Caption competition News in pictures Sport blogs I'm a sports nut. Whatever the sport, I can pretty much learn to get it, and fast. by Georgie Bingham 25 August 2012 12:00 AM As sides look to make up for opening week defeats or consolidate good...
S Alejandro Valverde has won the eighth stage of the Tour of Spain as Joaquim Rodriguez retained possession of the leader's red jersey. Valverde, riding for the Movistar team, was adding this 174.7km ride from Lleida to Collada de la Gallina in...
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Vuelta a Espana leader Joaquin Rodriguez stretched his lead over rival Chris Froome in the overall standings after finishing second to Alejandro Valverde on stage eight. Spain clinched the top three places in the race's fourth summit finish on...
Alejandro Valverde wins stage eight Alejandro Valverde won a three-man battle to the summit finish to clinch stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana. Valverde edged race leader and fellow Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez with countryman Alberto Contador third.
August 25, 2012 Movistar's Alejandro Valverde was the unexpected winner of Stage Eight of the Vuelta a Espana, a stage dominated and defined buy its steep summit finish. The stage suited perfectly race leader Joaguin Rodriguez of Katusha; Purito...