Tour winner Pereiro joins Astana

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The confusion surrounding Oscar Pereiro's signing for Astana in 2010 finally ended this evening when it was announced by the team that the 2006 Tour winner would be racing alongside Alberto Contador in 2010.

Pereiro had announced the deal himself almost a month ago, but then almost as quickly the 32-year-old rider said that Astana had broken off contact and he was on the point of retiring. The team itself refused to comment.

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