Alberto Contador

Contador Wins Vuelta 2014

Alberto Contador has claimed victory at the Vuelta a Espana for the third time after previous wins in...
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Contador and Froome Near Miss

Contador and Froome Near Miss

Yesterday’s Stage 16 (168km – Vaison-la-Romaine to Gap) near miss between Alberto Contador and Chris Froome on the final descent of Col de Manse seems to be attracting some tenuous comparisons to the drama between Lance Armstrong and Joseba Beloki ten years previously.
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Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux Beats Contador

 has become an icon of the Tour de France and Stage 15’s 242.5km from Givors to the bleak mountain finish did not go short of drama for the 100th edition of the race. Team Sky’s Chris Froome, brilliantly partnered by teammate Richie Porte, won the stage to solidly extend his lead
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Matteo Tosatto Team Saxo-Tinkoff

Team Saxo-Tinkoff: Secret Weapon

There’s no doubting that Team Saxo-Tinkoff are fielding a strong team for the 100th edition of the Tour de France; a solid base balance for speed, mountain and TTT that will be aiming to deliver Alberto Contador safely to the Champs-Élysées. Amongst them though is a rider that could
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Fuentes Trial Begins

The trial of Spanish doctor, Eufemiano Fuentes, thought to be at the heart of cycling’s biggest ever doping operation has begun in Madrid, seven years after police first raided his offices as part of ‘Operation Puerto’. Five defendants (the doctor, his sister and three former
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Saxo-Bank In, Katusha Out

Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank has finally been granted a ProTour licence for 2013. There had been fears that next year’s biggest races would not feature Saxo-Bank and their star rider Alberto Contador, after the Danish team failed to make the grade for their WorldTour licence, leaving
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Grand Tours without Contador?

Next year’s Grand Tours could be missing Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank (and therefore Alberto Contador) after the Danish team failed to make the grade for their WorldTour licence, leaving them fighting for wildcard places. The UCI award team points based, in part, on the performance of
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Giro d’Italia 2013 First Look

Yes we’ve reached that time of year when we can all enjoy the musical saddles as transfers are made, deals are struck and teams are propped up with new signings, but it’s never too soon, Cyclo feels, to look ahead to where out heart really rests – the action of the Grand Tours.
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