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Alberto Contador

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  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash
    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT, France - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden day in...
  • Marcel Kittel wins fourth stage of Tour de France

    Marcel Kittel wins fourth stage of Tour de France
    LILLE, France --- Marcel Kittel won the fourth stage of the Tour de France — his third of the race — in a sprint as the tour returned home from England on Tuesday. Crashes ensnared some big names, but Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead

    Nibali attacks to claim stage and Tour lead
    SHEFFIELD, England - Italian Vincenzo Nibali claimed the overall lead on the Tour de France after a late attack earned him victory in the second stage on Sunday. The Astana rider powered away about two kilometres from the finish and held off the...
  • Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong

    Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released. That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Armstrong Lie'

    The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
  • Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition

    Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition
    Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race. Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
  • Chris Froome set to win Tour de France

    Chris Froome set to win Tour de France
    A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion. The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead

    Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead
    LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner. The race leader preserved...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions

    Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions
    As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
  • Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win

    Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win
    MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-...