Posts Tagged Spain

Quintana to lead Movistar at Giro d’Italia

MADRID (AP) — Tour de France runner-up Nairo Quintana will lead Movistar at the Giro d’Italia next month.

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Liverpool, Atletico Madrid win and are in command

Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho right, celebrates with team-mate Steven Gerrard left, after he scores the third goal of the game for his side during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — There could be unlikely league winners in England and Spain this season, with Liverpool and Atletico Madrid maintaining their strong play Sunday.

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Contador wins 3rd Tour of Basque Country

MARKINA, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard’s strong return to form with his second title of the year as he prepares for the Tour de France.

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Garcia-Lopez upsets Paire to reach Hassan II semis

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain beat third-seeded Benoit Paire of France 7-5, 7-6 (4) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II.

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Contador keeps Basque lead, Swift wins 5th stage

MARKINA-XEMEIN, Spain (AP) — Alberto Contador protected his lead of the Tour of Basque Country before the decisive time trial, while Ben Swift of England won Friday’s fifth stage.

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