Saxo Bank to continue team sponsorship with or without Contador

Alberto Contador and Bjarne Riis, August 2010

Saxo Bank team manager Bjarne Riis received some welcome news over the weekend, after his title sponsor said it will continue to support the squad with or without the presence of Alberto Contador, currently suspended from competition due to a failed drug test.

Online trading and investment specialist Saxo Bank announded on Sunday that it would keep to its 2011 sponsorship deal regardless of whether Contador's suspension for failing a test during the 2010 Tour de France for clenbuterol is upheld or not.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.