Posts Tagged "Cycling"

Five Olympic golds, seven Track World Championships, one Road World Championship, one European Track Championship, and one Tour de France title. That’s just the first place finishes that adorn the trophy cabinet at Sir Bradley Wiggins’ house.

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The power of language is something that is celebrated every day on The Roar. When combined with one of the most passionate human endeavours, sport, magic can happen.

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Movistar rider Nairo Quintana won the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, adding the title to the 2014 Giro d’Italia on his grand tour list of honours.

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Nairo Quintana effectively clinched his first Tour of Spain title after holding off a series of Chris Froome attacks in Saturday’s decisive mountain stage.

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The final day for the general classification contenders features five classified climbs, including a lung-busting 21-kilometre climb to the finish. Join The Roar for live coverage of Stage 20 of La Vuelta a Espana from 10:30pm (AEST).

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Stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana is the only individual test against the clock in the race and will have a large say in who stands on the final podium in Madrid.

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Nairo Quintana has one hand on a maiden Vuelta a Espana victory as he heads into an undulating Stage 18 with a comfortable buffer back to Chris Froome. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live race highlights and updates.

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After having a nice day off yesterday, the riders will start the final week of racing with a perilously steep finale to today’s stage which is sure to put the general classification riders into difficulty. Join The Roar’s live coverage of Stage 17 of La Vuelta a Espana from 11pm (AEST).

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After a stunning ride from red jersey leader Nairo Quintana yesterday, it’s up to Froome and the peleton to reign in the Colombian on today’s Stage 16 of the Vuelta a Espana. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live race updates and highlights.

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After a brutal test to the summit of the Col d’Aubisque yesterday, the riders will be once again in the Pyrennes, however, on the Spanish side of the border, as they tackle the 118 kilometres of Stage 15. Join The Roar‘s live coverage of Stage 15 of La Vuelta Espana from 11pm AEST. Short mountain […]

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It’s set up to be a massive day in the mountains on Stage 14 of the Vuelta a Espana with plenty of potential general classification ramifications on the 196.1 kilometre trek from Urdax-Dantxarinea to Aubisque-Gourette. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10pm (AEST).

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Current cycling world champion Peter Sagan has been locked in for the Tour Down Under in Adelaide in January when the Slovakian star will make his first appearance at the race since 2010.

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The longest stage of the race awaits the peloton on stage 13. A very lumpy profile with four categorised climbs lays ahead today which should see a breakaway fight for the stage victory.

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Orica BikeExchange’s Jens Keukeleire of Belgium has won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while Nairo Quintana maintained his overall lead. Keukeleire, riding for Orica BikeExchange, used a late burst to pull away and win his first stage at a grand tour by over two bike lengths. He completed the hilly 193km route that […]

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Riders will be flirting with the northern coastline of Spain on today’s Stage 12 as the hunt for red at the 2016 Vuelta a Espana continues. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live race highlights and updates.

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Before they can enjoy the first rest day of La Vuelta a Espana 2016 the peloton must first overcome a challenging summit finish on Lagos de Covadonga. Can new race leader David de la Cruz successfully defend his red jersey? Join The Roar for live updates and commentary from 11pm (AEST). Measuring 188.7 kilometres in […]

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Stage 9 of the Vuelta a Espana finds the riders hitting another finish on the climb on a relatively short day in the saddle. Join The Roar from 11pm (AEST) for all the live race highlights and updates.

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Darwin Atapuma will look to continue his stranglehold on the red jersey on Stage 8 of the Vuelta a Espana, but that will require him to climb with the best of them on the 181.5 kilometre journey to the brutal Alto de la Camperona. Join The Roar for live coverage from 10:45pm (AEST).

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Another punishing day of climbing awaits the peloton on Stage 7 with three categorised climbs and many uncategorised lumps to contend with. Join The Roar for live coverage of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana from 11pm (AEST).

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Another lumpy day awaits the peloton in the 2016 Vuelta a Espana, with a final 70 kilometres consisting of climbing and descending set to ensure only the strong survive. Join The Roar for live coverage of Stage 6 from 11pm (AEST).

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