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2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Chris Rattue: Bauer's shot at glory raises hopes

Jack Bauer cried, and it would have been easy to shed tears with him. The Kiwi cyclist's amazing tilt at a stage win in the horrendously gruelling Tour de France was up there with the best sports action of the year, or any year.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Lance Armstrong

3 hrs ago | MMA Weekly

Chael Sonnen Narrowly Averts Lance-Armstrong-Like Lifetime Ban for Failed Drug Tests

Chael Sonnen on Wednesday received disciplinary sanctions from the Nevada Athletic Commission following two random drug tests that indicated a combined total of five banned substances in his system.

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Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts, Chael Sonnen, Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Wanderlei Silva, Vitor Belfort

5 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Majka wins short, steep Tour de France Stage 17

PLA D'ADET, France - Poland's Rafal Majka led a late breakaway on the last of four tough climbs in the Pyrenees to win the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday, as Vincenzo Nibali took another step toward overall victory.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, George Hincapie, Lance Armstrong

9 hrs ago | Patch.com

Do 'Lance Armstrong Wannabes' Ruin the Minuteman Bike Path?

On Sunday afternoon, a bicyclist crashed into a pregnant woman on the Minuteman bike path behind Arlington High School knocking her to the ground.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

13 hrs ago | Cycling News

Tour de France: Belkin lose time in first Pyreneean test

Belkin 's general classification battle on two fronts hit a bump in the road as both Bauke Mollema and Laurens ten Dam lost time on the first day in the Pyrenees.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Jurgen Van Den Broeck

17 hrs ago | Davis Enterprise

Albergotti to discuss Armstrong's doping scandal

Reed Albergotti will shed further light on Armstrong's doping scandal, his cover-up, the worldwide fallout and the future of cycling in a Tireside Chat at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame, 303 Third St. in downtown Davis.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

Tue Jul 22, 2014

KCRG

RAGBRAI 2014: Former Hawkeye Casey Wiegmann Rides for Ed Thomas

Kansas City Chiefs Center and former Iowa Hawkeye Casey Wiegmann prepares to snap the ball during the team's walk thorough practice Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Casey Wiegmann, NFL Players, Lance Armstrong, Cycling

NEWS.com.au

Lance Armstrong sparks trolling frenzy

LANCE Armstrong has broken the first rule of Twitter. He has fed the trolls. The disgraced cyclist's lost duffel bag has sparked a merciless frenzy of obnoxiousness.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins

The Modesto Bee

US attorney in Los Angeles confirmed for judgeship

Andre Birotte Jr. was unanimously approved Tuesday for a seat on the U.S. District Court bench in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

Hollywood Reporter

Why ESPN's '30 for 30: Slaying the Badger' Epitomizes Sports' Best Rivalries

Set against the backdrop of the 1986 Tour de France, the film tells the story of Greg LeMond and his mentor Bernard "The Badger" Hinault, who started as friends and teammates but ended up as bitter rivals, director John Dower tells THR.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Bradley Wiggins, Summer Olympics, Credit Agricole, Lance Armstrong, Entertainment

Cycling News

Bad day for Bardet as Frenchman drops out of the Tour's top three

It was a bad first day in the Pyrenees for Ag2r-La Mondiale 's Romain Bardet , who lost both his podium position and the white jersey as the Tour de France 's best young rider on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Michael Rogers, Quickstep, Jurgen Van Den Broeck

Bellingham Herald

5 Things to know about the Tour de France

American Tejay van Garderen and young French prodigy Romain Bardet suffered on the Port de Bales climb, cracking in the stage's final 25 kilometers and most likely losing any hope of a podium placing in Paris.

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Related Topix: Tour de France, Lance Armstrong

News10.net

Lance Armstrong swarmed by fans at RAGBRAILance Armstrong swarmed by...

Lance Armstrong returned to the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa to be greeted by a throng of excited fans.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Townsman

A Bug's Life: Bugs - given the Lance Armstrong treatment' at lagoons

When you flush the toilet or drain water from your sink, pipes carry the messy debris from your home to Cranbrook's wastewater lagoons on the northern edge of town.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Lance Armstrong Is Grand Marshal For Sturgis Ride

Dethroned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been named the official grand marshal of the mayor's ride to kick off the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Tour de France

Cycling News

USA Pro Challenge teams announced

Race organizers of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge have announced the 16 teams that will compete in the seven-day race held from August 18 to 24 from Aspen to Denver, throughout the Colorado Rockies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Colorado Rockies, Tom Danielson, Cycling

WLBT-TV Jackson

Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

Because of doping's ravages on cycling, it's natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Alexander Kristoff, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Summer Olympics, Tour de France, Cycling, Alexandre Vinokourov, T-Mobile, Lance Armstrong

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Michael Jamieson thinks it would be 'naive' to think all...

Olympic silver medallist Michael Jamieson insists it would be 'naive' to think that every athlete he competes against at the Commonwealth Games will be clean in terms of performance-enhancing drugs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Jamieson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Swimming, Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Swimming

City Paper

Hip Shot: Tour de Farce

They say: Never one to let boredom reign, Peter sets a new high water mark of stunts by participating in this year's Tour de France from the comfort of his own one-bedroom share in the LES, to his roommate Ryan's dismay.

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Related Topix: Lance Armstrong, Cycling, Sports, Cricket

ETaiwanNews.com

Sunday, July 27

Returning soldiers introduce the plague to England. 1655 - Great Elector of Brandenburg concludes defense treaty with Dutch.

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Related Topix: Charles, Summer Olympic, Lance Armstrong, Cycling

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