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#Tour of Spain

# tour-of-spain - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain
# Champion
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# Champion

Britain's Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain

Sep 16th 2018, 8:18 PM 3,279 Views 10 Comments

The former track racer’s road racing talents took him to the brink of victory in this year’s Giro d’Italia.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Britain's Yates set to secure Tour of Spain title
# In Control
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# In Control

Britain's Yates set to secure Tour of Spain title

Sep 15th 2018, 6:08 PM 2,942 Views 1 Comment

His success follows that of Sky’s Chris Froome in the Tour of Italy in May.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland's Dan Martin drops to seventh
# Crunch Time
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# Crunch Time

Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland's Dan Martin drops to seventh

Sep 13th 2014, 7:40 PM 2,450 Views 4 Comments

It will be his sixth Grand Tour success after wins in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the 2008 Giro d’Italia.

# tour-of-spain - Monday 25 August, 2014

Watch Ireland's Dan Martin claim second place in thrilling Vuelta finish
# Stage 3
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# Stage 3

Watch Ireland's Dan Martin claim second place in thrilling Vuelta finish

Aug 25th 2014, 6:05 PM 3,688 Views 2 Comments

The Garmin-Sharp rider was pipped to the line by Australian Michael Matthews on Stage 3.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Movistar take the opening stage of the 2014 Vuleta as Quintana seeks Grand Tour double
# Good Start
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# Good Start

Movistar take the opening stage of the 2014 Vuleta as Quintana seeks Grand Tour double

Aug 23rd 2014, 9:24 PM 2,626 Views 1 Comment

The Colombian is hoping to add a second Grand Tour to his 2014 achievements.

# tour-of-spain - Sunday 15 September, 2013

American Chris Horner wins Vuelta, as Nicolas Roche finishes fifth overall
# Climax
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# Climax

American Chris Horner wins Vuelta, as Nicolas Roche finishes fifth overall

Sep 15th 2013, 5:08 PM 1,839 Views 12 Comments

The result represents a career-best performance for the Irish cyclist.

Podium dreams slip from Roche's grasp as Horner eyes history
# Top Five
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# Top Five

Podium dreams slip from Roche's grasp as Horner eyes history

Sep 15th 2013, 8:35 AM 1,690 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman lost vital time on the leaders in Vuelta a Espana on Saturday.

# tour-of-spain - Friday 13 September, 2013

Roche finishes 10th in today's Vuelta, still fifth overall with two stages remaining
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Roche finishes 10th in today's Vuelta, still fifth overall with two stages remaining

Sep 13th 2013, 6:02 PM 1,499 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, American Chris Horner sneaked into the overall lead of the Tour of Spain.

# tour-of-spain - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Nibali still in red, Kiryienka wins Vuelta 18th stage as Roche in fifth overall
# Tour Of Spain
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# Tour Of Spain

Nibali still in red, Kiryienka wins Vuelta 18th stage as Roche in fifth overall

Sep 12th 2013, 5:28 PM 1,746 Views 5 Comments

It was another great ride by the Irishman as he came in 11th today.

# tour-of-spain - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Geniez wins 15th stage as Roche finishes third at Vuelta
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Geniez wins 15th stage as Roche finishes third at Vuelta

Sep 8th 2013, 5:31 PM 2,460 Views 1 Comment

Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali maintained his lead in the overall classification.

# tour-of-spain - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Roche makes gains on Nibali as Gilbert wins 12th stage of the Vuelta
# Gains
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# Gains

Roche makes gains on Nibali as Gilbert wins 12th stage of the Vuelta

Sep 5th 2013, 5:40 PM 2,107 Views 0 Comments

The Irish cyclist is now just 31 seconds down on the Italian.

# tour-of-spain - Monday 2 September, 2013

Vuelta hopes fading for Nicolas Roche as he drops back to 3rd
# Tour Of Spain
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# Tour Of Spain

Vuelta hopes fading for Nicolas Roche as he drops back to 3rd

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:16 PM 1,942 Views 2 Comments

The red jersey has passed from Daniel Moreno to American veteran Christopher Horner.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Nicolas Roche takes overall lead at Vuelta a Espana
# Vuelta
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# Vuelta

Nicolas Roche takes overall lead at Vuelta a Espana

Aug 31st 2013, 4:52 PM 10,201 Views 20 Comments

The Irish rider came in third in today’s stage.

Martin critical of UCI representatives after 'most painful' crash
# Tour Of Spain
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# Tour Of Spain

Martin critical of UCI representatives after 'most painful' crash

Aug 31st 2013, 11:55 AM 1,999 Views 3 Comments

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

# tour-of-spain - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Matthews wins Tour of Spain fifth stage as Roche remains third overall
# Developing Story
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# Developing Story

Matthews wins Tour of Spain fifth stage as Roche remains third overall

Aug 28th 2013, 5:20 PM 1,877 Views 12 Comments

Meanwhile, Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) continues to lead the overall classification.

# tour-of-spain - Monday 10 September, 2012

Do the maths... Contador says drug-ban Tours still count for him
# Sums
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# Sums

Do the maths... Contador says drug-ban Tours still count for him

Sep 10th 2012, 5:17 PM 1,035 Views 0 Comments

Contador raised seven fingers on the winner’s podium in Madrid yesterday.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Vuelta á Espana: Contador prepares coronation in Madrid
# Sprint Finish
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# Sprint Finish

Vuelta á Espana: Contador prepares coronation in Madrid

Sep 8th 2012, 9:58 PM 546 Views 1 Comment

Denis Menchov won the penultimate stage of La Vuelta.

# tour-of-spain - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Vuelta á Espana: Piedra triumphs, Rodriguez retains lead
# Caja Rural
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# Caja Rural

Vuelta á Espana: Piedra triumphs, Rodriguez retains lead

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:24 PM 442 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche is now in ninth place overall following today’s race.

# tour-of-spain - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez stretches his advantage in stage nine
# Reign In Spain
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# Reign In Spain

Vuelta á Espana: Rodriguez stretches his advantage in stage nine

Aug 26th 2012, 5:24 PM 621 Views 3 Comments

Belgium’s Phillipe Gilbert takes the stage but it’s race leader Rodriguez’s day.

# tour-of-spain - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Vuelta á Espana: Valverde wins again but Rodriquez retains the Red Jersey
# Alberto Contador
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# Alberto Contador

Vuelta á Espana: Valverde wins again but Rodriquez retains the Red Jersey

Aug 25th 2012, 5:36 PM 1,297 Views 1 Comment

Alejandro Valverde secured his second stage win of this year’s race with an heroic final climb.

# tour-of-spain - Friday 17 August, 2012

Contador makes steep comeback from drugs ban
# Return
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# Return

Contador makes steep comeback from drugs ban

Aug 17th 2012, 11:41 AM 427 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Tour de France winner goes up against Chris Froome in the Vuelta a Espana tomorrow.

# tour-of-spain - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Kelly: Contador ban 'not a major one'
# Back Soon
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# Back Soon

Kelly: Contador ban 'not a major one'

Feb 9th 2012, 3:39 PM 508 Views 2 Comments

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

# tour-of-spain - Thursday 2 September, 2010

Farrar wins 5th stage of Vuelta, Roche 11th overall
# Vuelta A Espana
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# Vuelta A Espana

Farrar wins 5th stage of Vuelta, Roche 11th overall

Sep 2nd 2010, 11:21 AM 217 Views 0 Comments

Cavendish’s crusade for 3rd stage win of the year falls short.