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Vuelta a España 2014 Live Dashboard
Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights

Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) was feeling good about his overall lead after Stage 18. (He has never relinquished the leader's jersey in a Grand Tour). He successfully took his 1:36 lead into the the final two mountain stages and short individual time-trial. This is the 2014 Vuelta a Espana live dashboard with race info, daily live coverage featuring stage previews, live video, results, big photos and highlights.

Big Photos from 2014 (all stages) — sirotti/flockton/lavuelta
Big Photos from 2013sirotti/flockton/reuters
Big Photos from 2012sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2011sirotti/reuters/flockton
Big Photos from 2010sirotti/reuters


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News and Updates for Vuelta a España 2014

September 15 update:

GRACIAS PINTO!!! #Vuelta2014 pic.twitter.com/zeRRTpo8f7

— Alberto Contador (@albertocontador) September 15, 2014

Stage 21 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 21 Results and Final General Classificationlavuelta
Contador seals overall 2014 Vuelta a España victorycyclingnews
Alberto Contador dons crown in 2014 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Spain’s Alberto Contador secures his third Vuelta a España titlereuters/theguardian
Malori: Other times I've lost time trials because of raincyclingnews
Contador top of WorldTour rankings after Vuelta wincyclingnews

September 13 update:
Stage 21 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 21 ITT Start Order and Timesbiciciclismo
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 21 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 20 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 20 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Contador wins on Ancarescyclingnews
Contador takes second summit win at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Contador ahead of Froome atop Puerto de Ancares to secure Vuelta GCvelonews
Alberto Contador beats Chris Froome to close in on Vuelta a España titletheguardian
Rodriguez goes down fightingcyclingnews
Contador erases any doubt with Ancares knockout punchvelonews
Froome content with second place in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

September 12 update:
Stage 20 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Brailsford: Froome can still win the Vueltacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 20 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 19 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 19 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Hansen slips away to win in Cangas do Morrazocyclingnews
Hansen caps off tenth Grand Tour with Vuelta stage wincyclingnews
Adam Hansen delivers through perseverancevelonews
September 11 update:
Stage 19 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 19 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 18 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 18 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Aru wins stage 18cyclingnews
Froome soars to second on Monte Castrovecyclingnews
Contador: I hope these 20 seconds won’t matter on Saturdaycyclingnews
Chris Froome closes gap on Alberto Contador in Vuelta a Españatheguardian
Perservering Froome strikes Valverde hard in Vuelta stage 18velonews
Froome keeps things interesting at Vueltavelonews
Aru doubles stage count in the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Breakaway foils Bauer and Garmin-Sharp at Tour of Britaincyclingnews
Le Mével a stage animator on his birthdaycyclingnews
Valverde slips to third overallcyclingnews
September 10 update:
Stage 18 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Report: FDJ drops Bouhanni after French interviewcyclingnews
Boonen a non-starter for stage 18cyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 18 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 17 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 17 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Degenkolb wins in A Coruñacyclingnews
Degenkolb takes his fourth stage win at Vuelta velonews
Degenkolb: Sprint was a game of pokercyclingnews
Five things that could stop Alberto Contadorvelonews
Uran, Zubeldia, Craddock latest riders to exit Vueltavelonews
El colombiano Rigoberto Urán abandona la Vuelta 2014rtve.es
Gesink abandons Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
September 9 update:
Stage 17 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 17 profile, map and timetable.

Tuesday is the second and final rest day

September 9 update:
Plan comes together for Riis and Contador at La Farraponacyclingnews
Contador’s Vueltainrng
Deignan says Rodriguez punched him during Vuelta’s stage 15velonews
Valverde: Anything could happen in final days of Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Vuelta rest day Q&A with Alberto Contadorvelonews

Stage 16 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 16 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Contador wins stage 16 on La Farraponacyclingnews
Brambilla, Rovny ejected from Vuelta a España for fightingcyclingnews
Contador confirms Vuelta dominance with stage 16 winvelonews
Vuelta: I haven’t won yet, says Contadorcyclingnews
Valverde struggles on La Farraponacyclingnews
Spanish policeman dies in motorcycle accident during Vuelta stagevelonews
Froome will fight on to win here, says Rodriguezcyclingnews
Dark day for Omega Pharma-QuickStep in the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Froome satisfied with Vuelta a España queen stage performancecyclingnews
Alberto Contador drives stake into Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Philip Deignan: 'Rodriguez split my lip with a punch on climb'independent.ie
September 7 update:
Stage 16 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Big Photos from La Farrapona 2011sirotti/reuters/flockton

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 16 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 15 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 15 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Przemyslaw wins summit finish in Lagos de Covedongacyclingnews
Alberto Contador survives the battle of Lagos de Covadongavelonews
Contador criticises lack of collaborationcyclingnews
Rodriguez tips Valverde as possible Vuelta leadercyclingnews
Valverde satisfied with climb to Lagos de Covadongacyclingnews
Spanish armada misses chance to sink a dogged Chris Froomevelonews
Niemiec hangs on for top win in Vueltacyclingnews
Martin moves up on GC despite crashingcyclingnews
Barguil climbs to tenth overall at the Vueltacyclingnews

September 6 update:
Stage 15 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Big Photos from Lagos de Covadonga 2010sirotti/reuters
Big Photos from Lagos de Covadonga 2012sirotti/reuters

See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 15 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 14 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 14 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Hesjedal wins stage 14 on La Camperonacyclingnews
Ryder Hesjedal takes a hard-fought mountain stage; Alberto Contador leads Vueltavelonews
Hesjedal nets second Vuelta stage win of careercyclingnews
Peter Sagan abandons Vuelta, raising doubts about worldsvelonews
Contador: I can be satisfied with this first climbcyclingnews
I may pay for these intense efforts, says Froomecyclingnews
Meintjes impresses with fifth place on La Camperonacyclingnews
September 5 update:
Stage 14 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Three Vuelta a España stages ahead will be decisive, says Valverdecyclingnews
Sky happy with Froome ahead of mountain stagescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 14 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 13 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 13 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Navarro wins in Rondacyclingnews
Daniel Navarro's late attack wins Vuelta's stage 13velonews
Cautious Contador has no more knee paincyclingnews
Navarro bounces back after difficult Tour de Francecyclingnews
Lutsenko continues aggressive riding at the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
September 4 update:
Stage 13 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 13 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 12 Post-Race Coverage


Full Stage 12 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Degenkolb wins in Logroñocyclingnews
Degenkolb takes third Vuelta victory in stage 12velonews
Will the real Chris Froome please stand up?velonews
Degenkolb repeats 2012 Vuelta stage win in Logroñocyclingnews
Talansky enjoying 'free ride' through Vueltavelonews
Sánchez analyses race as Vuelta a España heads northcyclingnews
Ryder Hesjedal's clockwork Cervelo: UCI checks Garmin-Sharp bikescyclingweekly
Nairo Quintana's shoulder operation is successfulvelonews
Ryder Hesjedal responds to motorized bike rumors before Stage 12 (01:36 English/Danish)

September 3 update:
Stage 12 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
With Quintana gone, who can beat Contador?velonews
Valverde takes over as Movistar leader in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Morabito out of Vuelta a España due to motorbike incidentcyclingnews
Pinot withdraws from the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 12 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 11 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 11 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Aru wins Vuelta a España stage to San Miguel de Aralarcyclingnews
Fabio Aru's daring attack wins Vuelta stage 11velonews
Contador: Quintana crashing out of Vuelta is bad for the racecyclingnews
Aru's attacking style pays off with Vuetla a España stage wincyclingnews
Last Km of Stage 11 (02:51 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
Nairo Quintana se cae de nuevo y abandona (01:41 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 11 Broadcast (1:48:46 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
September 2 update:
Stage 11 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Quintana abandons Vuelta a Espana after another crashcyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 11 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 10 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 10 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Quintana crashes out of race lead in time trialcyclingnews
Martin wins Vuelta time trial, Quintana crashes out of leadvelonews
Quintana loses Vuelta a España lead in near-catastrophic crashcyclingnews
Contador storms into Vuelta leadcyclingnews
Froome suffers but stays in fifth overall in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Quintana blames brakes for crash, vows to help Valverdevelonews
Cancellara loses runner-up slot in Vuelta time trial due to time penaltycyclingtips
Contador takes pole position as Froome stalls in TTvelonews
Martin hopes Vuelta victory makes him Worlds time trial favouritecyclingnews
Alberto Contador Post Stage 10 (03:22 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 10 Broadcast (1:55:44 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve
September 1 update:
Stage 10 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Stage 10 ITT Start Order and Times (CET) — biciciclismo
Vuelta race leader Quintana: If I lose time in the time trial, it won’t be muchcyclingtips
Time trial critical in setting up second half of Vueltavelonews
A time trial of two halvescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 10 profile, map and timetable.

Monday is the first rest day


September 1 update:
Index to Big Photos from the first nine Stagessirotti/flockton/lavuelta
Quintana seizes Vuelta lead as Contador picks up steamvelonews
Contador confident he can battle for Vuelta a España titlecyclingnews
Brailsford believes Froome can fight for the wincyclingnews
Alberto Contador: "Ahora puedo decir que voy a intentar ganar" (00:35 Spanish)rtve.es
Contador: "Tomorrow will be an important test"tinkoffsaxo
Contador sets sights on Vuelta victoryvelonews

Stage 9 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 9 Results and GClavuelta
Anacona wins stage 9 on climb to Valdelinarescyclingnews
En el diluvio de Valdelinares, Anacona vence y Contador despeja dudasrtve.es
Nairo Quintana leads 2014 Vuelta a Espana as Winner Anacona takes stage 9velonews
Valverde loses time on the climb to Valdelinarescyclingnews
Contador drops Froome and Valverdecyclingnews
Froome concedes ground to rivals at Valdelinarescyclingnews
Anacona clinches breakthrough win in Vuelta’s mountaintop finishcyclingnews
Quintana: Contador is the number one rival for the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Contador: "He visto la oportunidad y he probado"rtve.es
Last 2 Km of Stage 9 (05:20 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
Winner's Interview from Stage 9 (01:57 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 9 Broadcast (1:57:47 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
August 30 update:
Stage 9 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Preview: Vuelta a España's stage 9 climb to Valdelinarescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 9 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage


Full Official Stage 8 Results and GClavuelta
Bouhanni wins stage 8 in Albacetecyclingnews
Nacer Bouhanni wins stage 8; Alejandro Valverde leads Vueltavelonews
Froome pleased with Sky’s initiative on road to Albacetecyclingnews
Valverde: no idea Quintana had been droppedcyclingnews
Contador looking aggressive as echelons threatencyclingnews
Bouhanni making case for Worlds selection at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Quintana glad not to lose time at Albacetecyclingnews
Stephens, Matthews concerned at Bouhanni sprint; race judges were split on decisioncyclingtips
Last 2 Km of Stage 8 (04:20 Spanish)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde Post Stage 8 (02:06 Spanish)rtve.es
Full Official Stage 8 Broadcast (1:56:46 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
August 29 update:
Stage 8 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
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 GClavuelta
De Marchi wins stage 7 in Alcaudetecyclingnews
Alessandro de Marchi solos to victory in Vuelta stage 7velonews
St.7: De Marchi De Winner!pezcyclingnews
Valverde denies attacking when Froome had crashedcyclingnews
De Marchi dedicates Vuelta stage win to former Italian trainer Martinicyclingnews
Froome emerges “relatively unscathed” from Vuelta a España crashcyclingnews
Contador: Nobody pulled in front when Froome crashedcyclingnews
Late crash thwarts Hesjedal at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Froome dodges bullet, confidence building day by day at Skyvelonews
Hesjedal changes mindset, goes on the attack at the Vueltavelonews
Contador: "Aquí no hay ningún día tranquilo, que se lo digan a Froome"rtve.es
Last Km of Stage 7 (02:23 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 7 Broadcast (1:51:09 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde Post Stage 7 (01:27 Spanish)rtve.es
Samuel Sánchez Post Stage 7 (02:56 Spanish)rtve.es
August 28 update:
Stage 7 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Barguil happy with Vuelta a Espana formcyclingnews
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 GClavuelta
Valverde wins stage 6 of the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Valverde impone su poderío en las Cumbres Verdes para retomar el liderato de la Vueltartve.es
Valverde shows his climbing legs with stage 6 win at Vueltavelonews
St.6: Valverde The Victor!pezcyclingnews
Contador: I never expected to be so good todaycyclingnews
Froome pleased with sensations on Vuelta a España’s first summit finishcyclingnews
Chaves moves into fifth overall after first mountain top finishgreenedgecycling
Big names duke it out in 'Vuelta everyone is hoping for'velonews
Valverde insists Quintana is Movistar’s leader at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Quintana: I'm still not in top conditioncyclingnews
Valverde declares he’s working for Quintana despite stage win and race leadcyclingtips
Dan Martin overheats on La Zubia but overall hopes have not cooledcyclingnews
Last 1.5 Km of Stage 6 (05:03 Spanish)rtve.es
Winner's Interview from Stage 6 (01:46 Spanish)rtve.es
Alberto Contador Post Stage 6 (02:45 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 6 Broadcast (2:05:11 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es
August 28 update:
Stage 6 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Pedro Delgado recons Alto Cumbres Verdes, finishing climb to St 6 (03:47 Spanish)rtve.es
Froome: La Zubia is the first big test at the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Vuelta a España's first summit finish may come too soon, says Quintanacyclingnews
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 GClavuelta
Degenkolb wins stage 5 of the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Degenkolb takes second win in a row in Vuelta a Espana's stage 5velonews
Encouraging signs for Alberto Contador in opening days of Vueltavelonews
Stage 5 Tinkoff Attack; We had to give it a go, says Contadorcyclingnews
Pinot struggles in Spanish heat after early illnesscyclingnews
Degenkolb shakes off Bouhanni’s complaints at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Hesjedal's GC hopes at Vuelta take a blow in crosswindsvelonews
Last Km of Stage 5 (02:22 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 5 Broadcast (2:08:04 Spanish, restricted to Spain)rtve.es

Los niños de la escuela de Priego de Córdoba, con @alejanvalverde antes de la salida de la 5ª etapa de #LaVuelta. pic.twitter.com/XNgbIOIFub

— Movistar Team (@Movistar_Team) August 27, 2014
August 26 update:
Stage 5 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Hesjedal confident of return to GC form at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
La 5ª etapa de la Vuelta a España, al detallebiciciclismo
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 GClavuelta
Degenkolb wins stage 4 in Córdobacyclingnews
Intense heat taking a toll on Vuelta pelotonvelonews
It's Degenkolb's day at stage 4 of the Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Matthews extends lead at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Degenkolb lays down Worlds marker in Córdobacyclingnews
St.4: Degenkolb Loves Spain!pezcyclingnews
Aru not ready to rest on his Giro d’Italia laurelscyclingnews
Valverde: "Sabía que no iba a ninguna parte; quería que trabajaran atrás"rtve.es
Matthews keeps vuelta lead as degenkolb wins stage 4sbs.au
Last Km of Stage 4 (1:52 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 4 Broadcast (2:02:31 Spanish)rtve.es

Big Photos from the 2011 Vuelta a Espana Stage 6 Finish in Córdobasirotti/reuters
Big Photos from the 2009 Vuelta a Espana Stage 15 Finish in Córdobasirotti

August 25 update:
Stage 4 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
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 GClavuelta
Matthews wins stage 3 in Arcos de la Fronteracyclingnews
St.3: Matthews Takes It!pezcyclingnews
Matthews continues rollercoaster season with Vuelta a Espana stage wincyclingnews
Contador makes the cut on stage 3cyclingnews
Michael Matthews wins Vuelta stage 3, grabs overall leadvelonews
Late crash leaves Valverde out of contention and unable to defend leadcyclingnews
Contador: "Me he desgastado mucho pero eso me viene bien para coger rodaje"rtve.es
Last Km of Stage 3 (05:32 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 3 Broadcast (2:11:14 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 3 Rollout / Desembarco del pelotón de la Vuelta desde el buque Juan Carlos I en Cádiz (02:16 Spanish)rtve.es
Pre-Stage 3 Clips (1:16 Spanish)rtve.es

Stage 3 Rollout / Desembarco del pelotón de la Vuelta desde el buque Juan Carlos I en Cádiz (02:16 Spanish)rtve.es
Pre-Stage 3 Clips (1:16 Spanish)rtve.es

August 24 update:
Stage 3 Preview and Favoritesc-cycling
Final five kilometres of Vuelta stage three provides test for favouritescyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.


Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


Full Stage 2 Resultsbiciciclismo
Bouhanni wins in San Fernandocyclingnews
Nacer Bouhanni wins stage 2 at Vuelta; Alejandro Valverde takes leadvelonews
History repeats its self for Valverde and Movistar at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Bouhanni dominant in opening sprint at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Riding on the front remains a habit for Contador at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Nacer Bouhanni se apunta al esprín la segunda etapa de la Vueltartve.es
Last Km of Stage 2 (00:51 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 2 Broadcast (1:57:56 Spanish)rtve.es
August 23 update:
Stage 2 Previewc-cycling
Evans: Sanchez is our leader in the Vueltacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


Stage 1 TTT Results
1  Movistar Team            14:13
2  Cannondale               14:19  + 0:06
3  Orica-GreenEdge          14:20  + 0:07
4  Trek Factory Racing      14:22  + 0:09
5  Omega Pharma-Quick Step  14:24  + 0:11
6  Giant-Shimano            14:29  + 0:16
7  Tinkoff-Saxo             14:32  + 0:19
8  Belkin                   14:32  + 0:19
9  BMC Racing               14:34  + 0:21
10 Lampre-Merida            14:38  + 0:25
11 Sky                      14:40  + 0:27
12 MTN-Qhubeka              14:42  + 0:29
13 Astana                   14:43  + 0:30
14 Lotto-Belisol            14:43  + 0:30
15 AG2R La Mondiale         14:46  + 0:33
16 Katusha                  14:51  + 0:38
17 IAM Cycling              14:53  + 0:40
18 Garmin-Sharp             14:54  + 0:41
19 FDJ.fr                   14:58  + 0:45
20 Caja Rural-RGA           15:01  + 0:48
21 Cofidis                  15:04  + 0:51
22 Europcar                 15:16  + 1:03

General Classification after Stage 1
1  Jonathan Castroviejo (Movistar)
Full Official Stage 1 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Movistar win Team Time Trial openercyclingnews
Movistar wins opening TTTvelonews
Movistar vence la crono por equipos y viste a Castroviejo como líder de la Vueltartve.es
Contador able to follow team in Vuelta a España openercyclingnews
Castroviejo did not plan to lead the Vueltacyclingnews
Froome hoped for better in Vuelta a España team time trialcyclingnews
Orica-GreenEdge pleasantly surprised with team time trial performancecyclingnews
No pressure for Chris Froome at the 2014 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Crash memories hamper Garmin-Sharp's opening day at the Vueltacyclingnews
Brief Stage 1 Report (0:36 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 1 Broadcast (2:01:29 Spanish)rtve.es
August 22 update:
Stage 1 Previewc-cycling
Heat, early TT to set tone for Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Stage 1 TTT Start Order and Times (CET) — biciciclismo
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.

Friday Teams Presentation


August 22 update:
Full On-Demand Teams Presentation (1:18:15 Spanish)rtve.es
Quintana: the pressure is on my rivals.cyclingnews


2014 Vuelta a España Preview


August 22 update:
Vuelta a España 2014 Previewc-cycling
Alberto Contador 'will give it everything' in the Vuelta a Espanacyclingweekly
Lampre pulls Horner out of Vuelta for conflict with MPCCvelonews
Chris Horner out of Vuelta a Espana due to low cortisol levelscyclingnews
Provisional Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Andrew Talansky plays helper role in deep Garmin lineup for Vueltavelonews
Contador names Froome as favourite for Vuelta a España victorycyclingnews
Horner finds solace in bike after controversial Vuelta exitvelonews

August 21 update:
Tinkoff-Saxo name Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews
Rodriguez can't rule Contador out of Vuelta fightcyclingnews
Horner: Froome and Quintana are the top favorites for the Vueltacyclingnews

August 20 update:
Martin, Hesjedal and Talansky to lead Garmin-Sharp at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Peter Kennaugh ready to return to Grand Tour racing at the Vuelta a Espanacyclingweekly
Vuelta’14: The PEZ Previewpezcyclingnews
No Vuelta for Kreuziger as CAS upholds provisional suspensioncyclingtips

August 19 update:
Horner sports outsider status as reigning Vuelta championvelonews
Quintana and Valverde spearhead Movistar's Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews
Barguil and Degenkolb lead Giant-Shimano at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
BMC Racing Team specifies targets for Evans, Sanchez, Gilbert in Vuelta a Españacyclingtips
Craddock, Haga to Vuelta for total of six Americans, two Canadiansvelonews
Dan Martin ready for Vuelta: “I am in the best shape I have been in”cyclingtips
Lampre-Merida select experienced team for Horner's Vuelta a España defencecyclingnews
Cannondale riding for Sagan in Spainsbs.au
La Vuelta: The Real Showdownpodiumcafe

August 18 update:
Froome leads Team Sky into Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Opportunists and first ever GC consideration for ORICA-GreenEDGE at Vuelta a Espanagreenedgecycling
Matthews and Chaves lead Orica-GreenEdge at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Adam Yates confirmed for Vuelta a Espanacyclingweekly
What’s The Attraction of the Vuelta?inrng
Vuelta: Last hurrah for Valverde in Quintana's inevitable rise?velonews
Mark Cavendish misses Vuelta, aims for Tour of Britain insteadroad.cc
Astana name Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews
Omega Pharma-Quick Step backing Uran at Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

August 17 update:
Katusha confirm Rodriguez for Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

August 16 update:
Movistar for Vuelta: "Two riders for the win"sbs.au

August 15 update:
Lotto Belisol reveal Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews
Europcar name Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews


August 14 update:
Contador announces he will ride the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Contador confirms Vuelta start, downplays GC chancesvelonews
IAM Cycling announce debut Vuelta a España teamcyclingnews

August 12 update:
Aru has no precise target for Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Froome talks about devastating Tour de France abandoncyclingnews
Degenkolb and Barguil lead the Giant-Shimano long list for the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Wiggins to miss Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Giro podium finisher Aru hungry for Vuelta a España successcyclingtips

August 7 update:
Contador recovery moving quicker than rider and team have claimed?cyclingtips
Horner aiming to take second Vuelta title, promises spectacular racingcyclingtips

August 6 update:
Quintana returns to Europe with eyes on winning Vueltavelonews

August 5 update:
Americans Craddock and Haga in line for Vuelta debutvelonews

August 4 update:
Froome, Cavendish, Talansky among all-star lineup for Vuelta a Españavelonews
Horner not fazed by strong Vuelta field as he prepares for title defensecyclingnews
Contador ruled out of Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

July 24 update:
Slow recovery pushes Contador out of Vueltaafp/sbs.au

July 23 update:
Riis keeps door open for Contador's Vuelta a Espana chancescyclingnews
Brailsford hints that Froome could ride the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

July 22 update:
Adam Yates to ride in the Vuelta a Espanacyclingweekly

July 20 update:
Contador talks about Tour de France crashcyclingnews

July 16 update:
Alberto Contador may not be fit in time for Vuelta a Espanacyclingweekly

July 15 update:
Contador gives himself 40 days to recover for the Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Contador unlilkely to contest Vueltasbs.au

June 2 update:
Rodriguez to target Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

April 2 update:
MTN-Qhubeka celebrate Vuelta invitation; Wildcards announcedcyclingnews

January 11 update:
2014 Vuelta a España route unveiledcyclingnews
Route announced for 2014 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Toned-down 2014 route to contain eight summit finisheswww1.skysports
Gallery: 2014 Vuelta a España presentationcyclingnews
La Vuelta 2014 promete emociones, Telediario A la Carta (1:12 Spanish)rtve.es





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Live Video Streaming and TV Coverage

August 27 update: A work in progress for Vuelta a Espana 2014 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

Warning: Any unrestricted live video links (in bold) in the table below that we suspect or have been reported to contain MS Windows malicious/malware popups are now denoted with 'm' as in "live videom (english)". Ignore the requests to upgrade/install/download a media player. Please ensure your Windows computer is virus protected before using "live videom" links as they are beyond our control. Expand the video to full screen to avoid the popups or click the tiny '[x]' close boxes.

media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
eurosport    live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live videom (spanish)
   live videom (german)
   live video ($ english)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (int'l/cet)
Europe; live daily coverage and rebroadcasts in 59 countries. 6.50 € / month if you go with the official broadcaster
   live video (spanish)
   live video (spanish)
   live video (spanish)
  tv schedule
Spanish/RTVE.es dashboard.
   live videom (english)
  tv schedule
United States; Online streaming only for those that subscribe to a cable, satellite or telco video tier, or package, that includes Universal Sports Network. See the ad to the right or below for accessing Universal Sports without cable.

   live video ($ english)
  tv schedule
United States; Universal Sports online streaming to your computer, mobile device or TV without a cable, satellite or telco contract. See the details and link to the right for more access
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Canada; Rogers Sportsnetwork. Live or delayed daily coverage
   live videom (dutch)
   live video (dutch)
   live videom (dutch)
  tv schedule
Belgium; Sporza Ronde van Spanje live coverage
   live video (dutch)
  tv schedule
Netherlands; Dutch
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Australia; SBS will broadcast daily highlights for all stages and live video starting with stage 14.
   delayed video (english)
  tv schedule
UK only; ITV4 will broadcast daily highlights (no live coverage)
official ticker Ticker from the official site with brief race radio updates
live text updates English
live text updates English; updates from Charles Pelkey
live text updates ES
Spanish text updates for Vuelta a Espana from Biciciclismo.
live ticker (german)
German text updates
 steephill text updates
latest updates on race info, live coverage, results, photos and highlights
check back at race time for more and updated links; email send a comment or a new live link
August 27 update: Watch Universal Sports live on your computer, mobile device or TV without a cable, satellite or telco contract. Only $10/month (no contract) for the Sports Package which includes Universal Sports and bein Sports. U.S. offer only, SD not HD quality. Click below for further details and to sign up:

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2014 Vuelta a España Route Map


Route Map (Large Version) — lavuelta
Stage maps are posted in the race summary table.


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