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Rafael Nadal voted greatest ever Spanish sports personality

Source: Sport Balla | Nov 26 2013, 7:54pm CST | by IANS

Madrid, Nov 27 (IANS) Rafael Nadal was named the greatest Spanish sports star in history Tuesday by readers of a Spanish sports daily.
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Roche takes stage 2 in Vuelta de Espana

Source: Sport Balla | Aug 26 2013, 6:06am CDT | by IANS

Roche takes stage 2 in Vuelta de Espana
Madrid, Aug 26 (IANS) Nicholas Roche, the son of 1987 Tour de France winner Stephen Roche, won stage two of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race.
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Former Dutch cyclist admits taking EPO

Source: Sport Balla | Jul 26 2013, 2:20am CDT | by IANS

Former Dutch cyclist admits taking EPO
The Hague, July 26 (IANS) Former Dutch cyclist Jeroen Blijlevens has confessed to having used the performance-enhancing drug EPO during his career.
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Froome's Kenyan mentor regrets lost opportunity

Source: Sport Balla | Jul 23 2013, 5:30am CDT | by IANS

Froome's Kenyan mentor regrets lost opportunity
Nairobi, July 23 (IANS) As Britain continues to hail Tour de France winner Chris Froome, his Kenyan mentor David Kinjah was regretting the lost opportunity the East African nation had to claim the glory.
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Colombian president lauds national racer in Tour de France

Source: Sport Balla | Jul 15 2013, 6:05am CDT

Colombian president lauds national racer in Tour de France
Bogota, July 15 (IANS) Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos praised cyclist Nairo Quintana for coming in a respectable second place in the gruelling Mont Ventoux mountain stage of the Tour de France, behind Britain's Christopher Froome.
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Ullrich admits to doping

Source: Sport Balla | Jun 22 2013, 5:53am CDT

Ullrich admits to doping
Berlin, June 22 (IANS) Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich has admitted to doping for the first time.
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Spanish cyclist Rodriguez eyes Tour de France crown

Source: Sport Balla | Jun 18 2013, 8:48am CDT

Spanish cyclist Rodriguez eyes Tour de France crown
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) Spanish cyclist Joaquin 'Purito' Rodriguez believes that he is one of the main contenders to win the Tour de France beginning at the end of June.
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Danish cycling Olympic medallist admits to doping

Source: Sport Balla | Mar 19 2013, 4:08am CDT

Danish cycling Olympic medallist admits to doping
Copenhagen, March 19 (IANS) Danish cyclist Rolf Soerensen has admitted that he had used blood-boosting EPO and cortisone in the 1990s.
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Former Dutch cyclist Boogerd admits to doping

Source: Sport Balla | Mar 6 2013, 6:05am CST

Former Dutch cyclist Boogerd admits to doping
The Hague, March 6 (IANS) Former Dutch cyclist Michael Boogerd Wednesday admitted to doping during ten years of his career.
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