Alberto Contador unlikely for Giro
MILAN -- Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador isn't planning on defending his Giro d'Italia title in 2012.
Contador said Sunday at the unveiling of next year's course that he is likely to skip the Italian classic to focus on regaining the Tour de France title. The Spaniard won this year's edition of the Giro but followed it up with a disappointing Tour, where he finished fifth.
"I don't think I will ride in the Giro, it will be very difficult," said Contador, a three-time Tour champion. ...
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