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Alberto Contador

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  • Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong

     Truth altered the course of a new film about Lance Armstrong
    Hollywood's love for sequels knows few limits, yet rare is the instance when a studio turns out a follow-up to a movie that was never released. That's the case with the new documentary "The Armstrong Lie," which is a spinoff from an earlier Lance...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Armstrong Lie'

    The disgraced hero at the center of one of the most compelling rise-and-fall narratives in recent years gets exhaustive and penetrating documentary treatment in "The Armstrong Lie." Focusing primarily on the past four years of Lance Armstrong's life --...
  • Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9

    Tour de France: Five things to know after Stage 9
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters an off day before resuming for the 10th stage Tuesday. 1. Try as you might: Chris Froome single-handedly quashed several attempts by rivals to wrest the overall race lead from him as the Tour...
  • Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead

    Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead
    BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
  • Matteo Trentin wins Tour de France Stage 14; Chris Froome leads race

    LYON, France -- Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin timed his finish perfectly to win the hilly 14th stage of the Tour de France, while Chris Froome preserved his overall lead by staying in the pack on Saturday. Froome and the other main contenders were more...
  • Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win

    Chris Froome extends Tour de France lead with Stage 15 win
    MONT VENTOUX, France -- British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning Sunday's grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador. Froome attacked about two-...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions

    Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions
    As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead

    Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead
    LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner. The race leader preserved...
  • Chris Froome set to win Tour de France

    Chris Froome set to win Tour de France
    A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion. The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
  • Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition

    Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition
    Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race. Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
  • Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage

    Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage
    AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey. The British rider finished second overall...
  • Steinberg: Lance Armstrong ends battle

    Cycling legend Lance Armstrong made a decision this week not to contest the United States Anti-Doping Agency charges that he employed blood doping to give him an unfair competitive advantage over the course of his racing career. It is the equivalent of...