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The Rise and Fall of Alberto Contador
Once regarded as the world's best cyclist, Spain's Alberto Contador was handed a two-year ban and had his 2010 Tour de France title stripped after a lengthy doping investigation.

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Alberto Contador is seen before the start of the first stage of the Mallorca Challenge cycling race in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Mielniezuk)
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FILE - This is a July 22, 2010, file photo shows stage winner Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, right, and Alberto Contador of Spain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crossing the finish line of 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 174 kilometers (108.1 miles) with start in Pau and finish on Tourmalet pass, Pyrenees region, France. Contador was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday and banned for two years after sport's highest court found the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended the three-time Tour champion after rejecting his claim that his positive test for clenbuterol was caused by eating contaminated meat on a 2010 Tour rest day. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, who finished second at the 2010 Tour, stands to be elevated to the top spot. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, file)
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FILE - In this July 22, 2010 file photo stage winner Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, left, crosses the finish line with overall leader Alberto Contador of Spain to win the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 174 kilometers (108.1 miles) with start in Pau and finish on Tourmalet pass, Pyrenees region, France, Thursday, July 22, 2010. Contador was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday and banned for two years after sport's highest court found the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended the three-time Tour champion after rejecting his claim that his positive test for clenbuterol was caused by eating contaminated meat on a 2010 Tour rest day. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, who finished second at the 2010 Tour, stands to be elevated to victory. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, file)
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FILE - in this July 25, 2010 file photo, three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador of Spain holds aloft the Spanish national flag during a victory lap after winning the Tour de France cycling race in Paris. he court of a Arbitration for Sport delivered the verdict Monday, 17 months after Contador returned a positive drug test in winning the 2010 Tour de France race. Contador has always claimed the positive result was from contaminated beef he eat during the race. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
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File - In this May 27, 2011 file photo Spain's Alberto Contador, right, leads the pack during the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race near Macugnaga, Italy. Sport's highest court on Monday Feb. 6, 2012 has banned Contador for two years after finding the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping, a decision that will strip the 2010 Tour de France champion of his title.The Court of Arbitration for Sport has suspended Contador after rejecting his claim that his positive test for clenbuterol was caused by eating contaminated meat.Contador has continued racing since giving a positive control on a 2010 Tour rest day, and is expected to be stripped of all of his results over the past 17 months including winning the Giro d'Italia last season. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati, File)
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Alberto Contador al comenzar la primera etapa de la carrera ciclista Desaafío de Malloca en Palma de Mallorca, España, el domingo 5 de febrero del 2012. (Foto AP/Manu Mielniezuk)
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El ciclista español Alberto Contador se apresta a participar en la primera etapa del Challenge de Mallorca en Palma de Mallorca, España, el domingo 5 de febrero de 2012. (Foto AP/Manu Mielniezuk)
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Alberto Contador, left, speaks with Cadel Evans from Australia, before the start of the first stage of the Mallorca Challenge cycling race in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Mielniezuk)
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Spanish Cyclist Alberto Contador of Spain speaks during a news conference in Pinto on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Feb. 7, 2012. Alberto Contador was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title and banned for two years after sport's highest court found the Spanish cyclist guilty of doping on Monday. The Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended the three-time Tour champion after rejecting his claim that his positive test for clenbuterol was caused by eating contaminated meat. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
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The Rise and Fall of Alberto Contador

Once regarded as the world's best cyclist, Spain's Alberto Contador was handed a two-year ban and had his 2010 Tour de France title stripped after a lengthy doping investigation.

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