Contador considers quitting cycling due to doping scandal

Alexandre Vinokourov and Alberto Contador, Andy Jones at the Tour de France 2010

Tour de France winner Alberto Contador is considering quitting cycling due to an erupting scandal centred on his positive doping test for Clenbuterol.

"I am so disappointed with everything that's happening," he told Spain's El Mundo newspaper, "that I'm thinking of leaving cycling, regardless of any decision by the UCI."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.