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Cycling: Froome confirmed in Ineos-Grenadiers's Vuelta roster, Roglic on for Jumbo-Visma
Cycling: Froome confirmed in Ineos-Grenadiers's Vuelta roster, Roglic on for Jumbo-VismaThe four-time Tour de France champion, who has been struggling to hit top form since returning from a career-threatening crash last year, will lead Ineos-Grenadiers alongside 2019 Giro d'Italia winner Richard Carapaz.
The Vuelta a Espana airs live on Olympic Channel,and for all 18 stages through the finish in Madrid.
Chris Froome, a four-time Tour de France champion, rides his last Grand Tour for Ineos Grenadiers and his first since a June 2019 high-speed crash into a wall.
The 35-year-old Brit broke his right femur, elbow and several ribs, was in intensive care and underwent surgery for several hours. After this season, Froome will ride for Israel Start-Up Nation.
Also in the field: Slovenian Primoz Roglic, the defending champion and Tour de France runner-up with Jumbo-Visma. One of Roglic’s top teammates is American Sepp Kuss, who was often leading climbs up the Alps or Pyrenees during last month’s Tour.
Majka to be Pogacar's 'wing man' at UAE Team Emirates
Two-time Tour de France mountain classification champion Rafal Majka will join this year's race winner Tadej Pogacar at UAE Team Emirates, the outfit announced on Monday. "With Rafal, our group of climbers is getting a strong boost" team principal Mauro Gianetti said in a statement.Polish rider Majka, 31, who won the Tour's polka dot jersey in 2014 and 2016, has signed a two-year deal starting from next season to support Pogacar.
The Vuelta was postponed from its usual August-September dates due to the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc with the cycling schedule. It starts while the Giro d’Italia, which usually happens in May, is finishing its last week.
The Madrid Challenge women’s race takes place on the final day of the Vuelta, also airing on Olympic Channel.
In addition to Gold and Peacock Premium streaming for subscribers, Olympic Channel TV coverage live streams on NBCSports.com/live for Olympic Channel subscribers.
2020 Vuelta a Espana TV, stream schedule
|Tues., Oct. 20||8:55 a.m.||Stage 1||Olympic Channel |||
|Wed., Oct. 21||1 a.m.||Stage 1||NBCSN|
|8:55 a.m.||Stage 2||Olympic Channel |||
|Thurs., Oct. 22||8:55 a.m.||Stage 3||Olympic Channel |||
|Fri., Oct. 23||1 a.m.||Stage 3||NBCSN|
|8:55 a.m.||Stage 4||Olympic Channel |||
|Sat., Oct. 24||8:55 a.m.||Stage 5||Olympic Channel |||
|Sun., Oct. 25||7:55 a.m.||Stage 6||Olympic Channel |||
|Tues., Oct. 27||9:40 a.m.||Stage 7||Olympic Channel |||
|Wed., Oct. 28||9:40 a.m.||Stage 8||Olympic Channel |||
|Thurs., Oct. 29||1 a.m.||Stage 8||NBCSN|
|9:40 a.m.||Stage 9||Olympic Channel |||
|Fri., Oct. 30||9:40 a.m.||Stage 10||Olympic Channel |||
|Sat., Oct. 31||7:15 a.m.||Stage 11||Olympic Channel |||
|Sun., Nov. 1||1 a.m.||Stage 11||NBCSN|
|7:50 a.m.||Stage 12||Olympic Channel |||
|Tues., Nov. 3||8:40 a.m.||Stage 13||Olympic Channel |||
|Wed., Nov. 4||8:40 a.m.||Stage 14||Olympic Channel |||
|Thurs., Nov. 5||8:40 a.m.||Stage 15||Olympic Channel |||
|Fri., Nov. 6||8:40 a.m.||Stage 16||Olympic Channel |||
|Sun., Nov. 7||12:30 a.m.||Stage 16||NBCSN|
|5:55 a.m.||Stage 17||Olympic Channel |||
|Sun., Nov. 8||8:40 a.m.||Stage 18||Olympic Channel |||
|12 p.m.||Madrid Challenge||Olympic Channel|
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Giro d'Italia continues - Almeida defends Rosa
The wheels keep rolling. After eight positive tests and two cycling teams who left the previous week, the organizers of the Giro d'Italia were able to avert the feared break with the next corona test series. © Yuzuru Sunada / BELGA / dpa Jan Tratnik surprisingly won the 16th Giro stage. On Tuesday it was announced that two of 492 tests were positive. An employee of the AG2R La Mondiale racing team and UAE Emirates professional Fernando Gaviria, who tested positive in March, are infected.
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Roglic defends Vuelta crown after Tour agony .
Slovenia's Primoz Roglic won the Vuelta a Espana for the second time in as many years on Sunday to make up for his crushing disappointment at the Tour de France. "My whole team is special and we've done special things all year," said Roglic earlier on Sunday. "This Vuelta they've pushed even when we've not been in our best moments. We've done our best and it’s been amazing. I'm really happy and glad that I'm part of this team.