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 Sky camp admits it is a bit disappointed that Chris Froome fell short of a historic Tour-Vuelta double in 2015.
Alberto Contador is fully focused on targeting the Tour and Olympics, leaving it unlikely that he'll race the Vuelta in final season.
The Spanish grand tour will set off August 20 in northwest Spain before tracing along a route that ends in Madrid on September 11.
With talk of starting the Giro d'Italia in the United States or Japan, making the long journey back to Italy could be too much.
Orica-GreenEdge to focus on stage wins at the Tour, which will allow up-and-comer Esteban Chaves to focus on GC glory in the Giro, Vuelta.
Kris Boeckmans was injured in a high-speed crash during stage 8 of the Vuelta a Espana, and his recovery will be a long process.
After three weeks of hard racing, the Vuelta peloton enters Madrid for the finale.