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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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Alberto Contador of Spain puts on the yellow jersey after winning the Tour de France in Paris on July 26, 2009. Contador won his second consecutive Tour de France title. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
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