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John Degenkolb of Germany wins 4th Vuelta stage

CORDOBA, Spain (AP) — German rider John Degenkolb outsprinted Vicente Reynes and race leader Michael Matthews to win a hot, sunny fourth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday.

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Former Italy cycling coach Martini dies at 93

ROME (AP) — Alfredo Martini, Italy’s former national cycling team coach who guided the squad to six world titles, has died. He was 93.

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Michael Matthews wins 3rd Vuelta stage, takes lead

Australian rider Michael Matthews of Orica GreenEdge celebrates his victory on the finish line of the third stage of the Spanish Vuelta, in Arcos de La Frontera, Cadiz, Spain, Monday Aug. 25, 2014. The third stage of the Spanish Vuelta cycling race over 188 kilometers started in Cadiz. (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Morenatti)

ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA, Spain (AP) — Michael Matthews of Australia sprinted to victory on a hot and sunny third stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Monday to take the overall lead of the three-week grand tour.

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Van Garderen wins 2nd straight USA Pro Challenge

DENVER (AP) — American Tejay van Garderen claimed his second straight USA Pro Challenge with a sixth-place in the concluding sunny and warm Boulder to Denver road race seventh stage Sunday.

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Bouhanni wins 2nd stage of Vuelta, Valverde leads

SAN FERNANDO, Spain (AP) — Nacer Bouhanni of France sprinted to victory in the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, while Alejandro Valverde claimed the red leader’s jersey after a ride that didn’t produce any changes among the race favorites.

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