Topic: Bjarne Riis
Alberto Contador of Spain, a three-time Tour de France champion, was stripped of his 2010 title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport because of a failed drug test.
Alberto Contador, coming off two consecutive wins, is the clear favorite. But he's stuck in a legal battle over allegations of doping that could nullify any titles he wins this year.
'I'm innocent,' cyclist Alberto Contador said at a press conference today, vowing to fight a proposal to suspend him and strip his 2010 Tour de France title.
Alberto Contador tried rapid acceleration and sudden braking in an attempt to drop the Luxembourger, Andy Schleck, during the Tour de France Stage 14. But Schleck didn't take the bait.