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  1. Few certainties in Alberto Contador case

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador will have his day in court next week, at long last, or more accurately, his four days before the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland, starting Monday. The ratio of time spent on a doping case versus picograms of b...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  2. HTC-Highroad cycling won't operate men's team after this season

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The California-based HTC-Highroad cycling team fell short in its search for a new title sponsor and will cease operating its men's team at the end of this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  3. Contador: The case that keeps on giving

    Bonnie D. Ford

    So, it's official: The 2010 Tour de France results will remain unofficially unofficial when the 2011 edition of the race begins on July 2. This giant, spreading asterisk is brought to you by Alberto Contador's legal team. Aided and abetted by the ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  4. Giro d'Italia: Alberto Contador's Giro appearance may still be de...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador's presence will alter the equation in any stage of the Giro d'Italia, but the fact he's even participating in the race leaves an uneasy feeling.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2011
  5. Alberto Contador appeal needed for clarity

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador's doping case rolls on at the pace of a fat-tire bike weighed down with saddlebags. The UCI, cycling's international governing body, announced Thursday it will appeal the Spanish cycling federation's decision to exonerate Contador ba...

    Blog | March 24, 2011
  6. Two cycling stars make headlines, but Alberto Contador case has b...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    It is perilous to turn your back on the cycling beat, even for a week. That was amply illustrated during my recent vacation when the sport's two most polarizing figures tag-teamed to make major news within 24 hours of each other. As federal inves...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  7. Alberto Contador case sets bad precedent for anti-doping 'adjudic...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador's potential one-year ban and stripped Tour title will be regarded by many as just another downer of a day in cycling, but the more significant issue is the failed anti-doping "adjudication" system in this case.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2011
  8. 2011 Tour de France: New challenges in race route, but old questi...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The 2011 Tour de France route was unveiled Tuesday in grand fashion, and the backdrop for the announcement was again marred by more questions.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2010
  9. WADA lab director on Alberto Contador, the state of testing and m...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    LAVAL, Quebec -- Professor Christiane Ayotte may work in a sterile environment, but she has anything but an antiseptic personality. The longtime director of the World Anti-Doping Agency-accredited laboratory outside Montreal speaks passionately abo...

    Blog | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  10. Alberto Contador suspended; Bonnie Ford raises key questions abou...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Tour de France winner Alberto Contador's positive test result for clenbuterol raises conflicting information and speculation about cycling's credibility and the anti-doping system itself. We try to separate fact from fiction.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  11. Alberto Contador holds news conference to address reports of a po...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Tour de France winner Alberto Contador held a news conference Thursday to address reports of a positive drug test.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  12. Tour de France: Spain's Alberto Contador wins his third Tour in f...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some may point to one defining moment that tipped the Tour scales. But any Tour win is a three-week effort that requires mastering multiple hurdles. This year was no exception.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2010
  13. Tour de France: Alberto Contador edges Andy Schleck in time trial...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Alberto Contador edged Andy Schleck to all but seal a third Tour win, and Saturday's time trial could be remembered as a tipping point in what looks to be an enduring rivalry.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2010
  14. Tour de France: Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck will again duel...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Eight seconds. That's all that separates Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck. So it's only fitting that "the race of truth" will again decide the Tour. Here are some memorable time trials from Tours past.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2010
  15. Tour de France: Andy Schleck wins last mountain stage, but Albert...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Everyone was anticipating Thursday's mountain duel between the yellow jersey and its challenger. But Alberto Contador held on to his lead over Andy Schleck because he chose confirmation over confrontation.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  16. Tour de France: To wait or not to wait? That was the question sur...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The friendly rivalry between two-time Tour winner Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck veered into nasty territory Monday. Why? Because Contador challenged an entrenched taboo in European cycling to go after the man in yellow under certain circumstances.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2010