Roglic takes another big step towards Vuelta a España victory

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As the Vuelta a España moved into its third and final week, Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) tightened his grip on the overall lead after stage 15's summit finish at Santuario del Acebo.

Not feeling threatened on the final climb by his rivals Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) or Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates), Roglic allowed his mountain domestique Sepp Kuss to go for the stage win whilst handling his GC rivals himself.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.