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Stories with person: Vincenzo Nibali
  • Froome and Contador on the front foot in Tour de France story has photos
    Updated: Jul-05-15 2:32 pm

    NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands - In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage on the second stage of the Tour de France.

  • The Latest: Nibali best among Tour favorites in 1st stage story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 1:03 pm

    UTRECHT, Netherlands - The Latest from the first stage of the Tour de France (all times local):

  • Astana creates new controversy at Tour de France story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 12:36 pm

    UTRECHT, Netherlands - On the very first day of the Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team found itself at the heart of another controversy after allowing one of its riders to start the race despite questions raised over his testing results.

  • Astana rider Lars Boom facing Tour de France exit story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:26 pm

    UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali's under-pressure Astana team requested teammate Lars Boom be removed from cycling's showpiece race for anomalous blood-testing results announced Friday.

  • Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 3:02 am

    As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

  • Contador has yellow on his mind as he eyes 3rd Tour title 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 11:56 am

    UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted moment at his pre-race news conference on Thursday, when he was joined by an unexpected guest.

  • 10 riders to watch at the Tour de France 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 10:23 am

    UTRECHT, Netherlands - 10 riders to watch in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands.

  • 2013 Tour de France champ Froome missed drug test this year 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 8:06 pm

    PARIS - Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome revealed on Wednesday he missed a drug test this year while taking a couple of days off in Italy with his wife.

  • British rider Chris Froome wins Criterium du Dauphine race 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 11:28 am

    MODANE VALFREJUS, France - British cyclist Chris Froome launched one of his blistering mountain attacks to win the Criterium du Dauphine race for the second time on Sunday, clinching the eighth stage to take the yellow jersey from American rider Tejay van Garderen.