Primoz Roglic
TRUJILLO, Spain (AP) — Remco Evenepoel showed who’s in charge at the Spanish Vuelta.

The overall leader made a strong statement with a victory in Thursday’s 18th stage, holding off the attack of his challengers and sprinting for the win at the summit.
SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (AP) — Still feeling stiff from his crash and facing the highest summit finish of the Spanish Vuelta, Remco Evenepoel held his ground Sunday to take a big step toward winning his first Grand Tour race.
SIERRA DE LA PANDERA, Spain (AP) — Richard Carapaz hung on to win the mountainous 14th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday while Primoz Roglic reduced the gap to Remco Evenepoel after the race leader wilted on the final ascent.
NAVA, Spain (AP) — Remco Evenepoel dropped his main challengers on the grueling final ascent in Les Praeres to increase his overall lead in the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday.
LAVIANA, Spain (AP) — Jay Vine is having fun in the Spanish Vuelta.

The Australian won his second Vuelta stage on Saturday, two days after overcoming a flat tire to take his first win at a Grand Tour race.
CISTIERNA, Spain (AP) — Jesús Herrada placed his head on his bicycle’s handlebar and cried profusely after winning Friday’s stage at the Spanish Vuelta.
BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Remco Evenepoel took the leader’s red jersey on a wet and cold day at the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, while Jay Vine overcame a flat tire to win the sixth stage and defending champion Primoz Roglic moved closer to the top.
LAGUARDIA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish Vuelta was back in Spain. And defending champion Primoz Roglic was back in the lead.
BREDA, Netherlands (AP) — Sam Bennett went two years without a stage win at a Grand Tour race. Now he has won two in a row.
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch fans got a surprise treat as Mike Teunissen grabbed the overall leader’s red jersey in the Spanish Vuelta, and Sam Bennett of Ireland won the sprint finish in the second stage on Saturday.
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Primoz Roglic got off to a good start in his quest to win an unprecedented fourth straight Spanish Vuelta title when his Jumbo-Visma team won the opening team time trial in the Netherlands on Friday.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish Vuelta is the type of race Primoz Roglic really doesn’t want to miss.

Roglic has been the rider to beat at the Grand Tour event, winning the last three editions.
Jonas Vingegaard has won the first big mountain stage of the Tour de France to claim the yellow jersey from Tadej Pogacar.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Although Belgian rider Yves Lampaert caused a surprise by winning the Tour de France opening stage, two-time defending champion Tadej Pogacar wouldn’t have been bothered at finishing third on Friday.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Primoz Roglic must find a way to stop his Slovenian rival Tadej Pogacar from winning the Tour de France for the third straight time.
VAUJANY, France (AP) — Primoz Roglic warmed up for his Tour de France bid next month by winning the Criterium du Dauphine stage race for the first time on Sunday.
NICE, France (AP) — Former Tour de France runner-up Primoz Roglic won the Paris-Nice race for the first time while British rider Simon Yates clinched the eighth and final stage on Sunday after a fierce attack.
Primoz Roglic has won his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after adding to his already comfortable lead by winning the final stage’s time trial.
MOS, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic has only the decisive stage’s time trial left to win his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after finishing the rugged 20th stage runner-up to Clement Champoussin on Saturday.
MONFORTE DE LEMOS, Spain (AP) — Magnus Cort Nielsen secured his third stage victory at the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, while Primoz Roglic’s comfortable race lead remained intact with two days remaining.
ALTU D’EL GAMONITEIRU, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic moved closer to clinching his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title after increasing his lead on the final test in the high mountains on Thursday, while Miguel Ángel López won the demanding 18th stage.
LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain (AP) — Two-time defending champion Primoz Roglic regained the overall lead in the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday with a dominant performance during the mountainous 17th stage.
PICO VILLUERCAS, Spain (AP) — Four years later, Romain Bardet can again savor a win at a Grand Tour.
VILLANUEVA DE LA SERENA, Spain (AP) — Florian Senechal outdueled Matteo Trentin to win the 13th stage of the Spanish Vuelta for his first Grand Tour success on Friday, with Odd Christian Eiking keeping the overall lead for another day.
VALDEPEÑAS DE JAÉN, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic prevailed on the steep final climb Wednesday to earn his second stage victory in this year’s Spanish Vuelta, cutting into the overall lead of Odd Christian Eiking.
RINCÓN DE LA VICTORIA, Spain (AP) — Michael Storer won his second stage in this year’s Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, with Primoz Roglic falling in the final descent and losing the overall lead to Odd Christian Eiking.
Damiano Caruso has won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta. Primoz Roglic finished second to keep the overall lead.
MADRID (AP) — Alejandro Valverde has undergone surgery on his collarbone that he broke during a crash that knocked him out of the Spanish Vuelta, his Movistar team said Saturday.
LA MANGA DEL MAR MENOR, Spain (AP) — Fabio Jakobsen sprinted to win the Spanish Vuelta’s eighth stage on Saturday, while Primoz Roglic kept the lead before the race returns to the mountains.
BALCÓN DE ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Michael Storer won the punishing seventh stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Friday, and Primoz Roglic kept the overall lead after the race’s most serious test in the mountains so far.
ALTO DE LA MONTAÑA DE CULLERA, Spain (AP) — Magnus Cort Nielsen won the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday after holding off a hard-charging Primoz Roglic, who took back the red leader’s shirt with his second-place finish.