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  • Local hero Contador secures third Tour of Spain title

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA Spain (Reuters) - Local favorite Alberto Contador wrapped up his third Tour of Spain triumph when he comfortably held on to his overall lead in the final stage time trial in a rain-soaked Santiago de Compostela on Sunday.
  • Cycling: Contador sits out 'unsuitable' world championships

    (Reuters) - Tour of Spain overall leader Alberto Contador will sit out this month's world championships because the route does not suit him, the Spaniard said on Tuesday. "The route does not suit me so I prefer to give my spot to another rider," Contador...

    Flamboyant Contador downs Froome this time

    PARIS (Reuters) - While other riders, including his great rival Chris Froome, use some races to fine-tune their condition or set themselves more modest objectives, Alberto Contador always has only victory in mind when he pins a bib on his jersey. Just...

    Contador poised for Vuelta glory after stage win

    PUERTO DE ANCARES Spain (Reuters) - Alberto Contador was poised to win the Tour of Spain for the third time after taking the penultimate 20th stage with a late surge on Saturday. The Spaniard, who prevailed on the Vuelta in 2008 and 2012, controlled...

    Quintana in Vuelta command after Contador causes havoc

    ARAMON VALDELINARES Spain (Reuters) - Colombian Nairo Quintana snatched the overall leader's red jersey at the Tour of Spain on Sunday after Alberto Contador's late attack caused havoc in a group of favorites on the ninth stage. Spain's Contador jumped...