La Vuelta ciclista a España 2018

Region: UWT
Category: 2.UWT
Start date: 2018-08-25
End date: 2018-09-16
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Thomas De Gendt wants to ride all Grand Tours in 2019

Lotto Soudal's Thomas De Gendt has already his eyes set on the 2019 season and he has the objective of riding all three Grand Tours. Read more...

Vuelta a España director: The race will have an international profile in 2019

The 2019 edition of the Vuelta a España is likely to make a visit to French territory. The Spanish grand tour is set to start in Torrevieja, Alicante. Read more...

La Vuelta 2018: The vindication of Simon Yates

Simon Yates had his revenge on the dramatic collapse in this year’s Giro, at la Vuelta. Read more...

Nairo Quintana about 2019 season: I will likely go to the Tour de France

The 2018 Vuelta a España was not the race Nairo Quintana (Movistar) was expecting but he is already thinking of the upcoming season. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Enric Mas: It’s been an awesome adventure

Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) got onto the second step of the final podium of the Vuelta a España in Madrid after successfully finishing the last stage of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I came back from real heartbreak

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates has confirmed his overall victory at the Vuelta a España by crossing the finish line with the peloton. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: It is a special season for me!

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) stood on the third step of the Vuelta a España's podium in Madrid. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Elia Viviani: We need to be really proud of the team

Elia Viviani added another stage win to his palmares by beating the opposition in the sprint of the last stage of the 2018 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Simon Yates confirms victory at Vuelta a España, Elia Viviani takes last stage victory

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) has taken the victory at the last stage of the Vuelta a España, Simon Yates became the champion of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I just tried to ride at my own rhythm

Simon Yates has finished the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España as the leader of the General Classification after crossing the finish line of the stage in third position. Read more...

Igor Anton puts an end to his career at Vuelta a España's last stage

Dimension Data's Igor Anton has announced his retirement. The rider's last day of racing will be the last day of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: These final days haven’t been the ending I hoped for

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had a bitter 20th stage of the Vuelta a España as he lost the podium position and fell to the fifth position of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Enric Mas: Every day I watched the video of Valverde winning here in 2012

Quick-Step Floors' Enric Mas has taken his second victory in the WorldTour at the 20th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Enric Mas takes stage victory and climbs to Vuelta a España podium, Yates consolidates GC victory

Enric Mas (Quick-Step Floors) took the victory at the 20th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The rivals have been better than me, that's the truth

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) had a difficult day on the bike at the last climb of the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Thibaut Pinot triumphs at La Rabassa, Simon Yates extends GC lead in Vuelta a España

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) has taken the victory at the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I didn’t expect to finish the race so fresh and strong

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España safely with the peloton, while he was already thinking of the days to come. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Jelle Wallays: When I'm good, I can surprise many riders

Jelle Wallays of Lotto Soudal took a very surprising stage win in stage 18 of La Vuelta a España after making the right decisions in the last kilometer. Read more...

Jelle Wallays takes surprise victory at sprinters' stage in Vuelta a España

Lotto Soudal's Jelle Wallays has taken the victory at the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Fracture forces end of season for Dylan van Baarle

Dylan van Baarle has been forced to finish his season early after doctors discovered a fracture caused by his crash at the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: We expect aggressive, attacking racing from Valverde and Movistar

Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates was 17th at the finish line of the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España and managed to keep his lead on the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: I won't lie saying that I'm sick

The 16th stage of the Vuelta a España proved to be difficult for Nairo Quintana, who finished in the 23rd position at 3 minutes and 44 seconds from the day's winner Michael Woods. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The race is turning more in my favour

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished in the 15th position of the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España and remained in the second position of the General Classification of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Michael Woods dedicates heroic win to stillborn son

Michael Woods of EF Education First took a heroic win at the top of the Balcon de Bizkaia climb in the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Michael Woods takes first victory in a grand tour, Simon Yates keeps GC lead at Vuelta a España

EF Education First's Michael Woods has taken the victory at the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Short news roundup: Wilco Kelderman, Nairo Quintana, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Francisco Ventoso

The roundup of the day includes reactions of two riders in the aftermath of the second individual time trial of the Vuelta a España and contract extensions at Astana and BMC. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: Thirty-three seconds over Valverde is not that much

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has extended his lead at the general classification of the Vuelta a España after a good performance on the day's individual time trial. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Steven Kruijswijk: So far all is going really well

Steven Kruijswijk showed one of the most impressive performances of the second individual time trial at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I did a good time trial but Yates, Mas and Kruisjwijk were better

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished the individual time trial of the 16th stage of the Vuelta a España in 39 minutes and 33 seconds, staying at the second GC position. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Rohan Dennis: It worked out perfectly

Rohan Dennis once again confirmed his time trial skills with a convincing victory at the 16th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Rohan Dennis celebrates again in Vuelta a España, Simon Yates increases GC lead

BMC Racing Team's Rohan Dennis has taken his second victory at the 2018 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España Stage 16 - Individual Time trial start times

The 16th stage of the Vuelta a España is a 32.7-kilometre time trial for specialists that has the potential of making bigger differences in the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: What we want is winning the race for Movistar

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has brushed off any suggestions of fights for the leadership of the team by claiming that all the team just wants the final victory of the Vuelta. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: If I’ve got to work for Alejandro, I will

On the second rest day of the Vuelta a España, Nairo Quintana pointed out to his plan for the last week of racing, as well as key moments of these past days in the race. Read more...

CyclingPub review: The battle for La Vuelta

La Vuelta reaches the last rest day and the GC remains in a similar situation to last Monday’s. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: I will keep on fighting in this Vuelta

Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez crossed the finish line in the second position at the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España after a day of long work by his teammates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: There was almost zero cooperation

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) arrived to the end line at Lagos de Covadonga in the third position and extended his lead on the General Classification of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The ascent was the fastest I've ever done on that climb

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde finished at the fourth position in the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: I hope to do a good time trial

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) finished the second week of racing in the Vuelta a España in the third position of the General Classification at 33 seconds from leader Simon Yates. Read more...

Thibaut Pinot conquers Lagos de Covadonga, Simon Yates extends GC lead at Vuelta a España

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) has won the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Frenchman attacked at the last climb and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I’ve got the impression I could have won this one

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde crossed the finish line of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España in the third position and climbed to the second position of the GC. Read more...

Louis Meintjes suffers lacerations and abrasions at Vuelta a España crash

Louis Meintjes (Dimension Data) suffered a crash at the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España but he will likely stay on the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: I can be happy with this day

Astana's Miguel Angel Lopez has crossed in the second position the finish line of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: The situation with Lopez favoured Yates

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) arrived to the finish line of the 13th stage of the Vuelta a España in the fifth position at seven seconds from race leader Simon Yates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I deserve the Red Jersey more this time

Simon Yates believes he deserves the Red Jersey more now than earlier in this Vuelta a España, after beating all of his rivals for the stage win on Saturday. Read more...

Simon Yates recovers Red Jersey with victory at Les Praeres in Vuelta a España

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken the victory of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Injuries sustained at finish-line crash force Dylan van Baarle out of Vuelta a España

Dylan van Baarle (Sky) has had to abandon the Vuelta a España due to the injuries he sustained at the crash of the 12th stage of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: Another Vuelta has started today

Movistar's Nairo Quintana crossed the finish line of the 13th stage of the Vuelta a España in the 21st position, at 2 minutes and 32 seconds from Oscar Rodriguez. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Oscar Rodriguez: Destiny had this in store for me

Oscar Rodriguez (Euskadi-Murias) won his first stage in a professional level in a surprising move after being in the breakaway and attacking at the last kilometre. Read more...

Oscar Rodriguez conquers 13th stage of Vuelta a España, Herrada remains in Red

Euskadi-Murias' Oscar Rodriguez has won the 13th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alexandre Geniez: It was a bit like a game of poker

Alexandre Geniez (AG2R La Mondiale) has taken the second victory in the 2018 edition of the Vuelta a España for his team and his fourth win in the season. Read more...

Alexandre Geniez and Jesus Herrada celebrate at 12th stage of Vuelta a España

Alexandre Geniez (AG2R La Mondiale) has taken the victory of the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alessandro De Marchi: I was really fighting a battle

Alessandro De Marchi admitted that achieving his third ever stage win in the Vuelta a España was a real battle. Read more...

Victory for Alessandro De Marchi at Vuelta a España, Yates remains in Red

Alessandro De Marchi (BMC) has won the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Italian was part of the breakaway and after a late attack, crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Vuelta a España - GC riders suffer punctures at last kilometres of the stage

The fast men had their chances at the tenth stage of the Vuelta but the General Classification riders suffered tense moments with a wave of punctures on the last kilometres. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I wasn’t sure if there would be any attacks coming from Valverde

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has kept the lead of the General Classification after finishing the tenth stage with the peloton. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I wasn’t going to contest that sprint

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished the tenth stage of the Vuelta a España with the bunch, keeping like this his second position in the General Classification of the race. Read more...

Medical examinations rule out neurological problems for Simone Petilli after Vuelta a España crash

Simone Petilli (UAE Team Emirates) suffered a crash on the tenth stage of the Vuelta a España which forced him out of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Elia Viviani: This was one of the most perfect lead-outs

Elia Viviani of Quick-Step Floors took a second stage win in this year's Vuelta a España on Tuesday and praised his teammate for what he called one of the most perfect lead-outs. Read more...

Elia Viviani celebrates for the second time in Vuelta a España, Simon Yates keeps GC lead

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) has taken his second stage victory at the 2018 Vuelta a España. Read more...

Laurens De Plus gets fined in Vuelta a España for insulting a commissaire: Many riders in my position would have said the same

Quick-Step Floors' Laurens De Plus got fined at the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España for insulting a commissaire but he thinks his behaviour was justified. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: On the next rest day I hope to be wearing the Red Jersey

Movistar's Nairo Quintana is currently at the third position of the General Classification of the Vuelta a España at 14 seconds from race leader Simon Yates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I would have liked to wear the Red Jersey

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) faces the first rest day of the Vuelta a España with satisfaction after sitting in the second position of the General Classification. Read more...

CyclingPub review: The first week of the 2018 Vuelta a España

The current edition of the Vuelta a España has just arrived to the first rest day after nine stages of hard competition under the Spanish heat and permanently hilly terrain. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: Being in the leader’s jersey is becoming a little bit familiar now

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) has taken the leader's jersey after the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: The team leader is Nairo, I just came here to get some good results

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España one second short to take the lead of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: High temperatures all day affected several riders

Movistar's Nairo Quintana crossed the finish line at the Alto de la Covatilla in the fifth position of Ben King, winner of the ninth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Wilco Kelderman: Attacking early wasn’t really an option

Wilco Kelderman (Sunweb) was one of the riders that animated the last metres of the ninth stage at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Ben King: I've never suffered this much in my life

Ben King of Team Dimension Data sees his second stage win in this year's Vuelta a España as a confirmation of the first. Read more...

Ben King wins in La Covatilla, Simon Yates takes GC lead at Vuelta a España

Ben King (Dimension Data) has taken his second victory in the 2018 Vuelta a España. The rider attacked with 18 kilometres to go and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Rudy Molard: Valverde is the favourite to claim the red jersey

Rudy Molard (Groupama-FDJ) has completed his fourth stage at the lead of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I know I'm in good shape but this surprises me

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has taken the victory at the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España, showing once more his good shape. Read more...

Second stage win for Alejandro Valverde at Vuelta a España, Molard keeps GC lead

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has won the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Spaniard outsprinted Peter Sagan and Danny van Poppel in the uphill finale. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Tony Gallopin: I felt from the start of the race that I have good legs

AG2R La Mondiale's Tony Gallopin took an impressive win at the Vuelta a España by attacking at the last metres and leaving the pack behind. Read more...

Late attack gives stage victory to Tony Gallopin, Rudy Molard remains in Red

Tony Gallopin (AG2R La Mondiale) has taken the victory of the seventh stage at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Nacer Bouhanni wins in Vuelta a España: I have been really affected by the pressure

Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) has taken the victory at the sixth stage of the Vuelta a España. The rider was the fastest at the bunch sprint in San Javier. Read more...

Rudy Molard and Nacer Bouhanni get penalised in Vuelta a España

Rudy Molard (Groupama-FDJ) has been given a 20 seconds penalty on the day he took the leaders' jersey at the Vuelta a España. Despite that, he keeps the overall lead of the race. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Clarke: You have got to be willing to lose to win

Simon Clarke (EF Education First) has taken the victory of the fifth stage of the Vuelta a España six years after he touched the glory in the Spanish race for the first time. Read more...

Simon Clarke celebrates in Vuelta a España, Rudy Molard takes Red Jersey

EF Education First's Simon Clarke has taken the victory at the fifth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vincenzo Nibali struggles with back pain: I wonder if I will ever be the same again

Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida) doesn't feel in shape since the fracture he suffered at the Tour de France. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Simon Yates: I don’t really know what I was doing

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) attacked from the favourites' group at the last kilometres of the fourth stage at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Ben King: I worked so hard for this

Ben King of Dimension Data was elated with his victory in the fourth stage of the Vuelta a España, in which he outsprinted his rivals to be able to lift his arms on the line Read more...

Ben King takes stage victory at Vuelta a España, Kwiatkowski remains in Red

Ben King (Dimension Data) has taken the victory at the fourth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Michal Kwiatkowski: Tomorrow is going to be a hard one

Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) has finished the third stage of the Vuelta a España with the peloton and he could hold on to the Red Jersey for one more stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España Stage 3 reactions roundup: Peter Sagan, Giacomo Nizzolo, Wilco Kelderman, Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde

The third stage of the Vuelta a España was won by Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani on a day the General Classification remained unchanged in the top positions. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Elia Viviani: I have no words for the team

Elia Viviani praised his teammates and the Quick-Step Floors spirit after taking the win at the third stage of the Vuelta a España on Monday. Read more...

Elia Viviani takes first victory at Vuelta a España, Kwiatkowski keeps GC lead

Quick-Step Floors' Elia Viviani has won the third stage of the Vuelta a España. The Italian champion showed a very strong sprint, beating Giacomo Nizzolo and Peter Sagan at the fin Read more...

Vuelta a España short news roundup: Ilnur Zakarin, Fabio Aru, Peter Sagan

The Vuelta a España short news roundup includes Ilnur Zakarin's and Fabio Aru's crashes and the difficult day that Peter Sagan endured. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Rohan Dennis: I just had nothing left in the tank

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) lost the leaders' jersey of the Vuelta a España after arriving at the finish line 13 minutes and 31 seconds behind stage winner Alejandro Valverde. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Michal Kwiatkowski: It’s not the way I wanted to take the jersey

Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) crossed the finish line of the second stage at the Vuelta a España in the second position. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Richie Porte: I never said coming into this race that I was after the GC

BMC Racing Team's Richie Porte finished the second stage of the Vuelta a España at 13 minutes and 31 seconds from the day's winner Alejandro Valverde. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alejandro Valverde: I will go day by day

Movistar's Alejandro Valverde has taken his tenth stage victory at the Vuelta a España. The Spaniard was the strongest at the first uphill finish of the 73rd edition of the race. Read more...

Alejandro Valverde conquers second stage of Vuelta a España, Kwiatkowski takes GC lead

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) has taken the victory at the second stage of the Vuelta a España Read more...

Vuelta a España - Richie Porte: I knew that I wasn't coming into the race in my best form

Richie Porte (BMC Racing Team) lost 51 seconds on the first stage at the Vuelta a España. The rider stands at the 97 position of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nairo Quintana: We were expecting a good result

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) finished the first stage of the Vuelta a España in the 35th position, at 30 seconds from race leader Rohan Dennis. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Rohan Dennis: I just put everything out there and hoped for the win

Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing Team is the first leader of the Vuelta a España after winning the opening time trial on Saturday. Read more...

Rohan Dennis is first GC leader of 73rd Vuelta a España

Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) was the fastest man at the opening individual time trial of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España 2018: Start List

The 73rd edition of the Vuelta a España starts on the 25th of August in Malaga and finishes on the 16th of September in Madrid. Read more...

Vuelta a España 2018: Stage Profiles

The 73rd edition of the Vuelta a España will start in Malaga on the 25th of August and finish in Madrid on the 16th of September. Read more...

CyclingPub’s Guide to the 2018 Vuelta a España

The 73rd edition of the Vuelta a España kicks off on the 23rd of August in the city of Malaga, in the south of Spain. Read more...


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