Tour de France Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Aru ready to lead Astana at 2015 Giro d'ItaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... the Vuelta a Espaa and finishing fifth overall. While Nibali became a household name in Italy by winning the Tour de France, Aru showed he is the next big thing in Italian stage racing and could soon challenge Nibali's reign. The Astana team will ...

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  2. Alberto Contador calls it a seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Velonews

    ... All told, Contador is happy with his season, and with good reason. His only true setback was abandoning the Tour de France on stage 10. "The assessment of the season has been really good, except for the Tour de France, which didn't finish as I would ...

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  3. There's no rainbow's end for Tasmanian cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Examiner

    ... phenomenal year for Tasmanian cycling. That's a big call considering Richie Porte sat in second place in the Tour de France for the second year running, having begun the year with a stage win in Australia's biggest race, the Tour Down Under. Even ...

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  4. Pink jersey battle may pave way for rare Giro-Tour doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Velonews

    Giro d'Italia organizers on Monday admitted they had one eye on seeing a rare Giro-Tour de France double achieved next summer when they unveiled a balanced route for the 2015 edition on Monday. The 2014 edition, won by Colombian Nairo Quintana of Movistar, featured a total of six days in the high mountains.

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  5. Astana out of Beijing; team self-suspendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Velonews

    ... tested positive at the Eneco Tour this season on August 11 and Maxim on August 1, after he finished the Tour de France, helping Vincenzo Nibali to a yellow jersey. The suspension kicked in when Maxim elected to not have his B-sample tested (neither ...

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  6. 2015 Giro route to run from San Remo to MilanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | USA Today

    ... have unveiled a balanced route for next year's race, which they believe will allow cyclists to compete in the Tour de France as well as the Italian classic. The 2015 Giro will take the riders from San Remo to Milan, via central Italy, the Dolomites ...

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  7. News shorts: Valverde and Contador out of Beijing, Jones to Giant-ShimanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Cycling News

    After the much-hyped WorldTour battle between Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador fizzled in a crash in the final bend of Il Lombardia , Contador will not be taking part in the Tour of Beijing. The Spaniard announced via Twitter that the knee that he injured in the Tour de France and crashed on again in Bergamo on Sunday was causing him too much pain to pedal his bike.

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  8. Contador confirms Giro-Tour double objective for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Cycling News

    Alberto Contador confirmed that he will target the Giro d'Italia - Tour de France double in 2015 after seeing the full route of next year's Corsa Rosa at the official presentation in Milan. During the drawn out presentation ceremony, Contador hid the pain in his knee caused by the crash on the final corner of Il Lombardia, but had revealed before travelling to Milan that his 2014 season was over and that he will miss the Tour of Beijing.

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  9. Giro-Tour double 'possible' in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Newsday

    Organisers of the Giro d'Italia say the route for the 2015 race could favour a rare Giro-Tour de France double. No rider has won both races in the same year since Marco Pantani in 1998, but Alberto Contador and reigning Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali are The 2015 Giro, which runs from 9-31 May, features five mountain stages, seven 'flat' stages and a time trial.

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  10. Vande Velde trades bike for micRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | Daily Camera

    ... of California that raises funds for physically challenged athletes. He did TV commentary last month at the Tour de France. "The lack of structured training is a nice relief," said Vande Velde, who won the 2012 USA Pro Challenge and will do TV ...

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  11. Team Sky confident new signings will help Chris Froome reclaim Tour de France titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Chris Froome's chances of winning next year's Tour de France have been enhanced by some key new signings at Team Sky. Sir Dave Brailsford has responded to a difficult 2014 Tour for his team by recruiting highly-rated Czech rider Leo Konig from NE on a two-year, seven figure deal.

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  12. Team Sky sign Roche, Konig, Fenn, Poels and NordhaugRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... turned professional in 2008, before moving to NetApp-Endura in 2011. The 26-year-old made his debut at the Tour de France earlier this year and went onto finish seventh overall - adding to his ninth place at last year's Vuelta a Espaa. Knig can also ...

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  13. Froome: This year has taught me a lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... about learning how to deal with situations where it doesn't go quite right." After the highs of winning the Tour de France in 2013, Froome had been hoping to become the first rider to defend the title in almost 20 years. His Tour dreams came to an ...

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  14. Horner's future with Lampre is fifty-fifty, says CopelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... a car during the spring and suffered injuries that kept him out of the Giro d'Italia. He made it through the Tour de France but was withheld from defending his Vuelta a Espana crown due to low cortisol levels detected in his system. He raced the ...

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  15. Poland powers Kwiatkowski to rainbow jerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Velonews

    ... the efforts of other riders. Rafal Majka (Tinkoff-Saxo) won two stages and the mountains competition in the Tour de France and the overall at the Tour of Poland, while Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-Merida) won a stage in the Vuelta a EspaA a. ...

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  16. Worlds: Sinyard toasts Kwiatkowski's braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Cycling News

    ... interesting is that I think that the cycling World Championships are for the real cycling enthusiasts. The Tour de France for example, everyone knows that. So for us this helps with exposure and the beauty of the whole thing is that he has the ...

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  17. Kwiatkowski takes Poland's first-ever road race victory at WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Cycling News

    Nine years after watching his childhood hero Tom Boonen win the rainbow jersey in Madrid, Michal Kwiatkowski struck gold himself in the elite men's road race at the World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain, as he crossed the finishing line one second ahead of the pack. Back in 2005, prior to his Worlds win in Madrid, Kwiatkowski's Omega Pharma-QuickStep teammate, Boonen, had already taken the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix and two stages of the Tour de France in the same breakthrough season.

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  18. Trevorrow returns for tour dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Examiner

    ... of Trevorrow, the race was won two years running by a young Cadel Evans before he went on to win the Tour de France. Next week's tour had been reduced from eight stages to six starting with the teams' time trial up Mount Wellington and ending with a ...

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  19. Swift ready to swoop for GB in World ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Scotsman.com

    ... in Spain falls to one of the less well known British cyclists in Ben Swift. Chris Froome, the 2013 Tour de France champion, will ride the 254.8-kilometre route - 14 laps of the 18.2km course - in the service of the 26-year-old from Rotherham. Sir ...

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  20. Cadel Evans: A pillar in Australian road cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Cycling News

    In the years that followed their retirements, Sir Hubert Opperman and Phil Anderson were considered as pillars of Australian road cycling. As riders emerged and performed in the generations that followed Opperman and - many years later - Anderson, their careers were regularly referred to as points of reference, especially with the Tour de France.

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