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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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.
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.
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.
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.