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  • 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...
  • Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France

    Wenatchee's Tyler Farrar Wins Stage 3 in Tour de France
    Tyler Farrar of the Garmin-Cervelo team became the first American to win a stage of cycling’s Tour de France on Independence Day. Farrar’s teammate Thor Hushovd of Norway kept the race- leading yellow jersey after stage three, a 123-mile...
  • Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling

    Lance Armstrong Retires From Cycling
    NEW YORK - Lance Armstrong, who recovered from cancer to win the Tour de France a record seven times, formally announced his retirement from cycling on Wednesday, a month after his last race. The 39-year-old American, who made a comeback to the sport two...
  • French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation

    French Tour de France Cyclist Arrested in Doping Investigation
    MARSEILLE, France -- A French cyclist taking part in the prestigious Tour de France race has been arrested, a national police official said Tuesday, leading his team to suspend him while claims of doping are investigated. Cofidis, a professional...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Tour de France winner Alberto Contador suspended after testing positive for steroids

     
    The scandal-riddled world of professional cycling was rocked again Wednesday when Spain's Alberto Contador, a three-time winner of the Tour de France, was suspended by the sport's governing body after testing positive for a banned substance during this...
  • Question of the day: Can cycling recover from all the drug allegations? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Phillip Hersh, Chicago Tribune For a decade, I have seen professional cycling......
  • Emotional Tour de France winner Contador blames contaminated meat for positive doping test

     
    An emotional Alberto Contador, the three-time winner of the Tour de France, said contaminated meat was to blame for his positive doping test during this year's race and subsequent suspension from the sport on Wednesday. Choking back tears at a news...
  • Does Contador’s explanation hold water?

     
    So three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, who tested positive for the banned drug clenbuterol, is claiming that the only plausible explanation is that someone must have contaminated his food. Could it happen? We put the question to perf...
  • Alberto Contador says cycling's anti-doping rules need to change

     
    Alberto Contador, cycling's most recent athlete to be embroiled in a drug-related scandal, is calling for the sport's doping rules to be revised. The Tour de France champion is claiming that he tested positive for the asthma-relieving stimulant...