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Armstrong, in France, irks riders

PORTO VECCHIO, Corsica - Lance Armstrong made himself the uninvited guest at the Tour de France on Friday, coming back to haunt the 100th edition of the race and infuriating riders both past and present by talking at length in a newspaper interview about doping in the sport.

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Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

Mark Cavendish, front, and his Omega Pharma-Quick Step teammate Sylvain Chavanel, relax on the island of Corsica before the 100th Tour de France begins.

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Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

Chris Froome, drafting his Team Sky riders in practice, is one of the favorites among the 198-rider, 22-team field.

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Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

Tour de France: 'Manx Missile' aims for yellow

PORTO VECCHIO, Corsica - Soccer's World Cup. Football's Vince Lombardi Trophy. Hockey's Stanley Cup.

June 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Nike cuts ties to Armstrong's Livestrong charity

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nike, which helped build Lance Armstrong’s Livestrong cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, is cutting ties with the foundation in the latest fallout from the former cyclist’s doping scandal.

May 28, 2013 9:40 amLoading…

Judging Armstrong's sincerity may be a mistake

To the world-weary, Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah was just one more in a series.

January 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Armstrong gets emotional in 2nd part of Oprah interview

CHICAGO — Lance Armstrong finally cracked.

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Cycling: Armstrong says he 'left it all on the table'

Lance Armstrong said viewers can judge for themselves how candid he was in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.

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Pro cyclist, actor pulling out all stops to see dream of big Tucson bike ride

Tom Danielson pitched his idea.

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Armstrong tells Oprah he doped

AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation says.

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Cycling: Armstrong fought subpoena

AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong resisted turning over records sought by U.S Postal Service investigators, then tried to keep the inquiry under seal and out of the public eye, according to recently released court documents.

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Olympics: Cycling to stay despite Armstrong scandal

LONDON - IOC President Jacques Rogge defended the international cycling union's anti-doping efforts Wednesday and said it would be wrong to kick the sport out of the Olympics in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal.

October 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Cycling: Armstrong's downfall complete; 7 titles erased

GENEVA - Seven lines of blanks. From 1999 to 2005. There will be no Tour de France winner in the record book for those years.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Armstrong quits Livestrong while his sponsors bail

Armstrong quits Livestrong while his sponsors bail

Lance Armstrong

October 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Armstrong quits Livestrong while his sponsors bail

Armstrong quits Livestrong while his sponsors bail

AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity while Nike and Anheuser-Busch each said they were cutting ties with him as fallout from the doping scandal that has swirled around the famed cyclist escalated Wednesday.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Cycling: Report: 26 testified against Armstrong

Cycling: Report: 26 testified against Armstrong

Lance Armstrong, right, rides with fellow countryman George Hincapie, who was one of 26 to testify against Armstrong in the doping case.

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Cycling: Report: 26 testified against Armstrong

Cycling: Report: 26 testified against Armstrong

Lance Armstrong said he wanted to see the names of his accusers. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency gave him 26, including 11 ex-teammates.

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Back on bike, Lance says don't 'cry for me'

ASPEN, Colo. - Lance Armstrong was feeling just fine even after being beaten by a lanky teenager in a grueling 36-mile mountain bike race.

August 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sports shorts: Sabino quarterback denied a fifth year

Sabino quarterback Gaven DeFilippo's appeal for a fifth year of eligibility was denied by the Arizona Interscholastic Association on Monday.

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Top cyclist Schleck fails drug test

Top cyclist Schleck fails drug test

Frank Schleck, who finished third in last year's Tour de France, was pulled from the race Tuesday after testing positive for the banned diuretic Xipamide.

July 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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