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Tour de France sets 2011 route

Updated: October 19, 2010, 8:47 AM ET
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PARIS -- With six high mountain stages and four hilltop finishes, the 2011 Tour de France route is tailor-made for three-time champion Alberto Contador -- if he's not banned for doping.

Arguably the best climber in the world, the 27-year-old Spaniard is unsure whether he will be allowed to race after being provisionally suspended for a positive doping test at the 2010 Tour, which he won. If he is cleared, Contador will once again be the huge favorite when the race sets off next July.

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