Posts Tagged Vuelta a Espana

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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