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Contador wins Spanish Vuelta, his 6th grand tour

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador won the Spanish Vuelta for a third time on Sunday after protecting his lead on the 21st and final stage, giving the Spaniard his sixth grand tour title.

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Contador beats Froome to win Vuelta’s 20th stage

PUERTO DE ANCARES, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador surged past Chris Froome to win the mountainous 20th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday and increase his lead of the grand tour heading into its final day.

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Hansen wins 19th stage, Contador leads Vuelta

CANGAS DO MORRAZO, Spain (AP) — Australian cyclist Adam Hansen won the hilly 19th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Alberto Contador maintained the red leader’s jersey with two days to go.

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Degenkolb wins Vuelta’s 17th stage, Contador leads

A CORUNA, Spain (AP) — John Degenkolb of Germany sprinted to win the Spanish Vuelta’s 17th stage on Wednesday, while Alberto Contador maintained the red leader’s jersey with four days to go.

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Alberto Contador wins 16th stage of Spanish Vuelta

LA FARRAPOSA, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador consolidated his overall race lead in the Spanish Vuelta by powering forward on the final ascent and winning the 16th stage on Monday.

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