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#Alberto Contador

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Contador hearing postponed until November
# Neverending Story
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# Neverending Story

Contador hearing postponed until November

Jul 26th 2011, 5:42 PM 145 Views 0 Comments

In response to a request for additional time from the World Anti-Doping Agency, Alberto Contador’s hearing at the Court of Arbitartion for Sport has been postponed, most likely until November.

Contador confirms Vuelta absence
# Chillaxing
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# Chillaxing

Contador confirms Vuelta absence

Jul 26th 2011, 1:38 PM 131 Views 1 Comment

Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador had confirmed that he will not be competing at this year’s Vuelta a Espana.

# alberto-contador - Friday 22 July, 2011

Sprint finish: more mayhem on Alpe d'Huez
# TDF
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# TDF

Sprint finish: more mayhem on Alpe d'Huez

Jul 22nd 2011, 5:42 PM 508 Views 0 Comments

There was a surprise winner of a stunning and crucial stage in the Alps earlier.

Here's Alberto Contador slapping a spectator at the Tour de France today
# Right Of Way
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# Right Of Way

Here's Alberto Contador slapping a spectator at the Tour de France today

Jul 22nd 2011, 5:12 PM 678 Views 2 Comments

IN VIDEO: Riders’ ascent of the famous Alpe d’Huez was made even harder by over-enthusiastic fans – and protesters in the case of the champion.

# alberto-contador - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Landis: Contador's coach used to be my drug dealer
# Not About The Bike?
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# Not About The Bike?

Landis: Contador's coach used to be my drug dealer

Jul 21st 2011, 12:29 PM 815 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: Disgraced former Tour champ lays into Armstrong and Contador in TV interview.

Contador 'must attack' on Tour's hardest stage
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Contador 'must attack' on Tour's hardest stage

Jul 21st 2011, 11:10 AM 90 Views 0 Comments

At 8,900 feet, today’s 19th stage will be the highest ever finish in the race’s 108-year history.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Sprint finish: everything you need to know after stage 17
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Sprint finish: everything you need to know after stage 17

Jul 20th 2011, 4:32 PM 330 Views 0 Comments

Edvald Boasson-Hagen of Team Sky took another stage win for Norway. But wait ’til you see what they’re facing tomorrow.

What were they on? The 9 best drug-related excuses in sport
# High Times
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# High Times

What were they on? The 9 best drug-related excuses in sport

Jul 20th 2011, 2:36 PM 1,253 Views 1 Comment

What do Shane Warne, Rio Ferdianand and Michael Phelps have in common?

Brothers (up) in arms: the Schleck boys aren't happy
# Moaning
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# Moaning

Brothers (up) in arms: the Schleck boys aren't happy

Jul 20th 2011, 12:41 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

After a disappointing performance on yesterday’s climb of the Col du Manse, the Schleck brothers have admitted to being suprised by Alberto Contador’s sudden resurgence.

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Jul 19th 2011, 7:23 AM 75 Views 0 Comments

One Irish international wakes up in an unfamiliar club this morning.

# alberto-contador - Monday 18 July, 2011

Contador looking forward to the Alps
# TDF
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# TDF

Contador looking forward to the Alps

Jul 18th 2011, 6:13 PM 198 Views 0 Comments

Controversial cyclist Alberto Contador is hoping that his aggressive climbing can make the difference in Le Tour’s remaining mountain stages.

Recap: how the Tour de France is shaping up after 15 stages
# Final Countdown
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# Final Countdown

Recap: how the Tour de France is shaping up after 15 stages

Jul 18th 2011, 3:51 PM 405 Views 0 Comments

We examine how the likes of Nicolas Roche and Alberto Contador are performing as the competition enters its final week.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Contador faces test in Pyrenees, ready or not
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Contador faces test in Pyrenees, ready or not

Jul 13th 2011, 9:58 AM 88 Views 0 Comments

The three-time champ is about to face a real test as an already-dramatic Tour hots up.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Onwards and upwards for Contador after testing his legs on first climb
# Le Tour
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# Le Tour

Onwards and upwards for Contador after testing his legs on first climb

Jul 6th 2011, 12:09 PM 120 Views 0 Comments

Today’s stage shouldn’t be as taxing as yesterday’s.

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action
# Rough Ride
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# Rough Ride

Sprint finish: everything you need to know about today's Le Tour action

Jul 5th 2011, 5:32 PM 376 Views 0 Comments

Birthday boy Philippe Gilbert was fancied to triumph in today’s fourth stage to Mur de Bretagne. But how did he fare?

# alberto-contador - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Hushovd makes Tour history for Garmin-Cervelo
# Yellow Fever
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# Yellow Fever

Hushovd makes Tour history for Garmin-Cervelo

Jul 3rd 2011, 6:24 PM 277 Views 0 Comments

Thor Hushovd of Norway takes over the yellow jersey after today’s second stage of the Tour de France.

# alberto-contador - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Gilbert takes opening Tour win
# Gutsy Gilbert
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# Gutsy Gilbert

Gilbert takes opening Tour win

Jul 2nd 2011, 5:35 PM 161 Views 1 Comment

The first day of action at this year’s Tour de France has seen Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert take the yellow jersey.

# alberto-contador - Thursday 30 June, 2011

The YouTube Chart: because we've had our fill of Glasto highlights
# Work Can Wait
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# Work Can Wait

The YouTube Chart: because we've had our fill of Glasto highlights

Jun 30th 2011, 5:54 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

As always on a Thursday, we round up our favourite sporting videos from the past seven days. Enjoy.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Who are the front-runners for this year's yellow jersey?
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Who are the front-runners for this year's yellow jersey?

Jun 29th 2011, 3:44 PM 632 Views 0 Comments

We’ve pulled on the lycra shorts, shaved our legs and eaten lots of pasta – it’s Tour time again. But who are the favourites for the big prize?

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour
# In The Saddle
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# In The Saddle

Rogge: 'No problem' with Contador racing in Tour

Jun 15th 2011, 11:26 AM 136 Views 1 Comment

Three-time champion Contador will start the 2-24 July event because the World Anti-Doping Agency and International Cycling Union agreed to his lawyers request to delay the hearing at sports’ highest court.

# alberto-contador - Monday 30 May, 2011

Contador completes Italian job - for now
# In The Saddle
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# In The Saddle

Contador completes Italian job - for now

May 30th 2011, 11:17 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard cycled to an impressive Grand Tour victory under a cloud.

# alberto-contador - Friday 20 May, 2011

Dates set for appeals against Contador's doping charges acquittal
# Contador
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# Contador

Dates set for appeals against Contador's doping charges acquittal

May 20th 2011, 12:02 PM 54 Views 0 Comments

The court has said it aims to deliver a verdict by the end of June, which would allow Contador to defend his Tour title if exonerated.

# alberto-contador - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Giro d’Italia Preview: Contador defends his right to ride
# Ride On
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# Ride On

Giro d’Italia Preview: Contador defends his right to ride

May 7th 2011, 10:12 AM 98 Views 0 Comments

Alberto Contador says that there is no reason for him to withdraw from the first Grand Tour of the year, despite an ongoing investigation into doping allegations.

# alberto-contador - Thursday 24 March, 2011

D-Day for Contador as UCI appeals to CAS in doping case
# Deadline
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# Deadline

D-Day for Contador as UCI appeals to CAS in doping case

Mar 24th 2011, 10:50 AM 244 Views 0 Comments

UCI makes decision on last day of its deadline to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

# alberto-contador - Monday 7 March, 2011

Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders
# In The Saddle
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# In The Saddle

Sean Kelly's boys deliver as Niko on top in Flanders

Mar 7th 2011, 11:02 AM 343 Views 0 Comments

Veteran An Post rider Niko Eekhout notched the team’s first stage win of the season in Belgium.

# alberto-contador - Friday 4 March, 2011

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend
# In The Saddle
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# In The Saddle

Irish riders gear up for another busy weekend

Mar 4th 2011, 11:18 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Martin heads to Spain while Nicolas Roche will hope to improve on last year’s Paris-Nice performance.

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Contador: I trust the system, but it must trust us
# Doping Controversy
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# Doping Controversy

Contador: I trust the system, but it must trust us

Mar 1st 2011, 4:18 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

Tour de France champion claims that his legal battle will force “unjust” anti-doping legislation to be changed.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

Armstrong announces his retirement from cycling - again
# End Of The Line
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# End Of The Line

Armstrong announces his retirement from cycling - again

Feb 16th 2011, 3:04 PM 288 Views 0 Comments

Though this time he swears it’s for good.

Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned?
# In The Saddle
From The42
# In The Saddle

Burning question: should Contador's ban have been overturned?

Feb 16th 2011, 12:38 PM 849 Views 0 Comments

The Tour de France champion is competing today after he had a doping suspension overturned. As Mrs Merton used to say: let’s have a heated debate.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Feb 16th 2011, 8:30 AM 199 Views 0 Comments

Spurs clinch a dramatic win in Italy, Contador gets off the hook and Tony McCoy faces a dilemma.

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Back in the saddle: Contador cleared of doping charges
# Not Guilty
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# Not Guilty

Back in the saddle: Contador cleared of doping charges

Feb 15th 2011, 2:03 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

The Tour de France winner’s one-year doping ban has been lifted by the Spanish Cycling Federation.

# alberto-contador - Thursday 27 January, 2011

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Jan 27th 2011, 9:19 AM 222 Views 0 Comments

One country has their first Grand Slam finalist, the Sky Sports sexism row takes yet more twists and Declan Kidney’s team room is half empty.

# alberto-contador - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Tour champion Contador handed one-year suspension
# Ban
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# Ban

Tour champion Contador handed one-year suspension

Jan 26th 2011, 8:15 PM 197 Views 0 Comments

Spanish superstar failed doping test during the 2010 race.

# alberto-contador - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

The Morning Score: Tuesday
# The Morning Score
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# The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Tuesday

Nov 9th 2010, 9:10 AM 128 Views 1 Comment

A shock Tour switch for an Irish golf star, guess who’ll lead Kilkenny next season and the FAI will investigate a dangerous incident during a dramatic night in Bray.

# alberto-contador - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Contador spokesman rubbishes blood transfusion rumour
# Doping
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# Doping

Contador spokesman rubbishes blood transfusion rumour

Oct 7th 2010, 9:01 AM 190 Views 0 Comments

The three-time Tour de France winner may have had blood transfusions mid-Tour in order to boost endurance.

# alberto-contador - Friday 1 October, 2010

Contador blames bad meat for failed test
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Contador blames bad meat for failed test

Oct 1st 2010, 11:32 AM 93 Views 0 Comments

Be careful where you buy your steak.

# alberto-contador - Sunday 25 July, 2010

Contador confirms third Tour de France victory
# Tour De France
From The42
# Tour De France

Contador confirms third Tour de France victory

Jul 25th 2010, 4:53 PM 87 Views 0 Comments