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  • Contador reclaims Giro lead from Aru after time trial

    Alberto Contador outclassed his rivals on a tough individual time trial Saturday to reclaim the overall lead of the Giro d'Italia after the 14th stage, which was won by Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus. Contador started the day 19 seconds behind Fabio Aru after a crash at the end of the previous stage…

    The Associated Press
  • 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…

    AFP
  • Cycling-Road-Giro d'Italia points classification after stage 14

    May 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Points Classification Giro d'Italia after Stage 14 on Saturday 1. Elia Viviani (Italy / Team Sky) 119 2. Giacomo Nizzolo (Italy / Trek) 119 3. Nicola Boem (Italy / Bardiani Valvole) 109 4. Sacha Modolo (Italy / Lampre) 91 5. Philippe Gilbert (Belgium / BMC Racing) 83 6.…

    Reuters
  • Kristin Armstrong, Andrew Talansky capture time trial titles

    Two-time Olympic time trial gold medalist Kristin Armstrong, making another comeback from retirement, won her fourth national title Saturday to lock up a spot for the world championships. Armstrong blazed over the course in 42 minutes, 8.04 seconds to beat out teammate Carmen Small by more than 13…

    The Associated Press
  • Contador extends overall Giro lead; Landa wins 15th stage

    Alberto Contador extended his overall lead of the Giro d'Italia by seven seconds on Sunday after finishing third behind winner Mikel Landa on a mountainous 15th stage. Landa attacked on the final steep section of the climb up to the Madonna Di Campiglio ski resort to claim his first Grand Tour…

    The Associated Press
  • Cycling-Contador back in pink with sparkling time trial performance

    May 23 (Reuters) - Alberto Contador took a commanding lead in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday with a strong performance in the 14th stage, a 59.4-km individual time trial won by Vasil Kiryienka of Belarus. After losing the pink jersey to Italian Fabio Aru after a crash on Friday, the Spaniard…

    Reuters