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  • Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead

    Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead
    MONTPELLIER, France -- German rider Andre Greipel won Thursday's sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and Daryl Impey became the first South African to wear the race leader's yellow jersey after taking it from teammate Simon Gerrans....
  • Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage

    Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage
    AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey. The British rider finished second overall...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome takes yellow jersey

    Tour de France: Chris Froome takes yellow jersey
    Here are five things to know as the Tour de France enters its ninth stage on Sunday: 1. FLUSTERING FROOME? Pre-race favorite Chris Froome lived up to his billing by winning the Tour's entry to the mountains in Stage 8, and seizing the leader's yellow...
  • Germany's Marcel Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France

    Germany's Marcel Kittel wins first stage of Tour de France
    BASTIA, Corsica — Riders at the Tour de France know to expect the unexpected. But nothing could have prepared them for the mayhem that turned Saturday's first stage of the 100th Tour into a demolition derby on two wheels. Seemingly for the first...
  • Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome, Alberto Contador ones to beat

    Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome, Alberto Contador ones to beat
    PORTO VECCHIO, Corsica — Britain's Chris Froome and two-time Tour champion Alberto Contador of Spain may be considered the overall favorites for the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France, but there are other riders who are expected to play a...
  • Lance Armstrong considers himself record holder in Tour de France

    Lance Armstrong considers himself record holder in Tour de France
    With the 100th edition of the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he still considers himself the Tour's record holder for titles because it was "impossible" to win the event unless one was doping....
  • Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split

    Nike breaks ties with Livestrong months after Armstrong split
    A few months after severing its relationship to tainted cyclist Lance Armstrong, athletics gear giant Nike has dissolved its ties to Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity he founded in 1997. In a statement Tuesday, officials at Livestrong –...
  • A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans

    A day of reckoning for Lance Armstrong's fans
    Tim Loranger is a Los Angeles aviation attorney who was deeply moved by Lance Armstrong's story of beating cancer. The former Marine wears the Armstrong yellow wristband, races in an Armstrong hat and has raised thousands of dollars for Armstrong's cancer...
  • Lance Armstrong faces lawsuit over book

    Lance Armstrong faces lawsuit over book
    For years, Lance Armstrong denied he had used performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tours de France. There had been accusations; he'd even been stripped of his titles, but still he maintained his innocence. That all changed last week when the cyclist...
  • Daum: Judging a book, and its author

     Daum: Judging a book, and its author
    It's not easy being a book consumer these days. For starters, books seem so long — at least compared to the blog posts and online news items that have recalibrated the pace of the average American attention span. And that's not the half of it....
  • Cyclist Floyd Landis admits defrauding donors with doping lies

     
    Former cycling champion Floyd Landis has admitted defrauding more than 1,700 people who donated to his "Fairness Fund" aimed at defending him against charges that he used performance-enhancing drugs, the U.S. attorney’s office in San Diego announced...