Alberto Contador won't rule out ending career at Vuelta a España

While the Tour de France and Olympic Games are Alberto Contador's main priorities in 2016, the Spaniard may still end his career at the Vuelta a España

Alberto Contador on stage twelve of the 2015 Tour de France. Photo: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

Alberto Contador could bow out of professional cycling with the Vuelta a España, although the Spaniard says that he will have to consider how it fits in after the Tour de France and Olympic Games.

Contador, 33, has won seven Grand Tours, the most of any modern day cyclist. Two titles, the 2010 Tour de France and 2011 Giro d'Italia, were stripped as part of a doping suspension.

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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.