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  • Alberto Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

     
    Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping and was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday by sport's highest court....
  • Spaniards fail to see humor in French doping satire

     
    Not everyone is laughing at a series of satirical French videos that portray Spanish sports stars like Rafael Nadal as puppets who take drugs. Especially not Spaniards, and especially not this week....
  • Alberto Contador says he may appeal ban but won't retire

     
    Alberto Contador says he is considering an appeal of the two-year cycling ban he received Monday for testing positive for a banned substance. One thing the Spanish cyclist is not considering, however, is retirement....
  • 2012 Giro d’Italia U.S. TV schedule

     
    Universal Sports Network has live and taped coverage of cycling's Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) May 5-27, with coverage of all 21 stages. The Giro is one of cycling's three Grand Tour races, along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. Many...
  • Check It Out: Roll into library for bicycling books

    Last weekend, Alberto Contador of Spain won his third Tour de France in the last four years. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, last year's runner-up, finished second again, only 39 seconds behind the winner. Lance Armstrong, in what appears to be his final...
  • Lance Armstrong calls second stage of Tour de France ’surreal’ (Video)

     
      Rainy weather and horribly slick roads played havoc with the second stage of the Tour de France on Monday, a race day that American Lance Armstrong called “surreal.” The conditions resulted in dozens of falls — including one by seven-...
  • Contador wraps up 2nd straight Tour de France victory (updated story, videos)

     
    Spain's Alberto Contador locked up his second consecutive Tour de France victory by topping Andy Schleck in Saturday's time trial and increasing his overall lead with only Sunday's ceremonial ride into Paris remaining. Schleck entered Stage 19 trailing...
  • Schleck says he still has card to play as Contador nears Tour de France victory

     
    Andy Schleck says he still has a card up his sleeve, but the reality is it will take a miracle for him to win the 2010 Tour de France. Overall leader and two-time winner Alberto Contador of Spain still holds an 8-second advantage over Schleck heading into...
  • Contador wraps up 3rd Tour de France title (updated story with videos)

     
    Alberto Contador rode triumphantly into Paris on Sunday to wrap up his third Tour de France title, Mark Cavendish won his fifth stage of the 2010 race and Alessandro Petacchi held on to win the green jersey of the top sprinter in the only major...
  • Tour de France TV numbers tumbled after Armstrong did the same

     
    Lance Armstrong may not have fared very well in the recently completed Tour de France but he did prove he's still a big drawing card when it comes to television viewers. According to Nielsen ratings numbers, an average of 456,000 viewers watched the 21...
  • Tour de France winner Contador will leave Astana team

     
    Alberto Contador, fresh off his 2010 Tour de France victory, will be looking for a new team next season. The Spanish rider, who wrapped up his second consecutive Tour title and third in four years on Sunday, announced in Madrid he had rejected a...