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#Vuelta a Espana

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Slovenia's Roglic seals third successive Vuelta title after clinching final time-trial stage
# Top Of The Tree
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# Top Of The Tree

Slovenia's Roglic seals third successive Vuelta title after clinching final time-trial stage

Sep 5th 2021, 8:09 PM 2,248 Views 3 Comments

The Slovenian becomes the third rider to have one the Spanish Tour three times.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 4 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 4th 2021, 8:37 PM 1,899 Views 0 Comments

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

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 3 September, 2021

Another stage win for Cort Nielsen as Roglic closes in on Vuelta victory
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# Cycling

Another stage win for Cort Nielsen as Roglic closes in on Vuelta victory

Sep 3rd 2021, 5:55 PM 1,403 Views 1 Comment

Primoz Roglic retains the red jersey with just two days left, including Sunday’s individual time-trial.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 2 September, 2021

'Superman' Lopez claims brutal Vuelta stage win as Roglic retains lead
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# Cycling

'Superman' Lopez claims brutal Vuelta stage win as Roglic retains lead

Sep 2nd 2021, 5:42 PM 2,279 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian was victorious on the Alto d’El Gamoniteiro.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Bardet claims first Vuelta stage win as Eiking retains overall lead
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# Cycling

Bardet claims first Vuelta stage win as Eiking retains overall lead

Aug 28th 2021, 7:15 PM 1,949 Views 0 Comments

A first grand tour stage victory in four years for the Frenchman.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 27 August, 2021

Senechal wins sizzling Vuelta sprint as Jakobsen falls flat
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# Cycling

Senechal wins sizzling Vuelta sprint as Jakobsen falls flat

Aug 27th 2021, 5:55 PM 1,884 Views 2 Comments

Norway’s Odd Christian Eiking retains the overall lead.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Another stage victory for Cort Nielsen as Eiking retains Vuelta lead
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Another stage victory for Cort Nielsen as Eiking retains Vuelta lead

Aug 26th 2021, 5:45 PM 1,750 Views 1 Comment

The hilly run through Andalucia was marked by intense heat of 35C and two falls.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Roglic claims victory after Vuelta stage 11 goes down to the wire
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# Cycling

Roglic claims victory after Vuelta stage 11 goes down to the wire

Aug 25th 2021, 5:24 PM 2,606 Views 1 Comment

Odd Christian Eiking held on to the overall lead, just clinging on over the last climb.

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Eiking takes Vuelta lead as defending champion Roglic suffers fall
# Shake Up
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# Shake Up

Eiking takes Vuelta lead as defending champion Roglic suffers fall

Aug 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 2,509 Views 1 Comment

The stage itself was won by DSM rider Michael Storer.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Jakobsen wins second Vuelta stage to continue miracle comeback
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# Tight Finish

Jakobsen wins second Vuelta stage to continue miracle comeback

Aug 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 2,093 Views 3 Comments

Last year the Dutch rider was in a near fatal crash on the Tour of Poland.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 20 August, 2021

Australian Storer wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic holds lead
# Cycling
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# Cycling

Australian Storer wins on Vuelta mountain as Roglic holds lead

Aug 20th 2021, 5:51 PM 1,444 Views 2 Comments

Spanish hopes were hit as Mikel Landa was dropped and Alejandro Valverde pulled out through injury.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Defending champion Roglic back in red after Vuelta summit scramble
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# Stage Six

Defending champion Roglic back in red after Vuelta summit scramble

Aug 19th 2021, 8:19 PM 2,612 Views 1 Comment

Magnus Cort Nielsen clung on impressively to beat Roglic by a bike length and take the stage.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Belgian sprinter Philipsen claims second Vuelta stage win
# Dash For The Line
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# Dash For The Line

Belgian sprinter Philipsen claims second Vuelta stage win

Aug 18th 2021, 6:21 PM 2,354 Views 0 Comments

Frenchman Kenny Elissonde is the new overall leader after the 184.4km run from Tarancon to Albacete.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 16 August, 2021

Rein Taaramae climbs to victory in stage 3 of Vuelta
# Mountaintop Finish
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# Mountaintop Finish

Rein Taaramae climbs to victory in stage 3 of Vuelta

Aug 16th 2021, 5:31 PM 2,184 Views 1 Comment

The 34-year-old Estonian has taken the overall race lead.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Roglic set for second successive Vuelta win to bury Tour de France misery
# Redemption
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# Redemption

Roglic set for second successive Vuelta win to bury Tour de France misery

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,605 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin is set to finish fourth tomorrow.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 6 November, 2020

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall
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# Cycling

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall

Nov 6th 2020, 5:08 PM 5,371 Views 3 Comments

Defending champion Primoz Roglic extended his overall lead, while Sam Bennett finished 100th today.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Wellens wins 14th stage of Vuelta as Roglic keeps lead, Martin stays fourth overall
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Wellens wins 14th stage of Vuelta as Roglic keeps lead, Martin stays fourth overall

Nov 4th 2020, 6:16 PM 4,435 Views 0 Comments

Dan Martin and Sam Bennett are flying the Irish flag in Spain.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Gaudu climbs to victory on 11th stage of Vuelta but Roglic keeps lead
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# Vuelta A Espana

Gaudu climbs to victory on 11th stage of Vuelta but Roglic keeps lead

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 5:45 PM 6,775 Views 2 Comments

David Gaudu pulled away from Spaniard Marc Soler of Movistar in the final metres.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 30 October, 2020

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall
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# As It Stands

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall

Oct 30th 2020, 6:16 PM 5,932 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian’s third win in this year’s race earned him a 10 seconds bonus.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Carapaz takes Vuelta red jersey as Roglic struggles in the rain
# Rain In Spain
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# Rain In Spain

Carapaz takes Vuelta red jersey as Roglic struggles in the rain

Oct 25th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,034 Views 4 Comments

Roglic drops to fourth in the GC after difficult day on Sunday.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead
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# Cycling

Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead

Oct 24th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,367 Views 2 Comments

Roglic retains a five-second lead over Ireland’s Dan Martin.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 23 October, 2020

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish
# Sprint King
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# Sprint King

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:52 PM 11,310 Views 10 Comments

Bennett, who won the green points jersey at the Tour de France, pipped Jasper Philipsen in a dramatic sprint.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three
# Dan The Man
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# Dan The Man

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three

Oct 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 16,149 Views 19 Comments

‘This one’s for the wife,’ he said after moving to within five seconds of race leader Primoz Roglic.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta
# The Trip To Spain
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# The Trip To Spain

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta

Oct 21st 2020, 5:41 PM 7,016 Views 2 Comments

Marc Soler took the stage victory.

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta
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# In The Mix

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta

Oct 20th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,516 Views 2 Comments

Martin finished just a second behind stage winner Primoz Roglic and is seven seconds back in the general standings.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta
# Reign In Spain
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# Reign In Spain

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

Oct 14th 2020, 2:37 PM 14,767 Views 9 Comments

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia
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# Triumph

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Sep 15th 2019, 7:38 PM 3,485 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 9 September, 2019

Fuglsang claims Vuelta stage as Roglic extends overall lead
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# Stage 16

Fuglsang claims Vuelta stage as Roglic extends overall lead

Sep 9th 2019, 5:17 PM 1,812 Views 1 Comment

The Dane emerged victorious in the mountains on Monday.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 6 September, 2019

Roglic extends Vuelta lead as compatriot Pogacar takes 13th stage
# Slovenian Double
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# Slovenian Double

Roglic extends Vuelta lead as compatriot Pogacar takes 13th stage

Sep 6th 2019, 6:03 PM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

Primoz Roglic was pipped to the finish line by Pogacar but has stretched his advantage in Spain.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 25 August, 2019

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win
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# Fast Start

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win

Aug 25th 2019, 9:19 AM 4,019 Views 5 Comments

The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'm grateful to everyone in Ireland for supporting me - I wouldn't have gotten this far without them'
# On Your Bike
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# On Your Bike

'I'm grateful to everyone in Ireland for supporting me - I wouldn't have gotten this far without them'

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 14,661 Views 5 Comments

Aqua Blue cyclist Conor Dunne reflects on his experiences finishing as the Lanterne Rouge at the 2017 Vuelta a Espana.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'I haven't broken any rules' - Froome believes legacy remains untainted
# Plea Of Innocence
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# Plea Of Innocence

'I haven't broken any rules' - Froome believes legacy remains untainted

Dec 14th 2017, 9:53 AM 4,112 Views 15 Comments

Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana champion Chris Froome says his legacy will be untainted after being asked to explain a drugs test.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 11 September, 2017

'The fact that nobody has ever won the Tour and then the Vuelta afterwards - it's incredible'
# Christopher Froome
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# Christopher Froome

'The fact that nobody has ever won the Tour and then the Vuelta afterwards - it's incredible'

Sep 11th 2017, 7:15 AM 4,342 Views 11 Comments

Chris Froome is struggling to comprehend becoming just the third man to win the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana in the same year.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph
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# Double Grand Tour

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph

Sep 10th 2017, 8:14 PM 3,814 Views 12 Comments

The English rider became just the third rider in history to win both Grand Tours in the same year.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20
# Almost There
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# Almost There

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20

Sep 9th 2017, 6:01 PM 3,588 Views 8 Comments

Froome now holds a 2min 15secs lead over Vincenzo Nibali.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Sleep all day': Froome looks forward to some Monday rest after extending Vuelta lead
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# Back To Bed

'Sleep all day': Froome looks forward to some Monday rest after extending Vuelta lead

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:20 PM 3,327 Views 1 Comment

Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez took the stage win but the Team Sky rider remains in total control.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut after he crashes twice
# Vuelta 2017
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# Vuelta 2017

Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut after he crashes twice

Aug 31st 2017, 6:59 PM 7,162 Views 2 Comments

“It’s never nice to crash like that, but I’m just grateful that I’m not injured.”

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Ireland's Nico Roche up to joint-second at Vuelta after late attack in the mountains
# Attack
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# Attack

Ireland's Nico Roche up to joint-second at Vuelta after late attack in the mountains

Aug 29th 2017, 4:31 PM 7,527 Views 8 Comments

Roche is now just 36 seconds behind leader Chris Froome.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Ireland's Roche remains third
# Doubling Up
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# Doubling Up

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Ireland's Roche remains third

Aug 26th 2017, 8:01 PM 4,371 Views 5 Comments

France’s Julian Alaphilippe won stage 8 today.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career
# One Door Closes
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# One Door Closes

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

Jan 21st 2017, 8:25 AM 5,876 Views 12 Comments

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

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