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Vuelta a Espana set to define Aru's season and future

Fabio Aru (Astana) believes he can build on his fifth place at the Tour de France and have a successful Vuelta a España, despite being in the middle …

Cycling

Pauwels, Morton and Kudus in Dimension Data team for Vuelta a Espana

Serge Pauwels, Omar Fraile and Igor Anton will lead Dimension Data at the Vuelta a España, while Lachlan Morton makes his Grand Tour debut. Eritrea’s …

Cycling

Vuelta a Espana: Quick-Step with De la Cruz, Jungels, Alaphilippe

David de la Cruz will lead Quick-Step Floors’ general classification bid at the Vuelta a España, with Bob Jungels, eighth overall at the Giro …

Cycling

Haig confident of Vuelta a Espana success with Orica-Scott leaders

Jack Haig returns to the Vuelta a Espana in 2017 with Orica-Scott confident the Australian team can win the race or place Adam and Simon Yates or …

Cycling

Greg Henderson confirms retirement

Greg Henderson has formalised his retirement, bringing down the curtains on a career that started on the track. Henderson's last race as a …

Cycling

Vuelta a Espana: Unconventional approach for George Bennett

George Bennett's preparation for the Vuelta a Espana has been less than ideal having spent more time at the pre-race training camp in bed than on his …

Cycling

Samuel Sanchez eyeing off Vuelta a Espana stage win

On Saturday, Sammy Sanchez (BMC Racing) will line out for his tenth Vuelta a España with the aim of adding to his five previous stage wins. The …

Cycling

Caja Rural the 'perfect' team for Schultz's Vuelta a Espana debut

A mid-season bout of tonsillitis proved to be a blessing in disguise for Nick Schultz. The Australian was struck down with the illness in June, …

Cycling

Vos: It'll be hard to replace Niewiadoma, but it's great to see her step up

Marianne Vos says it won't be easy to replace Kasia Niewiadoma at WM3 Pro Cycling next season after the Polish rider signed for Canyon-SRAM at the …

Cycling

Terpstra extends with Quick-Step Floors for one year

Niki Terpstra has extended his tenure with Quick-Step Floors into an eighth season, penning a new one-year deal with the Belgian squad. It was …

Cycling

AG2R La Mondiale names team behind Bardet at Vuelta a Espana

AG2R La Mondiale has named a strong group of climbers and rouleurs to support Romain Bardet at his first ever Vuelta a Espana. The team confirmed at …

Romain Bardet

Mikel Landa signs two-year deal with Movistar

Mikel Landa has signed a two-year deal with Movistar, the team has confirmed. Landa said on Monday that he had not yet signed a deal, but had been …

Cycling

Zakarin leads Katusha-Alpecin at Vuelta a Espana - News shorts

Ilnur Zakarin will lead Katusha-Alpecin at the Vuelta a España, which gets underway in Nimes on Saturday. He impressed en route to finishing fifth …

Cycling

FDJ without Reichenbach for Vuelta a Espana

FDJ will head to the Vuelta a España without planned leader Sebastien Reichenbach, who has been suffering with a virus since the Tour de Suisse. …

Cycling

Dylan van Baarle extends with Cannondale-Drapac

Dutchman Dylan van Baarle has extended his contract with Cannondale-Drapac for a further two seasons to take him through to the end of 2019.<p>The …

Bicycle Racing

Stephen Wooldridge passes away

Australian team pursuit Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist and world champion Stephen Wooldridge has passed away. The 39-year-old won the …

Cycling

Stage wins the focus for Vuelta a Espana debutants Aqua Blue Sport

Ireland's first Pro-Continental team Aqua Blue Sports is just days away from making its Grand Tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana. For the first time …

Cycling

Quick-Step's Schachmann calls end to 2017 season - News shorts

Quick-Step Floors neo-pro Maximilian Schachmann has called an end to his 2017 season following surgery to repair injuries he suffered to his right …

Cycling

Costa and Meintjes to lead UAE Emirates at Vuelta a Espana

UAE Team Emirates is heading into the Vuelta a Espana with a two-pronged approach tat features Louis Meintjes and Rui Costa for the general …

Cycling

Betancur: It's still within me to be a contender

After a mostly quiet spring, Carlos Betancur showed off a strong vein of form at June's Hammer Series before putting in an impressive ride at the …

Cycling

Mikel Landa: I've still not signed a contract for 2018

Mikel Landa (Team Sky) has told <i>Cyclingnews</i> that he has not signed a contract for 2018 and that he will decide his future in the coming days. The …

Tour de France

BMC going into Vuelta a Espana without a clear GC leader

BMC Racing is heading into the Vuelta a España with a strong team but without a clear general classification leader.<p>The nine-man roster announced …

Cycling

Velorama: A flash in the pan or the future of cycling?

The organisers of the Colorado Classic and the partner Velorama festival declared the event a success, but even in the heavily veiled PR-speak of the …

Cycling

Froome: The Vuelta is a race I love but it's relentless

Chris Froome has described the Vuelta a España as ‘unfinished business’ as he tries to transform his run of second places into a first victory and …

Cycling

Trek-Segafredo name starting nine for Alberto Contador's final Vuelta a Espana

Trek-Segafredo announced their line-up for the Vuelta a España on Monday, revealing that Alberto Contador will have climbing specialist Jarlinson …

Alberto Contador

Uran signs three-year contract extension with Cannondale-Drapac

Rigoberto Uran has signed a three-year contract extension with Cannondale-Drapac that will keep him at the team until the end of the 2020 season. The …

Giro d'Italia

Richie Porte back on the bike - News Shorts

Richie Porte (BMC) has ridden his bike on the road for the first time since dramatically crashing out of the Tour de France last month.<p>The Tasmanian …

Cycling

Vuelta a Espana: Poels, Rosa and Nieve to back Chris Froome

Team Sky have confirmed Wout Poels, Mikel Nieve, Diego Rosa and Gianni Moscon in its squad to back Chris Froome as he attempts to complete the Tour …

Chris Froome

Movistar name Soler and Betancur in youthful Vuelta a Espana line-up

In the absence of Nairo Quintana and the injured Alejandro Valverde, Movistar has named a youthful team for the Vuelta a España, which gets underway …

Cycling

Louis Meintjes signs for Dimension Data

Louis Meintjes has re-signed for Dimension Data, returning to the team he left two years ago. The South African, who has finished eighth in the last …

Cycling