Dislocated Shoulder Puts Contador’s Giro d’Italia In Doubt

Castigliione della Pescaia, Italy, May 14, 2015 (AFP) - Alberto Contador's Giro d'Italia challenge has been thrown into doubt after a crash on Thursday's sixth stage won by Germany's Andre Greipel left the race leader with a dislocated shoulder. The Spaniard, who crashed during the sprint for the line but nevertheless held the overall lead, was in such pain with his left shoulder that he … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Out For At Least Six Weeks

Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Mark Cavendish underwent further examinations after his crash during the first stage of the Tour de France last Saturday. The results underlined the need for surgery after it was confirmed that all ligaments around the AC-joint were ruptured and the shoulder separated. The surgery to stabilize the AC joint will take place on Wednesday 9th of … [Read more...]