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  1. Tour de France 2014: Geraint Thomas and Sky fall by the wayside as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | IcNetwork

    ... Nibali. Thomas dropped from 12th to 18th and is 14:05 adrift of the odds-on favourite to join Spain's Alberto Contador (Tinkof-Saxo), who has also crashed out of the Tour, as the only current professional to win all three so-called Grand Tours. ...

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  2. Dream comes true for Norway's fast man KristoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | CNN

    ... chest infection. He joins other major contenders such as reigning champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador on the sidelines, all victims of crashes. Photography can really pack a punch. Catch up with all the best shots from around ...

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  3. Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali defends link with doping cheat Alexandre VinokourovRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Daily Mail

    ... 2007, when Vinokourov was kicked out of the Tour following his doping offence. It was also the team Spain's Alberto Contador was riding for in 2010 when he tested positive for a banned anabolic agent. But Nibali believes things have changed as he ...

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  4. Tour de France 101st editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Boston.com

    It's been a race of survival in this year's tour at the halfway point. Two of the race favorites; Christopher Froome, last year's winner, and former winner Alberto Contador have both crashed out.

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  5. Alberto Contador: Real Madrid CF helping to try and get cyclist fit in time for Vuelta a EspanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Independent

    ... to spending your life hopelessly in love with a megalithic footballing institution - if your name is Alberto Contador and the club in question is Real Madrid. The Tinkoff-Saxo leader had been the favourite to claim victory in the 2014 Tour de France ...

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  6. Italy's Nibali now strong favorite to win Tour de FranceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Nashua Telegraph

    With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

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  7. Nibali now strong favorite to win Tour de FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Northern Michigan News

    With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

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  8. Tour de France 2014: Sky's Geraint Thomas dismisses talk of treacherous TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Independent

    ... stages, it can be said he is speaking from closer personal experience than he would like. Two favourites - Alberto Contador and Chris Froome - have abandoned because of injuries incurred in crashes, while Mark Cavendish, the Tour's most successful ...

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  9. 5 Things about the Tour de France rest dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Riis might be forgiven for having a pit in his stomach right after seeing his star rider, two-time champion Alberto Contador, had crashed in a speedy descent from a mountain climb in Monday's Stage 10. "First thought was ... I'm pretty sure: A crash ...

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  10. Rest day aids banged-up ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | SFGate

    Did the organizers' attempt to liven up the first week of the race with difficult routes go too far? Are riders taking excessive risks? And, above all, with Chris Froome and Alberto Contador removed by crashes, can anyone beat Vincenzo Nibali ? The battered, rain-soaked and often bandaged bodies of the 180 riders who remain in the Tour, down from ... (more)

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  11. Injuries clear a path for Italy's Vincenzo Nibali at Tour de FranceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Los Angeles Times

    With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

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  12. Nation+world: Vincenzo Nibali wins 10th stage of Tour de FranceRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Detroit Free Press

    Italy's Vincenzo Nibali stamped his dominance on the Tour de France by winning Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains Monday - shortly after his biggest rival for the title, two-time champion Alberto Contador, crashed out with a fractured shin after a high-speed spill.

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  13. Former coach tips podium finish for PorteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Examiner

    ... the Launceston rider sits 2 minutes 23 seconds behind stage 10 winner Vincenzo Nibali. With two-time winner Alberto Contador joining reigning champion Chris Froome among the high-profile withdrawals, Porte has narrowed to a $6.50 second favourite, ...

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  14. Luke Rowe column: Welsh cycling ace analyses the stunning Tour de...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | IcNetwork

    ... Sky cyclist Luke Rowe delivers his verdict on the accidents which eliminated favourites Chris Froome and Alberto Contador, the rise of Vincenzo Nibali, the carnage on the cobbles and Geraint Thomas' challenge for a top 10 finish Cardiff's Luke Rowe ...

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    Monday Jul 14 | Albany Times Union

    Spain's Alberto Contador and Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey ride in the pack during the 161 km eighth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 12, 2014 between Tomblaine and Gerardmer La Mauselaine, eastern France.

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  16. Sports briefs MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Spain's Alberto Contador gets assistance from his team after a crash Monday that would knock him out of the Tour de France.

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  17. Tour de France 2014: Five contenders remaining after exits of Alberto Contador and Chris FroomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Independent

    ... analogies- what's clear is that few words can properly justify the insanity of this Tour de France. Now Alberto Contador has joined Chris Froome in crashing, burning and optimistically targeting the Vuelta a Espana, the door of opportunity has been ...

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  18. Alberto Contador exits Tour de France after crashing on stage 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | CNN

    Two-time champion Alberto Contador is out of this year's Tour de France after suffering a heavy crash during Monday's 10th stage.

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  19. Tour de France 2014: Vincenzo Nibali reclaims yellow jersey with victory on stage 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Independent

    ... our Legal Terms & Policies There were Bastille Day fireworks on stage 10 of the Tour de France on Monday as Alberto Contador abandoned following a crash and Vincenzo Nibali reclaimed the yellow jersey with a tremendous victory at La Planche des ...

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  20. Tour de France 2014: Geraint Thomas makes it a hat-trick of tumbles but climbs to 14thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | IcNetwork

    ... as more drama hit this year's Tour de France with another of the favourites crashing out through injury. Alberto Contador joined Briton Chris Froome and Luxembourg's Andy Schleck in abandoning following a Bastille Day crash, leaving the race without ...

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