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  • Lance #Armstrong: Cheaters, it seems, do prosper

     
    Whoever coined the phrase, "Cheaters never prosper," never had Lance Armstrong in mind. The disgraced former seven-time Tour de France champion was unceremoniously stripped of his titles and banned from all sanctioned athletic competitions by the U.S....
  • Lance Armstrong case: U.S. atty. still won't say why no charges

     
    As Lance Armstrong continued to face fallout from doping allegations — this time, being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles — questions still surround a federal investigation that closed without criminal charges being filed....
  • #Tour de Sponsors has U.S. affiliations in public eye

     
    Gone unnoticed in most of the sports section these days has been the world’s toughest stage race, bicycling’s Tour de France. The Morning Call is dedicated to giving you the best of local sports coverage, and while you may not......
  • Will fellow cyclists welcome Lance Armstrong on Iowa ride?

    Now that Lance Armstrong has announced he will take part in a recreational bike ride across Iowa this summer, the question is: How will other cyclists treat him? “I’m well aware my presence is not an easy topic, and so I encourage people...
  • Mark Cavendish wins 5th stage of Tour de France; Simon Gerrans leads

    MARSEILLE, France -- British sprinter Mark Cavendish won the fifth stage of the Tour de France in a close finish on Wednesday and Australian veteran Simon Gerrans kept the yellow jersey. Cavendish made a poor start to the Tour, but his 24th career...
  • Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead

    Andre Greipel wins Tour de France's 6th stage; Daryl Impey takes lead
    MONTPELLIER, France -- German rider Andre Greipel won Thursday's sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish and Daryl Impey became the first South African to wear the race leader's yellow jersey after taking it from teammate Simon Gerrans....
  • Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage

    Chris Froome takes Tour de France lead with win in eighth stage
    AX 3 DOMAINES, France -- Tour de France favorite Chris Froome overpowered his main rivals on the first tough mountain climb of the race Saturday and won the eighth stage to take the leader's yellow jersey. The British rider finished second overall...
  • Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego

    Lance Armstrong to compete in San Diego
    CORONADO, Calif -- Lance Armstrong loves to compete, so even after receiving a lifetime ban from the U.S. Anti-Doping agency on August 24th, he still looks for chances to race. He's found his next race at the Superfrog half-ironman triathlon on September...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/22 log (updated Thursday PM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: Open Championship final round (in England).--ESPN 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France’s final stage (Rambouillet to Paris).--NBC Sports Net. 8 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Hamburg final (t.).--Tennis Ch. 9 a.m.    Softball: May 1996:...
  • Giro d'Italia cycles through town

    PASADENA — When Gene Rossini learned that the Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia was making its North American debut on Sunday, the 66-year-old Pasadena resident needed little incentive to scrawl his name on the sign-up sheet. “I thought great,&...
  • Briefs: 'Eaters in London

    The UC Irvine contingent at the Olympic Games in London includes Amber Neben, a women's road cyclist who earned a master's degree from UCI. Neben attended Orange Lutheran High and competed in track and field at the University of Nebraska, where she was...
  • Lance Armstrong considers himself record holder in Tour de France

    With the 100th edition of the Tour de France set to begin on Saturday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he still considers himself the Tour's record holder for titles because it was "impossible" to win the event unless one was doping....