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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban

    Lemont cyclist Vande Velde admits to doping, gets 6-month ban
    Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong. Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
  • France's big bike race has a place for the little guy

     France's big bike race has a place for the little guy
    In 2008, only eight years after taking up biking, Jim Long decided to do a bike trip in conjunction with the legendary Tour de France, a trip he saw as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. "It was so much fun," he remembered, "we decided it was a twice-in-...
  • Armstrong Was 'Kingpin' Of Doping Ring, Report Says

    Armstrong Was 'Kingpin' Of Doping Ring, Report Says
    Whether for cycling fans, or for those who love a good comeback, the report released by the US Anti-Doping Agency is a punch in the heart. In recent years, Lance Armstrong’s name has increasingly become stained and with the report released Wednesday...
  • Nike ends contract with Lance Armstrong

    Nike ends contract with Lance Armstrong
    Nike Inc. announced Wednesday it will end its contract with Lance Armstrong, an endorsement deal that once earned the embattled cycling star millions of dollars. The move comes a week after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency released reports that outlined...
  • Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million

    Lance Armstrong sued by firm seeking repayment of $12 million
    A promotion company based sued Lance Armstrong on Thursday, seeking the repayment of $12 million in bonuses that the firm paid Armstrong for winning the Tour de France. Dallas-based SCA Promotions, which contends it was conned out of the money by...
  • Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?

    Will Lance Armstrong Attempt Daunting Climb From Disgrace?
    Give disgraced bicyclist Lance Armstrong this much credit: Last week, when TV host Oprah Winfrey asked him, point-blank, "In all seven of your Tour de France victories, did you ever take banned substances or blood dope?" he answered, with a nod, "yes."...
  • Armstrong steps down as chairman of charity

    Armstrong steps down as chairman of charity
    SAN DIEGO - In a move that has many in the cancer fighting world stunned and disappointed, Lance Armstrong stepped down Wednesday as chairman from the Livestrong foundation he started in 1997 at the end of his own battle with testicular cancer.   ''...
  • Lance Armstrong quits Livestrong post, loses endorsement deals

    Lance Armstrong is leaving his cancer charity, Livestrong, so the group can focus on its mission instead of his problems. It all stems from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency`s report which details his alleged use of performance enhancing drugs. It accuses him...
  • Armstrong Appeals to Supporters as Some Donors Ask for Money Back

    Armstrong Appeals to Supporters as Some Donors Ask for Money Back
    AUSTIN, Texas -- For years, Connie and Daniel Roddy did all they could to support Livestrong, raising tens of thousands of dollars for the organization. "It all started when Lance's first book came out," Connie Roddy said, referring to the 2001...