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Alberto Contador's Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing over a failed dope test could be delayed until after the Tour de France, the three-times Tour champion's spokesman has said. CAS originally set aside June 6-8 for the hearing but the
Australian team next year. "[Indurain] was criticised for being cold and calculating, but won five Tours...His thing was not to lose much time on the mountains and build gaps in the time trials." Meanwhile, Contador, Stephens says, is a diminutive
Story continues below Armstrong, the subject of an investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration, denied the accusations. The allegations followed the publication a week earlier of a leaked UCI ''index of suspicion'' of all starters in last
The boss of cycling's governing body (UCI) says the likes of Bjarne Riis, who admitted doping after he won the Tour in 1996, should not manage a team. Riis is now in charge of three-time Tour winner Alberto Contador's team. "I'm not happy there are
Story continues below ''It's a huge signal to everyone that Alberto is ready for everything," the manager of his team, Saxo Bank-SunGard, Bjarne Riis, said. However, fairly or not, a cloud hung over Contador, whose overall lead was 59 seconds on
Spanish cycling federation's acquittal of Tour winner Contador on doping charges. A Spanish tribunal accepted Contador's defense that he inadvertently consumed clenbuterol in contaminated beef.
UCI successfully teamed up at CAS to get another top Spanish rider, Alejandro Valverde, banned two years for doping when his national federation refused to sanction him. CAS already faces a tight schedule to hear the Contador
Tuesday it was joining the appeal against the decision to absolve him...Mr. Contador was acquitted following a positive test for clenbuterol during an in-competition test carried out on July 21, 2010...CAS general secretary Matthieu Reeb said this
Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador won the Volta of Catalunya on Sunday for his second straight victory since he avoided a ban following a positive doping test. Contador, who rides for the SaxoBank team, protected the lead he had
Saxo Bank's cyclist and Spain's three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador adjusts his jersey on the podium after wining the Tour of Catalonia cycling race at Barcelona. Contador won the Tour of Catalonia after the seventh and final stage.