Delgado: Contador's retirement part of the end of Spain's 'golden age' of cycling

Former Tour de France winner and cycling commentator Pedro Delgado believes that with Alberto Contador’s imminent retirement, the end of Spain’s “golden era” of cycling is fast approaching. “Alberto will leave a big gap, that’s for sure,” Delgado told Cyclingnews, before quickly turning his thoughts to the consequences of the Trek-Segafredo rider's retirement next month for the...
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August 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Giant-Alpecin refuse LottoNL-Jumbo's offer to help Dumoulin at Vuelta a Espana

The latter stages of the Vuelta a España have, in years past, been marked by unspoken alliances along national lines – Pedro Delgado’s unseating of Robert Millar in 1985, for instance – but Tom Dumoulin’s Giant-Alpecin team has publicly refused the help of fellow Dutch squad LottoNL-Jumbo in defending his red jersey between here and Madrid. Victory in Wednesday’s Burgos time trial...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Quintana: At least we limited the time we lost

Eusebio Unzue’s involvement with the Movistar set-up stretches back more than 30 years, through the eras of Reynolds and Banesto, the reigns of Pedro Delgado and Miguel Indurain, but if he ever tires of team management, then a second career as a spin doctor surely awaits. On the man-made island of Neeltje-Jans after stage 2 of the Tour de France, as a huddle of television crews...
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July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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