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Vuelta a España 2016 Live Dashboard
Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

Scenery from the Stage 4 uphill finish at San André de Teixidó. More photos posted below. This is the 2016 Vuelta a Espana live dashboard with race info, daily previews, live coverage, results, big photos and highlights.

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2016 Vuelta a España Teams
Team Rosters and Withdrawals
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News and Updates for Vuelta a España 2016

August 26 update:
Stage 8 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 7 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Van Genechten wins stage 7cyclingnews
Froome ready for mountains in Vuelta a Espana, but Team Sky lose Kwiatkowskicyclingnews
Alberto Contador furious after crashing late in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Contador hits deck ahead of key mountain stagesvelonews
Alberto Contador's Vuelta in trouble after another Grand Tour smashcyclingweekly
August 25 update:
Stage 7 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 6 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Yates win in Luintracyclingnews
Simon Yates solos to victory on Vuelta a España stage sixcyclingweekly
Simon Yates claims first Vuelta a Espana stage win for British rider since 2012cyclingnews
Contador: Today's Vuelta a Espana stage was for the GC riderscyclingnews
Frank comes close to his biggest ever career victorycyclingnews
Five talking points from stage six of the Vuelta a Españacyclingweekly
After four-month ban, Simon Yates strikes at the Vueltavelonews
August 24 update:
Stage 6 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 5 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Meersman wins stage 5 in Lugocyclingnews
Stage 5 finish line quotescyclingnews
Kruijswijk crashes out of Vueltavelonews
Crashes shake stage 5 finishcyclingnews
Contador evades crash, remains uncertain about formcyclingtips
Atapuma has 'no idea' how long he can keep Vuelta a Espana leadcyclingnews
August 23 update:
Stage 5 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 4 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Calmejane wins atop San Andre de Teixidocyclingnews
Contador back on track in second Vuelta a Espana summit finishcyclingnews
Gerrans on recovery trail from Tour injury in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Froome 'will not turn down' opportunities for Vuelta a Espana leadcyclingnews
Atapuma misses out on stage win but claims overall leadcyclingnews
Chaves holds fourth overallcyclingnews
Calmejane makes his mark on debut Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Dislocated hip for Mas Bonet in post-stage crashcyclingnews

August 22 update:
Stage 4 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
Contador: The Vuelta isn't over for me by any meanscyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Geniez wins on Mirador de Ézarocyclingnews
Geniez turns season around with stage wincyclingnews
Vuelta stage 3's winners and losersvelonews
Chris Froome: Rivals 'got carried away and paid the price' on brutal Vuelta climbcyclingweekly
Chaves shows form on Mirador de Ezaro finishcyclingnews
Barguil first Vuelta a Espana abandoncyclingnews
Meintjes pleased with tough first weekcyclingnews

Mirador de Ezaro. That's the steepest climb I have ever seen. But what a view at the top! #LV2016 stage 3 @Eurosport pic.twitter.com/vTvALVgxiD

— LAURENCE SCHIRRECKER (@ESPCyclingQueen) August 22, 2016
August 21 update:
Stage 3 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
Is Monday's summit finish the Vuelta a Espana's steepest ever?cyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Meersman wins Vuelta's second stagecyclingnews
Michal Kwiatkowski takes overall lead as Gianni Meersman winscyclingweekly
Meersman takes advantage of top sprinters' absence to claim Vuelta a Espana stagecyclingnews
August 20 update:
Stage 2 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
Carthy playing it by ear in Grand Tour debut at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


Stage 1 TTT Results
1	Team Sky            30:37	 
2	Movistar
3	Orica-BikeExchange +    6	 
4	BMC Racing Team    +    7	 
5	Etixx-QuickStep    +   22	 
6	LottoNL-Jumbo      +   27	 
7	Trek-Segafredo     +   50	 
8	Cannondale         +   52	 
9	Tinkoff	 	 
10	Bora-Argon 18      +   57	 
11	Astana Pro Team    +   58	 
12	FDJ                + 1:05	 
13	IAM Cycling        + 1:13	 
14	Katusha            + 1:17	 
15	Dimension Data	 	 
16	Lotto Soudal       + 1:27	 
17	Cofidis            + 1:34	 
18	Caja Rural         + 1:36	 
19	Ag2r-La Mondiale   + 1:48	 
20	Giant-Alpecin      + 1:50	 
21	Direct Energie     + 1:55	 
22	Lampre-Merida      + 2:09

General Classification after Stage 1
1  Peter Kennaugh (GBr/Team Sky)
Team Sky win team time trialcyclingnews
Britain's Peter Kennaugh into leader's jersey as Team Sky win opening TTTcyclingweekly
Kennaugh gains first Grand Tour lead of career in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
St1: First Blood To Sky!pezcyclingnews
Froome delighted with strong start for Team Sky in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Contador loses early ground in Vuelta a Espana team time trialcyclingnews


August 18 update:
Stage 1 Preview with Favoritesciclismointernacional
Stage 1 TTT Start Order and Times (CET) — aso
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.


2016 Vuelta a España Preview

Morgen barst het spektakel los in @lavuelta. Wat moet je weten? https://t.co/5dJfQ7x5wO pic.twitter.com/O6vmpgUbx0

— Sporza Wielrennen (@sporza_koers) August 19, 2016
August 19 update:
Who's favourite for the Vuelta? Quintana and Contador say each othercyclingweekly
Chaves dismisses pressure ahead of Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
No limit on Kruijswijk's ambition at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

August 18 update:
Teams Presentation Photoscyclingnews
Official Startlist w/ Bib Numberssteephill.tv
Favourites' form unknown, says Sir Dave Brailsfordskysports

August 17 update:
Vuelta'16: PEZ Previewpezcyclingnews
Alberto Contador: The Vuelta a España is not revenge for the Tour de Francecyclingweekly

August 16 update:
Preview - how brightly will the stars shine?cyclingnews
Chris Froome faces trial of strength in Vuelta a Españatheguardian
Contador aiming for victory at the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Hugh Carthy to make Grand Tour debut at Vuelta a Espanaroadcyclinguk

August 11 update:
Froome 'very likely' to race star-studded Vueltavelonews
Vuelta a Espana: van Garderen, Sanchez, Gilbert in, Phinney outcyclingnews

July 29 update:
Froome, Contador, Quintana set the stage for another memorable Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

July 26 update:
Froome to race Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

July 24 update:
Rio is Froome's next big goal, Vuelta maybe, Giro unlikelyvelonews

July 21 update:
Alberto Contador to ride Vuelta a España, Nairo Quintana as well?cyclingweekly

May 3 update:
Vuelta a Espana 2016 teams announcedcyclingnews

March 21 update:
Vuelta boss: Shorter race absolutely impossiblevelonews

January 10 update:
Vuelta a Espana 2016 race route revealedcyclingnews
Mountaintop finishes aplenty for 2016 Vueltavelonews
Contador leaves door open for Vuelta in final seasonvelonews

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Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

August 17 update: A work in progress for 2016 Vuelta a España live and delayed coverage. 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. 6.50 € / month if you go with the official broadcaster
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  tv schedule
Spanish/RTVE.es dashboard.
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United States only; live online coverage only, delayed tv coverage on Universal HD.
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   live video (dutch)
  tv schedule
Belgium; Sporza Ronde van Spanje live coverage
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  tv schedule
UK only; ITV4 will broadcast daily highlights (no live coverage)
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2016 Vuelta a España Route Map


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