Bouhanni wins 8th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads
Baeza to Albacete, but the stage led to no change among the race favorites. Valverde leads with Nairo Quintana, Alberto Contador and Chris Froome all within 20 seconds heading into Sunday's mountainous stage.
Alejandro Valverde of Spain wins 6th Vuelta stage
the finish line in 4 hours, 35 minutes, 27 seconds, just ahead of Christopher Froome of Britain and Spain's Alberto Contador , who both finished in the same time. Valverde takes the overall lead on 22 hours, 48 minutes, 8 seconds, ahead
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7. George Bennett, New Zealand, Cannondale, :24. 8. Haimar Zubeldia, Spain, Trek Factory, :24. 9. Alberto Contador , Spain, Tinkoff-Saxo, :27. 10. Wilco Kelderman, Netherlands, Belkin, :27.
Bouhanni wins 2nd stage of Vuelta, Valverde leads
on Saturday. Giro winner Nairo Quintana is second on the same time as his teammate Valverde. Two-time winner Alberto Contador stayed 19 seconds behind the Movistar cyclists. Chris Froome was 27 seconds back, and Joaquim Rodriguez remained
Quintana favorite for Vuelta with rivals hurting
confirm his status as cycling's rising star. A crash-laden Tour de France last month forced both Chris Froome and Alberto Contador to withdraw with injuries. The two former Tour winners now look to the Vuelta as a chance to rebound from a disappointing
Contador to ride in Vuelta after crash in Tour
MADRID (AP) Alberto Contador says he will compete in the Spanish Vuelta after recovering from a fall that forced him to withdraw from the Tour de France. The
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conquered where others did not: notably Chris Froome of Britain, the 2013 Tour winner, and two-time champion Alberto Contador of Spain. Both crashed out with injuries before the halfway mark. NFL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Rudolph hasn
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conquered where others did not: notably Chris Froome of Britain, the 2013 Tour winner, and two-time champion Alberto Contador of Spain. Both crashed out with injuries before the halfway mark. As if mountain climbs, bone-jarring cobblestones
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Spanish Vuelta (2010), Giro d'Italia (2013) and Tour de France (2014). Nibali is only the sixth rider to complete a career Triple Crown after Jacques Anquetil, Felice Gimondi, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Alberto Contador .
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Kazakh Cycling. Five years ago, Lance Armstrong was on the team. He was later exposed as a doping cheat. In 2010, Alberto Contador won the Tour, only to have his victory stripped over a positive doping test. Kairat Kelimbetov, president of Kazakh