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Kreuziger replaces sick Contador as captain in Clásica San Sebastián

Roman Kreuziger will head up the Tinkoff-Saxo team for the Clásica San Sebastián, stepping in for Alberto Contador who stopped his season early due to illness. Kreuziger will be joined in the WorldTour event by Matteo Tosatto, Manuele Boaro, Jesus Hernandez, Sergio Paulinho, Pavel Brutt, Oliver Zaugg and Chris Juul-Jensen. “Obviously, the team's main objective was for Alberto...
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News shorts: Illness forces Contador to skip San Sebastian and end season

Contador ends season due to illness Alberto Contador had planned to end his season with the Clasica San Sebastian, but has now announced he will not ride the Spanish race. “Good morning all,3 days after the Tour still continue with fever. Sorrowfully I cannot be in San Sebastian,” he Tweeted Wednesday morning.ADVERTISEMENT Contador had hoped to be the first to win the Giro...
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News Shorts: Contador to end season at Clásica San Sebastián

Contador to end season at Clásica San Sebastián After several demanding months, Alberto Contador will bring his 2015 season to an early close on Saturday at the Clásica San Sebastián. The Spaniard won the Giro d’Italia in May but fell short of his goal of becoming the first man since 1998 to do the Giro-Tour de France double after finishing fifth in France.ADVERTISEMENT ...
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Contador has no regrets over failed Giro-Tour double attempt

Alberto Contador’s dream of completing the winning Giro-Tour double failed to come to fruition as he currently sits in fifth place overall at the Tour de France ahead of the celebratory finale in Paris on Sunday. After the Spaniard hauled himself to the top of stage 20’s summit on Alpe d’Huez, however, he said that he was “glad he tried.” Contador, a seven-time Grand Tour...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

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