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Defending champion Horner out of Spanish Vuelta

MADRID (AP) — Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year’s race.

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Quintana favorite for Vuelta with rivals hurting

In this May 29, 2014, file photo, Colombia's Nairo Quintana pedals as he wears the pink jersey of the overall leader during the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race from Belluno to Rifugio Panarotta, Italy. Movistar says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will share leadership roles for the team at the Spanish Vuelta. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, File)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With his rivals banged and bruised, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana is viewing the Spanish Vuelta as an excellent opportunity to win his second grand tour of the season and confirm his status as cycling’s rising star.

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Man arrested for DUI on bike-race course

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A Carbondale man is accused of driving drunk on a road closed for the USA Pro Challenge bike race.

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CAS rejects Kreuziger appeal to race in Vuelta

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Under suspicion for doping, Roman Kreuziger has been denied his request to start the three-week Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

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UCI picks France to host 2015 track worlds

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Cycling’s governing body has awarded the 2015 Track World Championships to the new national velodrome in France.

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