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  • Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions

    Tour de France: Chris Froome is ahead, trailed by doping suspicions
    As the Tour de France enters its 16th stage Tuesday, five things to know: 1. THE HOME STRETCH: Chris Froome is on the cusp of Tour de France victory. After Monday's rest day, the 28-year-old Briton is set to embark on six final stages in defense of...
  • Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead

    Tour de France: Chris Froome maintains overall lead
    LE GRAND-BORNAND, France --- Chris Froome can already taste the champagne and has only one more day of climbing remaining before mounting the Champs-Elysees podium steps as Britain's second consecutive Tour de France winner. The race leader preserved...
  • Chris Froome set to win Tour de France

    Chris Froome set to win Tour de France
    A relatively easy ride down the Champ-Elysees is all that separates Chris Froome from becoming the 2013 Tour de France champion. The British rider finished third Saturday in Stage 20 of the tour, effectively winning the race since Sunday's ride into...
  • Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition

    Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome wins race's 100th edition
    Chris Froome won the 100th Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the second British rider in as many years to win the famed bicycle race. Froome, who helped Team Sky teammate and countryman Bradley Wiggins win the race last year, took part in a...
  • 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...
  • Pau Gasol has plenty of responsibilities during Lakers' visit to Barcelona

     
    The Lakers arrived at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, in what Phil Jackson had hoped would become a productive practice session. There was only one problem. "I had five guys miss the team bus this morning," he told reporters. "I blame Pau [Gasol]...
  • Amgen Tour of California to hit Squaw Valley, Mt. Baldy in May

     
    The Amgen Tour of California cycling race will have a visually spectacular mountaintop finish on the second-to-last stage of the 2011 race at Mt. Baldy and will start at high altitude with a trip around Lake Tahoe in the first......
  • Versus to live-stream Tuesday's announcement of 2011 Tour de France route

     
    It is always a major production when the new Tour de France route is announced. It's scheduled to happen Tuesday, and this year the Versus network is offering free live-streaming video of the news conference from France. The coverage will......
  • Tour de France winner Alberto Contador to be investigated for doping

     
    Spain's Alberto Contador could be stripped of his 2010 Tour de France victory and likely be banned from competition for two years if found guilty in an investigation by the Spanish cycling federation. The International Cycling Union (UCI) said Monday........
  • Cyclist Alberto Contador stands by tainted-meat claim

     
    Tour de France champion Alberto Contador's lawyers on Wednesday challenged a reported World Anti-Doping Agency document that concludes his positive Tour de France test could not have been caused by tainted meat. El Pais newspaper said a WADA team visited....
  • Alberto Contador claims innocence in doping case during emotional TV interview

     
    Alberto Contador has reiterated his innocence over his failed doping test at the Tour de France in an emotional television interview in Madrid. "I don't doubt (my innocence) for one second because I did not do anything irregular at any......