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  1. Carapaz sent home from Bolivarian Games for being drunk - News ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | Cycling News

    ... cyclists did not do that." Polartec-Kometa, the new Continental team set up by Alberto Contador and managed by Ivan Basso , has finalised its roster for the 2018 season with 11 up-and-coming riders. The team, set up alongside junior and U23 squads ...

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  2. Q&A with Alberto Contador at Rouleur ClassicRead the original story

    Monday Nov 13 | Daily Peloton

    Alberto Contador was the feature interview at the 2017 Rouleur Classic in London talking about his last race, La Vuelta, and life after retirement. On stage with him was Ivan Basso discussing the Fundacion Contador.

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  3. Contador and Basso present Polartec-Kometa Continental squad - News ShortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | Cycling News

    A recently retired Alberto Contador and former teammate Ivan Basso presented their new Polartec-Kometa Continental team project at the Rouleur Classic in London on Friday. Riding under the Alberto Contador Foundation banner with Basso as manager and Alberto's older brother Fran Contador as director, the outfit will serve as a develpment squad for Trek-Segafredo.

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  4. Giro start in Israel to go from Jerusalem to Red SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | White Lake Beacon

    ... Eilat along the Red Sea. Flanked by Italian and Israeli ministers and former cycling greats Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, Giro director Mauro Vegni said that Israel was selected to host the race because of its "history and uniqueness." "Every ...

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  5. Cycling's Giro to start in Israel, going from Jerusalem to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | SFGate

    ... southern tip along the Red Sea. Flanked by Italian and Israeli ministers and cycling greats Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, Giro director Mauro Vegni said that Israel was selected to host the race because of its "history and uniqueness." "Every ...

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  6. Giro d'Italia Details 2018 Israel DepartureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Podium Cafe

    Earlier today the Giro d'Italia unveiled its three-day Israeli adventure in a press conference featuring Director Mauro Vegni with former winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, where they gave out some details on the opening stages and answered questions. [The rest of the Giro will be presented in November, but is rumored to be finishing at the Vatican.] Here's what we learned: It's a 10km romp around the streets of the old city, but not the Old City, which doesn't really have streets that can be used for anything more than a mountain bike, and more like single track.

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  7. Israel gears up to host prestigious Italian cycling raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... with the young generations - never to be forgotten." Retired Giro champions Alberto Contador of Italy and Ivan Basso of Spain, both two-time winners, also were on hand for the Jerusalem announcement. Sylvan Adams, a Canadian real estate magnate and ...

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  8. Next year, premier cyclists will ride more than 400 km around IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    ... press conference alongside Italian Tourism Minister Luca Lotti; Giro d'Italia past winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso; Israel's Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, Culture Minister Miri Regev and Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat; and Sylvan Adams, the ...

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  9. Cycling: Giro d'Italia to open 2018 race with three stages in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Reuters

    ... it was he who persuaded Giro officials to bring the race to the country. Former Giro winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, who attended the launch, said the course in a new, untested environment would require careful tactical consideration by ...

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  10. Giro start in Israel to go from Jerusalem to Red SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Eilat along the Red Sea. Flanked by Italian and Israeli ministers and former cycling greats Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, Giro director Mauro Vegni said that Israel was selected to host the race because of its "history and uniqueness." "Every ...

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  11. Giro d'Italia 2018 will begin with Jerusalem individual time trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Cycling News

    ... Israeli Grande Partenza at a press conference in Jerusalem on Monday. Former Giro winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso were among those present at the formal announcement. The opening time trial will start and finish close to the walls of Old ...

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Giro d'Italia unveils challenging Israel startRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | News24

    Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso helped unveil plans on Monday for a challenging start to the 2018 Giro d'Italia in Israel, the first time one of cycling's three major races will begin outside Europe. The two cycling stars attended a press conference in Jerusalem detailing the start for the Italian race next year, with the first three stages to be hosted by Israel from May 4-6.

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  13. Jerusalem to host world-famous Giro d'Italia 2018 'Big Start'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... Regev, Israel's Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat and cycling legends Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso. Also in attendance was Honorary President of 'Big Start Israel' Sylvan Adams, who is the driving force behind the ...

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  14. One of World's Most Prestigious Cycling Races To Open in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Israellycool

    ... of the Righteous in the Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem. Two times Giro d'Italia winners Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso were at the presentation. The 2018 Giro d'Italia will start on Friday 4 May with an ITT in Jerusalem, following a very ...

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  15. Giro d'Italia to start in Israel in 2018: ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Daily Times

    ... Mediterranean. Monday's press conference in Jerusalem is to be attended by cycling legends Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso, along with Italian and Israeli officials, a press release said. According to the publicity firm that issued the press ...

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  16. Contador Foundation to manage Trek-Segafredo development teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Cycling News

    ... company Polartec and food company Kometa. Contador's former teammate and directeur sportif at Trek-Segafredo, Ivan Basso, will be the manager of the team, while Contador's brother Fran will look after the administrative management. Contador, who ...

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  17. Formolo signs with Bora-Hansgrohe to target Grand ToursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Cycling News

    ... to welcome Davide in our BoraHansgrohe team. He is a talented rider, in Italy people talk of him being the next Ivan Basso. For us he will be an important rider for the Grand Tours but we also think he can play a big role in the Ardennes Classics," ...

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  18. Loving and Hating the Tour ParcoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Podium Cafe

    ... ITT, and plenty of others. 2010 was insane, with Monte Zoncolan followed by the Plan de Corones time trial, but Ivan Basso's win hung in the balance far longer than expected thanks to an early and ill-advised time gift to David Arroyo. The 2008 Giro ...

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  19. WADA still pursuing legal possibilities in Operacion Puerto caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cycling News

    ... The scandal came just over a month before the Tour de France and engulfed several riders, including Jan Ulrich, Ivan Basso and Alejandro Valverde. While many names did quickly become known, there were many more that were not revealed. Some 19 of 36 ...

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  20. Giro d'Italia: Formolo ready to fight for best young rider's jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Cycling News

    Ivan Basso tipped Davide Formolo to win the Giro d'Italia within the next three years in a recent interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport and the 24 year-old Cannondale-Drapac rider showed his Grand Tour credentials on the climb to Blockhaus on Sunday, finishing a solid eighth and also pulling on the best young rider's white jersey. Formolo's biggest rivals for the maglia bianca include Bob Jungels and Adam Yates but both finished behind him.

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