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  • Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead

    Dan Martin wins Tour de France's ninth stage; Chris Froome holds lead
    BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France -- Irishman Dan Martin beat Denmark's Jakob Fuglsang at the line to win Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France, and race favorite Chris Froome withstood early attacks to defend the yellow jersey on another hard day of...
  • Steinberg: Lance Armstrong ends battle

    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...
  • 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: Samuel Sanchez wins Stage 12

     
    Spanish climbing specialist Samuel Sanchez won Thursday's 12th stage of the Tour de France and Thomas Voeckler of France retained the overall lead as the race entered the high mountains for the first time. After a string of setbacks earlier......
  • Mark Cavendish wins 11th stage of Tour de France; Thomas Voeckler keeps yellow jersey

     
    Mark Cavendish of Britain won a rainy 11th stage of the Tour de France in a mass sprint Wednesday, while Thomas Voeckler kept the race leader's yellow jersey. Cavendish edged Andre Greipel of Germany on the line after the 104-mile......
  • Tour de France: Thor Hushovd wins Stage 16

     
    World champion Thor Hushovd of Norway led a three-man breakaway to win a rainy 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday, as overall race leader Thomas Voeckler lost crucial seconds against two top race favorites. Three-time champion Alberto......
  • Tour de France: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins Stage 17

     
    Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway won the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, the first of three in the Alps. Thomas Voeckler held onto the yellow jersey, but lost time after riding off the course on the......
  • Tour de France: Andy Schleck wins Stage 18

     
    Andy Schleck led a daring attack to win the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. Overall in the race, Thomas Voeckler kept the yellow jersey, but defending champion Alberto Contador was out of contention....
  • Bob Arum: Agreement near on Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight

     
    Promoter Bob Arum said Monday that negotiations to stage a Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley fight June 9 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas are nearing completion, with an announcement coming as soon as Tuesday....
  • Alberto Contador stripped of 2010 Tour de France title

     
    Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping and was stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title Monday by sport's highest court....
  • Spaniards fail to see humor in French doping satire

     
    Not everyone is laughing at a series of satirical French videos that portray Spanish sports stars like Rafael Nadal as puppets who take drugs. Especially not Spaniards, and especially not this week....