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Chris Froome wins Tour de France

British cyclist Chris Froome is the winner of the 100th Tour de France, completing the race in 83 hours and 56 minutes.

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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Basso, Jaskche give evidence in Spanish court

Italian rider Ivan Basso says he paid the doctor at the center of the Operation Puerto doping scandal for treatment because he thought it would assure him that he could win the Tour de France. Basso told Judge Julia Santamaria he agreed to a complex treatment with Eufemiano Fuentes that cost $94,000 for one year in 2005, adding he knew it ''was not a good thing to do.'...
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February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Spain's Puerto doping case in court in January

Spain's long-running Operation Puerto doping saga will finally see the inside of a courtroom in January, nearly seven years after the case started. Sports doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, former Liberty Seguros team boss Manolo Saiz and four others arrested in 2006 on suspicion of providing doping services to cyclists will be tried in Madrid's Superior Court starting on Jan. 28...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Basso aims for 3rd win as Giro to begin in Denmark

The biggest obstacles in Ivan Basso's bid to win his third Giro d'Italia could come from the Lampre squad and a host of foreign riders. The year's first major cycling tour kicks off Saturday with three stages in Denmark. Basso won the Giro in 2006 and 2010. While his early season form this year hasn't been spectacular, he's the closest thing the race has to...
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May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ivan Basso will compete in Giro d'Italia

Italy's Ivan Basso has confirmed he will bid for a third Giro d'Italia title this year.
Via Universal Sports
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Ivan Basso plans Giro, Tour assaults

Italian Ivan Basso plans to ride next year's Giro d'Italia and Tour de France but has acknowledged he cannot win both the world's two biggest stage races in the same year.
Via Universal Sports
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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