Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador was suspended after testing positive for a banned substance in winning this year’s race. He said it’s a “clear case” of food contamination.
Alberto Contador’s acquittal for doping is being challenged before a tribunal today with the three-time Tour de France winner’s reputation and as much as $13.5 million in future wages on the line.
Tour de France champion Alberto Contador said he’ll fight a proposed one-year doping ban and the removal of his 2010 victory.
Alberto Contador got a two-year ban for failing a drug test and will lose his 2010 Tour de France crown, becoming the second rider to be stripped of a victory in cycling’s most prestigious race.
Alberto Contador could face a $6 million bill after losing a legal battle to save his 2010 Tour de France title.
As Lance Armstrong prepares for his final Tour de France , former riders say he may help unseat defending champion Alberto Contador without being a contender for the title himself.
Alberto Contador’s eight teammates on the Saxo Bank-Sungard squad couldn’t lead him to victory at this month’s Tour de France. Now it’s up to a smaller crew of attorneys to try to save his 2010 title.
Saxo Bank A/S increased its backing of three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador, even as most fans in the host nation don’t want him in this year’s race while he’s waiting for a final dismissal of doping allegations.
"I would have liked not to lose any time, but I do not think it's a problem."
- Alberto Contador on Sep 11, 2014