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Virtual Tour de France winner Nibali crushes rivals in Pyrenees

Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Lance Armstrong ordered to testify under oath

In this July 29, 2007 file photo, Lance Armstrong, seated into a car of the Discovery Channel cycling team, right, jokes with teammate George Hincapie  during the 20th and last stage of the 94th Tour de France cycling race between Marcoussis, southwest of Paris, and Paris. Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall. Now, Hincapie is peeling back the shroud that has long covered the dark era of doping in cycling in a book due out next month that is part memoir, part mea culpa. AP

Lance Armstrong has been ordered to give sworn videotaped testimony next month about using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France seven times.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong case back in court over bonuses

Lance Armstrong.  AP FILE PHOTO

Lance Armstrong’s attorneys say a Dallas company can’t reopen a settlement over millions in bonuses it paid him even though he later admitted to lying about using performance-enhancing drugs.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Veteran cyclist O’Grady admits doping in ’98 Tour

Most of team RadioShack and Stuart O'Grady of Saxo Bank. AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski

Only a day after retiring from professional cycling, Stuart O’Grady admitted to using a blood-booster during the scandal-plagued 1998 Tour de France.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Britain’s Froome rides to victory in 100th Tour de France

Christopher Froome of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, drinks a glass of champagne during the 21st and last stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France cycling race over 133.5 kilometers (83.4 miles) with start in Versailles and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 21, 2013.  AP PHOTO/LAURENT CIPRIANI

Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, having dominated rivals over three weeks on the road and adroitly dealt with doping suspicions off it.

Posted: July 22nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

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