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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

    ... Associated Press in Santiago De Compostela, Spain Popular Spaniard wraps up his third Vuelta a Espana, just two months after Tour de France heartbreak Two months after exiting the Tour de France with a leg fracture, Alberto Contador rebounded in style by winning his sixth grand tour title after protecting his lead on the 21st and final stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday. ...

  2. Sport - China - CYCLING

    Spain's Benat Intxausti wins Tour of Beijing

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Spain's Intxausti takes Tour of Beijing title Spain's Benat Intxausti won the Tour of Beijing on Tuesday, as Slovenian Luka Mezgec edged out Nacer Bouhanni in the event's final metres to deny the French sprinter a third-stage victory. Red jersey Intxausti, whose powerful attack in Monday's hill stage had given him the overall lead, ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Nibali clings to Tour of Spain lead after Horner attack

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 01:42pm

    ... Reuters in Spain Chris Horner cut Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali’s Tour of Spain lead to just three seconds on Thursday's tough climb to the peak of Pena Cabarga Vincenzo Nibali’s overall lead in the Tour of Spain was cut to just three seconds after race rival Chris Horner beat the Italian on the gruelling ascent to the summit of Pena Cabarga at the end ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Majka proves he's the 'mountain man' in Tour de France

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 12:32am

    ... was already wearing. With a last Pyrenean day ahead on Thursday, Majka is looking increasingly likely to take home the red-dot jersey. His closest rival as the day began was Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez, ... and the second of three days in the mountains along France’s border with Spain. ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Peerless Nibali all but seals Tour victory with final mountain stage win

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... Frenchman, Jean-Christophe Peraud, in third at 7:23 off the pace. Spain’s Alejandro Valverde could not respond to Pinot’s attack and slipped to fourth overall, 7:25 behind Nibali. Only a crash ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Norwegian Alexander Kristoff wins Tour de France’s flat stage 15 in thrilling finish

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 12:47am by Associated Press in Nimes

    ... up finishing the stage in 10th place. Elmiger was 16th. Nibali, who crossed in the pack, kept his main rivals at bay in the stage. He is 4:37 ahead of Spain’s Alejandro Valverde in second, ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    French riders sew up podium finish in Tour de France

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:46am

    ... Richard Virenque in 1997. They did enough to leave behind an unlucky Alejandro Valverde of Spain in their three-man race for the final podium. Only 15 seconds separated them when the stage began ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Kristoff too strong for Sagan in 12th stage of Tour de France

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:13am by Reuters

    ... on the Tour this year. French champion Arnaud Demare took third place and Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey. A five-man breakaway was reduced to four when Spain ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    I'm no Armstrong, says new Tour de France 'boss' Nibali

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 12:40am by AP

    ... of the Pyrenees"- a nod to its first bearer, Vincent Treuba of Spain, decades ago. Alexandre Vinokourov, general manager of Nibali's Astana team, said the Kazakh squad wanted the rider to show he ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - CYCLING

    Contador wins third Tour of Basque Country

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

    ... Associated Press in Markina, Spain Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard’s strong return to form with his second title ... and the Volta a Catalunya. He previously won this race in northern Spain in 2008 and 2009. Martin, the three-time world time trial champion, won the 26-kilometre leg around Markina in 38 minutes, 33 ...




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