Alberto Contador hurts knee in training
Updated: August 31, 2010, 8:51 AM ETAssociated Press
MADRID -- Three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador has slightly injured his right knee after crashing during training.
Contador's spokesman, Jacinto Vidarte, says the rider fell while training on the outskirts of his hometown Pinto on Monday after losing control of his bike at a roundabout on a road made slippery by oil.
Vidarte says Contador was able to get back on his bike but felt pain during the night and medical checks revealed a knee inflammation.
Contador signed a deal earlier this month to compete for Team Saxo Bank next season after deciding to leave Astana.
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