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#Vuelta a Espana

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Roglic set for second successive Vuelta win to bury Tour de France misery
# Redemption
# Redemption

Roglic set for second successive Vuelta win to bury Tour de France misery

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 3,570 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s Dan Martin is set to finish fourth tomorrow.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 6 November, 2020

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall
# Cycling
# Cycling

Nielsen takes Vuelta's 16th stage, Martin remains fourth overall

Nov 6th 2020, 5:08 PM 5,359 Views 3 Comments

Defending champion Primoz Roglic extended his overall lead, while Sam Bennett finished 100th today.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Wellens wins 14th stage of Vuelta as Roglic keeps lead, Martin stays fourth overall
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Wellens wins 14th stage of Vuelta as Roglic keeps lead, Martin stays fourth overall

Nov 4th 2020, 6:16 PM 4,430 Views 0 Comments

Dan Martin and Sam Bennett are flying the Irish flag in Spain.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Gaudu climbs to victory on 11th stage of Vuelta but Roglic keeps lead
# Vuelta A Espana
# Vuelta A Espana

Gaudu climbs to victory on 11th stage of Vuelta but Roglic keeps lead

Updated Oct 31st 2020, 5:45 PM 6,771 Views 2 Comments

David Gaudu pulled away from Spaniard Marc Soler of Movistar in the final metres.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 30 October, 2020

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Primoz Roglic surges to Vuelta victory, Dan Martin remains third overall

Oct 30th 2020, 6:16 PM 5,926 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian’s third win in this year’s race earned him a 10 seconds bonus.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Carapaz takes Vuelta red jersey as Roglic struggles in the rain
# Rain In Spain
# Rain In Spain

Carapaz takes Vuelta red jersey as Roglic struggles in the rain

Oct 25th 2020, 5:42 PM 7,029 Views 4 Comments

Roglic drops to fourth in the GC after difficult day on Sunday.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead
# Cycling
# Cycling

Belgian rider Wellens wins stage five of Vuelta, Roglic keeps race lead

Oct 24th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,357 Views 2 Comments

Roglic retains a five-second lead over Ireland’s Dan Martin.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 23 October, 2020

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish
# Sprint King
# Sprint King

Super Sam Bennett makes it back-to-back Vuelta stage wins for the Irish

Oct 23rd 2020, 4:52 PM 11,299 Views 10 Comments

Bennett, who won the green points jersey at the Tour de France, pipped Jasper Philipsen in a dramatic sprint.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three
# Dan The Man
# Dan The Man

Vuelta victory for Dan Martin as tearful Irishman claims stage three

Oct 22nd 2020, 5:41 PM 16,132 Views 19 Comments

‘This one’s for the wife,’ he said after moving to within five seconds of race leader Primoz Roglic.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta
# The Trip To Spain
# The Trip To Spain

Dan Martin third for second day on the trot at Vuelta

Oct 21st 2020, 5:41 PM 7,009 Views 2 Comments

Marc Soler took the stage victory.

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

Ireland's Dan Martin finishes third in explosive opening stage of Vuelta

Oct 20th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,509 Views 2 Comments

Martin finished just a second behind stage winner Primoz Roglic and is seven seconds back in the general standings.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta
# Reign In Spain
# Reign In Spain

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

Oct 14th 2020, 2:37 PM 14,755 Views 9 Comments

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia
# Triumph
# Triumph

Roglic seals Vuelta title and makes cycling history for Slovenia

Sep 15th 2019, 7:38 PM 3,479 Views 6 Comments

Ireland’s Sam Bennett, meanwhile, finished second in today’s 21st and final stage.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 9 September, 2019

Fuglsang claims Vuelta stage as Roglic extends overall lead
# Stage 16
# Stage 16

Fuglsang claims Vuelta stage as Roglic extends overall lead

Sep 9th 2019, 5:17 PM 1,812 Views 1 Comment

The Dane emerged victorious in the mountains on Monday.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 6 September, 2019

Roglic extends Vuelta lead as compatriot Pogacar takes 13th stage
# Slovenian Double
# Slovenian Double

Roglic extends Vuelta lead as compatriot Pogacar takes 13th stage

Sep 6th 2019, 6:03 PM 2,321 Views 0 Comments

Primoz Roglic was pipped to the finish line by Pogacar but has stretched his advantage in Spain.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 25 August, 2019

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win
# Fast Start
# Fast Start

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win

Aug 25th 2019, 9:19 AM 4,014 Views 5 Comments

The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.

# vuelta-a-espana - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I'm grateful to everyone in Ireland for supporting me - I wouldn't have gotten this far without them'
# On Your Bike
# On Your Bike

'I'm grateful to everyone in Ireland for supporting me - I wouldn't have gotten this far without them'

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 14,517 Views 5 Comments

Aqua Blue cyclist Conor Dunne reflects on his experiences finishing as the Lanterne Rouge at the 2017 Vuelta a Espana.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'I haven't broken any rules' - Froome believes legacy remains untainted
# Plea Of Innocence
# Plea Of Innocence

'I haven't broken any rules' - Froome believes legacy remains untainted

Dec 14th 2017, 9:53 AM 4,110 Views 15 Comments

Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana champion Chris Froome says his legacy will be untainted after being asked to explain a drugs test.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 11th 2017, 7:15 AM 4,340 Views 11 Comments

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-a-espana - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph
# Double Grand Tour
# Double Grand Tour

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph

Sep 10th 2017, 8:14 PM 3,809 Views 12 Comments

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

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20
# Almost There
# Almost There

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20

Sep 9th 2017, 6:01 PM 3,574 Views 8 Comments

Froome now holds a 2min 15secs lead over Vincenzo Nibali.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 3 September, 2017

'Sleep all day': Froome looks forward to some Monday rest after extending Vuelta lead
# Back To Bed
# Back To Bed

'Sleep all day': Froome looks forward to some Monday rest after extending Vuelta lead

Sep 3rd 2017, 11:20 PM 3,323 Views 1 Comment

Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez took the stage win but the Team Sky rider remains in total control.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut after he crashes twice
# Vuelta 2017
# Vuelta 2017

Chris Froome's Vuelta lead cut after he crashes twice

Aug 31st 2017, 6:59 PM 7,162 Views 2 Comments

“It’s never nice to crash like that, but I’m just grateful that I’m not injured.”

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Ireland's Nico Roche up to joint-second at Vuelta after late attack in the mountains
# Attack
# Attack

Ireland's Nico Roche up to joint-second at Vuelta after late attack in the mountains

Aug 29th 2017, 4:31 PM 7,526 Views 8 Comments

Roche is now just 36 seconds behind leader Chris Froome.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Ireland's Roche remains third
# Doubling Up
# Doubling Up

Froome extends Vuelta lead, Ireland's Roche remains third

Aug 26th 2017, 8:01 PM 4,369 Views 5 Comments

France’s Julian Alaphilippe won stage 8 today.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 21 January, 2017

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career
# One Door Closes
# One Door Closes

How a Hollywood couple turned Sean Kelly's Olympic dreams into a professional career

Jan 21st 2017, 8:25 AM 5,734 Views 12 Comments

As part of his preparation for the 1976 Montreal games, Ireland’s great cyclist got himself a lifetime ban from the Olympics, but put himself in the position to set up a hugely successful pro career.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Ireland's Nicolas Roche has won today's stage at the Vuelta a Espana
# Podium Finish
# Podium Finish

Ireland's Nicolas Roche has won today's stage at the Vuelta a Espana

Sep 10th 2015, 5:40 PM 8,236 Views 21 Comments

The Team Sky rider crossed the line first after a sprint finish.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Dan Martin's Vuelta a Espana is over after nasty crash
# Rotten Luck
# Rotten Luck

Dan Martin's Vuelta a Espana is over after nasty crash

Aug 29th 2015, 5:54 PM 5,662 Views 4 Comments

The Irishman has gone to hospital after a collision during today’s stage.

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Another close finish at the Vuelta ends in disappointment for Nicolas Roche
# So So Close
# So So Close

Another close finish at the Vuelta ends in disappointment for Nicolas Roche

Aug 25th 2015, 9:40 PM 7,124 Views 8 Comments

That’s two top-five finishes for the Irishman in the space of three days.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Froome up to second, Ireland's Dan Martin stays sixth at the Vuelta
# Closing Stages
# Closing Stages

Froome up to second, Ireland's Dan Martin stays sixth at the Vuelta

Sep 11th 2014, 6:02 PM 2,920 Views 0 Comments

Stage 18 was another tough day in the saddle

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 8 September, 2014

Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta
# Climbing
# Climbing

Ireland's Dan Martin up to sixth at the Vuelta

Sep 8th 2014, 6:19 PM 3,961 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile Alberto Contador tightened his grip on the race.

Two riders had a digging match during today's stage of the Vuelta
# Bust-up
# Bust-up

Two riders had a digging match during today's stage of the Vuelta

Sep 8th 2014, 4:41 PM 6,903 Views 6 Comments

Russian Ivan Rovni and Italian Gianluca Brambilla exchanged a couple of punches and elbows this afternoon.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 27th 2014, 7:17 PM 6,790 Views 1 Comment

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

# vuelta-a-espana - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Ireland's Dan Martin continued his great start at the Vuelta today
# Vuelta 2014
# Vuelta 2014

Ireland's Dan Martin continued his great start at the Vuelta today

Aug 26th 2014, 6:28 PM 4,736 Views 4 Comments

Martin fourth in the race for the green jersey after the opening four stages in spain.

# vuelta-a-espana - Monday 25 August, 2014

Watch Ireland's Dan Martin claim second place in thrilling Vuelta finish
# Stage 3
# Stage 3

Watch Ireland's Dan Martin claim second place in thrilling Vuelta finish

Aug 25th 2014, 6:05 PM 3,682 Views 2 Comments

The Garmin-Sharp rider was pipped to the line by Australian Michael Matthews on Stage 3.

# vuelta-a-espana - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Movistar take the opening stage of the 2014 Vuleta as Quintana seeks Grand Tour double
# Good Start
# Good Start

Movistar take the opening stage of the 2014 Vuleta as Quintana seeks Grand Tour double

Aug 23rd 2014, 9:24 PM 2,622 Views 1 Comment

The Colombian is hoping to add a second Grand Tour to his 2014 achievements.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Nicolas Roche: ‘I put personal ambition aside at the Tour — but I knew I’d get my chance at the Vuelta’
# Interview
# Interview

Nicolas Roche: ‘I put personal ambition aside at the Tour — but I knew I’d get my chance at the Vuelta’

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 2,426 Views 4 Comments

Roche looks back on the success of his first season with Saxo-Tinkoff and his relationship with team manager Bjarne Riis.

# vuelta-a-espana - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Podium dreams slip from Roche's grasp as Horner eyes history
# Top Five
# Top Five

Podium dreams slip from Roche's grasp as Horner eyes history

Sep 15th 2013, 8:35 AM 1,684 Views 3 Comments

The Irishman lost vital time on the leaders in Vuelta a Espana on Saturday.

# vuelta-a-espana - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Nibali still in red, Kiryienka wins Vuelta 18th stage as Roche in fifth overall
# Tour Of Spain
# Tour Of Spain

Nibali still in red, Kiryienka wins Vuelta 18th stage as Roche in fifth overall

Sep 12th 2013, 5:28 PM 1,739 Views 5 Comments

It was another great ride by the Irishman as he came in 11th today.

# vuelta-a-espana - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Nicolas Roche moves up to 5th on good day at the Vuelta
# Cycling
# Cycling

Nicolas Roche moves up to 5th on good day at the Vuelta

Sep 11th 2013, 5:41 PM 1,990 Views 1 Comment

Roche finished 10th overall on today’s 18th stage, won by Bauke Mollema.

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