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Contador Increases Giro d’Italia Lead Over Aru On Stage 15

Milan, May 24, 2015 (AFP) - 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 Campiglio in third place at five seconds behind stage winner Mikel Landa with Aru finishing a further second behind to remain second overall but see his gap on Contador grow to 2min 35sec. "It was a hard day, Astana were strong," Contador told Rai television. "I would have liked to have won here to commemorate Pantani.... but I just didn't have the legs for an attack on the final climb." A day … Read More...

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Contador Increases Giro d’Italia Lead Over Aru On Stage 15

Milan, May 24, 2015 (AFP) - Spaniard Alberto Contador failed to commemorate the memory of stricken Marco Pantani … Read More...

Alberto Contador Regains Pink Jersey at Giro d’Italia

Spaniard Alberto Contador bounced back from a crash to retake the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia as rivals … Read More...

Unlucky Stage 13 For Contador As Aru Takes Giro D’Italia Lead

Jesolo, Italy, May 22, 2015 (AFP) - Italian Astana rider Fabio Aru took over as leader of the Giro d'Italia from … Read More...

Gilbert Triumphs At Gir d’Italia Stage 12, As Contador Extends Lead

By Justin DAVIS Milan, May 21, 2015 (AFP) - Spain's Alberto Contador reinforced his … Read More...

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