Alberto Contador says he plans to retire after 2016
MADRID (AP) Two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador says is he planning to retire from cycling in 2016. Contador says ''next year will most likely be the last. ... I could change
Froome beats Contador to win Andalucia Vuelta
ALHAURIN DE LA TORRE, Spain (AP) Chris Froome of Sky held off Alberto Contador to win the Andalucia Vuelta on Sunday, to mark the start of the season with a victory over one of his direct rivals for the upcoming
Alberto Contador takes Spanish Vuelta overall lead in Stage 10
Alberto Contador took control of the Spanish Vuelta after former leader Nairo Quintana crashed and lost valuable time during the 10th stage won
Spanish Vuelta unveils route crafted for climbers
Pyrenees mountains. Then after summit finishes on the 14th and 15th stages, riders face seven category climbs before reaching a special-category finish at the Ermita del Alba. Alberto Contador won the Vuelta for a third time last year.
Cycling officials seek to end influence of banned doctor Michele Ferrari
focus only on the Tour, partly because the Giro features an unusually long 59-kilometer (37-mile) time trial. ''That's so long it doesn't suit anybody, not even (Chris) Froome or ( Alberto ) Contador ,'' Di Rocco said.
Cycling chief seeks end of Dr. Ferrari's influence
59-kilometer (37-mile) time trial. ''That's so long it doesn't suit anybody, not even (Chris) Froome or ( Alberto ) Contador ,'' Di Rocco said. --- Andrew Dampf can be followed at www.twitter.com/asdampf
Oleg Tinkov's 1 million euro challenge 'no joke'
and will help develop cycling's popularity. The owner of the Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team is trying to entice Alberto Contador and his three biggest rivals to compete in all three Grand Tours with a 1 million euro bonus the quartet would share
Former Tour de France winner Andy Schleck retires
career at an age when many multi-stage racers are still in their prime. He was handed the 2010 Tour victory after Alberto Contador was disqualified for doping. It turned one of his runner-up finishes in the Tour into a belated highlight but
Contador pulls out of Beijing race with injury
MILAN (AP) Alberto Contador will miss the season-ending Tour of Beijing with a knee injury, ensuring that fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde will finish
Some things to know about the cycling worlds
Britain's overall challenge will be spearheaded by 2013 Tour de France champion Froome, who finished second behind Alberto Contador at the Spanish Vuelta. Britain's nine-rider road race men's team also includes Geraint Thomas, Pete Kennaugh