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Tour de France

Poland's Rafal Majka rides in a breakaway during the 177 km fourteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 19, 2014 between Grenoble and Risoul, eastern France. (credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Majka Earns Pole Position On Tour’s 14th Stage

Panting hard with his jersey unzipped and wide open in the heat, Polish rider Rafal Majka sped to a solo breakaway victory on Stage 14 as the Tour de France wrapped up its foray in the Alps on Saturday.

07/19/2014

Vincenzo Nibali of Italy and the Astana Pro Team makes the climb to the finish to win stage ten and recapture the overall race leader's yellow jersey in the 2014 Le Tour de France from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles on July 14, 2014 in La Planche des Belles Filles, France. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Nibali Excels At Tour De France As Contador Crashes Out

After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he’s now the man to beat.

07/14/2014

Germany's Andre Greipel (2ndL) sprints to win the 194 km sixth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 10, 2014 between Arras and Reims, northern France. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Things Tour De France Riders Won’t Stop For

The 101st running of the Tour de France began Saturday, July 5th and will run through Sunday, July 27th. In total, the finishing teams/riders will have traveled 2,276.7 miles (3,664 kilometers) on their way to a chance at victory.

07/10/2014

Morzine, FRANCE:  US Lance Armstrong (L-Discovery Channel) grimaces during the 6th stage of the 57th Dauphine Libere cycling race, between Albertiville and Morzine-Avoriaz, French Alps, 11 June 2005. Colombian Santiago Botero (Phonak) won the stage and Spain's Inigo Landaluze (Euskatel-Euskadi) retained the leader's jersey. AFP PHOTO FRANCK FIFE

New UCI President May Cut Armstrong Ban In Return For Details

The new president of cycling’s world body says Lance Armstrong’s lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations.

01/22/2014

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Armstrong Admits Doping To Oprah: It Was ‘One Big Lie’

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey on her OWN channel, Lance Armstrong confessed doping throughout his cycling career.

01/17/2013

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Armstrong Comes Clean, Tells Oprah He Doped

After a decade of denial, Lance Armstrong has finally come clean: He used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UCI Agrees To Strip Lance Armstrong Of His 7 Tour de France Titles

Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life by cycling’s governing body Monday following a report from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that accused him of leading a massive doping program on his teams.

10/22/2012

PAU, FRANCE - JULY 22: Lance Armstrong with team RadioShack heads to the start of stage 17 of the Tour de France on July 22, 2010 in Pau, France. Luxembourg's Andy Schleck won the stage while Spaniard Alberto Contador kept the race leaders yellow jersey. The last stage in the Pyrenees, the 174km route from Pau to Col du Tourmalet includes some of the most difficult climbs of the Tour. The iconic bicycle race will include a total of 20 stages and will cover 3,642km before concluding in Paris on July 25.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

USADA Strips 7 Tour Titles From Lance Armstrong

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency strips Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles, erasing one of the most incredible achievements in sports after deciding he had used performance-enhancing drugs to do it.

08/24/2012

Morzine, FRANCE:  US Lance Armstrong (L-Discovery Channel) grimaces during the 6th stage of the 57th Dauphine Libere cycling race, between Albertiville and Morzine-Avoriaz, French Alps, 11 June 2005. Colombian Santiago Botero (Phonak) won the stage and Spain's Inigo Landaluze (Euskatel-Euskadi) retained the leader's jersey. AFP PHOTO FRANCK FIFE

USADA To Strip Armstrong Of His 7 Tour de France Titles, Ban Him From Cycling For Life

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday night it will strip Lance Armstrong of his unprecedented seven Tour de France titles after he declared he was finished fighting the drug charges that threaten his legacy as one of the greatest cyclists of all time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2012

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US Anti-Doping Agency Charges Armstrong

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is bringing doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, threatening to strip his victories in the storied cycling race.

06/13/2012

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Federal Prosecutors Close Doping Case Of Lance Armstrong

Federal prosecutors say they are closing a criminal investigation of Lance Armstrong and will not charge him over allegations the seven-time Tour de France winner used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/03/2012

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FBI Wants Tape Of Hamilton, Armstrong Meeting

The FBI has contacted a Colorado restaurant to get surveillance tapes of a conversation between seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and former teammate Tyler Hamilton over the weekend.

06/14/2011

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Ex-Teammate: I Saw Lance Armstrong Use EPO

A former teammate of perhaps the world’s greatest cyclist, Lance Armstrong, says he used banned performance-enhancing substances with Armstrong to cheat in pro races, including the Tour de France, the sport’s ultimate event.

05/19/2011

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AP: Feds Ask For Help In Lance Armstrong Doping Case

U.S. authorities are asking European officials for help gathering evidence against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong in a case related to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

05/10/2011