Contador will not appeal his ban to Swiss courts

MADRID, April 3 (Reuters) – Alberto Contador will not appeal to the Swiss Federal Court against the two-year ban given to him for failing a dope test in his victorious 2010 Tour de France campaign. The Spaniard, who was given a retroactive ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in February, has always […]

Tour de France Organizers Unveil 2015 Route

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates his overall victory at the 2014 Tour de France (REUTERS/Jerome Prevost) By Julien Pretot PARIS, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of grueling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial — Tour de France organizers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the stage win by Alberto Contador (TINKOFF), who barring disaster on the final time trial will win the Vuelta, plus the different classification leaders.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Winner

186km Mountain Stage 20, Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) crushes Chris Froome (SKY), getting another stage win, and increasing his general classification lead to 1:37. All but assured the 2014 Vuelta win.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: Winner

Adam Hansen (LOTTO) claims his second career stage win during Stage 19 of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana, denying John Degenkolb (GIANT) his fifth win of the tour. Degenkolb sprinted from behind for second place and Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) continues to remain the GC leader.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the stage win and the different classification leaders, including General Classification leader Alberto Contador (TINKOFF).

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Winner

Fabio Aru (ASTANA) grabbed his second stage win during Stage 18 of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana. Following closely in second place was Chris Froome (SKY), who moved into second place of the General Classification with the time bonus. Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) remains the General Classification leader and Valverde (MOVISTAR) stands third in the GC.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the different classification leaders, including General Classification leader Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) after stage 17.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Winner

191km Stage 17, John Degenkolb (GIANT) claims his 4th the stage win as the break away crumbles with just 500 meters left. Meanwhile, Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) maintains his GC lead of 1:36.

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: REVIEW

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over General Classification battle in Stage 16, lead by Alberto Contador (TINKOFF) and the real fight that took place, as two riders are ejected from the race.