Ivan Basso finished at #56 in today's stage of the 2010 Tour de France. He completed the ride in 05:37:45. The stage ended in another contested sprint and was won by Mark Cavendish, who also won yesterday's stage. At the end of Stage 6, Ivan Basso now ranks #47 in the overall general classification. His current GC time is 04:40:50 and he has a total gap of 00:03:20 from Fabian Cancellara. Cancellara currently holds the yellow jersey, followed by Geraint Thomas in second and Cadel Evans...Read Full Story
Ivan Basso competed Stage 11 of the 2010 Tour de France today in 04:42:29. He ranked #96 for the stage. THR's Mark Cavendish won the stage in a sprint. Andy Schleck keeps his yellow jersey for yet another day. He's at the top of the general classification leaderboard. Andy is followed by rivals Alberto Contador, Samuel Sanchez, and Denis Menchov. Alessandro Petacchi from LAMPRE is now in the Green Jersey, while Jerome Pineau of QuickStep holds the best climber jersey. In terms of...Read Full Story
Ivan Basso, Jorg Jaskche give Operation Puerto testimony in Spanish court (AP) AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta
Italian rider Ivan Basso says he paid the doctor at the center of the Operation Puerto doping scandal for treatment because he thought it would assure him that he could win the Tour de France.
Basso told Judge Julia Santamaria he agreed to a complex treatment with Eufemiano Fuentes that cost $94,000 for one year in 2005, adding he knew it ”was not a good thing to do.”
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Basso sealed the green and blue team's season with win number 38 by out-powering Martin and Majka in the final three-man sprint.
Liquigas-Cannondale wraps up the season with 38 wins.
The team's hopes and dreams on the eve of the race came true: Liquigas-Cannondale has won the final race of the season, the Japan Cup, thanks to an incredible performance by Ivan Basso. This was the best possible end to Liquigas' adventure: the Italian company is bidding a fond farewell to cycling after eight...Read Full Story
A cyst in the worst possible place has knocked two time Giro d'Italia champion Ivan Basso out of the 2013 edition of the race. Basso will be replaced by compatriot Damiano Caruso.
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