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'They want to do it, we want to do it' – Yorkshire in talks to host Vuelta

Yorkshire looks set to host the start of the Vuelta a Espana after the county’s cycling chief confirmed “they want to do it, we want to do it”. The three-week Grand Tour race was won by Britain’s Chris Froome in ...

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Owain Doull: Team Sky's Olympic gold medallist eyes 2018 Vuelta a Espana

Olympic gold medallist Owain Doull has targeted the Vuelta a Espana as his main goal for 2018. Doull is preparing his second full year on the World Tour with Team Sky and will start his season at the Tour Down ...

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The Vuelta a Colombia – where cycling is much more than a sport

[unable to retrieve full-text content] This is the Vuelta – one of cycling’s toughest races. But its roots lie in Colombia’s violent past. BBC Sport – Cycling

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'My greatest achievement' – Froome hails famous double as Vuelta win looms

Chris Froome has effectively become the first Briton to win the Vuelta a Espana as Alberto Contador won the penultimate stage of this year’s race. Contador, who retires after the race, surged clear on the gruelling 13.2km ascent of Alto ...

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome maintains lead before deciding stage

Britain’s Chris Froome will take a 97-second lead over Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali into the decisive 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana. Saturday’s 117.5km route, which ends with a gruelling 13.2km climb up the Alto de l’Angliru, precedes Sunday’s processional ...

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome extends lead over Vincenzo Nibali after stage 18

Chris Froome extended his lead over Vincenzo Nibali as Belgium’s Sander Armee claimed a solo victory on stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana. Team Sky rider Froome, 32, whose overall advantage was cut on Wednesday, attacked late on the ...

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Froome's Vuelta lead cut by Nibali as Denifl wins stage 17

Britain’s Chris Froome had his lead cut by 42 seconds as Austrian Stefan Denifl won stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana. Froome, who won Tuesday’s time trial, struggled on the gruelling final climb to Los Machucos, conceding time to ...

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome widens his lead with victory in stage 16's time trial

Britain’s Chris Froome extended his overall lead at the Vuelta a Espana with victory in stage 16’s time trial. The 32-year-old Team Sky rider was untouchable as he completed the 40.2km course in 47 minutes. Vincenzo Nibali began the day ...

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Vuelta a Espana: Miguel Angel Lopez wins stage 15 as Chris Froome widens lead

Chris Froome increased his overall lead on another tough day in the mountains at the Vuelta a Espana as Miguel Angel Lopez impressively won stage 15. Colombian Astana rider Lopez arrived alone at the 2,510m summit of the Alto Hoya ...

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Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome protects his overall lead as Rafal Majka wins stage

Chris Froome protected his overall lead at the Vuelta a Espana but lost four seconds to Vincenzo Nibali as Rafal Majka claimed a breakaway victory on stage 14’s summit finish. Team Sky’s Froome countered several attacks from Nibali on the ...

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