Alberto Contador

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Astana doctor defends team’s anti-doping measures; Conflicting reports about possible deal between Dekker and Lampre-Merida; Sagan and Contador to race together for the first time at Tirreno-Adriatico; Elisa Longo Borghini and Valentina Scandolara preview Strade Bianche; Marianne Vos to miss Strade Bianche and possibly the […]

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History to be made at Tirreno-Adriatico as four key Grand Tour riders line out together for the first time

Billing it as a historic moment where the four Grand Tour winners will compete in the same race for the first time ever, the organisers of Tirreno-Adriatico have confirmed that Tour de France winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali plus the 2014 Giro d’Italia champion Nairo Quintana will all line out in the […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: UCI still awaiting receipt of Independent Commission doping report, details to be released in March; Contador: Winning the Giro and Tour would mean my career would be remembered more; Tour de San Luis talents Gaviria and Contreras sign two year contracts with Etixx-QuickStep; Lotto-Soudal doctor calls for […]

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Daily News Digest

Brändle wins final stage Tour of Oman, Valls takes overall Spanish climber Rafael Valls (Lampre-Merida) sealed the biggest win of his career after taking out the overall classification of the Tour of Oman, while Matthias Brandle (IAM Cycling) took the sixth and final stage. Valls took control of the race after winning the queen stage […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Cancellara wins stage two of Tour of Oman; Meersman scoops first stage of Volta ao Algarve; Contador holds race lead heading into day two of Vuelta a Andalucia; 1984 world champion Claude Criquielion passes away at 58 years of age; Deep muscular injury for Frank Schleck after […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Guardini wins stage one of the Tour of Oman; Boonen frustrated to miss victory but shows Classic form is coming; With high ambitions, Contador and Basso to get season underway Wednesday; World champion Kwiatkowski gunning for repeat victory in Volta ao Algarve; Armstrong lawyers respond […]

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With high ambitions, Contador and Basso to get season underway Wednesday

Last year’s Vuelta a España winner Alberto Contador and the former double Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso both make their 2015 season debuts in the Vuelta a Andalucia on Wednesday, with the former looking to test his form against Tour rival Chris Froome and the latter seeking to help his new team-mate to win. Basso […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Armstrong loses court case, ordered to pay ten million dollars to SCA Promotions; Criquielion fighting for life after suffering stroke; Bradley Wiggins to attempt hour in London in June; Contador declares he will retire after 2016 season; wants year that is ‘better than 2009’; Tour […]

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Tinkov: If Sagan doesn’t win two or three great Classics, I’ll be upset…but I won’t kill him

Commenting on his high profile new signing, Oleg Tinkov has made his expectations clear with regards to Peter Sagan. The Slovakian rider inked a multi-million euro deal to race for the Tinkoff Saxo team, moving across from Cannondale, and his new boss wants him to raise his game and prove his talent by bringing his […]

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How to climb like Alberto Contador

Alberto Contador is one of the best climbers of his generation. He’s explosive, races on instinct, and has his own unique technique of climbing – primarily out of the saddle. GCN had the opportunity to join team Tinkoff-Saxo at their training camp and got this rare footage of Contador and talks to him about his […]

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