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Chris Froome of Team Sky climbs the Col du Beal during Stage Two of the Criterium du Dauphine, on June 9, 2014. If he is healthy, the Sky leader has the best chance to win the Vuelta. (Kristof Van Accom/Getty Images)
Chris Froome of Team Sky climbs the Col du Beal during Stage Two of the Criterium du Dauphine, on June 9, 2014. If he is healthy, the Sky leader has the best chance to win the Vuelta. (Kristof Van Accom/Getty Images)

The 69th Vuelta a España, the final Grand Tour of the 2014 cycling season, kicks off Saturday, August 23 with a team time trial in...




  • Ivan Basso of Cannondale chats with future teammate Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo during Stage One of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

    Ivan Basso Follows Peter Sagan to Tinkoff-Saxo Cycling Team

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  • Nairo Quintana of Movistar on his way to winning the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, a 27km Individual Time Trial. (Bryn Lennon—Velo/Getty Images)

    Quintana, Valverde Co-Leading Movistar at Vuelta a España

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  • Alberto Contador (L) rides in the pack during the Stage Seven of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 11, 2014. (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

    Alberto Contador Contesting Stage Wins in the Vuelta

    Alberto Contador, who dropped out of the Tour de France in July with a broken leg, has announced that he will ride in the upcoming... Read more

  • Chris Froome of Team Sky receives medical attention after being crashing early in Stage Four of the 2014 Le Tour de France on July 8, 2014 in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Chris Froome to Lead Team Sky in Vuelta a España

    MANCHESTER, England—2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome will lead Team Sky in the 2014 Vuelta a España after recovering from injuries which forced him to... Read more

  • 2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Left is Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line of the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial over 54 kilometers (33.6 miles) with start in Bergerac and finish in Perigueux, France, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Italian Vincenzo Nibali Set to Win Tour de France With 2 Frenchmen on Podium

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  • Stage winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the 18th stage of the Tour de France. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Nibali Wins Stage 18, Closes In On Tour Victory

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  • Tejay van Garderen of the U.S., far right, climbs Portet-d'Aspet pass during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tejay van Garderen: Tour de France Stage 16 Sees United States Cyclist Lose Time

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France–”Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling’s greatest race... Read more

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, and Belgium's Greg van Avermaet to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in York and finish in Sheffield, England, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Tour Leader Nibali: Always Been a ‘Flag- Bearer’ Against Doping

    CARCASSONNE, France—Here’s a change of pace from a sport that’s endured cheating like none other: Vincenzo Nibali, the man who looks set to win the... Read more

  • The pack rides in a downpour during the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 222 kilometers (137.9 miles) with start in Tallard and finish in Nimes, France, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tour De France Stage 16 Route Map, Video Preview, Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream

    The 2014 Tour de France restarts on Tuesday, July 22 after the second and last rest day. The cycling competition is nearing the end with... Read more

  • Team Astana with overall leader Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, second left with the Italian flag on his jersey, trains on the second rest day of the Tour de France cycling race in Lignan-sur-Orb, southern France, Monday, July 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Tour de France 2014 Dates: Remaining Schedule, Route Maps, and Finish Date

    The Tour de France picks back up on July 22 after a rest day following Stage 15. There are three mountain stages in a row,... Read more

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    Cyclists in The Tour de France Use Acupuncture To Stay in Top Form

    The 2014 Tour De France is underway. Hundreds of elite cyclists are racing through the picturesque mountains of France in an amazing feat of endurance... Read more

  • Alexander Kristoff crosses the finish line to win the twelfth stage of the Tour de France. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Kristoff Wins 12th Tour Stage, Nibali Keeps Lead

    SAINT-ETIENNE, France— Alexander Kristoff has won the 12th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint and Vincenzo Nibali still has the yellow jersey... Read more

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rides with his Astana teammates in the pack during the 161.50 km tenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2014 between Mulhouse and La Planche des Belles Filles ski resort, eastern France. (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)

    Tour De France Winners 2014: Talansky’s Tenacity Pulls Through Stage 11

     OYONNAX, France (AP) — Sitting on a roadside guard rail, wincing and rubbing his lower back, Andrew Talansky looked ready to quit the Tour de France in the middle of Stage... Read more

  • Race leader Vincenzo Nibali of Italy and the Astana Pro Team puts on his rain jacket during the seventh stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 235km stage between Epernay and Nancy, on July 11, 2014 in Nancy, France. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

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  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali rides in the pack during the 161.50 km tenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 14, 2014 between Mulhouse and La Planche des Belles Filles ski resort, eastern France. (Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)

    Tour de France 10th Stage: Nibali Excels as Contador Crashes, Breaks Bone

    PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France—After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in... Read more


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