Alberto Contador on podium, Giro d'Italia 2011, stage 13

Alberto Contador has been named on Saxo Bank-Sungard's roster for the 2011 Tour de France, ending months of speculation as to whether he would take part in the race.

Contador's participation in the 2011 Tour has been surrounded in controversy after he tested positive for banned performance-enhancing drug clenbuterol during the final rest day of last year's Tour de France, which the Spaniard won overall.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1