• Lindeman pounces on Cousin’s mistake to win 7th Vuelta stage

    LA ALPUJARRA, Spain (AP) — Bert Jan Lindeman of the Netherlands took advantage of a mistake by Jerome Cousin of France to sprint ahead and win the seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Esteban Chaves of Colombia retained the overall race-leader’s red jersey.

  • Esteban Chaves wins 6th Vuelta stage, takes overall lead

    SIERRA DE CAZORLA, Spain (AP) — Esteban Chaves of Colombia timed his final charge perfectly to win the Spanish Vuelta’s sixth stage, notching up his second stage win to take the overall race lead Thursday.

  • Australian Ewan wins 5th Vuelta stage, Dumoulin gains lead

    ALCALA DE GUADAIRA, Spain (AP) — Caleb Ewan of Australia charged to the front in the final hundred meters (yards) to win the fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Tom Dumoulin did enough to pass Colombian Esteban Chaves for the overall lead.

  • Valverde wins 4th Vuelta stage, Chaves keeps lead

    VEJER DE LA FRONTERA, Spain (AP) — Former champion Alejandro Valverde won the fourth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, while Colombian Esteban Chaves protected the leader’s jersey for a third day.

  • Sagan wins 3rd Vuelta stage, Chaves remains leader

    MALAGA, Spain (AP) — After two convulsive days that saw former Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali thrown out and a time trial deemed dangerous, Peter Sagan helped establish a sense of normality to the Spanish Vuelta after winning its third stage on Monday.

  • Colombian Chaves wins 2nd stage of Spanish Vuelta

    CAMINITO DEL REY, Spain (AP) — Esteban Chaves of Colombia won the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after avoiding a crash that held up nearly two thirds of the riders.

  • BMC wins team time trial on 1st Vuelta stage

    MARBELLA, Spain (AP) — The BMC team with American rider Tejay Van Garderen won the opening stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday, a team time trial that won’t count toward individual times because of safety concerns.