3:37 pm December 11, 2014 | No Comment
Paris. Doping-scandal tainted Astana, whose leading rider is this year’s Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali, was on Wednesday granted a World Tour license for the 2015 season by the International Cycling Union. However, the UCI said that, while the license had been granted, Astana would have to agree to conditions, including being audited by […]
8:30 am December 11, 2014 | No Comment
Monaco. The International Cycling Union (UCI) president has protested that the sport is doing more than many of its rivals to tackle doping as it confronts a new dark chapter over the Tour de France winning Astana team. The UCI licensing commission was to announce on Wednesday its recommendation on whether Astana, whose top rider […]
12:40 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Los Angeles. Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn’t been caught and then forced to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. “If this stuff hadn’t taken place with the federal investigation, I’d probably still be saying ‘no’ with the same conviction and tone as […]
2:53 pm July 20, 2014 | No Comment
Bourg-en-Bresse, France. American Andrew Talansky quit the Tour de France before Thursday’s 12th stage due to the cumulative effects of several crashes, his Garmin-Sharp team said. Talansky crashed heavily on Friday’s seventh stage before also coming off his bike the next day. The 25-year-old had suffered badly on Monday’s tough mountainous stage in which he […]
5:02 pm July 10, 2014 | No Comment
Arenberg Porte Du Hainaut, France. Chaos and carnage rained down on the Tour de France on Wednesday as defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the race on stage five and Italian Vincenzo Nibali seized control. On a miserable wet day in northern France, Froome did not even make it to the notorious cobbled sections […]
9:27 am June 20, 2014 | No Comment
A US federal judge on Thursday denied Lance Armstrong’s request to dismiss the government’s $100 million fraud lawsuit filed against the disgraced American cyclist.
8:31 pm June 17, 2014 | No Comment
The organizers of the Tour de Singkarak have decided to move the annual cycle race in West Sumatra from its traditional June slot, to September from next year, in order to attract more top teams and riders. Sapta Nirwandar, initiator and executive chairman of the event, said the decision was taken to avoid clashing with […]
12:58 pm June 15, 2014 | No Comment
Cris Joven of Team 7-Eleven reclaimed the green jersey from Iranian Arvin Moazemi Godarzi of Pishgaman Yazd, while Brenton Jones of Avanti Racing Team won stage seven of Tour de Singkarak on Friday.
9:50 am June 13, 2014 | No Comment
Lance Armstrong, stripped of seven Tour de France victories and banned from professional cycling in 2012, was questioned under oath for the first time since he admitted doping in an Oprah Winfrey interview last year.
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