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32 min ago | Yahoo!

I pushed Armstrong lie': Amazing apology from Lance's key ally

One of Lance Armstrong's strongest allies has written an open letter of apology to Greg LeMond for his part in the gossip campaign that undermined LeMond as America's greatest ever-cyclist, in order to make Armstrong seem all the greater.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to join the thousands running NYC Marathon

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki says she'll finish the New York City marathon even if she has to crawl over the finish in November.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Tennis Players, Caroline Wozniacki, Lance Armstrong, Cycling, French Open

Thu Jul 31, 2014

World News Report

Team SmartStop(R) Pro Cycling to Compete in Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

Team SmartStop A Pro Cycling will compete with 128 professional cyclists representing 26 countries in the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah August 4 through August 10. Team SmartStop A includes reigning Canadian National Road Champion Zach Bell, 2013 Tour of Utah KOM Competition winner Michael Torckler and Elite National Criterium Champion Travis ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jet Fuel Coffee connected by Sympatico, Cycling, Zach Bell, Michael Creed

Silicon Alley Insider

MLB Is Now Worried Players Are Taking The Super PED Used By Lance Armstrong

At some point this summer Major League Baseball quietly banned EPO, the performance-enhancing drug of choice among many Olympians and cyclists, including Lance Armstrong, and it may have been because the drug was allegedly part of Alex Rodriguez' extensive doping regimen.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Sports, Major League Baseball

Cycling News

Women have fewer chances than before, says Cooke

Despite the success of La Course by le Tour last weekend, former women's Tour de France champion Nicole Cooke says that there are still fewer opportunities in women's cycling than when she turned professional.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Nicole Cooke, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, David Millar, Marianne Vos, Lance Armstrong

The Daily Beast

I Pushed the Lance Armstrong LieMark McKinnon

After years of being overshadowed by Lance Armstrong, the heroic cyclist is the only American to have fairly won the Tour de France.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Velonews

2014 Tour of Utah preview: 10-year-old race adds seventh stage

The Tour of Utah expands to seven stages for 2014, and will continue to include challenging terrain and top professional teams.

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Related Topix: Saunier Duval - Prodir, Cycling, Chris Horner, Team CSC, Ivan Basso, Tom Danielson

Eastern Daily Press

Chrissie Wellington to be part of all-women's team for Trois Etapes Tour in Pyrenees

Feltwell-raised Ironman star Chrissie Wellington will be part of the first all-women's team in the Trois Etapes Tour in the French Pyrenees next month.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Nicole Cooke, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Emma Pooley, Summer Olympics, Michael Barry, Cycling

Jerusalem Post

Lies, mothers and homicide

Liars recent ones and those from way back are the subject of two documentaries on YES Docu this month.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

PezCycling News

Clasica San Sebastian '14: The PEZ Preview

Race Preview: Fresh back from the Tour de France; Ed Hood gives us his thoughts on this Saturday's San Sebastian Classic.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Sports, Summer Olympic, Tony Gallopin, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Paolo Bettini, Quickstep

Knoxville News Sentinel

Humble, ambitious Nibali had early cycling dream

As a teenager, Vincenzo Nibali uprooted himself from his home in Sicily to head for Tuscany - and a career on a bike.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Lance Armstrong, Sports

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Livonia Observer

an Amazing Ascension

Richard Rainville's grueling climb to the higher levels of international junior cycling has taken him to races around the world on high-priced, state-of-the-art bicycles that are built to help carry their riders up relentless mountainsides.

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Related Topix: George Hincapie, Cycling

Podium Cafe

Nibali In Perspective

So now he's gone and done it. Vincenzo Nibali has joined a select group of five other great cycling champions who've scored wins at all three grand tours.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Jurgen Van Den Broeck, Cycling

The Columbus Dispatch

Michael Arace commentary: Lance Armstrong's redemption requires a mea culpa

F. Scott Fitzgerald said there are no second acts in American lives, and he was dead wrong.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cycling News

Talansky to race Vuelta a Espana

Talansky, who won the Critrium du Dauphin in June, crashed twice in the Tour and suffered from acute sacroiliitis an inflammation of the sacroiliac joint, which connects the iliac bone, in the pelvis, to the spine.

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Related Topix: Ryder Hesjedal, Cycling

RTE.ie

Review: Rough Rider on RTE One tonight

Originally scheduled to premiere in cinemas, Rough Rider will now debut on RT One on Monday night at 9:35pm.

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Related Topix: Cycling, Lance Armstrong

NEWS.com.au

Farah 'like Lance Armstrong'

THE AFL tribunal will decide the fate of Richmond big man Tyrone Vickery after the match review panel ruled his hit on Dean Cox was too severe for a routine penalty.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Republic

This date in sports history for Monday, July 28, 2014

1984 - The Summer Olympics open in Los Angeles with a record 140 nations competing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Ian Crocker, More Sports, Golf, U.S. Women's Open, Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Cycling News

Lavenu hails Peraud and Ag2r-La Mondiale's long road to success

Vincent Lavenu has been managing teams at the Tour de France since 1993, but never has he known a year like this one.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sylvain Chavanel, Davitamon - Lotto, Jurgen Van Den Broeck

Tampa Bay Online

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Lance Armstrong, T-Mobile, Jan Ullrich, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

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