Latest Vuelta a Espana News
Former Tour-winner Delgado says Spanish fans feel 'like orphans' as other nations dominate the Tour de France and Vuelta a España.
Veteran Spanish pro wants to help reforest an area near his home and training grounds hit by wildfire last year.
Sepp Kuss slated to start Spanish tour as Jumbo-Visma keeps options open: 'If Roglič is not there, it will totally change the approach.'
Speculation about Bernal's comeback has been building since Bernal returned to Europe last month and joined his teammates on a high-altitude training camp in Andorra.
Tadej Pogačar unconfirmed, but Jai Hindley, Remco Evenepoel, Richard Carapaz, Vincenzo Nibali, Alejandro Valverde and Mikel Landa all set for Spanish grand tour.
The official route for the 2022 edition will be revealed Thursday evening in Spain, and event organizers promise to live up to expectations of a climb-heavy course.
From Primož Roglič and Egan Bernal going on the attack to Miguel Ángel López's dramatic departure from the race, these are the moments that made the 2021 Vuelta a España.
This week we discuss the war of words between Movistar and Miguel Ángel López, and hear from Lauren Stephens on overcoming setbacks.
2006 Tour de France winner designed the climb-riddled finale that shook up the GC and provoked an angry López to quit the Vuelta.
Movistar teammate Imanol Erviti said 'it was impossible' to convince López to try to finish the stage Saturday, while a Colombian senator blames Movistar.
Podium place boosts Haig's season after Tour de France crash and missed Olympics, while Mäder takes breakthrough grand tour performance with fifth.
Veteran manager said he's 'never seen anything like it' in his 40-year career after López abandoned the Vuelta a España.
The battle for leftovers began early in a Vuelta book-ended by time trials that set up Roglič for his most comfortable GC win yet.
Enric Mas (Movistar) and Jack Haig (Bahrain-Victorious) also secure their final podium positions in the 33.8km time trial.
Colombian newspaper quotes trainer saying Movistar told Miguel Ángel López to stop pulling in order to secure second place for Enric Mas.
Colombian riders says 'many factors' added up to his abrupt exit from the Spanish grand tour with only one stage left to go.
Colombian media says Miguel Ángel López's hasty exit came after team told him not to pull. Even if it's true, López is likely to regret his decision.
Clément Champoussin's whimsical stage win gave us plenty to cheer for at the Vuelta a España. Here's how the moment was captured on twitter.
Breakaway rider Clément Champoussin survived an onslaught by the GC favorites to take his first WorldTour win.
Here's what Primož Roglič, Rui Oliveira, and others said after Magnus Cort Nielsen sprinted to a third Vuelta stage win.
Just like it did for Mark Cavendish at the Tour de France, Deceuninck-Quick-Step is shepherding its Dutch sprinter through the mountains.
The Gamoniteiru sees longer, steadier grades, but the Angliru packs a punch with its 25-percent ramps — the pros agreed that the Angliru remains in a class of its own.
With the memory of losing last year's Tour de France on the final day, Primož Roglič goes into the final stages of the Vuelta with caution despite extending his GC lead.
The Swiss champion rode away from her breakaway companions, which included Coryn Rivera, in impressive style to give herself a substantial lead overall.
The Spanish race expands to four stages this year and takes advantage of the mountains of Galicia. Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen headline a strong start list.
Here's what Sepp Kuss, Miguel Ángel López, and others said after the two-time defending Vuelta a España champion regained the race lead.
With Primož Roglič taking control of the red leader's jersey, the tug-of-war for the final podium spots will heat up in the closing stages of the Vuelta a España.
Egan Bernal said he just wanted to have fun on the bike as he launched a long-range attack on stage 17 of the Vuelta a España. It didn't work out, but he still had fun.
Roglič takes huge 2:22 lead over Enric Mas as Jumbo-Visma dominates the first of two back-to-back mountain stages at the Vuelta.
Is the hyped Gamoniteiru climb the 'next big thing' in the Vuelta a España, or a gimmick that will not shape the GC? The pros chime in.
Bou became king for a day when Valencia welcomed its home rider with painted roads and party passion – and Bou reciprocated with a ride fit for his hero 'El Pistolero.'
Egan Bernal wants to go big in the final mountain stages of the Vuelta a España, but he says that taking a big amount of time on Primož Roglič will be difficult.
Grand tour rookie gets first taste of breakaway effort in stage 16 as he hones form and ambitions ahead of world championships, Paris-Roubaix.
Stages 17 and 18 to the iconic Covadonga and leg-breaking Gamoniteiru climbs this week are set to crush hopes of many GC pretenders.
Carlos Verona was inspired to take up racing when he saw the 2003 Vuelta a España go through his hometown and he hasn't looked back since.
Colombian star leaves door open on Pogačar clash even as he continues to fight in the Vuelta a España that he admits he likely won't win.
The Italian national champion got her late-season campaign off to a great start with victory at GP Plouay and is building up to rides at the road worlds and Euros.
Miguel Ángel Lopez believes he and Enric Mas will need two minutes on Primož Roglič ahead of final TT to win the Vuelta a España.
Here's what the stars said after Rafał Majka flew solo and Odd Christian Eiking continued to defy expectations at the Vuelta on Sunday.
Odd Christian Eiking retains red jersey after huge effort by his team, Adam Yates nabs 15 seconds in GC battle.
Here's what the GC contenders said after the top favorites hit lockdown on the Pico Villuercas summit finish.
Zwift Academy winner is making strong impression in his grand tour debut, and delivers gutsy comeback following high-speed crash in stage 14.
Some quick thinking and a strong sprint from Florian Sénéchal saved Deceuninck-Quick-Step after Fabio Jakobsen cracked in the final kilometers.
Odd Christian Eiking rolled through another day in the overall race lead, while Egan Bernal hitched a ride at the back of the sprint trains to try to put time into his GC rivals.
Long-running Basque team returns to Vuelta after eight-year absence, bringing its fervent orange-clad fans and social ambitions with it.
Primož Roglič and Adam Yates took a tumble on stage 12 of the Vuelta a España but avoided any time losses or serious injuries.
Primož Roglič has twice lost the Vuelta a España's red jersey on purpose. Why has he done it and can he win it back when it really matters?
In 2016, Jetse Bol started studying Spanish to better integrate into his Colombian team. Now, at Burgos-BH, he's fluent in the language and that much more a part of the team.
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