Contador sends signal with Tirreno overall victory
race as a warmup for Sunday's Milan-San Remo classic. After struggling in Italy, 2011 Tour de France champion Cadel Evans withdrew before the final stage to return home and resume training for the Giro d'Italia.
Wednesday's Sports In Brief
victories. He was later stripped of those titles for doping. SAVONA, Italy (AP) - Michael Rogers took advantage of a downhill attack to win the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia, while fellow Australian Cadel Evans retained the overall lead.
Rogers wins 11th Giro stage; Evans retains lead
took advantage of a downhill attack to win the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while fellow Australian Cadel Evans retained the overall lead. Rogers, who was recently cleared of a doping charge, attacked with more than 20 kilometers
Contador wins 1st stage of Tour of Basque Country
Kwiatkowski was third, 34 seconds behind, followed two seconds later by a group that included former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans . Despite dealing his opponents a blow on the opening day, Contador said the race was still open. ''It's not over
Arredondo wins 18th Giro stage; Quintana in lead
1:41 ahead of fellow Colombian Rigoberto Uran, with Pierre Rolland moving into third place as former race leader Cadel Evans slipped to ninth. Rolland is 3:29 behind Quintana, two seconds ahead of Fabio Aru.