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Top riders banned from Tour de France
The Tour de France was stripped of three of its biggest names on Friday after Jan Ullrich, Ivan Basso and Francisco Mancebo were named in a doping investigation in Spain. German Ullrich, who won......
Armstrong wins Tour 17th stage
A ruthless Lance Armstrong refused to allow his rivals a consolation stage victory as he came from behind to outsprint German Andreas Kloeden in the last few metres of the 204.5 km 17th stage of......
Armstrong can relax over mountains
Lance Armstrong's overall lead of three minutes and 48 seconds over Ivan Basso means that the five-times Tour de France champion can relax on Thursday's 204.5-km 17th stage.The American has won......
Blood-doping cheats beware
Blood doping, a scourge in world sports since the scandal-hit 1998 edition of the Tour de France cycling classic, will not help athletes to glory at next month's Olympic Games in Athens, experts......
Doping overshadows Tour de France
The doping investigation which prompted top French team Cofidis to withdraw from competition has already cast a deep shadow over July's Tour de France.The scandal has stirred up memories of the......
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