Posts Tagged Road cycling

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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Zakarin wins 11th stage; Contador keeps Giro lead

IMOLA, Italy (AP) — Russian rider Ilnur Zakarin won the rainy 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, and Alberto Contador retained the pink jersey.

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Italian cycling team summoned for breaching rules

PARIS (AP) — The Movement for Credible Cycling as summoned the Bardiani-CSF team to a meeting next month after one of its riders entered the Giro d’Italia despite an abnormally low cortisol level.

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Contador gains time on Porte in 10th stage of Giro

FORLI, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador held on to the overall lead and gained time on rival Richie Porte in the almost entirely flat 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday.

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