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  • Should the Olympics suspend cycling?

    No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • UCI extends anti-doping agreement with French agency for Tour

    PARIS (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will once again work hand in hand on the Tour de France, the sport's governing body said on Thursday. "The Agence Française de Lutte contre le Dopage (AFLD)...
  • Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France

    Cycling officials vow to fight doping at Tour de France
    International cycling officials will team with a French anti-doping agency to test for cheaters at the upcoming Tour de France. The work will begin with every rider being checked before the start of the famed race on Saturday. "This partnership...
  • Kreuziger out of Tour over biological passport issues

    PARIS (Reuters) - Alberto Contador lost a key team mate in his Tour de France challenge when Czech Roman Kreuziger was sidelined by Tinkoff-Saxo after possible irregularities emerged from his biological passport. Tinkoff-Saxo said that the International...
  • Giro stage winner Ulissi fails drugs test

    PARIS (Reuters) - Italian rider Diego Ulissi failed a drugs test conducted during this year's Giro d'Italia for the banned substance salbutamol, his Lampre-Merida team said on Wednesday. "The results of the test from the UCI (International Cycling Union)...
  • IOC president says cycling is cleaning up its act

    IOC president says cycling is cleaning up its act
    With the 2014 Tour de France less than a month away, the International Olympic Committee has expressed confidence that cycling officials are making headway in their efforts to clean up the sport, which has long been under the shadow of doping scandals....
  • Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling

    Virgen: Milliegoat destined for greatness in women's cycling
    Millie Tanner, a 16-year-old sophomore at Sage Hill School, showed excitement Sunday morning at the Fashion Island Cinema. She left with mixed emotions, mostly positive, after watching the documentary: "Half the Road: The Passion, pitfalls & power of...
  • Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss

    Lance Armstrong's doping coverup claim denied by former cycling boss
    International cycling's former chief has denied claims by Lance Armstrong that he participated in a doping coverup during the 1999 Tour de France. Hein Verbruggen, former president of the international cycling union (UCI), offered his response Tuesday...
  • Letters: Let's see what happens in 2014

    As we finish off 2013, here are a few things I'd like to see in the sports world for the New Year: •An official announcement from the NFL that Los Angeles will finally have a team again (preferably the Rams, back where they belong). The end of...
  • Lance Armstrong banned from Chicago Marathon

    Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...