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cycling'' because it will boost audiences worldwide. In addition to Contador, the billionaire also hopes to convince Chris Froome , Nairo Quintana and Vincenzo Nibali to be on the starting line of the three-week events.
Chris Froome to compete in Spanish Vuelta
MANCHESTER, England (AP) Chris Froome will compete in the Spanish Vuelta after recovering from wrist and hand fractures that forced him to withdraw from the Tour de
Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France
YPRES, Belgium (AP) Defending champion Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France after crashing in fifth stage.
Michal Kwiatowski wins road race at cycling world championships
most of the strongest riders arrived in position to challenge for the title. Even so, former Tour de France winner Chris Froome withdrew with less than three laps to go after falling behind the peloton. The British rider also failed to finish
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road cycling world championships. Many of the biggest names in the sport - including Fabian Cancellara, Cadel Evans, Chris Froome , Alejandro Valverde and Bradley Wiggins - will be in Spain next week to compete in a variety of races around Spain's
Contador beats Froome to win Vuelta 20th stage
PUERTO DE ANCARES, Spain (AP) Alberto Contador surged past Chris Froome to win the mountainous 20th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday and increase his lead of the grand tour heading into its final
Niemiec wins Vuelta's 15th stage, Contador leads
5-kilometer (99.7-mile) ride from San Martin del Rey Aurelio to La Farrapona featuring five category-one ascents. Chris Froome and Joaquim Rodriguez remained over a minute behind. The 21-stage race ends at Santiago de Compostela on Sept. 14
John Degenkolb wins 12th Spanish Vuelta stage
touch. With 12 kilometers to go, the peloton caught up with and overtook Krizek. Contador leads Alejandro Valverde by 24 seconds with Rigoberto Uran third, 1 minute, 12 seconds behind. Chris Froome was in touch in fourth, 1:24 behind.
Nairo Quintana's hopes of Vuelta win dashed by crash in Stage 10
the overall podium.'' Quintana arrived as a strong candidate to win the three-week race with both Contador and Chris Froome nursing injuries that knocked them out of the Tour de France. And although there are 11 stages to go, Quintana has
Alberto Contador takes Spanish Vuelta overall lead in Stage 10
helping teammate Alejandro Valverde's cause. Contador leads Valverde by 27 seconds in the overall classification. Chris Froome had a disappointing day, as the former Tour de France winner slipped to 1:18 behind Contador. Joaquim Rodriguez