Alberto Contador says he will compete in the Spanish Vuelta after recovering from a fall that forced him to withdraw from the Tour de France.
Two-time winner Alberto Contador says he will miss the Spanish Vuelta next month because he will not be fit in time.
Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains.
Defending champion Chris Froome has dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing in rainy, slick conditions in the fifth stage on Wednesday.
Roman Kreuziger has been dropped from the Tinkoff-Saxo team line-up for the Tour de France and will not be riding in support for Alberto Contador because of anomalies in his biological passport.
American rider Andrew Talansky was the surprise winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday as he held off two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador in a gripping finale on the eighth stage.
Alberto Contador won the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race Tuesday to signal a return to form after going all of last year without a victory in multi-stage races.
German cyclist Andreas Kloeden announced his retirement on Thursday after a 16-year professional career that included two runner-up finishes in the Tour de France.
The cycling team featuring two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will be sponsored by Saxo Bank next year.
I won't let you down like Lance Armstrong. This Tour de France champion is for real.
Chris Froome has two hands firmly on the Tour de France trophy. All that remains is for the British rider to raise it above his head before cheering crowds in Paris on Sunday.
Even when he expects to lose, Tour de France champion-in-the-making Chris Froome cannot help but win. He's that strong and he's making it look easy.
Hurtling too fast for comfort down a twisty, turning foothill of the Alps, Tour de France leader Chris Froome faced a high-speed choice between risk and reward.
British rider Chris Froome showed why he remains the overwhelming Tour de France favorite by winning the grueling 15th stage up to Mont Ventoux to extend his lead over main rival Alberto Contador.
German rider Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 100th Tour de France in a sprint finish with Alexander Kristoff on Saturday.
Two-time champion Alberto Contador predicts an action-packed Tour de France in his comeback year, insisting he's motivated to defeat Chris Froome even while playing down talk of a two-man race.