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Contador Shines in Volta ao Algarve 2014

02/22/2014| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Contador Shines in Volta ao Algarve 2014

Team Tinkoff-Saxo's Alberto Contador showed true determinism in today’s stage 4 of the 2014 Volta ao Algarve. Being in second position in the overall rankings before today's stage, with a time gap of 32 seconds to the leading rider Michael Kwiatkowski (Omega-Pharma-QuickStep), Contador's recipe for success was called "attack."

Team Tinkoff-Saxo's Alberto Contador showed true determinism in today’s stage 4 of the 2014 Volta ao Algarve. Being in second position in the overall rankings before today's stage, with a time gap of 32 seconds to the leading rider Michael Kwiatkowski (Omega-Pharma-QuickStep), Contador's recipe for success was called "attack."

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Saxo Bank extends sponsorship of Team Saxo Bank

10/11/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Saxo Bank extends sponsorship of Team Saxo Bank

The Saxo-Tinkoff team led by former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador have received a sponsorship boost from Saxo Bank that will keep the team going next year.

The Saxo-Tinkoff team led by former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador have received a sponsorship boost from Saxo Bank that will keep the team going next year.

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The Tour de France has begun with unprofessionalism beyond category

06/30/2013| 2 comments
by Mark Watson

The Tour de France has begun with unprofessionalism beyond category

Bus sandwiches, disrespect for a former Tour champion, and funny glasses were all on the menu. Tour de France viewers and spectators yesterday experienced what may have been the most unprofessional and disorganized start of a Tour de France in its entire history.

Bus sandwiches, disrespect for a former Tour champion, and funny glasses were all on the menu. Tour de France viewers and spectators yesterday experienced what may have been the most unprofessional and disorganized start of a Tour de France in its entire history.

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It's Tour de France time

06/25/2013| 0 comments
by Neil Browne

It's Tour de France time

This time of year means two things: Doping accusations and Tour de France predictions.

This time of year means two things: Doping accusations and Tour de France predictions.

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Saxo-Tinkoff announces roster for 2013 Tour de France

06/20/2013| 0 comments
by Reuters and Roadcycling.com

Saxo-Tinkoff announces roster for 2013 Tour de France

Alberto Contador will be supported by Michael Rogers, Roman Kreuziger and Nicolas Roche as he bids for a third Tour de France title in a Team Saxo-Tinkoff squad without a Danish rider, the Denmark-based team revealed today.

Alberto Contador will be supported by Michael Rogers, Roman Kreuziger and Nicolas Roche as he bids for a third Tour de France title in a Team Saxo-Tinkoff squad without a Danish rider, the Denmark-based team revealed today.

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Operation Puerto and Doping in Spain

05/2/2013| 1 comment
by Neil Browne

Operation Puerto and Doping in Spain

After seven years Operation Puerto comes to a conclusion - but at what cost?

After seven years Operation Puerto comes to a conclusion - but at what cost?

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Chris Froome wins stage 5 of 2013 Tour of Oman

02/15/2013| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Chris Froome wins stage 5 of 2013 Tour of Oman

Team Sky Pro Cycling's Christopher Froome climbed to victory in today's fifth stage of this year's Tour of Oman when he beat Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Alberto Contador and yesterday's stage winner Joaquin Rodriguez (Team Katusha) in a sprint to the finish line.

Team Sky Pro Cycling's Christopher Froome climbed to victory in today's fifth stage of this year's Tour of Oman when he beat Team Saxo-Tinkoff's Alberto Contador and yesterday's stage winner Joaquin Rodriguez (Team Katusha) in a sprint to the finish line.

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Operation Puerto case goes to court in Spain

01/24/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Operation Puerto case goes to court in Spain

Just days after Lance Armstrong's doping admission, professional cycling is set for more damaging revelations when the long-delayed Operation Puerto case finally goes to court in Spain.

Just days after Lance Armstrong's doping admission, professional cycling is set for more damaging revelations when the long-delayed Operation Puerto case finally goes to court in Spain.

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Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

01/21/2013| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Alberto Contador says cycling's clean-up process must end

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

Alberto Contador, a two-time winner of the Tour de France who was stripped of a third title for using a banned substance, says cycling needs to take something positive from the Lance Armstrong scandal.

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Michele Scarponi banned for three months

12/12/2012| 0 comments
by AP and Roadcycling.com

Michele Scarponi banned for three months

Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has been banned for three months by the Italian Olympic Committee for consulting banned physician Michele Ferrari.

Former Giro d'Italia winner Michele Scarponi has been banned for three months by the Italian Olympic Committee for consulting banned physician Michele Ferrari.

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