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Evans wary of Contador ban effect on tour

Cadel Evans warns the advantage of having Alberto Contador absent from this year’s Tour de France may be offset by added attention paid to his own team. The Australian’s bid to claim cycling’s greatest prize for a second straight...

Cadel Evans currently the 2012 Tour De France favourite

Aussie Cadel Evans is the $2.50 favourite to win the 2012 Tour de France with leading online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au following the suspension of Alberto Contador overnight. The 2011 winner is followed in the market by Andy Schleck ($4.33), Brit...

Garmin win Tour of Qatar TT, Boonen leads

American team Garmin won Monday’s second stage of the Tour of Qatar, a 11.3km time trial at the Losail MotoGp circuit. Belgian Tom Boonen of Omega Pharma-Quick Step, winner of Sunday’s first stage, retained the race leader’s...

Schleck unhappy with 2010 Tour title

Andy Schleck says he will not take any joy from being given the 2010 Tour de France title as it comes as a result of Alberto Contador’s doping ban. Schleck said Monday’s decision to ban the Spaniard over a positive doping test saddened...

Cyclist Contador gets two year ban

Sport’s highest court banned Alberto Contador for two years on Monday after finding the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping, a decision that will strip him of his 2010 Tour de France title. Spanish cycling federation president Juan Carlos Castano...

Contador races on eve of doping verdict

Nearing the verdict on his Tour de France doping case after a 17-month wait, Alberto Contador finished 98th in the Mallorca Challenge race on Sunday. The Spaniard was set to return to Madrid following the race with the Court of Arbitration for Sport...

Boonen wins first stage in Tour of Qatar

Belgian cyclist Tom Boonen won the first stage of the Tour of Qatar on Sunday, sprinting home ahead of Britain’s Adam Blythe and Peter Sagan of Slovakia. Best of the Australians was Mark Renshaw of Rabobank in sixth place. Victory in the bunch...

End to Armstrong probe welcome in Qatar

Cycling teams at the Tour of Qatar on Sunday welcomed the end of a US federal investigation into Lance Armstrong, saying they were hopeful the seven-time Tour of France champion could finally move on with his life. Federal prosecutors dropped their...

Arndt wins for GreenEDGE in Qatar

German cycling star Judith Arndt has secured the first overseas win in road racing for new Australian team GreenEDGE. Arndt took out the three-day women’s Tour of Qatar, riding a smart race on the final day to protect her overall lead. The...

Renshaw prepares for life after Cavendish

Mark Renshaw’s reputation as the best lead-out man in cycling has been put firmly behind him as he prepares to step out of the shadow of British sprint king Mark Cavendish. At the Tour of Qatar beginning on Sunday, Renshaw, the defending...

Lance Armstrong welcomes end to drug probe

Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has welcomed the decision by US prosecutors to drop their investigation of him and other cyclists without bringing criminal charges. A statement on Friday by US attorney Andre Birotte jnr said...

Prosecutors close Armstrong doping case

Federal prosecutors say they are closing a criminal investigation of Lance Armstrong and will not charge him over allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner used performance-enhancing drugs. In a statement, United States Attorney Andre Birotte...