The Australian fends off a chase from Remco Evenepoel and Enric Mas, who make time on all the other GC contenders.
Norwegian climber continued in the race in what's his first grand tour since a devastating spill in 2021 that nearly ended his career.
Two positive cases in two days will raise caution levels at race.
Australian relishing chance to test form on final climb.
The riders will tackle the first major mountain stage of this year's race with two more to come at the weekend.
Bahrain Victorious rider believed solo winner Marc Soler would be caught.
Three categorized climbs including a difficult finish should reshuffle the GC.
Stewart rides aggressively in first grand tour, sets teammate up for red jersey.
Craddock on racing through a sea of Basque fans: 'I will remember that for a long time.'
The victory is Spain's first stage in any grand tour since Ion Izagirre in the 2020 Vuelta.
Jumbo-Visma DS: 'We are in the right place right now.'
The Spanish rider soloes to the stage win as Rudy Molard takes the race lead.
Basque-backed team racing with pride and ambition on 'home roads' in quest in return to glory.
Craddock talks Yates, time bonuses, and the team's chase for UCI points in this exclusive interview.
Hoole tested positive after developing a sore throat overnight.
Belgian star says it was 'mission accomplished' in first major GC tussle at the Spanish grand tour.
‘We only wanted the intermediate today, limit the losses.’
Long lumpy stage set to take the pain from Tuesday and add a few more percent in parcours suited to Roglič, GC contenders, and pure puncheurs.
Danish rider finishes second on stage 4 to pick up points, beats Bennett in intermediate sprint.
O'Connor takes long view on Vuelta GC battle: 'You don't want to burn your matches early.'
Movistar's Alejandro Valverde is backing Mas: 'To finish third here today is a sign that he’s feeling strong.'
Roglič cautions despite early warning flare: 'It's just the beginning of the Vuelta.'
Jumbo-Visma rider powers away from the pack on the final rise to the line to become the fourth from the team to wear the red jersey.
Froome on ambitions: 'I hope to target one or two stages in the back end of the Vuelta.'
A winner in 2010, Nibali hoping to go out with a Vuelta bang: 'The road will tell me quickly where I am at.'
Richard Carapaz not fazed by Giro defeat at Vuelta a España: ‘I have no doubts about my performance’
Ecuadorian vows he's committed to Ineos Grenadiers in final grand tour with team, braces against notion of solo leadership.
The versatile Bahrain-Victorious rider on pinpointing who he is as a racer, Tour de France attacks, chasing his first pro win and relaxing with a Rubik's cube.
In this column, we look at the speed and power numbers of Jumbo-Visma and UAE Team Emirates at the Vuelta a España.
Week 1 preview: After three nervous days in the Netherlands, the peloton faces a challenging week littered with climbs and possibly heavy rain.
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Budapest, Denmark, the Netherlands: Racing action and spectacle, cash-cows and chaos, or necessary evil?
Hilltop sprint and bike-mad Basque crowds will see peloton shaken to life after Dutch start.
Spanish riders relieved to leave behind narrow Dutch roads packed with traffic furniture as Vuelta returns to Spain.
The modern era of the 'super teams' is dominating grand tour racing — will this Vuelta reshuffle the deck?
The Colorado climber on ambitions, the opening three days in the Netherlands, and why the Vuelta is a race he loves.
Dane says he was boxed in during stage 3 sprint.
Ecuadorean laughing about "little tumble" after the finish as Ineos Grenadiers count themselves satisfied with good Vuelta start.
Mads Pedersen finishes second for the second day in a row as Edoardo Affini takes red jersey for Jumbo-Visma.
More bad luck for Canadian climber who abandoned Tour de France on last day with COVID-19.
Steff Cras first rider out of Vuelta a España after high-speed crash: ‘It was my biggest goal of the season’
Lotto Soudal rider out of Vuelta with broken wrist and elbow before the race even sees Spain.
Team backs Dutchman despite his upcoming departure.
Giro d'Italia champion on nervy opening road stage and what teammate Sam Bennett's stage 2 win means.
Irishman’s second win of season removes some pressure but the points jersey hunter says there’s still more to come.
Irishman roars back to the top to end frustrating period.
Fresh off his first pro win, the Groupama-FDJ youngster is a potential outsider for punchy sprint finishes.
'Phoenix rising' motif and pink-yellow-red flashes nod toward his grand tour hat trick and celebrate his recovery from injury.
Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl leader happy with third-place TTT start and has say on using the Specialized TT5 head sock helmet.
Doing the Vuelta a España with 24 hours’ notice: Floris De Tier’s race from Tour of Denmark to the Netherlands
Planes, bikes and automobiles for last-minute Alpecin-Deceuninck replacement: 'I won’t forget this moment for the rest of my life'
Vuelta a Hoody: There's a sense of anarchy this month that will only reconfirm La Vuelta as the season's most entertaining race.
Yates finishes 31 seconds back in Vuelta team time trial as director rues unfavorable conditions for BikeExchange's start.
Ineos Grenadiers deputy principal calls their Vuelta TTT a "bloody good ride" while white jersey wearer Hayter reflects on grand tour debut.
Jumbo-Visma tops Ineos Grenadiers and Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl in Utrecht opener, with Robert Gesink scoring the first red jersey.
Though it's a thinner number compared to the Tour de France, the North Americans will be at the sharp end of the action.
Arensman embarks on 'voyage of discovery' with first full grand tour leadership role.
Jumbo-Visma lines up as favorites in evening opener that might come down to balance between speed and safety.
The Canadian has a lot of promise as a grand tour rider, but he's only once made it into the top 10.
The Swiss will donate 1 CHF to charity for every rider he beats this season. So far he's beat over 3,000 and he's got the Vuelta a España next.
It’s a question of identity as the Irishman looks to ‘find himself’ and return to the top step of the podium.
Movistar will change its team kit from blue to white during the Vuelta a España to honor Valverde in his final grand tour.
Burgos-BH starts first and Jumbo-Visma is last off the ramp to open the 2022 Vuelta.
'I would like to be competitive, but this time I don't arrive in the same form,' says Bahrain-Victorious rider.
Commentary: Is Primož Roglič pushing himself too far at Vuelta a España after Tour de France injuries?
The Slovenian is preparing for a bid to take his fourth Vuelta just weeks after breaking two vertebrae.
'I want to compete in the grand tour game one day, whenever it comes,' says American rider.
Recovered from his Tour injuries and COVID-19, Australian wants to go on the attack and complete grand tour stage win trilogy in Spain.
It's the last grand tour of 2022 and for a number of reasons these riders will be hoping to leave their mark on the race.
Enric Mas taking it 'day by day' as Valverde fires the 'last bullet' in Vuelta farewell.
Jumbo-Visma favorite reflects on injury discomfort, Remco Evenepoel threat and how he got over Tour de France disappointment.
The Colombian star will not start the Vuelta to fight tramadol charges even though he is allowed to race under UCI rules.
Colombian star vows to take legal fight to CAS after UCI strips him of his 2022 Tour de France sixth place.
After a knee injury took Yates out of the Giro d'Italia, he returns to the Vuelta for the first time since winning in 2018 with every intention of winning again.
Froome says the first week of the Vuelta will be about survival before he targets stages later in the race.
American team brings a three-pronged attack into the final grand tour of the season.
Mikel Landa and Gino Mäder headline the team's GC push to top its breakout 2021 performances.
Riders and trainers share the art and science behind recovering from a grand tour to be in top form again one month later.
The return of ex-champions Nibali, Froome, Valverde, Yates, Quintana, and Roglič marks a record for the Spanish grand tour.
Hindley 'going into the unknown' at Vuelta and expects no problems finding GC balance with Bora-Hansgrohe teammates Kelderman and Higuita.
A mix of youth and experience for the British WorldTour team ahead of the final grand tour of the season.
Dumoulin lived with his emotions on his sleeve, and there was no hiding the agony and ecstasy that came with every dramatic turn of his career.
The German rider will be replaced by Matteo Fabbro in Bora-Hansgrohe's lineup.
Michael Woods handed leadership for final grand tour of 2022.