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Content with form, Alberto Contador tows Michael Rogers to 3r…

<b>Content with form, Alberto Contador tows Michael Rogers to 3rd in Dauphine</b><br>http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/06/news/content-with-form-alberto-contador-tows-michael-rogers-to-3rd-in-dauphine_290233<p><b>Alberto Contador turned super-domestique Saturday, helping Saxo-Tinkoff teammate Michael Rogers climb into third overall on stage 7 of the Critérium du Dauphiné, high in the French Alps.</b><br>Seeing a rock-solid Team Sky, Contador and Rogers teamed up instead against Dennis Rohan (Garmin-Sharp), the …

Chris Froome confirms 2013 Criterium du Dauphine title;…

<b>Chris Froome confirms 2013 Criterium du Dauphine title; Alessandro De Marchi wins finale</b><br>http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/06/news/chris-froome-confirms-2013-criterium-du-dauphine-title-alessandro-de-marchi-wins-finale_290249<p><b>Chris Froome (Sky) clinched the 2013 Critérium du Dauphiné crowd on Sunday as Alessandro De Marchi (Cannondale) won the final stage ahead of the race leader, Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp) and Richie Porte (Sky).</b><br>Tim Wellens (Lotto Belisol) had been the last man standing of …

Cyclist Cadel Evans is still riding high with new medal in hi…

<b>Cyclist Cadel Evans is still riding high with new medal in his back pocket</b><p>AS he prepares for the milestone 100th edition of the world's most famous cycling race, Victorian Cadel Evans has an Order of Australia (AM) medal tucked into his back pocket.<br>Two years ago he became the first Australian and first cyclist from the southern hemisphere to win the Tour de France, following on from his fourth in 2006 and his second placing in 2008.<br>Evans has also been thanked for his contribution to cycling and …

Josh Edmondson shows his worth to Team Sky

<b>As a last-minute signing to Sky when he was set to ride for Bontrager-Trek in the US, 20-year-old Josh Edmondson has had to learn a lot in a hurry.</b> …

It’s time the FA confined prehistoric Stuart Pearce to the annals of history

It was over before it even began. England Under-21s were never going to win the European Championships this month – not with Stuart Pearce in …

From Mini, birthday wishes for Porsche's 911

It is not often that one automaker sends birthday wishes to another, but it is not every day that Europe’s most famous sporting automobile turns 50, either.<p>This week, the BMW Group – by way of its Mini division – cheered Porsche’s 911 on the occasion of its big five-oh. The gift? A photo shoot, …

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Sneaker of the Week<p>Everything you need to know to cop the latest sneaker from Nike and Virgil Abloh.<p>By Jake Woolf21 hours agoView More<p>What She …

2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Familiar Formula

Gaydon's recipe for success: Just add power.<p>Since its unfortunate experience with the slow-selling and notoriously unreliable Lagonda, Aston Martin has avoided reinventing the wheel. Simply look at the recent updates to the DB9 and the Rapide S for proof. Now the V12 Vantage, which was first …

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

The Toughest Ultras/Marathon des Sables 2011<p>Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance …

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