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Cavendish wins stage, Contador claims title

Mark Cavendish has won the final stage of the Tour de France, sprinting through the Champs-Élysées to claim his sixth stage win of the event. As expected, Alberto Contador claimed his second Tour De France victory overnight (more…)

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Tour Glory on Verge for Contador

Spainiard Alberto Contador has all but assured himself a second Tour De France crown after finishing fourth in the penultimate mountainous stage to Mont Ventoux overnight. County compatriot Juan Manuel Garate took the honours in the 20th stage after forming a breakaway with German Tony Martin half way through the day. After Windy conditions wreaked […]

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Contador Wins Again

Spaniard Alberto Contador cemented his status as Tour leader overnight with a upset win over Olympic Gold medallist Fabian Cancellara (more…)

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Schleck Brothers Share a Podium Finish

Luxemburg’s Frank Schleck has taken out the 17th stage of the Tour De France after a successful tear-away from the main group through the southern French Alps overnight. Schleck was joined by his brother, and teammate, Andy, and overall leader Alberto Contador in a three-man breakway that proved too strong for the main group. Seven-time […]

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Astarloza Climbs to Victory

Spain’s Mikel Astarloza took the honours on the mountainous 16th stage of the Tour de France overnight, to record his first stage victory in the event. (more…)

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Tour de France 2009: Route Preview

The 2009 Tour de France commences on Saturday July 4 and runs through to Sunday July 26. It is the 96th time the popular, historic race has been held and this year the event will span 21 stages and a total distance of 3500 kilometres. The 21 stages are broken down as follows: 10 flat […]

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