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Bicycle Racing

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  • Alberto Contador gets one-year suspension for failed doping test [Updated]

     
    The Spanish cycling federation has suspended Tour de France champion Alberto Contador for one year over his failed doping test in the 2010 race, the newspaper El Pais reported Wednesday. The Spaniard was informed of the decision by the federation's......
  • PBS to televise Met's `Boris' and Anna Deavere Smith's solo play on sickness and dying

     
    Here are some coming attractions, arts-on-the-tube fans –- all on PBS, which is more or less the last bastion for this sort of thing. This month, the “Great Performances” series produced by New York City’s WNET will roll out the......
  • Cycling icon Lance Armstrong announces his retirement

     
    Lance Armstrong announced his retirement Wednesday, bringing to an end one of the greatest — and most controversial — cycling careers in the history of the sport. Armstrong, a seven-time winner of the Tour de France, first retired in 2005 only...
  • Philip Hersh: In summing up Lance Armstrong (again), the parts make a discomfiting whole

     
    Lance Armstrong announcing his allegedly definitive retirement has the feeling of a "Dog Bites Man" story. After all, Armstrong already said before finishing 65th in last month's Tour Down Under in Australia he would no longer race internationally. So it....
  • LHP kicker Michael Rasmussen headed to Penn for football

     
      Lake Highland Prep's senior football/soccer/lacrosse player Michael Rasmussen has committed to play football at the University of Pennsylvania next year. Rasmussen, a stellar place-kicker and punter for the Highlanders, celebrated his Wednesday decisio....
  • Bicycle Racing League registration is open

     
    With a pre-spring thaw on the way this weekend, it’s time to start thinking about getting out on your bicycle. The 2011 spring session of the Red Robin Marty Nothstein Bicycle Racing League at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in......
  • L.A. City Council approves bicycle master plan

     
    The Los Angeles City Council approved a new blueprint Tuesday for the city's streets that shifts focus away from automobiles. The bicycle master plan calls for an eventual network of 1,680 miles of interconnected...
  • New book: “Cycling Home From Siberia”

     
    Howard Books/Simon & Schuster says: “At the age of twenty-seven, Rob Lilwall hopped aboard a plane from England and set off to the farthest place from home he could think of: the Far Eastern side of Siberia.  From there it was his intention to...
  • Do a crossword, maybe win a $5,000 bike

     
    Bicycling magazine offers a contest for a bike worth up to $5,000 here:  Photo courtesy of Bicycling magazine:...
  • M.D. Anderson-Orlando wins two Lance Armstrong awards

     
    MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando is launching two unique programs for patients thanks to grants from the LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project.  MD Anderson – Orlando was named the recipient of the two LIVESTRONG awards last fall after a nationwide...
  • Lance allegations — the story ‘Bicycling’ dared not cover?

     
    The Portland paper has asked blunt questions of “Bicycling” magazine and whether the mag ignored or went easy on Lance Armstrong over the years of whispers and allegations — now a full-blown investigation — that he was doping,...
  • Google touts MyTracks cycling app

     
    Google’s free My Tracks app for Android can track runs, hikes and bike rides, and Google Maps for mobile offers biking directions for Android and BlackBerry users. iPhone users can download Google Maps app, but it lacks the biking directions feature...