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#vuelta

# vuelta - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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 - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph

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

# vuelta - Friday 25 August, 2017

Roche stays in third, Froome keeps Vuelta lead following big stage win for 22-year-old Slovenian

Matej Mohoric clinched stage seven at the death.

# vuelta - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Nicholas Roche moves up a place while Froome maintains Vuelta lead

Poland’s Tomasz Marczynski claimed stage six.

# vuelta - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Chris Froome extends Vuelta lead as Nicolas Roche falls further behind

Tejay van Garderen moved up to second at 10 seconds after coming in just eight seconds behind the British leader.

# vuelta - Monday 7 August, 2017

Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling

Alberto Contador’s achievements were overshadowed by a positive test for the banned substance Clenbuterol in 2012.

# vuelta - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta's top 4 as it stands

Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan celebrated the biggest win of his career.

# vuelta - Friday 26 December, 2014

'It’s easy to be down when you’re in so much pain': Dan Martin mentally stronger after testing 2014

After crashing out of the Giro D’Italia in Belfast, Ireland’s premier cyclist refocused to turn 2014 into a very good year indeed.

# vuelta - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Contador makes it a Vuelta hat-trick as Dan Martin finishes seventh

It’s an incredible performance from the Irish cyclist.

# vuelta - Friday 12 September, 2014

Aussie Hansen wins Vuelta 19th stage, Dan Martin still sixth overall

The 33-year-old Lotto-Belisol rider took off with just over 4km remaining.

# vuelta - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Dan Martin holds on to sixth place at the Vuelta

Meanwhile, Nicolas Roche continued his challenge as the Tour of Britain travelled from Worcester to Bristol.

# vuelta - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

There was a bit of controversy in today's sprint finish at the Vuelta

For the second time in as many days, John Degenkolb was first to the finish line.

# vuelta - Friday 13 September, 2013

Roche finishes 10th in today's Vuelta, still fifth overall with two stages remaining

Meanwhile, American Chris Horner sneaked into the overall lead of the Tour of Spain.

# vuelta - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Geniez wins 15th stage as Roche finishes third at Vuelta

Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali maintained his lead in the overall classification.

# vuelta - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Disastrous day for Roche at Vuelta as Ratto takes 14th stage

The Irish cyclist is now more than four minutes off the lead following a sub-par display.

# vuelta - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Nicolas Roche takes overall lead at Vuelta a Espana

The Irish rider came in third in today’s stage.

# vuelta - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Matthews wins Tour of Spain fifth stage as Roche remains third overall

Meanwhile, Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) continues to lead the overall classification.

# vuelta - Friday 17 August, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Heading outside and spending the day with love ones during your leisure time? Not for me, Jeff.