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Nov 5, 2012 | CBC News

UCI probing Olympic cycling champ's alleged bribe to fix 2010 race

Kazakhstan's Alexander Vinokourov of team Astana, left, shakes hands with Russian Alexander Kolobnev of team Katusha on the podium at the end of the 96th edition of the one day cycling race Liege-Bastogne-Liege, 258 km from Liege to Ans, on April 25, 2010.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Alexandr Kolobnev, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alexandre Vinokourov, Cycling, T-Mobile

Sun Nov 04, 2012


Italian paper prints emails supporting charge that Alexandre Vinokourov bought 2nd Liege

An Italian newspaper has published emails that appear to back previous allegations that retired Olympic cycling champion Alexander Vinokourov paid off a rival to win his second LiA ge-Bastogne-LiA ge in 2010.


Related Topix: Alexandre Vinokourov, Cycling, T-Mobile, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sun Sep 23, 2012


Indecision sinks the Spanish armada at the worlds

With Philippe Gilbert riding away with the rainbow jersey, Alejandro Valverde kept looking back.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Philippe Gilbert, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Cycling, Francaise des Jeux, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Alberto Contador

Sun Jul 29, 2012

Tour de France News

Rorschach Test

When Alexander Vinokourov latched onto the back wheel of Rigoberto Uran to make a two-man break with 10 kilometers to go in the Olympic Men's Road Race, and then launched a mostly uncontested sprint to hold off the young Colombian for the win, it turned the race into something more than a competition.


Related Topix: Sports, David Millar, Olympic Cycling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Bernhard Eisel

Sun Jul 22, 2012

RIA Novosti

Menchov Can Vanquish Tour Nightmare at Olympics - Coach

Russian rider Denis Menchov can still fight for a medal in the Olympic road race despite his poor showing in the Tour de France, Russia's head coach told R-Sport on Sunday.


Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Tour de France, Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35