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  • Alberto Contador says he may appeal ban but won't retire

     
    Alberto Contador says he is considering an appeal of the two-year cycling ban he received Monday for testing positive for a banned substance. One thing the Spanish cyclist is not considering, however, is retirement....
  • 2012 Giro d’Italia U.S. TV schedule

     
    Universal Sports Network has live and taped coverage of cycling's Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) May 5-27, with coverage of all 21 stages. The Giro is one of cycling's three Grand Tour races, along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. Many...
  • Check It Out: Roll into library for bicycling books

    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...
  • Lance Armstrong calls second stage of Tour de France ’surreal’ (Video)

     
      Rainy weather and horribly slick roads played havoc with the second stage of the Tour de France on Monday, a race day that American Lance Armstrong called “surreal.” The conditions resulted in dozens of falls — including one by seven-...
  • Schleck takes Tour de France lead; Evans drops from contention with broken elbow (video)

     
    Cadel Evans' chances for a Tour de France victory ended after only a day of wearing the leader's yellow jersey when he revealed he was riding with a broken elbow. The Australian, who suffered the fracture in a crash during Sunday's eighth stage, dropped&...
  • Tour de France: Sergio Paulinho wins 10th stage, Andy Schleck retains yellow jersey

     
    Something finally went right for Lance Armstrong's squad at the Tour de France. Team RadioShack got its first taste of success at this year's Tour when Sergio Paulinho of Portugal captured the 10th stage Wednesday, narrowly winning a two-man sprint......
  • Armstrong’s team — but not Lance — finally has a Tour de France breakthrough (with videos)

     
    Team RadioShack finally had a breakthrough at the Tour de France but it had nothing to do with its star leader, Lance Armstrong. RadioShack's Sergio Paulinho, who normally rides in support of Armstrong, was given the green light to shed his role of...
  • Head butts mar stage finish at Tour de France (with videos)

     
    Controversy erupted again in this year's Tour de France when Mark Renshaw, the lead-out rider for Stage 11 winner Mark Cavendish, was kicked out of the race Thursday for repeatedly head-butting a rival in the final frantic sprint to clear a path for...
  • Vinokourov wins 13th stage of Tour; Armstrong falls again

     
    Alexandre Vinokourov is a believer in the old adage “if at first you don't succeed, try, try again.” The Astana rider narrowly missed winning Friday's 12th stage but came back strong again on Saturday with a late attack and held off the...
  • Schleck fends off Contador to keep Tour de France lead

     
    Andy Schleck and Alberto Contador played a cat-and-mouse game Sunday as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees for the first of four stages in the high mountains that will decide the outcome of the race. Schleck, the overall leader, countered every...
  • Angry Schleck vows revenge after controversial move gives Contador Tour de France lead

     
    An angry Andy Schleck vowed revenge after Alberto Contador took advantage of Schleck's mechanical problem to capture the overall lead in the Tour de France on Monday. Schleck dropped the chain on his bike near the summit of Monday's big climb and l...