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Alberto Contador

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  • Tour de France: Thor Hushovd wins Stage 16

     
    World champion Thor Hushovd of Norway led a three-man breakaway to win a rainy 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday, as overall race leader Thomas Voeckler lost crucial seconds against two top race favorites. Three-time champion Alberto......
  • Tour de France: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins Stage 17

     
    Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway won the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, the first of three in the Alps. Thomas Voeckler held onto the yellow jersey, but lost time after riding off the course on the......
  • Tour de France: Andy Schleck wins Stage 18

     
    Andy Schleck led a daring attack to win the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. Overall in the race, Thomas Voeckler kept the yellow jersey, but defending champion Alberto Contador was out of contention....
  • Bob Arum: Agreement near on Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight

     
    Promoter Bob Arum said Monday that negotiations to stage a Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight June 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas are nearing completion, with an announcement coming as soon as Tuesday....
  • Alberto Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

     
    Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping and was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday by sport's highest court....
  • Spaniards fail to see humor in French doping satire

     
    Not everyone is laughing at a series of satirical French videos that portray Spanish sports stars like Rafael Nadal as puppets who take drugs. Especially not Spaniards, and especially not this week....
  • Alberto Contador says he may appeal ban but won't retire

     
    Alberto Contador says he is considering an appeal of the two-year cycling ban he received Monday for testing positive for a banned substance. One thing the Spanish cyclist is not considering, however, is retirement....
  • 2012 Giro d’Italia U.S. TV schedule

     
    Universal Sports Network has live and taped coverage of cycling's Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) May 5-27, with coverage of all 21 stages. The Giro is one of cycling's three Grand Tour races, along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a EspaƱa. Many...
  • Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France

    Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France
    Tyler Farrar of the Garmin-Cervelo team became the first American to win a stage of cycling’s Tour de France on Independence Day. Farrar’s teammate Thor Hushovd of Norway kept the race- leading yellow jersey after stage three, a 123-mile...
  • Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling

    Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling
    NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race. The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
  • French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation

    French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation
    MARSEILLE, France -- A French cyclist taking part in the prestigious Tour de France race has been arrested, a national police official said Tuesday, leading his team to suspend him while claims of doping are investigated. Cofidis, a professional...
  • 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...