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Tour of Alberta debuts, adds to Canada’s rabid sports legacy

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The 1986 season was remarkable for North American cycling. The road and track World Championships were held in the United States. And a U.S.-based squad sponsored by an American convenience store chain competed in the Tour de France and it featured a 25-year-old rider who pedaled into Canadian history. Alex Stieda wasn’t Canada’s most internationally prominent cyclist. The country’s champions ... Read More »

Nibali, Evans, Leipheimer, Hincapie, Horner set for USA Pro Challenge

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Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale), the third-place finisher in this year’s Tour de France, 2011 Tour de France titlist Cadel Evans (BMC) of Australia and defending race titlist Levi Leipheimer (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) of the United States are favorites scheduled to compete beginning Aug. 20 in the second USA Pro Challenge. In all, six of the top-13 finishers in this year’s ... Read More »

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