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Alberto Contador parts ways with Trek, teases own brand with Ivan Basso

With the turn of the new year, Alberto Contador has taken to social media to tease the launch of his own bike brand. The news spells the ...

Passing the fire: Contador, Basso come together at Polartec development team

A heavy crowd gathered round, with iPhones at the ready to catch the moment. El Pistolero, dressed in a cowboy hat with a gun holstered t...

Judge rules that Operacion Puerto blood bags can finally be handed over

Over ten years after 211 blood bags were seized in the Operacion Puerto raids in Madrid, Spain, the truth about their origin finally look...

Ivan Basso slots into new role as Technical Coordinator for Tinkoff Team

Earlier this month he announced that he would retire as a professional rider, deciding not to race again after being forced to withdraw f...

Basso retires from cycling, will take up new role with Tinkoff-Saxo team

He still had a year left to run on his Tinkoff-Saxo contract but, after a brush with cancer this season, Ivan Basso has taken the decisio...

Basso given another all clear after bout with testicular cancer, no further treatment needed

Undergoing another checkup two months after discovering he had testicular cancer and undergoing surgery to address this, Ivan Basso has b...

Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Basso will race in 2016, is poised to reveal contract extensions

The Tinkoff-Saxo team has said that, starting Thursday, it plans to begin naming riders who will be given contract extensions for 2016. B...

Basso needs no additional treatment after recent surgery for testicular cancer, full recovery expected

The chances of Ivan Basso returning to the peloton have been boosted by the news that no additional treatment is needed following surgery...

Following cancer surgery, Tinkoff-Saxo confirms Basso could return to peloton before end of the season

One day after Ivan Basso had his left testicle removed, the Italian’s Tinkoff Saxo team has said that it is possible that he could return...

Basso recovering after testicle removal, cancer recovery prognosis described as excellent

Two days after his world was upended with the diagnosis of cancer, Ivan Basso has undergone surgery at the Ospedale San Raffaele in Milan...

Basso to undergo surgery on Wednesday in relation to his testicular cancer

LA PIERRE-SAINT-MARTIN, France (CT) – One day after Ivan Basso left the Tour de France due to a case of testicular cancer discovered Mond...

Basso out of Tour de France: ‘I have a small cancer in my left testicle’

PAU, France (CT) – What was expected to be a press conference about Alberto Contador’s campaign to win a third Tour de France became some...

Basso handed protected slot on Tinkoff-Saxo squad for GP Lugano: “Our goal is to win”

He’s now 37 years of age and last season had a noticeably quieter year than before. However Ivan Basso’s move to the Tinkoff-Saxo team ap...

With high ambitions, Contador and Basso to get season underway Wednesday

Last year’s Vuelta a España winner Alberto Contador and the former double Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso both make their 2015 season d...

Basso signs for Tinkoff Saxo, Castroviejo and Visconti extend with Movistar Team

The long-rumoured deal between Ivan Basso and the Tinkoff Saxo team has been finalised Tuesday, with the squad making it official that he...