Posts Tagged Vuelta a Espana

Bouhanni wins 8th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads

ALBACETE, Spain (AP) — Nacer Bouhanni of France won a windy eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, while Alejandro Valverde kept the overall leader’s red jersey.

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De Marchi wins 7th Vuelta stage, Valverde leads

ALCAUDETE, Spain (AP) — Alessandro de Marchi of Italy pulled away from a small breakaway group to win an accident-filled seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Alejandro Valverde maintained the overall lead.

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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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