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2011-04-11 13:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North America's top cycling event just got more social for riders and fans. Today, Strava, creator of powerful Web and mobile applications for avid athletes, and AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, announced that Strava will power social fitness for Amgen Tour of California fans. Strava is a social platform that allows athletes to compete with each other and interact as a part of an online community. The...

2010-12-08 06:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quiznos Pro Challenge(TM) today officially announced the first five teams to sign on for the inaugural 2011 competition, including Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) pro teams: Team RadioShack (USA), Liquigas-Cannondale (Italy), HTC-Highroad (USA), Slipstream Sports/Garmin-Cervelo (USA), and BMC Racing Team (USA). In total, the Quiznos Pro Challenge will host as many as 128 professional cyclists from 16 teams for the 2011 competition. The five...

2010-07-16 10:07:00

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. In his final Tour, Lance Armstrong is out of contention after a crash-filled stage, and may now be looking for a big stage win; doping allegations continue to surround Armstrong; cobblestones in the early stages wreaked havoc with the peloton, causing numerous crashes; British rider Mark Cavendish has regained form to capture three stage...

2009-07-28 21:17:33

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. He is a great rider and has completed a great race, but it is another thing on a personal level, where I have never had great admiration for him and I never will. Contador and Armstrong, a seven-time Tour winner who was third this year, fought to be the...

2009-07-25 13:48:09

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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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