Spain's Rodriguez ends 17-year career

2016-12-09 23:32

Veteran Spanish rider Joaquim 'Purito' Rodriguez announced he is to retire on Friday, bringing to an end a successful 17-year career.

Rodriguez wins 15th Vuelta stage

2015-09-06 19:08

Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain has won the 15th stage of Spain's Vuelta on Sunday. He moved to within a second of overall leader Fabio Aru.

Rodriguez on the double

2015-04-09 19:36

Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez has claimed his second stage victory in as many days at the Tour of the Basque Country.

Rodriguez wins in Catalunya

2014-03-30 18:33

Joaquim Rodriguez has won the Tour of Catalunya for a second time after defending his slender overnight lead over Alberto Contador.

Rodriguez claims stage win

2013-03-10 17:40

Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez won the fifth stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico as Britain's Chris Froome moved into the overall lead.

Katusha angry after UCI snub

2012-12-11 19:20

Katusha, the team that world No 1 Joaquim Rodriguez rides for, have hit out at the UCI for dropping them from the sport's top flight.

Rodriguez still in red at Vuelta

2012-09-02 18:33

Spaniard Antonio Piedra won the 15th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, while compatriot Joaquim Rodriguez kept the overall race lead.

Rodriguez tightens Vuelta grip

2012-08-30 17:40

Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez has strengthened his overall lead in the Spanish Vuelta after winning the 12th stage.

Kreuziger wins 19th stage

2012-05-25 19:10

Czech rider Roman Kreuziger won the 19th stage of the Tour of Italy as Joaquim Rodriguez narrowly held on to the overall lead.

Rodriguez regains pink jersey

2012-05-20 18:07

Italy's Matteo Rabottini won the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, while Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez regained the leader's pink jersey.


Rodriguez to retire at end of year

2016-07-11 16:43

Spanish veteran Joaquim Rodriguez announced on Monday he will retire from cycling at the end of the year.

Rodriguez wins Tour of Basque Country

2015-04-11 19:43

Joaquim Rodriguez claimed overall victory at the Tour of the Basque Country thanks to the second fastest time in the race-against-the-clock.

Rodriguez wins Basque Stage 3

2015-04-08 19:02

Joaquim Rodriguez has won the third stage of the Tour of the Basque Country as Sergio Henao claimed the overall lead.

Rodriguez passed fit to race

2013-04-16 18:16

2012 Fleche Wallonne winner Joaquim Rodriguez will be at the start line for the 2013 edition of the race despite falling last week.

Second division for Katusha

2013-01-15 18:34

Katusha, barred from competing in the World Tour in 2013 by the UCI, have been cleared to race in the second division.

Rodriguez wins Lombardy title

2012-09-29 17:30

Joaquim Rodriguez has won the 106th edition of the Tour of Lombardy to claim his maiden win in the 'Race of the Falling Leaves'.

Rodriguez wins 14th stage

2012-09-01 18:02

Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez, riding for Katusha, has won the 14th stage of the Tour of Spain to strengthen his overall lead.

Rodriguez in control at Vuelta

2012-08-23 18:37

Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez has won the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta to hold onto the overall leaders' red jersey

Rodriguez tightens Giro grip

2012-05-23 18:06

Spanish rider Joaquim Rodriguez has strengthened his position as overall leader of the Giro d'Italia after winning the 17th stage.

Rodriguez grabs Giro lead

2012-05-15 17:20

Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez has taken ownership of the leader's pink jersey after winning the 10th stage of the Giro d'Italia

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