Contador moves into Tour de France lead

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France, July 19 (UPI) -- Defending Tour de France champion Alberto Contador grabbed the overall lead Monday in a stage won by Thomas Voeckler.

Riblon wins stage, Schleck maintains lead

AX 3 DOMAINES, France, July 18 (UPI) -- Christophe Riblon of France emerged with a victory Sunday in Stage 14 of the 2010 Tour de France and Luxembourg's Andy Schleck held onto the overall lead.
Vinokourov takes Stage 13; Schleck leads

Vinokourov takes Stage 13; Schleck leads

REVEL, France, July 17 (UPI) -- Alexandre Vinokourov notched an impressive victory Saturday in Stage 13 of the 2010 Tour de France, pulling away from the pack en route to Revel, France.

Schleck takes Stage 8, Armstrong tumbles

MORZINE-AVORIAZ, France, July 11 (UPI) -- Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won Sunday's 2010 Tour de France Stage 8, pushing him into second place behind Australia's Cadel Evans in the overall standings.
Cancellara takes Tour de France prologue

Cancellara takes Tour de France prologue

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, July 3 (UPI) -- Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland won the prologue for the 2010 Tour de France in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, with Lance Armstrong finishing fourth.

Cancellara wins Tour's first stage

MONACO, France, July 4 (UPI) -- Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara won the first stage of the 2009 Tour de France cycling race Saturday in Monaco, France.

Lance Armstrong's cycle team disbands

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Lance Armstrong's Austin, Texas-based cycling team, which also includes 2007 Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, announced Friday that it is disbanding.

Spain's Contador is Tour de France champ

PARIS, July 29 (UPI) -- Alberto Contador of Spain played it safe Sunday and rolled to the 2007 Tour de France championship.

Contador leads Tour into final day

ANGOULME, France, July 28 (UPI) -- Alberto Contador of Spain will wear the yellow jersey in Sunday's Tour de France finale, though American Levi Leipheimer took the 19th stage Saturday.

Tour's final days has Contador in lead

ANGOULME, France, July 27 (UPI) -- Alberto Contador has a 1 minute, 50-second overall lead heading into the final two stages of the 2007 Tour de France.

Contador takes over lead at Tour de France

CASTELSARRASIN, France, July 26 (UPI) -- Daniele Bennati claimed the Tour de France's 17th stage Thursday and Alberto Contador took over as the overall leader in cycling's most prestigious event.

Rasmussen takes stage, extends lead

GOURETTE-COL D'AUBISQUE, France, July 25 (UPI) -- Michael Rasmussen extended his overall Tour de France lead to 3 minutes, 10 seconds by winning Wednesday's five-climb stage in the Pyrenees.

Contador takes Tour's Stage 14

PLATEAU-DE-BEILLE, France, July 22 (UPI) -- Michael Rasmussen of Denmark came in a close second in Sunday's 14th stage of the Tour de France, retaining the yellow jersey as the overall leader.
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