Alberto Contador: I'm more motivated than ever

Alberto Contador will begin his season at the Volta ao Algarve next week and says he's very eager to get his season underway

Alberto Contador escapes on stage eighteen of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Alberto Contador is fired up for his final season in the professional peloton, with a third Tour de France win on his radar for 2016.

The Spaniard is scheduled to race for the first time since last year's Tour at the Volta ao Algarve next week and comes into the season off the back of two good training blocks.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.