Valverde Eyes Tour of Spain Crown

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TOLEDO, Spain, Sept 19, 2009 (AFP) - Spain's Alejandro Valverde was on course to win the Tour of Spain after keeping his overall lead in Saturday's 20th and penultimate stage, a time-trial won by Britain's David Millar. The Caisse d'Epargne rider finished in seventh position in the 27.8-kilometre stage in the central city of Toledo, 36 seconds behind Millar. He is now 55 seconds ahead of … [Read more...]

Universal Sports Inks Four-Year Deal to Broadcast the Vuelta a Espana

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Network Now Home to Two of the Three Grand Tours of Road Cycling LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2009) – Universal Sports announced today it has inked an exclusive four-year multimedia deal to broadcast the Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain), a three-week road cycling stage race that is one of the three Grand Tours of Europe and part of the UCI World Ranking calendar. Universal Sports will broadcast … [Read more...]

Universal Sports Inks Four-Year Deal to Broadcast the Vuelta a Espana

Network Now Home to Two of the Three Grand Tours of Road Cycling LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2009) – Universal Sports announced today it has inked an exclusive four-year multimedia deal to broadcast the Vuelta a Espana (Tour of Spain), a three-week road cycling stage race that is one of the three Grand Tours of Europe and part of the UCI World Ranking calendar. Universal Sports will broadcast … [Read more...]

Sastre Going for Another Big Result

On Saturday August 30th we've reached this year's final Grand Tour, Vuelta a España. The race kicks off in the Southern part of Spain – more specifically in Andalucía with a spectacular view of the largest mountains in Spain: Sierra Nevadas. At the foot of the impressive Alhambra Palace the first 7.7 of the Vuelta's 3,131 kilometers will be taking place in the form of a team time trial. … [Read more...]