CYCLING - Alberto Contador won the Vuelta a España on Sunday, winning his fifth Grand Tours. He also was victorious in the Vuelta in 2008, the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the Giro d’Italia in 2008. The Spaniard became the 10th rider to win at least five Grand Tours.
CYCLING - Alberto Contador is one of the favourites to win the 2012 Vuelta a España. The Spaniard has already won four Grand Tours and can become the 10th rider to win a Grand Tours for the fifth time. Grand Tours are Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España. Click read more for more stats on the Vuelta which starts on Saturday.
CYCLING - Toni Rominger is 49 years old today. He is quite possibly one of the best cyclists to never win the Tour de France. However, he has taken a record equalling three Vuelta a España overall victories. In the ascents and time trials, he was in a league of his own.
Shares birthday with: Ludwig Mies von der Rohe, Quentin Tarantino, Manuel Neuer