Posts Tagged Giro d’Italia

Alberto Contador shows off climbing skills on Mortirolo

APRICA, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador put on a demonstration of his climbing skills on the Mortirolo pass and extended his lead in the 16th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday.

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Contador reclaims Giro lead from Aru after time trial

Spain's Alberto Contador sprays sparkling wine as he celebrates on the podium after completing the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Treviso to Valdobbiadene, Italy, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia after the 14th stage, which was won by Vasil Kiryienka. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)

VALDOBBIADENE, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia after the 14th stage, which was won by Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus.

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Contador crashes and loses lead to Aru on 13th Giro stage

Overall leader Spain's Alberto Contador sprays sparkling wine as he celebrates on the podium after completing the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Alberto Contador extended his overall lead ahead of Fabio Aru to 17 seconds while Philippe Gilbert won the rainy 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)

JESOLO, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador lost the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia to Fabio Aru after he was involved in a crash toward the end of Friday’s rainy 13th stage, which was won by Sacha Modolo.

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Contador extends lead; Gilbert wins 12th stage of Giro

VICENZA, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador extended his overall lead ahead of Fabio Aru to 17 seconds while Philippe Gilbert won the rainy 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday.

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