SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA, Spain (AP) — Primoz Roglic was barely off his bike before someone shoved a beer in his hand, a welcome way to savor his third consecutive Spanish Vuelta title.
The Slovenian and his Jumbo-Visma teammates then donned shirts to mark the moment.
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.
The 30-year-old rider ended his wait on Saturday when he won the mountainous 14th stage of the Spanish Vuelta.
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.
ALTO DE VELEFIQUE, Spain (AP) — Damiano Caruso won the ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, with Primoz Roglic finishing second to keep the overall lead.
Caruso was in front for the last 70 kilometers (43 miles) of the 188-kilometer (116-mile) ride from Puerto Lumbreras to a summit finish atop the beyond-category Alto de Velefique.
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.
The 41-year-old Valverde crashed on a descent during Friday’s seventh stage of the Grand Tour.
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.
The Dutch sprinter was launched by a Deceuninck-Quickstep teammate and crossed almost a complete bike length ahead of Alberto Dainese.
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.
OYAMA, Japan (AP) — Primoz Roglic's dream growing up in the small coal-mining town of Kisovec was to represent Slovenia in the Olympics.
In ski jumping.
He'll have to settle for making a mock ski jump onto the top step of the podium in cycling.
TIGNES, France (AP) — Defending champion Tadej Pogacar kept control of the Tour de France on a rain-soaked second day in the Alps as a crash-filled opening week took its toll on rivals on Sunday.
“I’m sure a lot of guys suffered today,” said Pogacar, who retained the race leader's yellow jersey by responding when required in the ninth stage.
LAVAL, France (AP) — Tadej Pogacar waited until the penultimate stage to take control of the Tour de France last year.
The young Slovenian rider did it after only five stages this summer, with a stunning display in Wednesday's time trial that won't be forgotten by his rivals.
PONTIVY, France (AP) — Early days in the Tour de France are always full of nervousness and crashes. What makes the latest a little different is that after just three days of frenetic racing two top contenders have already taken a hit.
PONTIVY, France (AP) — Primoz Roglic of Slovenia has crashed near the end of Stage 3 of the Tour de France on Monday.
Roglic, the Tour runner-up last year, fell on the side of a narrow road about nine kilometers from the finish line in the town of Pontivy.
LANDERNEAU, France (AP) — The mass return of Tour de France fans coincided with chaos and crashes while world champion Julian Alaphilippe avoided most of the carnage to win the opening stage with a punchy attack on Saturday.
VINUESA, Spain (AP) — Dan Martin held of his rivals on an uphill climb to the finish line to win the third stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday and close in on defending champion Primoz Roglic's overall lead...
LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France (AP) — In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage Saturday before the finish in Paris, snatching away his race lead to all but guarantee that he'll win cycling's showpiece event at his first attempt...
GRAND COLOMBIER, France (AP) — The Tour de France boiled down to a battle between its two star Slovenian riders Sunday as last year's winner Egan Bernal dropped out of realistic contention...
LYON, France (AP) — In the fast-changing finish to the latest Tour de France stage, the lead was seized and lost in waves of attacks by French and Sunweb team riders on the up-and-down roads of Lyon...
ILE DE RE, France (AP) — Tour de France riders passed coronavirus tests to confirm their good health only to endure numerous crashes along the Atlantic coastline when the race resumed on Tuesday...
LARUNS, France (AP) — Primoz Roglic finally seized the race leader’s yellow jersey after another hectic day of Tour de France racing in the mountains as debutant Marc Hirschi of Switzerland delivered an impressive 90-kilometer solo effort across four Pyrenean climbs...