Alberto Contador Takes Tour of Spain Lead On Stage 10

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BORJA, Spain, Sept 02, 2014 (AFP) - Two-time Tour of Spain winner Alberto Contador took the overall lead in this year's edition on Tuesday as German Tony Martin won the 10th stage, a 36.7-kilometre time-trial. Contador, 31 and who finished fourth, 39 seconds slower than triple time-trial world champion Martin, replaced Colombian rider Nairo Quintana in the overall leader's red … [Read more...]

Martin Beats Cancellara To Win World TT Crown

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COPENHAGEN, Sept 21, 2011 (AFP) - Germany's Tony Martin ended the long reign of Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara by powering to the time trial gold at the road world championships here Wednesday. Martin claimed his maiden world title in the discipline, with Britain's Bradley Wiggins -- a triple Olympic and six-time world champion on the track -- winning the silver for his first worlds … [Read more...]

Arndt Wins Route de France TT

HTC-COLUMBIA'S ARNDT MOVES INTO SECOND OVERALL AFTER TT WIN AT ROUTE DE FRANCE San Luis Obispo, CA - 12th August 2010 - HTC-Columbia's Judith Arndt took the victory of stage four of Route de France on Thursday clocking the fastest time in the 24.3km time trial in Saint Georges/Baulche. The win moves her into second place in the general classification, only one second behind leader Annemiek … [Read more...]

Cancellara In Race Against Time At World Championship

by Justin Davis MENDRISIO, Switzerland, Sept 23, 2009 (AFP) - Olympic champion Fabian Cancellara admits he will have to dose his time trial efforts to perfection Thursday if he is to maintain bigger dreams of gold at the world road race championships. Saxo Bank rider Cancellara, the world time trial champion in 2006 and 2007, did not compete at the worlds last year after a … [Read more...]