• Defending champion Horner out of Spanish Vuelta

    August 22, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year's race.The team says it decided ''not to allow the athlete to partake in this Vuelta'' after UCI blood tests showed a problem since Horner had received treatment with oral cortisone for a lingering infection.