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2 hrs ago | Velonews

Photo Essay: Blazing Saddles: The Vuelta's hot first week

The 69th edition Vuelta a Espana began with a welcome back to racing for Alberto Contador who benefited from a speedy recovery of a fractured tibia suffered during stage 10 of this year's Tour de France.

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6 hrs ago | Cycling News

Transfers: Guarnieri signs with Katusha

Italian sprinter Jacopo Guarnieri has signed a two-year agreement with Team Katusha that begins in 2015, and he will be leaving his current team Astana at season's end.

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Related Topix: Cycling

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cycling News

Dumoulin pegged as favorite for Tour of Alberta prologue

Giant-Shimano 's Tom Dumoulin got the nod from his fellow riders as the favorite to win the opening prologue at this year's Tour of Alberta , which starts Tuesday in Calgary's Canada Olympic Park.

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Related Topix: Winter Sports, Bobsledding, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Brent Bookwalter

Cycling News

Transfers: Omega Pharma-QuickStep signs David de la Cruz

The 25-year-old currently rides for NetApp-Endura and impressed this year with tenth overall at the Tour of California and second on stage 6 to Mountain High.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Quickstep

CottageCountryNow.ca

Tour of Alberta cycling stage race returns

More urban routes for spectators and "Canadian cobblestone" have been incorporated into the second Tour of Alberta cycling stage race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Ryder Hesjedal

Brandon Sun

Tour of Alberta cycling race returns with fan-friendly tweaks, but no mountains

More urban routes for spectators and "Canadian cobblestone" have been incorporated into the second Tour of Alberta cycling stage race.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel, Ryder Hesjedal

Channelnewsasia.com

Cycling: Contador sets sights on Vuelta victory

Two-time Tour of Spain champion Alberto Contador has publicly admitted for the first time that he can compete to win the race for a third time just a month after suffering a broken shinbone.

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Sky Sports

Kittel to face Cav in Britain

Marcel Kittel will join Mark Cavendish in the field for the Tour of Britain, which starts in Liverpool on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Cycling News

Vuelta: Contador looking aggressive as echelons threaten

In a repeat of stage 13 of the 2013 Tour de France, Alberto Contador and Tinkoff-Saxo were once again at the forefront of the Vuelta a Espaa echelon action on stage 8 as the race powered towards Spain's 'Windy City', Albacete.

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The Advocate

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Associated Press file photo -- Lance Armstrong has become on of the most prominent faces of what's wrong in sports today.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

Looking Back: British success in the Tour de France

BRITISH overall success in the Tour de France has been hard to come by over the years - until the last two years.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

Red Deer Advocate

Tour promises exciting day

Serghei Tvetcov of Moldova riding for Jelly Belly leads Silvan Dillier of Switzerland racing for BMC Racing Team through downtown Red Deer during the finish of the second stage of the 2013 Tour of Alberta Dillier took the win followed by Tvetcov and Peter Sagan of Slovakia who held the tour leading yellow jersey.

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Related Topix: Jelly Belly - Pool Gel, Cycling

Velonews

Hesjedal changes mindset, goes on the attack at the Vuelta

Two days after getting caught in an ambush in crosswinds that all but ended his GC hopes in the Vuelta a EspaA a, Ryder Hesjedal was on the march in Friday's stage across treacherous roads.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Ryder Hesjedal, Cycling

Sky Sports

Froome crashes but gains time

Chris Froome gained two seconds on his rivals but also suffered a heavy crash on a seventh stage of mixed fortunes at the Vuelta a Espana.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Ryder Hesjedal

York Press

Two thirds of Le Tour campers refunded, early data shows

AROUND two-thirds of people who booked camping at city council site for the Tour de France had to be refunded, early indications show.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Camping, Cycling

Iol.co.za

Impey cleared of doping charge

Daryl Impey lost millions of rands because he was in the right place at the wrong time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daryl Impey, Cycling

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Age

Michael Matthews loses Vuelta lead

Alejandro Valverde leads a star-studded sprint ahead of former Tour de France champions Chris Froome and Alberto Contador.

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Cycling News

Lofkvist announces retirement from professional cycling

At the age of 30, Swedish pro cyclist Thomas Lfkvist has informed his current employer IAM Cycling that he won't consider any contract extension beyond the 2014 season.

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Velonews

Costa, Horner, Gerrans, van Garderen announced for Canadian WorldTour races

Organizers of the fifth edition of the Quebec City and Montreal Grands Prix Cyclistes , held September 12 and 14 respectively, announced the rosters for the upcoming races, which include six of the top-15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings.

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Related Topix: Saunier Duval - Prodir, Cycling, Chris Horner, Davitamon - Lotto, Michael Rogers, Quickstep

Wrexham.com News

'Tour Of Britain' To Return To Wrexham In September

The Tour will pass through Wrexham on Monday 8th September as part of the 'Stage Two', which will see the cyclists travel from Knowsley from Llandudno.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Cycling, Credit Agricole

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