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SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North America's top cycling event just got more social for riders and fans.
NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Tour de France is just past its mid-point, and already the race has been filled with surprises and controversy.
Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of Spain was quoted by the New York Times as saying he does not like teammate Lance Armstrong. My relationship with Lance is zero, Contador said at a news conference the day after winning his second Tour.
Alberto Contador all but sealed his second Tour de France title in three years Saturday, retaining the yellow jersey during the mountainous Stage 20. The Spanish Contador retained a comfortable lead of 4 minutes, 11 seconds over Andy Schleck of Luxembourg after the grueling 104-mile stage that began in Montelimar and ended at the barren summit of Mont Ventoux, race officials said. Juan Manuel Garate of Spain won the stage with a time of 4 hours 39 minutes 21 seconds, barely edging Tony Martin...
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