

Sep 4th 2019, 8:03 PM 45,377 Views 25 Comments

Eagle-eyed viewers of stage 11 alerted police to a roof-top crop.

Arndt avoids crashes to win in the wet, Edet claims overall lead in La Vuelta
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Arndt avoids crashes to win in the wet, Edet claims overall lead in La Vuelta

Aug 31st 2019, 6:57 PM 3,021 Views 0 Comments

A late downpour made today’s stage a treacherous one.

Historic day for Irish cycling as Aqua Blue win stage at La Vuelta
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Historic day for Irish cycling as Aqua Blue win stage at La Vuelta

Sep 6th 2017, 5:32 PM 7,451 Views 7 Comments

Stefan Denifl held off Alberto Contador on the summit finish at Los Machucos.

History makers! Aqua Blue Sport to become first-ever Irish team to compete in Grand Tour event
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History makers! Aqua Blue Sport to become first-ever Irish team to compete in Grand Tour event

Mar 27th 2017, 12:54 PM 4,388 Views 2 Comments

The Pro-Continental team have received a wildcard invite for this year’s La Vuelta a Espana.

It's so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day
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It's so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day

Aug 26th 2014, 9:12 PM 6,632 Views 3 Comments

It’s pushing 40 degrees at the Grand Tour and showing no sign of letting up soon.

Martin critical of UCI representatives after 'most painful' crash
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Martin critical of UCI representatives after 'most painful' crash

Aug 31st 2013, 11:55 AM 2,008 Views 3 Comments

The Garmin-Sharp rider suffered a concussion and serious abrasions 11 kilometres from the finish yesterday.

Martin & Roche both finish in top 10 on Stage 3 of the Vuelta
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Martin & Roche both finish in top 10 on Stage 3 of the Vuelta

Aug 26th 2013, 8:02 PM 2,253 Views 1 Comment

Both finished 3 seconds down with Martin 5th and Roche 9th.

'An incredible day': Nicolas Roche takes stage 2 of La Vuelta
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'An incredible day': Nicolas Roche takes stage 2 of La Vuelta

Aug 25th 2013, 5:17 PM 3,776 Views 13 Comments

The Irishman finished the climb to Baiona two seconds clear of Daniel Moreno.

Champion-littered Spanish cycling team 'not the favourites' for world title
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Champion-littered Spanish cycling team 'not the favourites' for world title

Sep 11th 2012, 4:20 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

Spanish coach Jose Luis de Santos believes his team, containing Alberto Contador, will play third fiddle behind Belgium and Italy.

Vuelta á Espana: Contador prepares coronation in Madrid
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Vuelta á Espana: Contador prepares coronation in Madrid

Sep 8th 2012, 9:58 PM 555 Views 1 Comment

Denis Menchov won the penultimate stage of La Vuelta.

Vuelta á Espana: Bennati trumps Swift at the last
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Vuelta á Espana: Bennati trumps Swift at the last

Sep 6th 2012, 5:58 PM 481 Views 0 Comments

204 kilometres in intense heat and it all comes down to the final sprint.

Vuelta á Espana: Contador storms into overall lead
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Vuelta á Espana: Contador storms into overall lead

Sep 5th 2012, 5:15 PM 856 Views 0 Comments

The red jersey no longer belongs to Joaquim Rodriguez. He now resides third, almost two and a half minutes behind Contador.

Vuelta á Espana: Cataldo takes punishing stage as Roche slips back
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Vuelta á Espana: Cataldo takes punishing stage as Roche slips back

Sep 3rd 2012, 5:07 PM 630 Views 3 Comments

Joaquim Rodriguez extended his advantage over Alberto Contador in the race for red on Monday’s 16th stage of the 2012 Vuelta.

The Morning Score: Monday
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The Morning Score: Monday

Sep 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM 701 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know by 9am. Except the departure time of the next bus to Ballina.

Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez extends lead over Contador
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Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez extends lead over Contador

Sep 1st 2012, 6:00 PM 476 Views 0 Comments

The two Spaniards were back at the head of the field today, while there was another top 10 place for Nicolas Roche.

Vuelta á Espana: Cummings finishes fastest in Ferrol
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Vuelta á Espana: Cummings finishes fastest in Ferrol

Aug 31st 2012, 5:24 PM 625 Views 0 Comments

The overall race leaders didn’t join the breakway, so Joaquim Rodriguez’ red jersey remains safely fastened.

Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez wins stage 12, stretches GC lead
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Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez wins stage 12, stretches GC lead

Aug 30th 2012, 4:32 PM 610 Views 1 Comment

Nicolas Roche battled up the day’s final climb to finish eighth, consolidating his top 10 status in the general classification.

Vuelta á Espana: Kessiakoff wins time trial
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Vuelta á Espana: Kessiakoff wins time trial

Aug 29th 2012, 5:46 PM 508 Views 1 Comment

Alberto Contador moves to within one second of Joaquin Rodriguez and the red jersey after Wednesday’s individual time trial.

Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb sprints to fourth stage win
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Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb sprints to fourth stage win

Aug 28th 2012, 5:28 PM 563 Views 0 Comments

Joaquim Rodriguez remains in red as Germany’s John Degenkolb made it a foursome of wins at the 2012 Vuelta.

The Morning Score: Monday
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The Morning Score: Monday

Aug 27th 2012, 9:01 AM 812 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know by 9am, except what to do with that Cork jersey over the next nine months.

Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez makes the most of his red letter day
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Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez makes the most of his red letter day

Aug 23rd 2012, 5:08 PM 651 Views 4 Comments

Spain’s Joaquin Rodriguez won Thursday’s sixth stage of the Vuelta, while Ireland’s Nicolas Roche produced another brilliant ride to finish ninth.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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The Morning Score: Wednesday

Aug 22nd 2012, 8:41 AM 705 Views 0 Comments

Get ready for an espresso shot of sports news that should keep you charged up until midday at least.

Vuelta á Espana: Clarke bolts to stage four victory
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Vuelta á Espana: Clarke bolts to stage four victory

Aug 21st 2012, 6:41 PM 795 Views 2 Comments

Nicolas Roche is still making leaps up the overall standings, but it’s Joaquim Rodriguez who now leads the way.

Vuelta á Espana: Valverde on top as battle for red sparks to life
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Vuelta á Espana: Valverde on top as battle for red sparks to life

Aug 20th 2012, 4:55 PM 518 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche is 11th overall after he finished in a small group six seconds behind Valverde in Eibar today.

Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb gets up to take bunch sprint
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Vuelta á Espana: Degenkolb gets up to take bunch sprint

Aug 19th 2012, 6:02 PM 456 Views 2 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know on day two of the season’s final Grand Tour.

Vuelta a Espana: Castroviejo in red as Movistar win team time trial
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Vuelta a Espana: Castroviejo in red as Movistar win team time trial

Aug 19th 2012, 10:08 AM 334 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish team strike first as the final Grand Tour of the cycling season gets underway.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
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The Morning Score: Wednesday

Aug 15th 2012, 9:03 AM 522 Views 0 Comments

Everything you need to know by 9am, except how many points TheScore got in its Leaving.

Kelly: Contador ban 'not a major one'
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Kelly: Contador ban 'not a major one'

Feb 9th 2012, 3:39 PM 522 Views 2 Comments

Sean Kelly believes Alberto Contador’s two-year ban will not unduly worry the Spaniard when he takes stock of things.

He's the Juan: Cobo wins La Vuelta
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He's the Juan: Cobo wins La Vuelta

Sep 11th 2011, 5:45 PM 168 Views 3 Comments

Daniel Martin and Nicolas Roche both finished in top 20 as the season’s final Grand Tour came to an end.

La Vuelta: Martin claims his maiden Grand Tour win
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La Vuelta: Martin claims his maiden Grand Tour win

Aug 28th 2011, 7:56 PM 430 Views 1 Comment

There was Grand Tour joy for Irish rider Daniel Martin on day nine of the Vuelta a Espana.

La Vuelta: Roche notches another top ten as Rodriguez takes the honours
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La Vuelta: Roche notches another top ten as Rodriguez takes the honours

Aug 24th 2011, 6:03 PM 68 Views 0 Comments

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.