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Simon Yates seals Vuelta as Mitchelton-Scott claim first grand tour
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Simon Yates seals Vuelta as Mitchelton-Scott claim first grand tour

Yates, 26, riding for the Australian-owned Mitchelton-Scott team, defended his lead during the ceremonial 100.9-kilometre final stage into Madrid.

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Yates climbs a mountain to plant a flag for Australian cycling

Yates climbs a mountain to plant a flag for Australian cycling

Victory in La Vuelta on Sunday will be a dream come true for Australian cycling - the first time a home-grown team has won a Grand Tour.

  • by Nick Miller
Yates to ride to Madrid to claim Vuelta for Micheleton-Scott

Yates to ride to Madrid to claim Vuelta for Micheleton-Scott

Simon Yates all but assured himself victory in the Vuelta a Espana by finishing third in Saturday's 20th and penultimate stage.

Yates tightens grip on Vuelta a Espana

Yates tightens grip on Vuelta a Espana

Simon Yates has impressively extended his lead over Alejandro Valverde in the battle for the Vuelta a Espana after stage 19 of the race was won by Thibaut Pinot.

  • by Rik Sharma
Simon Yates maintains Vuelta lead, Jelle Wallays holds off sprinters

Simon Yates maintains Vuelta lead, Jelle Wallays holds off sprinters

Simon Yates maintained his Vuelta a Espana lead of 25 seconds as Belgian Jelle Wallays masterminded a remarkable breakaway to win the 18th stage.

Simon Yates' Vuelta lead trimmed in gruelling mountain stage

Simon Yates' Vuelta lead trimmed in gruelling mountain stage

Simon Yates, of Australian team Mitchelton-Scott, saw his La Vuelta lead trimmed after stage 17, but the British rider's chances of overall victory remain good.

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Yates tightens grip on Vuelta lead, Aussie Dennis wins stage

Yates tightens grip on Vuelta lead, Aussie Dennis wins stage

Briton Simon Yates edged closer towards winning the Vuelta a Espana, increasing his tight lead over Alejandro Valverde

  • by Richard Martin
Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates stretches Vuelta lead into final week
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Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates stretches Vuelta lead into final week

Simon Yates, riding for Australian Mitchelton-Scott team, increased his lead over Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) from 20 to 26 seconds on Sunday.

Yates leads Vuelta again after storming to stage victory

Yates leads Vuelta again after storming to stage victory

Riding for Australian pro cycling team Mitchelton-Scott, Simon Yates snatched back the leader's red jersey at La Vuelta after a stunning late attack.

Rodriguez snatches Vuelta stage win as Yates reels in Herrada

Rodriguez snatches Vuelta stage win as Yates reels in Herrada

Race leader Herrada struggled in the mountains and saw his gap to Yates cut in half.

Jesus Herrada storms into Vuelta lead, displacing Simon Yates

Jesus Herrada storms into Vuelta lead, displacing Simon Yates

Spanish rider Jesus Herrada became the overall leader of the Vuelta a Espana while Frenchman Alexandre Geniez won stage 12 with a nail-biting sprint.