Froome: Mentally I feel a lot more relaxed than at the Tour de France

Before the racing can begin, a game of pass the parcel breaks out among the contenders for the Vuelta a España. Bookmakers’ fancy Nairo Quintana has claimed that the onus is on other teams to control the peloton. Alberto Contador, meanwhile, insists that Chris Froome is the outstanding favourite for victory. At the team presentation in Jerez de la Frontera on Friday evening, however, Froome was quick to deflect the pressure

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