Spanish Vuelta organizers say Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in stable condition after undergoing surgery to treat injuries sustained in a serious crash on Saturday.
Tom Dumoulin passed Tour de France winner Chris Froome with about 50 meters (yards) left in a steep climb to win the ninth stage and take the overall lead of the Vuelta a Espana on Sunday
Tinkoff-Saxo announced that, Peter Sagan, the team’s co-leader at the Vuelta a España, cannot safely continue to race and will instead return home to recover from the injuries he suffered after he was hit by a motorbike at the finale of stage 8 on Saturday afternoon.
Just a few hours after young Belgian talent Jasper Stuyven won the 8th stage of the Vuelta a Espana, the team announced he was forced to withdraw from the race due to a broken left scaphoid.
Jasper Stuyven gritted his teeth. Hanging on by a thread he dug deep to get over the final climb in stage eight at theVuelta a España.