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Alberto Contador

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  • Matteo Trentin wins seventh stage of Tour de France

    Matteo Trentin wins seventh stage of Tour de France
    Matteo Trentin has won the seventh stage of the Tour de France at Epernay, France, in a photo finish, after a group crash and hilly final section split the pack — notably ensnaring U.S. rider Tejay van Garderen. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the...
  • Contador Vuelta decision in two weeks, says team leader

    ST GAUDENS France (Reuters) - Alberto Contador has given up hopes of competing in next month's Tour of Spain as the Spaniard's recovery from a crash on the Tour de France is taking longer than expected. "Bad day. The healing of the wound is getting...
  • Nibali defends choice to work with dope-tainted Vinokourov

    PARIS - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees on Sunday as Tour de France champion. The 29-year-old Italian, as soft-spoken in life as...
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  • Contador crashes at Tour de France

    LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Spain's Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France after crashing heavily during the 10th stage on Monday.   The double Tour champion fell off his bike in the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several...
  • 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...
  • Alberto Contador drops out of the Tour de France

    Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains. The 31-year-old Spaniard with Tinkoff-Saxo Bank becomes the second big favorite to drop out this year after...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

    Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
  • Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead

    Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead
    BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...