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Cyclist Voeckler still wearing yellow jersey well

...Vanendert clinched the 14th stage -- the first Tour stage win of his career -- after finishing 21 seconds ahead of Samuel Sanchez, of Spain, and 46 seconds in front of third-place Andy Schleck, of Luxembourg."I never imagined this would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-07-16/cyclist-voeckler-sti
Contador can't shake challengers

...Schleck a day earlier. But he finished alongside the brothers from Luxembourg, Australian Cadel Evans and Spain's Samuel Sanchez.Only Voeckler -- who dropped back after several mistakes on the final descent -- and Italy's Ivan Basso lost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-07-20/contador-cant-shake-
Two-time Tour de France champ closes in

...Contador was content to cut 10 precious seconds from his deficit to Schleck and was 31 seconds behind after the stage. Samuel Sanchez, of Spain, was a distant third, 2 minutes, 45 seconds back.The race has shaped up as a duel between Contador...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-07-16/two-time-tour-de-fra
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Top riders stay close on big hill

...arrived with the same time, more than a minute behind Riblon. They lost a few seconds to the next closest contenders, Samuel Sanchez, of Spain, and Denis Menchov, of Russia.Contador said sticking together benefited both riders. They could both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2010-07-18/top-riders-stay-clos
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Frenchman Thibaut Pinot wins eighth Tour stage

...unsuccessful attack on the Briton. Italy's Vincenzo Nibali was third, 16 seconds off the paceDefending Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez withdrew after a crash 35 miles into the stage.He broke his right hand and injured his left shoulder, and could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-07-08/frenchman-thibaut-pi
Olympic Records EDS: Completes Weekend Olympic Schedule

...Nurcan Taylan, Turkey, 210, (Aug. 14, 2004, Athens). Saturday's medal results CYCLING Men Road Race GOLD--Samuel Sanchez, Spain SILVER--Davide Rebellin, Italy BRONZE--Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland FENCING Women Sabre GOLD...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/10/oly_468932.shtml
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A look at the Tour de France contenders

...climber finished sixth last year and is aiming for a podium finish after working to improve his time trialing.- Samuel Sanchez, 33, Euskaltel: The Olympic champion missed the podium last year after crashing in the Pyrenees and having Denis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-06-25/look-tour-de-france-
Overtime

...compensation, according to the network.CyclingFrenchman retains the yellow jersey In Luz-Ardiden, France, Spain's Samuel Sanchez thrilled fans of his Basque-based team with a win in the 12th stage, and France's Thomas Voeckler surprised himself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-07-14/overtime
Australian wins Tour de France

...were on the right track," Evans said.The polka-dot jersey awarded to the best climber went to Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez of Spain, who brought his two children onto the podium with him. The best young rider was Pierre Rolland of France...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-07-24/australian-wins-tour-de-fran
Aussie's Tour de France win capped classic race

...but he couldn't make up the time he'd lost at the beginning of the race. Another Spaniard, Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez, finished sixth and won the polka-dot jersey for best climber.Amid it all, seemingly untouched by the chaos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-07-25/aussies-tour-de-france-win-capped