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Tour convinced Contador it was time to quit - SuperSport

9 hours 6 min ago

SuperSport

Tour convinced Contador it was time to quit
SuperSport
He had announced 10 days ago that he would retire at the end of this season following a glorious career in which he won the Tour twice, the Vuelta three times and the Giro d'Italia twice as well. But in July he laboured to a ninth-placed finish at the ...

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Contador promises one more fight - VeloNews

9 hours 34 min ago

VeloNews

Contador promises one more fight
VeloNews
He was handed down a back-dated ban of two years, and saw his 2010 Tour and 2011 Giro d'Italia victories stripped from his official palmares. Known for his stubborn, never-give-up character, Contador clashed with some of the biggest stars over two ...

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Blazin' Saddles: 10 things to look out for during the 2017 Vuelta A Espana - Eurosport.com

10 hours 30 sec ago

Eurosport.com

Blazin' Saddles: 10 things to look out for during the 2017 Vuelta A Espana
Eurosport.com
Fraile put in a good display in the hills in the Giro, where he finished third in the KOM standings and won a stage. But the 27-year-old will face stiff opposition from some actual mountain goats – most notably the likes of Majka and Barguil, the last ...

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Alberto Contador: Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali are the favourites for the Vuelta a España - Cycling Weekly

10 hours 9 min ago

Cycling Weekly

Alberto Contador: Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali are the favourites for the Vuelta a España
Cycling Weekly
“I'd been talking with Trek about a deal to run through to the 2018 Giro d'Italia, but I was not really sure that I wanted to continue that far. The most important thing going into the Tour was to arrive at the start in the best possible condition and ...

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Vuelta a España: Why a race through Spain is starting in France - Gant Daily

10 hours 35 min ago

Vuelta a España: Why a race through Spain is starting in France
Gant Daily
The Tour de France — cycling's most prestigious competition — first started on foreign soil in 1954, and has since visited the likes of Luxemburg, Belgium, Switzerland, the UK, and Ireland. It started in Germany for this year's race. The Giro d ...

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The running man heads to the Vuelta a Espana - Q&A with Michael Woods - Cyclingnews.com

13 hours 9 min ago

Cyclingnews.com

The running man heads to the Vuelta a Espana - Q&A with Michael Woods
Cyclingnews.com
After stepping up to WorldTour level last season and making his Grand Tour debut at this year's Giro d'Italia, Canadian Michael Woods (Cannondale-Drapac) is about to embark on his second three-week race of the season at the Vuelta a Espana.

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AG2R La Mondiale with Different Approach in Vuelta a Espana - Roadcycling.com

14 hours 13 min ago

Roadcycling.com

AG2R La Mondiale with Different Approach in Vuelta a Espana
Roadcycling.com
Compared to its successful campaign in this year's Tour de France, AG2R - La Mondiale has chosen a different approach to this year's Vuelta a Espana. Contrary to his role as general classification favorite in the Tour de France, Romain Bardet starts ...

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Froome favored to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta - New Zealand Herald

16 hours 10 min ago

Froome favored to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta
New Zealand Herald
He won the Vuelta in 2008, 2012 and 2014, in addition to twice winning both the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia. Only five other riders have ever won the three races. But his reputation was severely tarnished when he was stripped of a third Tour ...

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Froome targets historic double - SuperSport

16 hours 31 min ago

SuperSport

Froome targets historic double
SuperSport
Nibali should be fresher than his rivals after sitting out the Tour de France following his third-place finish on home soil at the Giro d'Italia. "The route is very demanding but overall I like it," said Nibali. "So many climbs, but also Navarra ...

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Why Vuelta a Espana has become a stronger race than the Tour de France - - Eurosport.com

17 hours 42 min ago

Eurosport.com

Why Vuelta a Espana has become a stronger race than the Tour de France -
Eurosport.com
We've actually described the Vuelta as the best of the grand tours over the past three seasons because it has been the big sort out. Previously, we've had injuries and guys off form at the Giro d'Italia then the Tour de France. But in recent times ...

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More Food Trucks Pulling Into Amarillo? - MyHighPlains

Thu Aug 17 2017 6:25pm

MyHighPlains

More Food Trucks Pulling Into Amarillo?
MyHighPlains
It's this guideline the folks at El Giro has followed. "It's my duty to know the rules and to follow them," said Gerardo Ruiz, the CEO of El Giro. "It's something that everyone, every restaurant, every food place needs to do for their own good. " This ...

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Gautier wins stage three of the Tour du Limousin - CyclingTips

Thu Aug 17 2017 3:32pm

Gautier wins stage three of the Tour du Limousin
CyclingTips
Quintana didn't appear to be at his best in the Giro but finished second behind Tom Dumoulin. In the Tour he was far off his usual level and had to be happy with 12th overall. During the French race his father expressed frustration with the team ...

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Quintana dismisses suggestions he could leave Movistar - CyclingTips

Thu Aug 17 2017 3:32pm

CyclingTips

Quintana dismisses suggestions he could leave Movistar
CyclingTips
Quintana didn't appear to be at his best in the Giro but finished second behind Tom Dumoulin. In the Tour he was far off his usual level and had to be happy with 12th overall. During the French race his father expressed frustration with the team ...

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Viviani: Quick-Step Floors offer 'a train that only passes once' - Cyclingnews.com

Thu Aug 17 2017 1:46pm

Cyclingnews.com

Viviani: Quick-Step Floors offer 'a train that only passes once'
Cyclingnews.com
Viviani had been considering his options after being snubbed for a place in Team Sky's squad for the Giro d'Italia. He had expected a place as protected sprinter but Team Sky opted to dedicate their lineup to backing overall contenders Geraint Thomas ...

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Why isn't Tom Dumoulin racing the Vuelta a España? Team Sunweb prioritise long-term Tour success - Cycling Weekly

Thu Aug 17 2017 12:13pm

Cycling Weekly

Why isn't Tom Dumoulin racing the Vuelta a España? Team Sunweb prioritise long-term Tour success
Cycling Weekly
The 26-year-old Dutchman nearly won the 2015 Vuelta a España. In 2016, he dedicated himself to Grand Tour stage wins, taking one in the Giro and two in the Tour. In 2017, he and the team aimed for the Giro and succeeded. His next logical step would be ...

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Froome favoured to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta - CTV News

Thu Aug 17 2017 11:25am

CTV News

Froome favoured to end run of 2nd places at Spanish Vuelta
CTV News
The Italian did not ride this year's Tour after finishing the Giro in third place. Fabio Aru, the 2015 Vuelta winner, will also be back, while Romain Bardet, third at the Tour, could be poised to make a run as well. The Orica-Scott team will bring ...

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Mark Christian and Adam Blythe set for Vuelta a Espana debuts with Aqua Blue Sport - RoadCyclingUK

Thu Aug 17 2017 10:53am

RoadCyclingUK

Mark Christian and Adam Blythe set for Vuelta a Espana debuts with Aqua Blue Sport
RoadCyclingUK
Manx rider Mark Christian will make his Grand Tour debut after being named alongside former British champion Adam Blythe in Aqua Blue Sport's Vuelta a Espana line-up. Christian, 26, stepped up to UCI ProContinental level this year and finished seventh ...

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Quintana commits to Movistar for 2018 - beIN SPORTS MENA Breaking News

Thu Aug 17 2017 9:53am

beIN SPORTS MENA Breaking News

Quintana commits to Movistar for 2018
beIN SPORTS MENA Breaking News
After finishing second at the Giro d'Italia this year, Quintana was below par at the Tour as he failed to challenge Chris Froome for the title, eventually finishing 12th. Two riders who will be lining up for Team Sky next year are Quintana's current ...

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Transfer mechanics: Marcel Kittel to Katusha-Alpecin - Cyclingnews.com

Thu Aug 17 2017 9:43am

Cyclingnews.com

Transfer mechanics: Marcel Kittel to Katusha-Alpecin
Cyclingnews.com
Speculation of Kittel's departure from Quick-Step to Katusha first surfaced after the Giro d'Italia in May when Fernando Gaviria claimed four stage wins for Quick-Step on his Grand Tour debut. The Colombian's success may have enhanced his own stature ...

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Vuelta a Espana 2017: Top 10 Contenders - The Sportsman

Thu Aug 17 2017 9:34am

The Sportsman

Vuelta a Espana 2017: Top 10 Contenders
The Sportsman
With the leading contenders from the Giro D'Italia coming back to clash heads with many of the top five from the Tour de France, we have one of the deepest fields for some time in what promises to be the most fiercely contested Grand Tour of the year ...

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