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3 years 8 months ago

Contador wins 3rd Tour de France

PARIS (AP) - Alberto Contador won his third Tour de France on Sunday, heralding the arrival of a new cycling superstar, as seven-time champion Lance Armstrong competed in the race for the last time. Mark Cavendish of Britain led a sprint to win the 20th and final stage - a...

3 years 8 months ago

Contador locks up Tour title in 19th stage

PAUILLAC, France (AP) - Alberto Contador is set to win his third Tour de France title in four years after retaining the yellow jersey in the next-to-last stage. Fabian Cancellara won Saturday's time trial, but the 27-year-old Contador held on to his razor-thin lead over Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, who...

3 years 9 months ago

Cavendish wins stage 18 at Tour de France

BORDEAUX, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish won the 18th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and two-time champion Alberto Contador maintained his eight-second lead over second-place Andy Schleck of Luxembourg in the overall classification. It's the British rider's fourth stage win of the 2010 Tour and...

3 years 9 months ago

Contador stays on top at Tour de France

PAU, France (AP) - Seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong provided some excitement during the 16th stage of this year's race. France's Pierrick Fedrigo won a sprint finish in a group of nine that included Armstrong, who had attacked repeatedly from the very beginning of the 16th stage....

3 years 9 months ago

Contador takes over Tour de France lead

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) - Andy Schleck has lost the overall lead in the Tour de France to defending champion Alberto Contador. Thomas Voeckler was the winner of the 15th stage in a time of 4 hours, 44 minutes, 51 seconds. The stage covered the 116.5-mile course from Pamiers...

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