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Spain's Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC) is your 2011 Vuelta a España winner, here with his nephew Hugo after the final stage
11 Big Photos from Stage 21sirotti/reuters
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Stage 21 results: Peter Sagan wins his third stage win to wrap up his first Grand Tour while Juan Jose Cobo is confirmed as the 2011 overall winner


11 Big Photos from Stage 21 (more to come) — sirotti/reuters
Stage 21 results
1  Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale           2:20:59   
2  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
3  Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD      
4  John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad      
5  Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep          
6  Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro          
7  Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky        
8  Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano      
9  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank          
10 Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto

General Classification after Stage 21
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC               84:59:31   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                        + 0:13  
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                           + 1:39   
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                        + 2:03   
5  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                        + 3:48   
6  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek                   + 4:13   
7  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale           + 4:31   
8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto      + 4:45   
9  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha               + 5:20   
10 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi        + 5:33
Full/Official Stage 21 Results and the Final GC (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Sagan steals final stage from pure sprinters cyclingnews
Froome stays safe on Vuelta's final day to claim second overall cyclingweekly.co.uk
Sagan confirms his sprint credentials with third Vuelta win cyclingnews
Cobo defends Vuelta victory against insinuations velonews
Last Km of Stage 21 (02:21 Spanish) — rtve.es
11 Big Photos from Stage 21 (more to come) — sirotti/reuters
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12 Big (Belated) Photos from Stage 20sirotti/reuters
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Stage 20 results: Daniele Bennati (Leopard Trek) finally gets his stage win; Juan Jose Cobo has all but wrapped up the overall win


12 Big Photos from Stage 20sirotti/reuters
Stage 20 results
1  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
2  Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana      
3  Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
4  Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Garmin-Cervelo      
5  Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano      
6  Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD      
7  Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep    
8  Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep      
9  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank     
10 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale	

General Classification after Stage 20
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC          82:38:32		
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                   + 0:13
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 1:41
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 2:05
5  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   + 3:48
6  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek              + 4:13
7  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 4:31
8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 4:45
9  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 5:20
10 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 5:33
Full/Official Stage 20 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Bennati victorious in Vitoria cyclingnews
Cobo heeft de Vuelta beet, Bennati is de snelste sporza.be
Daniele Bennati wins stage 20 of 2011 Vuelta a España; Juan Jose Cobo holds lead velonews
Last Km of Stage 20 (02:55 Spanish) — rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 20sirotti/reuters


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September 9 update:
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Froome refuses to accept defeat at the Vuelta cyclingnews
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Stage 19 results: Igor Anton (Euskaltel-Euskadi) finally finds his form just in time for a solo home win in the Basque Country


21 Big Photos from Stage 19sirotti/reuters
Stage 19 results
1  Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  3:53:34   
2  Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar                + 0:41   
3  Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale         + 1:30   
4  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa)  RadioShack      
5  Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard   + 1:31   
6  David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC      + 1:33   
7  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek      
8  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
9  Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
10 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank

General Classification after Stage 19
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC          77:59:12	
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                   + 0:13
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 1:41
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 2:05
5  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   + 3:48
6  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek              + 4:13
7  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 4:31
8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 4:45
9  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 5:20
10 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 5:33
Full/Official Stage 19 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Anton wins stage on home turf as Vuelta returns to Basque country cyclingnews
Bask Anton triomfeert voor eigen volk in Vueltasporza.be
Dream win for Antón as Vuelta returns to Basque Country velonews
Stage 19 Brief Highlights (01:30 Spanish) — rtve.es
21 Big Photos from Stage 19sirotti/reuters
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 19 Part 1 (1:18:08 Spanish) — rtve.es
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 19 Part 2 (1:14:50 Spanish) — rtve.es


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September 9 update:
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Stage 18 results: Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre - ISD) wins from a break after the GC contenders take the day off


16 Big Photos from Stage 18sirotti/reuters
Stage 18 results
1  Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD 
2  Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 
3  Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil - Shimano            + 0:10
4  Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne 
5  Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 
6  Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard 
7  Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 
8  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha 
9  Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Astana 
10 Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto        + 0:15

General Classification after Stage 18
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC          74:04:05
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                   + 0:13
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 1:41
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 2:05
5  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   + 3:48
6  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 4:31
7  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 4:45
8  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 5:20
9  Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 5:33
10 Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard   + 7:06   
Full/Official Stage 18 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Gavazzi wins big in Noja cyclingnews
Vandewalle grijpt naast ritzege in de Vueltasporza.be
Gavazzi salvages poor Vuelta for Lampre as Cobo enjoys trouble-free day cyclingweekly.co.uk
Cobo worried about a Team Sky attack at the Vuelta cyclingnews
Vuelta, splendido Gavazzi Finito il digiuno azzurrogazzetta.it
Last 2 Km of Stage 18 (04:22 Spanish) — rtve.es
16 Big Photos from Stage 18sirotti/reuters
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 18 Part 1 (1:51:53 Spanish) — rtve.es
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 18 Part 2 (1:42:05 Spanish) — rtve.es


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Stage 17 results: Thrilling finish sees Chris Froome (Sky) win a slugfest with Juan Jose Cobo, but Cobo retains the race lead


24 Big Photos from Stage 17sirotti/reuters
Stage 17 results
1  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                  4:52:38
2  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC            + 0:01
3  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 0:21
4  Daniel Martin (Irl)  Garmin-Cervelo            + 0:24
5  Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 0:27
6  Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   
7  Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar                + 0:29
8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 0:31
9  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC               
10 Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar       + 0:35

General Classification after Stage 17
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC          69:31:41
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                   + 0:13
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 1:41
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 2:05
5  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   + 3:48
6  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 4:31
7  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 4:45
8  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 5:20
9  Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 5:33
10 Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard   + 7:06   
Full/Official Stage 17 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Froome outduels Cobo on Peña Cabarga cyclingnews
Froome viert in Vuelta, leider Cobo plooit niet sporza.be
Froome narrows the gap on Cobo to take first Grand Tour stage win cyclingweekly.co.uk
Chris Froome takes the Peña Cabarga stage and the fight to Juan José Cobovelonation
Cobo saves day on home road he didn’t know velonews
Cobo regrets missing stage win in front of fans, but moves one day closer to Madridvelonation
Last 4 Km of Stage 17 (14:14 Spanish) — rtve.es
Winner's Interview after Stage 17 (01:49 English) — rtve.es
Juan Jose Cobo Interview after Stage 17 (03:40 Spanish) — rtve.es
24 Big Photos from Stage 17sirotti/reuters
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 17 Part 1 (1:23:58 Spanish) — rtve.es
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 17 Part 2 (1:04:15 Spanish) — rtve.es


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Stage 16 results: Confusion in the final corner before the sprint; alert Juan José Haedo (Saxo Bank Sungard) easily takes the win


12 Big Photos from Stage 16sirotti/reuters
Stage 16 results
1  Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard      
2  Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD      
3  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
4  Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto      
5  Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad      
6  Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano      
7  Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale      
8  Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep        
9  Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky       
10 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC

General Classification after Stage 16
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC        64:39:14   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                 + 0:22   
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                    + 0:51   
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                 + 1:41   
5  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek            + 2:42   
6  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                 + 3:06   
7  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek            + 3:08   
8  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale    + 3:49   
9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-L   + 4:03   
10 Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM             + 4:18    
Full/Official Stage 16 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Haedo wins chaotic finish in Haro cyclingnews
JJ Haedo makes history with Vuelta stage win, Cobo retains leadvelonews
Haussler and Bennati left fuming after Vuelta sprint confusion cyclingnews
Last 1 Km of Stage 16 (01:32 Spanish) — rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 16sirotti/reuters


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September 5 update:
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Fabian Cancellara to leave Vuelta a España today velonation
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Monday is the second and final rest day


Rest day press conference: "I'd like to make it to the roads of Cantabria, my region, wearing the red jersey"
September 5 update:
Big Photos from the first 15 Stagessirotti/reuters/flockton
Wiggins upbeat despite losing Vuelta lead on Angliru cyclingweekly.co.uk
Nibali endures Angliru disappointment cyclingnews
Martin optimistic about future after getting up ‘stupid’ Angliru velonews
Leopard Trek confirms collaboration with RadioShack and Nissan velonation
Juanjo Cobo Press Conferencegeox-tmc
Monfort remains realistic on Vuelta podium chances cyclingnews
Jean Francois Bernard doubts Cobo’s authenticityvelonation
Vincenzo Nibali: “I want to honour this race until the last Kilometre”velonation
Sky uses rest day to regroup before final week of Vuelta cyclingweekly.co.uk
Cobo’s long, strange trip to Vuelta lead velonews

Stage 15 results: Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC) dominates Anglirú and leaps from 4th to 1st on GC after Bradley Wiggins cracks on the 23% section


42 Big Photos from Stage 15 (descriptions added)sirotti/reuters/flockton
Stage 15 results
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC           4:01:56   
2  Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM               + 0:48   
3  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC      
4  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky      
5  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 1:21   
6  Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi      
7  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha         + 1:35   
8  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek      
9  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank    
10 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM 

General Classification after Stage 15
1  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC          59:57:16
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                   + 0:22
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                      + 0:51
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 1:36
5  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek              + 2:37
6  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   + 3:01
7  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek              + 3:06
8  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 3:27
9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 3:58
10 Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM               + 4:13 
Full/Official Stage 15 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Cobo climbs into Vuelta lead on Angliru cyclingnews
Cobo is de koning van de Angliru en de Vueltasporza.be
Wiggins loses race lead as Cobo stakes his claim for Vuelta victory on the Anglirucyclingweekly.co.uk
Juan José Cobo solos into red on the Angliruvelonation
The Sky is falling: Angliru kicks the legs out from under Bradley Wiggins and Christopher Froome velonews
Last 1 Km of Stage 15 (03:43 Spanish) — rtve.es
42 Big Photos from Stage 15 (descriptions added)sirotti/reuters/flockton
On-Demand Coverage of Stage 15 (1:02:56 Spanish) — rtve.es


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September 3 update:
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American grand-tour rookies Andrew Talansky, Matthew Busche fight to make it to Madridvelonews
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Stage 14 results: Rein Taaramae solos to first win in three years; Bradley Wiggins strengthens his overall lead


33 Big Photos from Stage 14sirotti/reuters/flockton
Stage 14 results
1  Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne   4:39:01   
2  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC                + 0:25   
3  David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC          + 0:29   
4  Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro               + 0:40   
5  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                          + 0:45   
6  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky       
7  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank        
8  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC      
9  Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi       + 0:55   
10 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto     + 1:00  

General Classification after Stage 14
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                        55:54:45   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                       + 0:07   
3  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                       + 0:36   
4  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC                + 0:55   
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek                  + 0:58   
6  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana                    + 1:23   
7  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale          + 1:25   
8  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek                  + 1:37   
9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto     + 2:16   
10 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha              + 2:24   
Full/Official Stage 14 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Taaramae tackles La Farrapona cyclingnews
Taaramäe zegeviert op col buiten categoriesporza.be
Long a ‘rider to watch,’ Rein Taaramae lives up to promise in stage 14 velonews
Mollema back in white combination jerseyvelonation
Nibali: "He cometido el error de no alimentarme bien"rtve.es
Cobo makes big move on stage 14velonation
Bradley Wiggins: “This race is about who can suffer for the longest”velonation
Vincenzo Nibali down but not out after La Farrapona defeat velonation
Last 3 Km of Stage 14 (11:21 Spanish) — rtve.es
33 Big Photos from Stage 14sirotti/reuters/flockton
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 14 (1:32:17 Spanish) — rtve.es


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September 2 update:
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Scarponi quits Vuelta cyclingnews
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Stage 13 results: Big break succeeds after a mountainous first half; Michael Albasini wins a 20 man bunch sprint in Ponferrada


25 Big Photos from Stage 13 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters/flockton
Stage 13 results
1  Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad           4:19:39   
2  Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
3  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha    
4  David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC      
5  Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale      
6  Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Leopard Trek      
7  Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar   
8  David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC      
9  Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi      
10 Marc De Maar (AHo) Quickstep 

General Classification after Stage 13
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                   51:14:59   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                  + 0:07   
3  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana               + 0:09   
4  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek             + 0:19   
5  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale     + 0:24   
6  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                  + 0:36   
7  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek             + 1:04   
8  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC           + 1:27   
9  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha         + 1:52   
10 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack       + 1:53   
Full/Official Stage 13 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Albasini claims Vuelta stage in Ponferrada cyclingnews
Albasini sprint naar de zege in de Vuelta sporza.be
Phinney exits Vuelta, hopes to reload for worlds velonews
Alberto Contador: "El objetivo será el Tour pero es bastante probable que esté en la Vuelta a España 2012"rtve.es
Michele Scarponi gives up on Vuelta classification after his legs fail to respond velonation
Last 2 Km of Stage 13 (05:51 Spanish) — rtve.es
Stage 13 Brief Highlights (01:07 Spanish) — rtve.es
25 Big Photos from Stage 13 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters/flockton
Full On-Demand Coverage of Stage 13 (1:48:34 Spanish) — rtve.es


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Stage 12 results: Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) wins his second sprint finish; no major change on GC


12 Big Photos from Stage 12sirotti/reuters
Stage 12 results
1  Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale    4:03:01   
2  John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad           
3  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
4  Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD       
5  Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard      
6  Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep        
7  Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing        
8  Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank         
9  Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep         
10 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale

General Classification after Stage 12
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                46:53:47   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky               + 0:07   
3  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana            + 0:09   
4  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  + 0:10   
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek          + 0:19   
6  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank               + 0:36   
7  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek          + 1:06   
8  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC        + 1:27   
9  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack    + 1:53   
10 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) RadioShack           + 2:00	 
Full/Official Stage 12 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Sagan pounces in Pontevedra cyclingnews
Sagan juicht een tweede keer in de Vuelta sporza.be
Peter Sagan takes his second victory on a rare sprinters’ stage to Pontevedravelonation
12 Big Photos from Stage 12sirotti/reuters
Stage 11 Brief Highlights (00:46 Spanish) — rtve.es


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Fredrik Kessiakoff Interview: Astana’s big surprise of the Vuelta a España velonation
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Stage 11 results: David Moncoutie adds another summit finish stage win to his palmarès while Bradley Wiggins becomes the new race leader


12 Big Photos from Stage 11sirotti
Stage 11 results
1  David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  4:38:00   
2  Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar            + 1:18   
3  Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank     
4  Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing                      + 1:36   
5  Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) RadioShack     + 1:43   
6  Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale             + 2:29   
7  Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi      
8  Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD              + 2:55   
9  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha              + 3:01   
10 Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia     + 3:08

General Classification after Stage 11
1  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                         42:50:41   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky                        + 0:07   
3  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale           + 0:11   
4  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana                     + 0:14   
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek                   + 0:19   
6  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                        + 0:47   
7  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek                   + 1:06   
8  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC                 + 1:27   
9  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack             + 1:53   
10 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) RadioShack                    + 2:00
Full/Official Stage 11 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Moncoutie prevails on Estación de Montaña Manzaneda cyclingnews
Moncoutié pikt zijn ritje mee in de Vuelta sporza.be
Last 2 Km of Stage 11 (08:53 Spanish) — rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 11sirotti


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August 30 update:
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Three upcoming summit finishes could determine leader of wide-open Vuelta velonews
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August 30 update: Tuesday is the first rest day
Big Photos from the first 10 Stagessirotti/reuters
Rodriguez vows to keep on fighting in Vuelta cyclingnews
Bradley Wiggins: ‘For three kilometres, I’ve ridden like Miguel Indurain’ velonation
Vuelta rest day reading: Could Fuglsang’s time be now? velonews

Stage 10: Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) destroys the field in the one and only ITT at this year's Vuelta; Sky's Chris Froome is now the race leader


16 Big Photos from Stage 10sirotti
Stage 10 results
1  Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad         0:55:54   
2  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky            + 0:59   
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky               + 1:22   
4  Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek    + 1:27   
5  Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing         + 1:33   
6  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek       + 1:37   
7  Tiago Machado (Por) RadioShack          + 1:54   
8  Janez Brajkovic (Slo) RadioShack        + 1:56   
9  Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank    + 2:02   
10 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek       + 2:06

General Classification after Stage 10
1  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky             38:09:13   
2  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek          + 0:12   
3  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                  + 0:20   
4  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  + 0:31   
5  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana            + 0:34   
6  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek          + 0:59   
7  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank               + 1:07   
8  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC        + 1:47   
9  Janez Brajkovic (Slo) RadioShack           + 2:04   
10 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack    + 2:13
Full/Official Stage 10 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Tony Martin smashes Vuelta time trial cyclingnews
Brit Froome moves into overall Vuelta lead after time trial cyclingweekly.co.uk
Phinney, Talansky power to strong TT rides at Vuelta velonews
Froome ascends to Vuelta a Espana lead cyclingnews
Menchov believes he's still on track for a "good result" cyclingnews
Stage 10 Brief Highlights (00:30 Spanish) — rtve.es
16 Big Photos from Stage 10sirotti


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August 29 update:
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Stage 10 ITT Start Order and Timesbiciciclismo
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Stage 9 results: Lots of attacks splinter the field on the Covatilla summit finish; Dan Martin wins the stage while Rodríguez finishes a minute back


18 Big Photos from Stage 9sirotti/reuters
Stage 9 results
1  Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Cervelo        4:52:14   
2  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank      
3  Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC        + 0:03   
4  Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky                  + 0:04   
5  Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky               + 0:07   
6  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  + 0:11   
7  Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis                + 0:12   
8  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC      
9  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack      
10 Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana

General Classification after Stage 9
1  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                  37:11:17   
2  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha          + 0:01   
3  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale       + 0:09   
4  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana                 + 0:16   
5  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  + 0:27   
6  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha           + 0:35   
7  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek               + 0:37   
8  Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep              + 0:42   
9  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa)RadioShack      
10 Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC             + 0:46   
Full/Official Stage 9 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Martin triumphs atop La Covatilla cyclingnews
Daniel Martin viert bergop, Mollema leidt in Vueltasporza.be
Dan Martin wins stage 9; Bauke Mollema takes lead velonews
Last 2 Km of Stage 9 (07:39 Spanish) — rtve.es
18 Big Photos from Stage 9sirotti/reuters


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August 28 update:
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Interview: Wiggins looks ahead to crucial three days of Vuelta cyclingweekly.co.uk
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Stage 8 results: No surprise. Joaquím Rodríguez handles the very steep finish better than any one; wins the stage and takes over the top of the GC


16 Big Photos from Stage 8 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters
Stage 8 results
1  Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha        4:49:01
2  Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD            + 0:09
3  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 0:10
4  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek              + 0:12
6  Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi   + 0:15
7  Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale           + 0:16
8  Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC                   
9  Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Cervelo             
10 Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana  

General Classification after Stage 8
1  Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha
2  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 0:32
3  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek              + 0:34
4  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 0:45
5  Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD            + 0:51
6  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana                + 0:54
7  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 0:56
8  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep               + 1:00
9  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                   + 1:00
10 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek              + 1:01
Full/Official Stage 8 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Rodríguez climbs to stage win cyclingnews
Rodriguez pakt tweede ritzege en is leidersporza.be
Joaquim Rodriguez takes stage 8, lead in 2011 Vuelta a Españavelonews
Last 2 Km of Stage 8 (08:25 Spanish) — rtve.es
16 Big Photos from Stage 8 (more photos added)sirotti/reuters


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August 26 update:
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Stage 7 results: First Grand Tour sprint win by new kid on the block, Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano



18 Big Photos from Stage 7sirotti/reuters
Stage 7 results
1  Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano      
2  Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale      
3  Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team      
4  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
5  Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale      
6  Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard      
7  Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano      
8  Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD      
9  Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana      
10 Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad

General Classification after Stage 7
1  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep          
Full/Official Stage 7 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Kittel confirms as top sprinter in Talavera de la Reina cyclingnews
Marcel Kittel comes of age as a crash hits the stage seven finishvelonation
Kittel wint na ontregelde massasprint sporza.be
Matt Rendell blog: Young guns coming through itv
Last Km of Stage 7 (02:59 Spanish) — rtve.es
18 Big Photos from Stage 7sirotti/reuters


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August 26 update:
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Stage 6 results: Four Liquigas riders break clear on the technical run into Córdoba; Peter Sagan takes the win


12 Big Photos from Stage 6sirotti/reuters
Stage 6 results
1  Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale     4:38:22   
2  Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar      
3  Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
4  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      
5  Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale    + 0:03   
6  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek          + 0:17   
7  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha      
8  Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar      
9  David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis
10 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep

General Classification after Stage 6
1  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep          22:41:13   
2  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha       + 0:15   
3  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale   + 0:16   
4  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha      + 0:23   
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek           + 0:25   
6  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana             + 0:41   
7  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek           + 0:44   
8  Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar      + 0:49   
9  Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar             + 0:52   
10 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD         + 0:57   
Full/Official Stage 6 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Sagan leads Liquigas lashing in Córdoba cyclingnews
Sagan rondt teamwerk af, Chavanel blijft leidersporza.be
Andrew Talansky Vuelta Diary: Letting the form come velonews
Last Km of Stage 6 (02:01 Spanish) — rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 6sirotti/reuters


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August 25 update:
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Stage 5 results: Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) looks great on his way to winning the steep uphill finish in Valdepeñas de Jaén


15 Big Photos from Stage 5sirotti/reuters
Stage 5 results
1  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha      4:42:52
2  Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro         + 0:04
3  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha        + 0:05
4  Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank                 + 0:07
5  Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD          + 0:08
6  Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack      
7  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek 
8  Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 
9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
10 Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Astana 

General Classification after Stage 5
1  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep             18:02:34
2  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          + 0:09
3  Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha         + 0:23
4  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek              + 0:26
5  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale      + 0:33
6  Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana                + 0:36
7  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek              + 0:38
8  Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar         + 0:43
9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto + 0:44
10 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar                + 0:52 
Full/Official Stage 5 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Rodriguez powers to stage victory cyclingnews
Rodriguez is onnavolgbaar in zware 5e rit sporza.be
Rodriguez grabs stage win, Chavanel loses time but keeps red jerseyvelonation
An amateur end to one of the most difficult days I’ve ever had. Stage 5taylorphinney
Last 2 Km of Stage 5 (05:11 Spanish) — rtve.es
15 Big Photos from Stage 5sirotti/reuters
August 23 update:
Stage 5 Interactive Map, Google Earth, Written Previewsteephill.tv
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Stage 4 results: Daniel Moreno (Katusha) wins Sierra Nevada; bad but not disasterous day for Igor Anton


15 Big Photos from Stage 4sirotti/reuters
Stage 4 results
1  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha          4:51:53   
2  Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard    + 0:03   
3  Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Cervelo              + 0:11   
4  Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha      
5  Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD      
6  Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM     
7  Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto      
8  Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM      
9  Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD      
10 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank

General Classification after Stage 4
1  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep              13:19:09   
2  Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha           + 0:43   
3  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek               + 0:49   
4  Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek      
5  Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
Full/Official Stage 4 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Moreno climbs to stage victory in the Sierra Nevada cyclingnews
Cavendish quits the Vuelta cyclingnews
 Last Km and Highlights of Stage 4 (restricted to Belgium) — sporza.be
Last Km of Stage 4 (03:21 Spanish) — rtve.es
Stage 4 Winner's Interview (01:25 Spanish) — rtve.es
15 Big Photos from Stage 4sirotti/reuters
August 22 update:
Stage 4 Interactive Map, Google Earth, Written Previewsteephill.tv
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Stage 3 results: Pablo Lastras (Movistar) attacks the break on the final climb and solos to victory in Totana


13 Big Photos from Stage 3sirotti/reuters
Stage 3 results
1  Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar    3:58:00   
2  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep        + 0:15   
3  Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack      
4  Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM      
5  Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale    + 1:43 

General Classification after Stage 3
1  Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar    8:25:59   
2  Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep        + 0:20   
3  Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack + 1:08   
4  Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM  + 1:24   
5  Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek       + 1:55   
Full/Official Stage 3 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Lastras solos to Vuelta stage win cyclingnews
Lastras takes win and red jerseyuk.eurosport.yahoo
Double delight for Lastras; Menchov, Kloden lose timevelonews
Last Km of Stage 3 (01:15 Spanish) — rtve.es
13 Big Photos from Stage 3sirotti/reuters
Stage 3 Brief Highlights (00:59 Spanish) — rtve.es
August 21 update:
Stage 3 Interactive Map, Google Earth, Written Previewsteephill.tv
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Stage 2 results: Chris Sutton gets Sky back on track after a gorgeous, but hot Costa Blanca day


13 Big Photos from Stage 2sirotti/reuters
Stage 2 results
1  Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling      
2  Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto      
3  Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano      
4  Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo      
5  Matti Breschel (Den) Rabobank Cycling Team      
6  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek      
7  Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana      
8  Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale      
9  Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team      
10 John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad   

General Classification after Stage 2
1  Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek 
Full/Official Stage 2 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Sutton speeds to victory in Spain cyclingnews
Chris Sutton sprints to victory in stage 2 velonews
Sutton grabs Vuelta stage win to set things right for Sky cyclingweekly.co.uk
 Last Km of Stage 2 (restricted to Belgium) — sporza.be
Last Km of Stage 2 (03:00 Spanish) — rtve.es
Stage 2 Red Jersey Interview (01:37 Italian) — rtve.es
13 Big Photos from Stage 2sirotti/reuters
August 20 update:
Stage 2 Interactive Map, Google Earth, Written Previewsteephill.tv
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Stage 1 results: Leopard-Trek wins the opening TTT while the Sky falls


13 Big Photos from Stage 1sirotti/reuters
Stage 1 results
1  Leopard-Trek            16:30   
2  Liquigas-Cannondale    + 0:05   
3  HTC-Highroad           + 0:10   
4  Pro Team Astana        + 0:10   
5  Movistar Team          + 0:15   
6  Quick-Step             + 0:15   
7  Omega Pharma-Lotto     + 0:18   
8  Skil-Shimano      
9  Team Garmin-Cervélo    + 0:25   
10 Katusha                + 0:26   
11 Euskaltel-Euskadi      + 0:28   
12 BMC                    + 0:28   
13 Saxo Bank-Sungard      
14 RadioShack             + 0:29   
15 Rabobank               + 0:30   
16 Lampre-ISD             + 0:32   
17 Cofidis                + 0:33   
18 Vacansoleil-DCM        + 0:39   
19 Ag2R-La Mondiale       + 0:42   
20 Team Sky      
21 Geox-TMC               + 0:44   
22 Andalucia-Caja Granada + 1:03   

General Classification after Stage 1
1  Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Leopard-Trek
Full/Official Stage 1 Results (click 'Stage Standings') — lavuelta
Leopard Trek claims team time trial cyclingnews
Leopard-Trek wins opener to 2011 Vuelta a España velonews
Team Sky's TTT horror on troublesome course cyclingweekly.co.uk
Spanish TV fails to capture the Sky caving in on Wiggins; eurosport
Vuelta team time trial has unexpected outcomes cyclingnews
Geox-TMC expected better result in Vuelta a España team time trial opener velonation
10 Big Photos from Teams Presentationsirotti
13 Big Photos from Stage 1sirotti/reuters
Stage 1 Brief Highlights (0:51 Spanish) — rtve.es
Stage 1 Extended Highlights (1:07:00 Spanish) — rtve.es
August 19 update:
Stage 1 Interactive Map, Google Earth, Written Previewsteephill.tv
10 Big Photos from Teams Presentationsirotti
Complete Teams Presentation (1hr 15 min Spanish) — rtve.es
Antón y 'Purito' se juegan el peinado por la Vuelta (1:15 Spanish) — rtve.es

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2011 Vuelta a España Preview


August 20 update:
Vuelta a España teams lay out their ambitions for the race velonation
2011 Vuelta a España is one for the climbers velonews
August 19 update:
Rodríguez: I’m riding the Vuelta to win cyclingnews
Sagan ready for Vuelta debut cyclingnews
Time bonuses back in for Vuelta velonews
Riders voice support for Hushovd over Vuelta exclusion cyclingweekly.co.uk
Dan Martin confident and collected as Vuelta team leader cyclingweekly.co.uk
August 17 update:
See preview links (right) for interactive stage maps along w/ Google Earth, GPX filessteephill.tv
(Written stage previews coming or you can submit your own if you know the area)
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Vuelta top ten contenders cyclingnews
Nibali and Scarponi ready for Vuelta a España cyclingnews
The experts preview the Vuelta a España cyclingnews
Mosquera missing from Vacansoleil Vuelta line-up france24
Kloden 'not fit enough' for Vuelta afp
August 15 update: Added stage maps and last km profiles to the regular profiles. See the race summary table (right). Interactive maps and profiles are in the works. — Steve
Three grand-tour rookies among slim American field at Vuelta velonews
Wiggins on rebound in Vuelta debut velonews
Menchov and Sastre lead Geox-TMC Vuelta a España challenge cyclingnews
Rodriguez on top form ahead of Vuelta assault cyclingnews
Dan Martin Interview: Vuelta a Espana will show if general classification targets are realistic velonation
August 6 update:
Sagan targets stage wins at the Vuelta; Liquigas' 21-year-old talent to make Grand Tour debut cyclingnews
August 2 update:
Menchov aiming for third Vuelta victory cyclingnews
Video: Lofkvist ready to ride the Vuelta with Wiggins cyclingnews
July 26 update:
Contador will miss 2011 Tour of Spain, but considering attempting Vuelta-Tour double in 2012velonation
Sanchez to skip Vuelta a España cyclingnews

August 3 - 7 update: The warm up race for the Vuelta a Espana is the Vuelta a Burgos (2.HC). Five stages/days of live video, highlights and photos from northern Spain.


May 30 update:
Vuelta a España wildcards announced cyclingnews

January 12 update:
Vuelta a Espana 2011 route unveiled in Benidormcyclingnews
Vuelta a España 2011: mountainous Tour of Spain to make return to Basque regiontelegraph.co.uk
Stages and Route Summarylavuelta
  2011 Flyover (04:16) — sbs



En Directo: Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage



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September 2 update: A work in progress for Vuelta a Espana 2011 worldwide tv coverage and online video streaming. Most live feeds will be country restricted, but unrestricted links will appear in bold. Check back at race time for more links. Feel free to send in additional sources for live video, tv coverage or text updates/tickers as they become known. — Steve


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Europe; live daily coverage and rebroadcasts in 59 countries starting most days at 15:00 BST (16:00 CET).

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Ticker languages: EN | FR | DE | ES | IT

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Spanish/RTVE.es dashboard. Live coverage starts at 15:45 CET most days on TDP.
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United States; Live streaming video ($14.99) and tv coverage every day starting at 11:00 AM ET for stage 1 and then 10:00 AM ET for every other stage.
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Canada; Rogers Sportsnetwork 1
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Belgium; Sporza Ronde van Spanje live coverage
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Australia; SBS will televise highlights of all stages and live coverage on SBS ONE starting August 27th
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Spanish text updates for Vuelta a Espana from Biciciclismo.
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2011 Route Map


2011 Route Map (large version) — lavuelta


2010 Vuelta a España Archived Coverage

2009 Vuelta a España Archived Coverage

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2007 Vuelta a España Archived Coverage