Vuelta Stage 16: Schleck escapes to glory as Purito pinches red

There was a big surprise on the final summit finish of this year’s Vuelta, with the ailing veteran Frank Schleck rolling back the years to take a gutsy breakway victory on the brutal Ermita de Alba. Further down the road, Joaquim Rodriguez stole two seconds from Fabio Aru to take the red jersey by the narrowest of margins, while Tom Dumoulin again kept himself in the running by admirably limiting his losses.
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A to Z of the 2013 season: Part 2

It’s part two, from N to Z, of our idiosyncratic, tongue-in-cheek look back at the 2013 season. Yesterday we went from Angliru to Married, today it’s Nocturnal to Zola! Continue reading