Cycling - Seven WorldTour teams confirmed for San Luis

A total of 17 teams, seven of them WorldTour squads, have been confirmed for the Tour de San Luis.

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Omega Pharma-QuickStep

However Alberto Contador’s Saxo-Tinkoff outfit are yet to commit, with three further WorldTour spots to be filled.

Contador won two stages - later stripped due to his positive test for Clenbuterol - in this year's edition. Overall winner Levi Leipheimer will be absent from the January 21-27 race after he was fired by Omega Pharma-QuickStep over admissions of doping.

Six Professional Continental teams - CSF-Inox, Androni-Venezuela, Caja Rural, Vini Fantini, UnitedHealthcare, CCC Polsat Polkowice - will contest the race along with four local teams.

It features seven stages totalling 1,027.5km.

Confirmed WorldTour teams:

Omega Pharma-QuickStep

Movistar

Lampre-Merida

Astana

BMC

Katusha

Cannondale

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