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Cycling legend Lance Armstrong made a decision this week not to contest the United States Anti-Doping Agency charges that he employed blood doping to give him an unfair competitive advantage over the course of his racing career. It is the equivalent of...
The UC Irvine contingent at the Olympic Games in London includes Amber Neben, a women's road cyclist who earned a master's degree from UCI. Neben attended Orange Lutheran High and competed in track and field at the University of Nebraska, where she was...
Tags: Polo, Brian Thornton, Awards and Prizes, Cycling, Sports
This week seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong received the letter he hoped would never come. The United States Anti-Doping Agency, which regulates Olympic and many amateur sports, told him they would recommend that charges be filed against...
Last weekend, Alberto Contador of Spain won his third Tour de France in the last four years. Andy Schleck of Luxembourg, last year's runner-up, finished second again, only 39 seconds behind the winner. Lance Armstrong, in what appears to be his final...
Tags: Crimes, Murder, Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Arts and Culture
SANTA ROSA — Tejay van Garderen rode his bicycle into a hotel meeting room Sunday as if he were corralling a bucking bronco. He reared the cycle up on its back wheel and slammed it down during a well-earned and well-deserved celebration. Van...
ESCONDIDO, Calif. — They're trying. The cyclists and team managers participating in the eighth Amgen Tour of California gathered Friday at City Hall to speak about the future of the sport. Not the past. Please, not the past. At least there was...
ESCONDIDO — The eighth Amgen Tour of California begins at 11:15 a.m. Sunday in Escondido, and for the first time the largest cycling stage race in the United States is traveling from south to north. The 750-mile trip will end May 19 in Santa Rosa....
Tags: Tour of California, Elections, Travel, Peter Sagan, Politics
The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continues to reverberate through Spain, where authorities have launched an investigation into several figures allegedly linked to the American cyclist. Prosecutors are looking at Spanish citizens mentioned in the U.S....
Unfortunately, many of us have had that difficult conversation with young children regarding their sports heroes and cheating. Usually at the end of the conversation, we remind them that winners never cheat and cheaters never win. We tell them this even...
Thomas Mueller scored twice, Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben had one goal each and Bayern Munich routed Barcelona, 4-0, Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal in Munich. Bayern Munich sent Barcelona to its first four-goal defeat...
Tags: Polo, Lance Armstrong, Cycling, NFL Scouting Combine, Sports
Travis Tygart, who is the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, told a French government senate hearing Thursday that he wants Lance Armstrong to provide information detailing the alleged complicity of cycling's governing body, the International Cycling...
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,...
Tags: Greg LeMond, Concussion
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