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  • Contador wants cycling officials to freeze his positive samples for future testing

     
    Suspended three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has called for professional cycling's governing body to freeze his urine and blood samples until a future date when technological advances are able to disprove his positive test for the banned...
  • Report: Urine sample from Tour de France champion Alberto Contador could show evidence of blood transfusion

     
    Already provisionally suspended by the international cycling federation for testing positive for a banned substance, Tour de France winner Alberto Contador could be in even more trouble. The three-time Tour champion may have received a transfusion of...
  • Pau Gasol has plenty of responsibilities during Lakers' visit to Barcelona

     
    The Lakers arrived at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Spain, in what Phil Jackson had hoped would become a productive practice session. There was only one problem. "I had five guys miss the team bus this morning," he told reporters. "I blame Pau [Gasol]...
  • Amgen Tour of California to hit Squaw Valley, Mt. Baldy in May

     
    The Amgen Tour of California cycling race will have a visually spectacular mountaintop finish on the second-to-last stage of the 2011 race at Mt. Baldy and will start at high altitude with a trip around Lake Tahoe in the first......
  • Versus to live-stream Tuesday's announcement of 2011 Tour de France route

     
    It is always a major production when the new Tour de France route is announced. It's scheduled to happen Tuesday, and this year the Versus network is offering free live-streaming video of the news conference from France. The coverage will......
  • Lance Armstrong's family gets bigger with baby Olivia

     
    Lance Armstrong announced via Twitter on Monday that the baby he had been referring to as @cincoarmstrong during the last few weeks had arrived and that his fifth child (second with girlfriend Anna Hansen) is a girl named Olivia Marie.......
  • Lance Armstrong isn't done with bicycle racing yet

     
    Lance Armstrong will race in the Santos Tour Down Under, the first major international cycling event of the 2011 season, Jan. 16-23, according to a press release from race organizers sent Saturday evening. When Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France.......
  • Pianist-singer John Tesh to give Christmas concert at The Villages

     
    To me he'll always be Mary Hart's sidekick, but many know John Tesh as a pianist, band leader and vocalist. He's coming to The Villages for a holiday show. My colleague Debbie Manis has the details: Enjoy a selection of festive music performed by...
  • Tour de France winner Alberto Contador to be investigated for doping

     
    Spain's Alberto Contador could be stripped of his 2010 Tour de France victory and likely be banned from competition for two years if found guilty in an investigation by the Spanish cycling federation. The International Cycling Union (UCI) said Monday........
  • Cyclist Alberto Contador stands by tainted-meat claim

     
    Tour de France champion Alberto Contador's lawyers on Wednesday challenged a reported World Anti-Doping Agency document that concludes his positive Tour de France test could not have been caused by tainted meat. El Pais newspaper said a WADA team visited....
  • Alberto Contador claims innocence in doping case during emotional TV interview

     
    Alberto Contador has reiterated his innocence over his failed doping test at the Tour de France in an emotional television interview in Madrid. "I don't doubt (my innocence) for one second because I did not do anything irregular at any......
  • 2 new books on bike repair, cycling

     
    “The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair” is the sixth edition and is by Todd Downs, who Bicycling magazine says has been a bike mechanic for 21 years, even at the Tour de France.  You can also see him demonstrating...