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Tour de France: Chris Froome beats Alberto Contador to win 17th stage

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 09:06

Britain`s Chris Froome tightened his grip on the Tour de France yellow jersey after beating Spanish rival Alberto Contador in the 17th stage time trial on Wednesday.

No reason to doubt Chris Froome, says Alberto Contador

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 08:35

If Chris Froome is fed up of having his credibility questioned again following his stunning win on Mont Ventoux, he can take some comfort from the words of his biggest rival on Monday.

Mark Cavendish wins 13th stage, Alberto Contador closes gap on Chris Froome

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 09:46

Mark Cavendish won an epic 13th stage of the Tour de France on Friday as former two-time winner Alberto Contador closed the gap to yellow jersey holder.

Cycling gears up for 100th edition of Tour de France

Last Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013, 08:44

The historic 100th edition of the Tour de France starts next week, with the sport seeking to move out of the long shadow cast by the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.

Alberto Contador headlines Saxo-Tinkoff`s Tour team

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 19:06

Former two-time champion Alberto Contador of Spain will headline the Saxo-Tinkoff team at the Tour de France which starts on June 29, the outfit announced on Wednesday.

Contador says Armstrong was ‘humiliated, lynched’ during doping investigation

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 18:16

Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador believes banned Lance Armstrong has not been treated with proper respect throughout the doping investigation, and added that the American was humiliated and lynched by doping accusations.

Alberto Contador takes Tour of Spain title after serving doping ban

Last Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 12:00

Spaniard Alberto Contador has come back from a two-year doping ban to lift his second Tour of Spain cycling title.

Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 13:14

Span`s Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace Joaquin Rodriguez as the leader of the overall classification.

Contador`s team risk World Tour exclusion

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 08:48

Alberto Contador`s Saxo Bank-Sungard team could be thrown out of cycling`s World Tour after the Spaniard was given a two-year doping ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday.

Contador`s fans to ride in his support

Last Updated: Thursday, February 09, 2012, 10:36

Fans of Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador will don masks of their hero on Sunday and hold a symbolic bike ride in his home town to support him over his two-year doping ban, organisers said.

Former Spain PM questions CAS ruling on Contador

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 17:59

Former Spanish Primer Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, criticised for intervening in Alberto Contador`s doping case when still in office, has questioned the Court of Arbitration for Sport`s (CAS) decision to ban the cyclist for two years.

Guardiola urges Contador to fight doping ban

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 17:04

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola, who successfully fought a doping case while a player in Italy, has urged Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador to fight his two-year doping ban "until the end of the world".