Alberto is a lucky ‘Cont’-ador

The Spanish Cycling Federation has cleared Alberto Contador of doping, reversing its proposal to ban him for one year for a positive test at the Tour de France. Contador will retain his third Tour title and can participate in this year’s race, but the International Cycling Union and the World Anti-Doping Agency can appeal the … [Read the full story]

Tour de France champion banned for one year for taking drugs

Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has received a one-year-ban from the Spanish Cycling Federation for his positive drugs test from the 2010 Tour de France, his spokesperson announced. The 28-year-old had been informed of his punishment by the federation earlier with the body refusing to say what it had recommended, leaving it to the … [Read the full story]