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Stannard wins Tour of Britain seventh stage, Alaphilippe retains overall lead

(Reuters) - Team Sky's Ian Stannard claimed a stunning solo victory in the seventh stage of the Tour of Britain on Saturday, while Julian Alaphilippe retained his overall lead.

Rodriguez grabs debut Vuelta stage win, Yates cuts Herrada's lead

VALLE DE SABERO. LA CAMPERONA, Spain (Reuters) - Spaniard Oscar Rodriguez pulled off the biggest win of his career by snatching victory in stage 13 at the Vuelta a Espana on Friday while compatriot Jesus Herrada retained the red jersey but saw his lead significantly trimmed by Briton Simon Yates.

Poels wins Tour of Britain stage six, Alaphilippe takes overall lead

(Reuters) - Dutchman Wout Poels timed his late attack to perfection to win the sixth stage of the Tour of Britain on Friday, while Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe took the overall lead with a second-placed finish.

Cycling - Olympic champion Vogel paralysed after crash

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Olympic and world sprint cycling champion Kristina Vogel has been paralysed following a serious crash in training in June, she told a German magazine in an interview.

Herrada storms into Vuelta lead

FARO DE ESTACA DE BARES. MANON, Spain (Reuters) - Spanish rider Jesus Herrada became the overall leader of the Vuelta a Espana on Thursday while Frenchman Alexandre Geniez won stage 12 with a nail-biting sprint at the finish line to pip Team Sky's Dylan van Baarle to victory.

Roglic leads Tour of Britain after time trial win

(Reuters) - Slovenia's Primoz Roglic took the overall lead in the Tour of Britain on Thursday as his Team LottoNL-Jumbo dominated the team time trial stage from Cockermouth to Whinlatter in Cumbria.

Greipel claims second stage win on Tour of Britain

(Reuters) - German veteran Andre Greipel claimed his second victory in four days at the Tour of Britain as he outsprinted his rivals in stage four to Royal Leamington Spa on Wednesday.

Viviani takes second Vuelta victory, Yates stays in red

FERMOSELLE, SPAIN (Reuters) - Italian Elia Viviani sprinted to a second stage victory at the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday while Briton Simon Yates retained his slender, one-second lead in the general classification after stage 10.

Alaphilippe wins Tour of Britain stage three, Bevin takes overall lead

(Reuters) - French rider Julian Alaphilippe won the third stage of the Tour of Britain on Tuesday after a bunch sprint at the end of the 128-kilometre course around Bristol.

Greipel rains on Thomas's Welsh parade

LONDON (Reuters) - Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas's hopes of winning the opening stage of the Tour of Britain in front of his home fans in Wales were dashed as German veteran Andre Greipel sprinted to victory on Sunday.

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