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ALBERTO CONTADOR RUMORS

All ingredients in place for mouthwatering Tour de France

PARIS (AP) The Tour de France is like a good bouillabaisse, the traditional Mediterranean seafood stew. Take out one ingredient, and it does not taste the same. The Tour starting on Saturday has all the ingredients in place: -A nervy first week on treacherous roads. -Towering mountains passes to climb. -The grandest of finales up 21 hairpin bends to the Alpe d'Huez ski station....
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Contador clinches 2nd Giro title, Keisse wins final stage

MILAN (AP) Alberto Contador clinched his second Giro d'Italia title on Sunday, remaining on course to become the first cyclist since 1998 to win the Italian classic and the Tour de France in the same year. The Spaniard had all but secured the win after Saturday's 20th stage, when he saw his lead cut in half but nevertheless headed into the final day - and a mainly processional stage...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Contador suffers but remains on course for Giro win

SESTRIERE, Italy (AP) Alberto Contador had his overall lead sliced in half on the penultimate day of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday, although the Spaniard remained on course for the title after the 20th stage. Contador was dropped on the grueling climb up a dirt road on Colle delle Finestre as rivals Fabio Aru and Mikel Landa sped clear. Aru, who moved back into second place overall...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Contador has 38 seconds sliced off Giro lead; Aru wins stage

CERVINIA, Italy (AP) Alberto Contador had 38 seconds sliced off his overall lead in the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, although the Spaniard remained well on course for the title. Italian rival Fabio Aru won the grueling mountain stage with a late breakaway and moved back into second place overall, 4 minutes, 37 seconds behind Contador. Aru's Astana teammate Mikel Landa...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Alberto Contador Crashes Out Of 2014 Tour De France In Stage 10

One of the favorites in the 2014 Tour de France will no longer have a chance to win. Two-time champion Alberto Contador crashed in stage 10 at Col de Platzerwasel and was forced to accept defeat after breaking his leg. The Spaniard fell off his bike on a descent with about 40 miles to go during the 100-mile stage. Stage 10 is well-known for its difficult downhills. Vincenzo Nibali...
Via NESN.com
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Tour de France 2014: 10 compelling cyclists to root for

The 2014 Tour de France gets underway in less than 24 hours. By now even the casual fans are starting to pick-up on what looks to be a Chris Froome vs. Alberto Contador showdown, whereas in the sprints it seems to be a 3-way competition between Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, and Marcel Kittel. Over the course of the next three weeks we are destined to see the favorites shine, dark...
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Contador sends signal with Tirreno overall victory

SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO, Italy (AP) Alberto Contador won the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico on Tuesday to signal a return to form after going all of last year without a victory in multi-stage races.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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