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  • Contador repels Astana on Giro's 'Pantani' stage

    Spaniard Alberto Contador failed to commemorate the memory of stricken Marco Pantani but held off the threat of rival team Astana to stretch his lead over Fabio Aru on the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia Sunday. Contador came over the finish line of the 165km ride from Marostica to Madonna Di…

  • Busche, Guarnier win second US road cycling championships

    Matt Busche and Megan Guarnier each won their second road national championship Monday, and earned a spot on the U.S. team for the world championships in Virginia this September. Kiel Reijnen of UnitedHealthcare finished third, recovering from a flat tire near the end of the race to claim bronze.…

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  • Cycling-Porte pulls out of Giro d'Italia after miserable tour

    Australia's Richie Porte has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia due to injury as one of the pre-race favourites suffered a catastrophic first two weeks of the 21-stage event, his Team Sky said on Monday. "Richie Porte has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d'Italia on medical grounds following…