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Alberto Contador

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  • Does Contador’s explanation hold water?

     
    So three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, who tested positive for the banned drug clenbuterol, is claiming that the only plausible explanation is that someone must have contaminated his food. Could it happen? We put the question to perf...
  • Alberto Contador says cycling's anti-doping rules need to change

     
    Alberto Contador, cycling's most recent athlete to be embroiled in a drug-related scandal, is calling for the sport's doping rules to be revised. The Tour de France champion is claiming that he tested positive for the asthma-relieving stimulant...
  • Contador wants cycling officials to freeze his positive samples for future testing

     
    Suspended three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has called for professional cycling's governing body to freeze his urine and blood samples until a future date when technological advances are able to disprove his positive test for the banned...
  • Report: Urine sample from Tour de France champion Alberto Contador could show evidence of blood transfusion

     
    Already provisionally suspended by the international cycling federation for testing positive for a banned substance, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador could be in even more trouble. The three-time Tour champion may have received a transfusion of...
  • Pau Gasol has plenty of responsibilities during Lakers' visit to Barcelona

     
    The Lakers arrived at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, in what Phil Jackson had hoped would become a productive practice session. There was only one problem. "I had five guys miss the team bus this morning," he told reporters. "I blame Pau [Gasol]...
  • 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 Retires From Cycling

    Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling
    NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race. The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
  • Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France

    Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France
    Tyler Farrar of the Garmin-Cervelo team became the first American to win a stage of cycling’s Tour de France on Independence Day. Farrar’s teammate Thor Hushovd of Norway kept the race- leading yellow jersey after stage three, a 123-mile...
  • French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation

    French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation
    MARSEILLE, France -- A French cyclist taking part in the prestigious Tour de France race has been arrested, a national police official said Tuesday, leading his team to suspend him while claims of doping are investigated. Cofidis, a professional...
  • 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-...
  • Lance Armstrong escapes unscathed from crash-filled first stage of Tour de France; leaders remain unchanged

     
    American Lance Armstrong avoided multiple crashes during the first stage of the Tour de France on Sunday and remained in fourth place overall, 22 seconds behind overall leader Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland. Three of the crashes occurred in the l...