Chris Froome is eyeing the Tour-Vuelta double, which gets more difficult with the Olympics sandwiched in between.
Though the Tour and the Rio Olympics are his main targets for 2016, Contador isn't ruling out a Vuelta start just yet
Climber-friendly Vuelta will get underway with two tough weeks in mountainous northern Spain
The course will be unveiled this weekend, and it's expected to be even more difficult than the challenging 2015 route.
Broadcaster will be the U.S. home of Vuelta coverage through 2023 after it posted its best year ever, in terms of viewership, in 2015.
Vuelta a España considers an explosive finale for the 2017 grand tour on the precipitous volcanoes of the Canary Islands.
The Spanish grand tour will set off August 20 in northwest Spain before tracing along a route that ends in Madrid on September 11.
After three weeks of hard racing, the Vuelta peloton enters Madrid for the finale.
The Cannondale-Garmin team has a rough Vuelta — crashes, illness — but its young riders soldier on and leave Spain with experience,
Rafal Majka stayed with the top contenders in Spain and was able to ride into third place on the race's final weekend.