La Vuelta ciclista a España 2017

Region: UWT
Category: 2.UWT
Start date: 2017-08-19
End date: 2017-09-10
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Alberto Contador receives massive tribute in his hometown

Pinto is the home town of Alberto Contador and it has presented a celebration in honour to its favourite son after his last Grand Tour. Read more...

Odd Christian Eiking: This is the most shocking thing I've ever experienced

Norwegian rider Odd Christian Eiking is shocked about FDJ's decision to throw him out of the Vuelta a España ahead of the last stage on Sunday. Read more...

Review: The final week of the Vuelta a España

The 2017 edition of the Vuelta a España has come to an end with Chris Froome securing his grand tour double. CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández reviews the final week. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: It is amazing to stand on the top step of the podium

Chris Froome finished safely in the peloton to secure his first overall victory in the Vuelta a España, taking enough points in the process to win the points classification as well Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It has been a magical day

After three weeks of brave racing by Alberto Contador, the career of the legendary Spanish cyclist has come to an end. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Matteo Trentin: Chris Froome told me he wanted to defend the Green jersey

Italian Matteo Trentin won the final stage of the Vuelta a España but missed out on the Green Jersey as Chris Froome successfully defended his lead in the points classification. Read more...

Matteo Trentin wins last stage, Chris Froome secures overall victory

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has won the last stage of the Vuelta a España. Chris Froome (Team Sky) finished 11th on the day and secured both the Red and the Green Jersey. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Ilnur Zakarin: This is a miracle

Katusha-Alpecin rider Ilnur Zakarin will finish on the podium of the Vuelta a España after moving into third place at the end of stage 20. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Wilco Kelderman: The others were simply better

Wilco Kelderman dropped off the podium in the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España. Although disappointed, the rider is happy about his overall performance. Read more...

Vuelta a España Race director: Other cyclists should follow Alberto Contador's example

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) just finished his last day of real racing as a professional rider and the world of cycling is already talking about life without him. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: What a way to finish three weeks of racing!

Team Sky's Chris Froome has all but secured his first overall victory in the Vuelta a España. In the last mountain stage, the Briton gained time on most of his direct rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I had to say goodbye this way

Alberto Contador has taken an epic victory at the top of the Angliru climb in the 20th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador reaches legend status at the Angliru

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador has won the 20st stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Tomorrow is going to be crazy

Alberto Contador of Trek-Segafredo once again tried his luck by attacking in the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España, but ended up crossing the line together with his GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: Tomorrow we could see fireworks from the start

Team Sky leader Chris Froome was relieved to have survived another say without too much trouble, at just two stages from the end of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Thomas De Gendt: I didn't expect it any more, but I like surprises

Thomas De Gendt of Lotto-Soudal handed his team its fourth stage victory at this Vuelta a España by winning a sprint of nine at the end of stage 19. Read more...

Thomas De Gendt takes fourth victory for Lotto-Soudal at Vuelta a España

Thomas De Gendt has won the 19th stage of the Vuelta a España. The rider was part of the escape of the day and was the fastest at the final sprint in Gijon. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I try to test people every time I can

Alberto Contador once again colored a stage at the Vuelta a España, trying to attack several times and eventually finishing together with Chris Froome on the 18th day of racing. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: It's good to bounce back again

Vuelta a España leader Chris Froome of Team Sky had every reason to be happy after stage 18, having gained some valuable seconds on his key rival Vincenzo Nibali. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Sander Armee: I knew I had my chance

Sander Armee of Lotto-Soudal took the victory in the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España, having waited for this moment for no less than eight years. Read more...

Sander Armee wins 18th stage at Vuelta a España, Chris Froome keeps GC lead

Sander Armee (Lotto-Soudal) has taken the victory at the 18th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It's a shame I couldn't take the victory

Alberto Contador came close to victory in the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España but ended up crossing the line at 28 seconds from winner Stefan Denifl. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: The legs are already very tired

Miguel Angel Lopez took third place in the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España, gaining time on some of his rivals but losing to Alberto Contador. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I'm confident we can get the job done

Chris Froome experienced one of his most difficult days in the Vuelta a España, losing 42 seconds to his direct rivals on the final climb of the 17th stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Stefan Denifl: I've been waiting the whole Vuelta for this day

Stefan Denifl of Aqua Blue Sport handed his team a famous win by finishing first in the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Stefan Denifl wins stage, Chris Froome suffers but keeps Red

Aqua Blue Sport's Stefan Denifl has won the 17th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Austrian was the strongest on the last climb of the day, crossing the finish line on his own. Read more...

AG2R La Mondiale's sports director and team car also expelled

The Organisation of the Vuelta a España has expelled the directeur sportif of AG2R La Mondiale following the incident involving two riders grabbing the car during the 15th stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Wilco Kelderman: I was completely spent at the finish

Wilco Kelderman finished second in Tuesday's Individual Time Trial and recovered his podium spot at the expense of Ilnur Zakarin. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Esteban Chaves: Luckily for me, this day is over

Esteban Chaves dropped from fifth to ninth place in the overall standings of the Vuelta a España after struggling in Tuesday's Individual Time Trial. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I was a bit worried half-way through

Team Sky leader Chris Froome was delighted with his time trial victory on the 16th day of racing at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I'm happy but not very happy

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador had mixed feelings after finishing fifth in Tuesday's Vuelta a España time trial. Read more...

Chris Froome wins time trial at Vuelta a España

Chris Froome (Team Sky) has won the individual time trial for the 16 stage of the Vuelta a España. The rider completed the circuit 28 seconds faster than runner-up Wilco Kelderman. Read more...

AG2R La Mondiale expels two riders from Vuelta a España

AG2R La Mondiale has decided to withdraw two of its riders from the Vuelta a España, in consequence of a video that shows them holding onto the team car during the 15th stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome confident ahead of time trial

Team Sky leader Chris Froome is feeling confident ahead of the final week of action in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: The time trial is going to be very hard

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) is facing the last week of his career as a professional rider and is determined to make the best of it. Read more...

Vuelta a España Stage 16 (Individual Time Trial) Start List

This is the start list for the 16th stage of the 2017 Vuelta a España, an individual time trial from Circuito de Navarra to Logroño. Read more...

Review: The second week of the Vuelta a España

As the Vuelta a España has reached its second rest day, CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández takes a look at the ups and downs of the second week of racing. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I can't thank my teammates enough

Chris Froome of Team Sky thanked his teammates for their hard work during the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Today I wanted to be brave

Alberto Contador gave it his all in the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España, attacking early in an attempt to gain time on his general classification rivals. Read more...

Nacer Bouhanni wins GP de Fourmies

Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni of Cofidis has won the 2017 edition of the GP de Fourmies. FDJ's Marc Sarreau and Bora-hansgrohe's Rudiger Selig completed the top three. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: Today has been a magnificent day

Miguel Angel Lopez thanked his teammates for their work in the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España, allowing the Astana rider to take his second stage victory. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Second stage victory for Miguel Angel Lopez, Chris Froome maintains lead

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) has taken the victory at the 15th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I was very much in control with Wout Poels

Chris Froome (Team Sky) finished fourth on the first of two days of heavy climbing at the Vuelta a España. The rider remained on top of the General Classification. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Wilco Kelderman: To lose Sam Oomen is a huge disappointment

Wilco Kelderman moved from fourth to third place after yet another solid day in the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: The victory was very close

Colombian rider Miguel Angel Lopez finished second in the 14th after attacking from the group of favorites in the last kilometer. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I paid the price in the last kilometre

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador tried his chances on the final climb of the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España, but ended up paying the price. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Rafal Majka: I went full gas like a time trial

Rafal Majka of Bora-hansgrohe won the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España in an impressive manner, finishing solo ahead of the General Classification contenders. Read more...

Rafal Majka takes stage win, Chris Froome remains in Red

Rafal Majka (Bora-hansgrohe) has won the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Pole attacked on the last climb and that was enough to give him his first stage win in the race. Read more...

Ramunas Navardauskas successfully undergoes heart surgery

Ramunas Navardauskas of Bahrain-Merida has undergone surgery to treat a cardiac arrhythmia. The rider is successfully recovering. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: The last week will be very entertaining with Fabio Aru and me

Miguel Angel Lopez of Astana Pro Team is happy with the way things are progressing for Fabio Aru and himself at the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - David de la Cruz: Today I lost some seconds in the dumbest way

Quick-Step Floors rider David de la Cruz dropped from fourth to fifth place in the Vuelta a España after losing some seconds in the final of stage 13. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I wanted to avoid time splits

Chris Froome survived another day in the Red Jersey, finishing the 13th stage of the Vuelta a España near the front of the pack to secure his leading position for another day. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: We will see how the body responds tomorrow

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador is feeling the efforts of the last few days in the Vuelta a España, ahead of the two difficult stages on the weekend. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Matteo Trentin: The Vuelta is not over, we're betting for more

Quick-Step Floors rider Matteo Trentin believes that even more is possible after securing his third stage win at this year's Vuelta a España. Read more...

Matteo Trentin takes his third stage win at the 2017 Vuelta a España

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has won the 13th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Italian was the fastest at the final sprint beating Gianni Moscon and Soren Kragh Andersen. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Maxim Belkov won't take further action against pusher

Maxim Belkov (Katusha-Alpecin) won't take further action against the person that pushed him off his bike during the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Katusha-Alpecin's Maxim Belkov pushed off bike by fan at Vuelta a España (VIDEO)

Katusha-Alpecin rider Maxim Belkov was pushed off the road by a spectator during the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - David de la Cruz: I didn't think it was right to attack when Froome crashed

Quick-Step rider David de la Cruz refused to attack in the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España, after hearing that race leader Chris Froome had crashed. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I'm grateful that I'm not injured

Chris Froome did not suffer any major consequences from his crash in the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España, losing only 20 seconds on most of his GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Tomasz Marczynski: I always dreamed of a solo victory

Lotto-Soudal's Tomasz Marczynski got his second stage win at this year's Vuelta a España, finishing solo after forming part of the breakaway. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Today was a better day than what we were expecting

Alberto Contador was once again the key entertainer in the group of favorites, attacking on the climb to gain some seconds on his GC rivals. Read more...

Tomasz Marczynski repeats victory at Vuelta a España, Froome keeps Red despite crash

Tomasz Marczynski (Lotto-Soudal) has won the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. The Polish rider was the strongest in the last kilometres and crossed the finish line on his own. Read more...

Aqua Blue Sport team bus damaged in arson attack at Vuelta a España

The team bus of Irish team Aqua Blue Sport has been damaged in an arson attack ahead of the 12th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nicolas Roche: My legs were like two blocks of cement

BMC Racing Team's Nicolas Roche dropped from second to eighth place after a difficult day in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I couldn't ask for much more than that

Team Sky leader Chris Froome was pleased with his second place in the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España, having gained time on most of his rivals for the overall victory. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I decided to break the race and drop some favourites

Trek-Segafredo leader Alberto Contador had mixed feelings after the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España, having lost time on some of his rivals while gaining on others. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Esteban Chaves: We had a tactic that didn't work today

Orica-Scott rider Esteban Chaves dropped from second to third place after a difficult day in the Vuelta a España, crossing the line at 1'51" from race leader Chris Froome. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Miguel Angel Lopez: I kept calm and waited until the last kilometer

Astana rider Miguel Angel Lopez chose the right moment to attack and take the victory in the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Miguel Angel Lopez takes victory at stage eleven of Vuelta a España

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) has won the eleventh stage of the Vuelta a España. The Colombian attacked in the last two kilometres and crossed the finish line ahead of Chris Froome. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Enric Mas: I'll keep working to be the future of Spanish cycling

Quick-Step rider Enric Mas was happy to take it a little easier in the second half of Tuesday's stage, with plenty of difficulties still coming up in the next days. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: I wasn't prepared to take any risks today

Vuelta a España leader Chris Froome was not willing to take too many risks in Tuesday's stage as the rain converted the already tricky roads in a particularly dangerous challenge. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: The rain of today will affect our legs tomorrow

Trek-Segafredo's Alberto Contador believes that the rain of the tenth stage will have a negative effect on the riders on Wednesday. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Nicolas Roche: I didn't plan to go on the descent

Nicolas Roche of BMC Racing Team gained 29 seconds on his general classification riders after a strong move on the final descent of stage 10 in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Matteo Trentin: Now we have to win five stages

Italian Matteo Trentin took his second stage win at the current Vuelta a España and learned more about his capabilities as a rider. Read more...

Matteo Trentin victorious at tenth stage of Vuelta a España

Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) has won the tenth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Italian successfully battled Movistar's Jose Joaquin Rojas in the final sprint. Read more...

Interview - Adam Yates looking forward to the longer climbs in the Vuelta a España

Orica-Scott's Adam Yates occupies ninth place in the Vuelta a España after the first nine stages, and is looking forward to the longer climbs of the second and third week. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Cannondale-Drapac won't change race plan after sponsorship news

A few days ago, Cannondale-Drapac announced that the continuation of the team is not certain. The riders of the team that are in La Vuelta have reacted in a "professional way". Read more...

Feature: Wilco Kelderman growing into leadership role at Vuelta a España

Team Sunweb's Wilco Kelderman is enjoying his role as a team leader in a grand tour. The Dutchman currently sits in 11th place in the GC of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Tomasz Marczynski about stage win: A super nice day for me

Polish rider Tomasz Marczynski described the day of his stage victory in the Vuelta a España as a 'super nice day' and aims to take more chances as the race continues. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: It's turning into an incredible Vuelta for me

During the first rest day of the Vuelta a España, Alberto Contador talked about the bad days that have virtually taken him out of the GC fight and the two weeks to come. Read more...

Interview - Esteban Chaves: Orica-Scott saved my life

Colombian rider Esteban Chaves sits in second place of the general classification after nine stages at the Vuelta a España, and took a moment to talk to CyclingPub.com. Read more...

Review: The first nine stages of the 2017 Vuelta a España

CyclingPub's Marcelo Hernández takes a look at the first nine days of the Vuelta a España, as the riders and team staff enjoy a well-deserved rest day. Read more...

Feature: Chris Froome thrilled with first week at Vuelta a España

Chris Froome went into the rest day of the Vuelta having earned a strong stage victory a day earlier, and took a moment to talk to journalists including CyclingPub.com. Read more...

Vuelta a España: Chris Froome victorious on Cumbre del Sol

Chris Froome has won the ninth stage of the 2017 Vuelta a España, delivering a strong performance to beat Esteban Chaves and Michael Woods on the Cumbre del Sol. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Julian Alaphilippe: I've been chasing this win for a long time

Julian Alaphilippe experienced the sweet taste of victory at the end of the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: Alberto Contador isn't just here to ride around Spain

Chris Froome survived yet another day in the Red Jersey and even had energy left to attack on the last climb of the day to pick up some more seconds on most of his GC rivals. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: I'm not back, I was never gone

Alberto Contador once again proved to be getting into good shape as he managed to keep up with Chris Froome on the Xorret de Cati climb of stage 8 in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Jan Polanc: It was a very hard and long stage

Jan Polanc of UAE Team Emirates finished second in the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España after managing to close a gap with the leaders on the downhill stretch to the finish. Read more...

Julian Alaphilippe wins stage 8 in Vuelta a España, Chris Froome keeps Red

Julian Alaphilippe of Quick-Step Floors has won the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España. The Frenchman beat Jan Polanc of UAE and Bora-hansgrohe's Rafal Majka for the win. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Mikel Nieve: Chris Froome is looking strong

Mikel Nieve believes that Team Sky, including its leader Chris Froome, is looking strong as it aims to secure the Briton's first overall victory in the Vuelta a España. Read more...

Team Sunweb takes Warren Barguil out of Vuelta a España

Team Sunweb has decided to withdraw Warren Barguil from the Vuelta a España. The French rider was sent home after failing to follow team instructions in Friday's stage 7. Read more...

Sven Erik Bystrøm out of Vuelta a España, World Championships in doubt

Katusha-Alpecin has confirmed that Sven Erik Bystrøm is out of the Vuelta a España with a broken scapula. The Norwegian is set to be out of competition for about four weeks. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Alberto Contador: Chris Froome does need to take more time

Alberto Contador survived another hectic day in the peloton, giving him little opportunity to recover from the difficult previous stage. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Chris Froome: They were happy letting us do the work today

Chris Froome virtually lost his Red Jersey for some time during the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España, but had everything under control with the help of his Sky teammates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Omar Fraile about Dimension Data health crisis: We don't know if it's a virus

Omar Fraile, King of the Mountains in the two last editions of the Vuelta a España, is suffering from illness just like many several of his Team Dimension Data teammates. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Matej Mohoric: It feels great to get a victory again

Matej Mohoric won the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España on Friday, his second win as a professional and his first in the UCI WorldTour. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Matej Mohoric wins seventh stage, Froome keeps Red

Matej Mohoric (UAE Team Emirates) has won the seventh stage of the Vuelta a España. The 22-year-old formed part of the day's escape and crossed the finish line alone. Read more...

Vuelta a España - Tejay van Garderen: I worked too hard to have my Vuelta end on a day like that

BMC 's Tejay van Garderen remains confident after a difficult stage 6 at the Vuelta a España, in which he crashed twice but still finished at only 20 seconds from his key GC rivals Read more...

Vuelta a España - Orica-Scott's Neil Stephens: We're in a good position

Orica-Scott Sports Director Neil Stephens believes that everything is going according to plan as all three of the team's leaders continue to compete for the overall classification. Read more...

Carlos Betancur abandons Vuelta a España

Colombian rider Carlos Betancur has abandoned the Vuelta a España following a crash in the sixth stage of the Spanish grand tour. Read more...

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