| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:05 AM
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...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:04 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:01 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:36 AM
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....
| May 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
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 –...
| Apr 13, 2013
I should be dead, twice. The fact that I'm not — or even brain-damaged (I think) — is due to the helmets I wore while being hit by a car and slamming head-first into a mountain trail. By design, their foam shells cracked instead of my skull,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Lance Armstrong lied for years about doping, and now some unsatisfied customers who bought his books want their money back. A Republican political consultant in Sacramento, Rob Stutzman, and a professional chef, Jonathan Wheeler, are spearheading a...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 3:43 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2013
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....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:13 AM
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...