Posts Tagged Men’s road cycling

John Degenkolb of Germany wins 5th Vuelta stage

RONDA, Spain (AP) — German rider John Degenkolb timed his final sprint perfectly to win a sunny fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday.

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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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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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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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Movistar wins team time trial to start Vuelta

JEREZ, Spain (AP) — Movistar won the team time trial to start the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, giving Nairo Quintana an early edge over the other candidates to win the three-week grand tour.

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