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1 hr ago | Denver Post

Tejay van Garderen wins Stage 3 of USA Pro Challenge, claims yellow jersey

The evil "queen stage" of the USA Pro Challenge took riders 96 miles from Gunnison over Monarch Pass at 11,213 feet on the Continental Divide, down to Salida and back up to Monarch Mountain.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Cyclists charged with bribery over race deal

Controversial former Kazakhstan rider Alexandre Vinokourov and Russian Alexandr Kolobnev have been charged with bribery by Belgian justice authorities and will face trial later this year, Belgian media reported on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Alexandre Vinokourov, T-Mobile

5 hrs ago | Velonews

Vinokourov and Kolobnev charged with bribery

The now-retired Olympic road race champion Vinokourov, 40, is accused of paying 150,000 euros to the 33-year-old Kolobnev to allow him to win the 2010 Liege-Bastogne-Liege one-day classic.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lance Armstrong says hea d likely still be lying about doping if he was still racing

If there's a such thing as Lance Armstrong being too honest, it might be now. The disgraced cycling legend told CNN that if he was still in competitive road racing today, he'd likely still be lying about doping, the action that got him banned from cycling for life.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Tour de France, Sports

11 hrs ago | Velonews

Reviewed: Yeti's redesigned, hyper-versatile ASR-c

A bike need not be a race bike to be fast, or, far more importantly, fun. Too often we pigeonhole these machines into a category.

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Related Topix: Golden, CO

16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

The 9/11 hero behind gay rugby

MARK Bingham died a hero on September 11, 2001 when he wrested control of United flight 93 to save lives.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Copenhagen Post

Danish cycling gearing up after scorching summer

Michael Valgren's surprising triumph in Post Danmark Rundt over the weekend was the latest in a number of encouraging Danish successes this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Alberto Contador, Peter Sagan, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Lasse Norman Hansen, Davitamon - Lotto

NEWS.com.au

Lance: 'I have a f--- you attitude'

DRUG cheating cyclopath Lance Armstrong has just given an astonishingly sweary and defiant interview in which he admits he wishes he could keep lying.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

CNN

Letterman's tribute to Robin Williams

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said.

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Related Topix: Television, Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

Cycling News

Mountain bike eliminator racers Van der Ploeg and Mels contemplate switch to the road

The UCI recently announced the end of the eliminator sub-discipline of mountain biking at World Cups after 2014.

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Reuters

Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Tour de France

CBS Local

UT Exceeds $3 Billion Fundraising Goal

The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel

Velonews

Voeckler hit by car, injured in Tour du Limousin

French Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler was struck by a car and appeared to injure his shoulder just before the start of the Tour du Limousin in Limoges on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bouygues Telecom, Thomas Voeckler

Burnley Citizen

Cav targets Tour of Britain

Mark Cavendish plans to ride the Tour of Britain in September after missing out on Omega Pharma-Quick Step's squad for the Vuelta a Espana.

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Related Topix: Tour de France

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Ivan Basso rejoins Tinkoff-Saxo cycling team

The 36-year-old Basso, who served a two-year doping ban from 2007, signed a two-year contract with the team.

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Related Topix: Ivan Basso, Team CSC

Denver Post

George Hincapie returns to USA Pro Challenge as team developer

Jens Voigt isn't the first rider to choose to end a distinguished career at the USA Pro Challenge.

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Related Topix: Discovery Channel, George Hincapie, Team CSC, Jens Voigt, Lance Armstrong

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Forbes.com

If Alex Rodriguez Took PEDs, His Biggest Crime May Be Damaging Own Body

While there were many more revelations from the latest 60 Minutes piece on Alex Rodriguez, the one that doesn't get a lot of attention is the large health risks A-Rod was taking if, in fact, he was using anabolic steroids to increase his performance on the field.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Discovery Channel, Healthcare Industry

Colorado Daily

Kiel Reijnen takes Stage 1 of USA Pro Challenge; Boulder's Alex Howes finishes second

On the eve of the USA Pro Challenge, Golden High School grad Alex Howes said his role for Garmin-Sharp this week would be to support team leader Tom Danielson but added that he had "earmarked" a couple stages he thought he could win.

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Related Topix: Tom Danielson, Discovery Channel

Velonews

Jeremy and Gabby Durrin launch Neon Velo Cycling Team

Gabby Durrin is one of Great Britain's top cyclocross racers. She's formed a new team for the 2014/2015 season alongside her husband, Jeremy Durrin.

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Cycling News

Jans renews contract with Wanty-Groupe Gobert

Roy Jans has renewed his contract with Professional Continental team Wanty-Groupe Gobert through 2016.

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