Contador signs with Trek Segafredo on Tour de France rest day

Earlier this week Cyclingnews broke the story that Alberto Contador would sign for Trek Segafredo on the first rest day in the Tour de France. We can now reveal that the Spaniard has put pen to paper for next season and will ride for the US-registered WorldTour team in 2017. According to sources Contador’s brother and agent agreed final terms with Trek-Segafredo in Andorra on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador to miss Rio Olympics

MADRID (AP) Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will miss the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because of injuries that forced him to abandon the Tour de France. "Making it to Rio is practically ruled out," Contador said Tuesday. "The question isn't whether I am recovered or not, but rather if I could arrive in prime condition." Contador, a two-time Tour winner, says he hopes to recover...
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Contador ruled out of Olympic Games after Tour de France crash

Alberto Contador has “practically ruled out” competing in the Rio Olympic Games, due to injuries suffered in two crashes at the Tour de France. In a press conference in Madrid on Tuesday after a series of medical check-ups, the Spaniard said that he still might be able to recover in time to contest the Vuelta a Espana that begins on August 20. Contador appeared with Dr. Leyes...
Via Cycling News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Contador to undergo a check-up in Madrid after quitting the Tour de France

Alberto Contador will undergo a specialist medical check-up in Madrid on Tuesday before considering his plans and objectives for the rest of the season. Contador quit the Tour de France mid-way through the mountain stage to Andorra Arcalis. He had made one final attack earlier during the stage but his Tinkoff team said he had been suffering with a fever after struggling to fully...
Via Cycling News
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Contador pulls out of Tour de France after fever, crashes

ARCALIS, Andorra (AP) Diminished by a fever and still reeling from crashes on the opening two days of the race, two-time champion Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France during the toughest Pyrenean stage on Sunday. Slightly more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the end of Stage 9 from the Spanish town of Vielha to the ski resort of Arcalis in Andorra, the 33-year...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames fever

ARCALIS, Andorra (AP) Two-time champion Alberto Contador has pulled out of the Tour de France during the ninth stage due to a fever. Slightly more than 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the end of the stage, the Spaniard stopped at the side of the road, hopped off his bike and got into the passenger seat of his team car. Contador crashed in each of the opening stages and had lost...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador withdraws from 2016 race

ARCALIS, Andorra (AP) Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador withdraws from 2016 race.
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Contador abandons the Tour de France

Alberto Contador has abandoned the 2016 Tour de France part-way through stage 9. The Tinkoff rider was suffering with a fever overnight and on the morning of the final Pyrenean stage to Andorra, compounding what had been a bruising start to the Tour after crashes on the opening two stages. Whether it was bluffing or not, the Spaniard made a bid to get across to the early break...
Via Cycling News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro cyclist caught using illegal hidden motor in race

Steroids aren’t the only way pro cyclists have tried to gain an illegal competitive advantage. Belgian cyclist Femke Van den Driessche had her bike seized by cycling authorities after it was discovered she used a concealed motor to help her during the world cyclo-cross championships. There’s been rumors of motor cheating among cyclists for years, as the International Cycling...
Via The Comeback
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

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