In the Vuelta's stage 11, Astana stamps its authority on the race, winning the day, taking red, and eliminating many GC rivals,.
Luis Leon Sanchez plans to be an instrumental part of Astana's strong Vuelta team, and he hopes the race gives him top fitness for worlds.
Vincenzo Nibali, Fabio Aru, and Mikel Landa will headline an especially dangerous Astana squad at the Vuelta a España
Vincenzo Nibali will reportedly race the Vuelta next month and leave Astana after the 2016 season
The reigning champion has struggled to keep pace in the Tour since its start in Utrecht
The voluntary team organization suspends team Astana for allowing rider Lars Boom to start the Tour with low cortisol levels
Low cortisol levels are at the center of a yet another conflict between a team and the Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC)
Astana will start Dutch rider Lars Boom in the Tour de France despite low cortisol levels
The wily Astana captain can drop rivals on fast, technical descents, and seize unexpected opportunities as they arise
Ukrainian Federation is "outraged" that Hanna Solovey was allegedly fired by Astana for refusing to race for Kazakhstan at the Olympics