World Cup hosts South Africa have sacked coach Joel Santana after a miserable run of eight losses in nine friendly internationals.
Tag Archives: alberto
Report: Peru’s Fujimori pleads guilty in bribery case
Counselor to Gonzales abruptly resigns
Astana: Tour winner Contador will not leave
Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will stay with Astana for the 2010 season, the Kazakh-funded team announced on Saturday night. The Spaniard’s future with the team had been uncertain after clinching his second victory in three years in cycling’s most prestigious event, with the 26-year-old unhappy with the recruitment of Lance Armstrong this year.
Carlos Sastre: ‘I don’t care about Astana dispute’
Defending Tour de France champion Carlos Sastre has exclusively told CNN that he does not care what happens in the alleged dispute between rivals Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador at Astana — and is only concentrating on retaining his title. On Sunday night, seven-times Tour champion Armstrong told French TV that there was tension between himself and 2007 winner Contador, the latest in a series of comments made by the American that has raised doubts about the Astana team’s togetherness during the three-week race.