MADRID - Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana plans to ride in this year's Giro d'Italia as preparation for the Tour de France.Quintana's Movistar team has detailed his schedule for the 2017 season, with a return to Italy&# ...
Jan 20, 2017
MADRID - Spanish police say they've recovered a prized bicycle belonging to an international racing team taking part in the Spanish Vuelta cycling race after finding it on sale in a secondhand store for a ridiculously low price.Officers in the ...
Sep 13, 2015
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain - Two months after exiting the Tour de France with a leg fracture, Alberto Contador rebounded in style by winning his sixth grand tour title after protecting his lead on the 21st and final stage of the Spanish Vuelta ...
Sep 15, 2014
LA FARRAPOSA, Spain - Alberto Contador consolidated his overall race lead in the Spanish Vuelta by powering forward on the final ascent and winning the 16th stage on Monday.The Tinkoff-Saxo rider charged past Christopher Froome with less than a kilometer to ...
Sep 9, 2014
LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain - Przemyslaw Niemiec of Poland won the mountainous 15th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while Alberto Contador kept the overall lead for a fifth consecutive day on Sunday.Niemiec, riding for Lampre Merida, won the 152-kilometer (94-mile) ...
Sep 8, 2014
LA CAMPERONA, Spain - Ryder Hesjedal of Canada won a mountainous 14th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, while Alberto Contador held onto the red leader's jersey for a fourth straight day.Hesjedal, a former Giro d'Italia winner ...
Sep 7, 2014
OBREGON, Spain - Daniel Navarro of Spain surged forward and hung on to win the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday while countryman Alberto Contador kept the overall leader's red jersey.Navarro finished the 189-kilometer (117-mile) mountainous ...
Sep 6, 2014
SANTUARIO DE SAN MIGUEL DE ARALAR, Spain - Fabio Aru of Italy won the 11th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday while Alberto Contador hung on to the overall race leader's red jersey.Nairo Quintana, one of the race favorites, ...
Sep 4, 2014
BORJA, Spain - Alberto Contador took control of the Spanish Vuelta after former leader Nairo Quintana crashed and lost valuable time during the 10th stage won by Tony Martin on Tuesday.Quintana lost control during the time trial on a downhill curve, hitting ...
Sep 3, 2014
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