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#vuelta

# vuelta - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 Gilbert claims Vuelta 12th stage, Roglic retains red Wrap

Gilbert claims Vuelta 12th stage, Roglic retains red

The former world champion forged clear of a 15-man breakaway.

# vuelta - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From The42 20-year-old Slovenian wins dramatic stage as Quintana takes overall Vuelta lead Impressive

20-year-old Slovenian wins dramatic stage as Quintana takes overall Vuelta lead

Tadej Pogaca prevailed on a dramatic day.

# vuelta - Friday 30 August, 2019

From The42 Valverde wins mountain-top Vuelta finish but Lopez regains red As It Stands

Valverde wins mountain-top Vuelta finish but Lopez regains red

Meanwhile, Ireland’s Sam Bennett is third in the points classification, behind Nairo Quintana and Primoz Roglic.

# vuelta - Thursday 29 August, 2019

From The42 Nicolas Roche crashes out of Vuelta a day after losing red jersey Disappointment

Nicolas Roche crashes out of Vuelta a day after losing red jersey

The Irish cyclist initially tried to continue following the setback.

# vuelta - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From The42 Roche loses red jersey and tumbles to fifth overall as Madrazo wins stunning summit finish Vuelta

Roche loses red jersey and tumbles to fifth overall as Madrazo wins stunning summit finish

Spain’s Angel Madrazo raced clear in the final kilometre after a gruelling Vuelta climb, as Miguel Angel Lopez regained the overall lead.

# vuelta - Monday 11 September, 2017

From The42 'The fact that nobody has ever won the Tour and then the Vuelta afterwards - it's incredible' Christopher Froome

'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

From The42 Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph Double Grand Tour

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

From The42 Roche stays in third, Froome keeps Vuelta lead following big stage win for 22-year-old Slovenian Update

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

From The42 Nicholas Roche moves up a place while Froome maintains Vuelta lead As It Stands

Nicholas Roche moves up a place while Froome maintains Vuelta lead

Poland’s Tomasz Marczynski claimed stage six.

# vuelta - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From The42 Chris Froome extends Vuelta lead as Nicolas Roche falls further behind Mixed Fortunes

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

From The42 Controversial two-time Tour de France winner confirms imminent retirement from cycling Wave Goodbye

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

From The42 2 Irish cyclists are in the Vuelta's top 4 as it stands Impressive

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

From The42 'It’s easy to be down when you’re in so much pain': Dan Martin mentally stronger after testing 2014 Back On The Bike

'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

From The42 Contador makes it a Vuelta hat-trick as Dan Martin finishes seventh Magic Number

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

From The42 Aussie Hansen wins Vuelta 19th stage, Dan Martin still sixth overall As It Stands

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

From The42 Dan Martin holds on to sixth place at the Vuelta Vuelta

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

From The42 There was a bit of controversy in today's sprint finish at the Vuelta Vuelta

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

From The42 Roche finishes 10th in today's Vuelta, still fifth overall with two stages remaining As It Stands

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

From The42 Geniez wins 15th stage as Roche finishes third at Vuelta As It Stands

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

From The42 Disastrous day for Roche at Vuelta as Ratto takes 14th stage Disappointment

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

From The42 Nicolas Roche takes overall lead at Vuelta a Espana Vuelta

Nicolas Roche takes overall lead at Vuelta a Espana

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

# vuelta - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 Matthews wins Tour of Spain fifth stage as Roche remains third overall Developing Story

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

From The42 Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend Goggle Box

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.