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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    From broken leg to triumph: Alberto Contador wins sixth grand tour

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:21am

    ... Compostela. Froome, who also entered the race after injuries forced him to withdraw from the Tour, finished the race runner-up for the second time, 1 minute, 10 seconds behind Contador. Former winner ... This was the second time Froome finished runner-up after losing to Juan Jose Cobo in 2011. “I think given how I’ve come into this race, I couldn’t be happier with this result,” said Froome. “I didn’t know ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    World prepares to hail Vincenzo Nibali, the 'flag-bearer’ against doping

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:03am

    ... Both of cycling’s other “Grand Tours” that he has already won were marred by doping cases. Last year’s Giro d’Italia was tarnished by three positive tests while in the 2010 Vuelta runner ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    German Marcel Kittel wins fourth stage as Tour enters France

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:42am

    ... this time but panted and, instead, it was runner-up Alexander Kristoff of Norway who swatted the air in frustration after being pipped at the line by the barrelling German. France’s Arnaud Demare ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Bradley Wiggins admits he is likely to miss Tour de France due to internal Team Sky rivalry with Chris Froome

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:15pm by AP

    ... including last year's Dauphine runner-up Richie Porte, Vasil Kiryienka, David Lopez, Mikel Nieve, Danny Pate, Geraint Thomas and Xabier Zandio. Froome and Wiggins have endured a frosty ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Veteran Cadel Evans puts faith in team to boost Giro d'Italia bid

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Colombian rider Nairo Quintana (Movistar), who climbed his way to a runner-up finish behind Britain's Chris Froome on his Tour de France debut last year, is a huge favourite and is expected to come good in the final week when recuperation will be key to tackling a series of high-altitude climbs. Countryman Uran (Omega-Pharma), who pipped Evans to the runner-up place behind Nibali ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Contador wins third Tour of Basque Country

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 01:37am by AP

    ... Tony Martin. After going a year without a multi-stage race title, Contador has now won the Tour of Basque Country and the Tirreno-Adriatico, to go with runner-up finishes at the Tour of Algarve ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Giro d'Italia director decries race's lack of star quality

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 09:31pm by AP

    ... that the best riders are racing the biggest races Mauro Vegni The two favourites for the May 9-June 1 race- Tour runner-up Nairo Quintana and Spanish rider Joaquin Rodriguez- have never won a Grand ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Germany's Kittel wins 12th stage of Tour de France

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 08:38am by Associated Press in Tours, France

    ... the race- Bradley Wiggins won it last year, with Froome runner-up.  “At the moment I’m trying to save as much energy as possible for Mont Ventoux at the end of the week and then the Alps next week,” ... teammate, Edvald Boasson Hagen, broke his right shoulder blade and dropped out of the tour.  “It’s a real shame for Edvald and a setback for the team,” Sky manager Dave Brailsford said. “But ...

  9. Sport - Hong Kong - CYCLING

    Hong Kong rider Lee Wai-sze rising as a major world force, coach says

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:00am by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Shen Jinkang praises cyclist's second place at a World Cup event, which proves she is fast maturing and ready to take on the world's best Lee will be formidable force, says coach Shen Sarah Lee Wai-sze's runner-up finish in the women's sprint at the track World Cup event in Manchester at the weekend is evidence she is fast maturing ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Stunning Tour de France cycling debut for Colombian Nairo Quintana

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Colombian is King of the Mountains, best young rider and surprise runner-up Nairo Quintana broke down in tears as he came to terms with his stunning achievement on his maiden Tour, securing a double haul of jerseys and a surprise runner-up place. Quintana's stage win on Saturday moved him up to second overall at five minutes three seconds behind Chris Froome, but also ...




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