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Bicycle Racing

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  • Alberto Contador claims innocence in doping case during emotional TV interview

     
    Alberto Contador has reiterated his innocence over his failed doping test at the Tour de France in an emotional television interview in Madrid. "I don't doubt (my innocence) for one second because I did not do anything irregular at any......
  • 2 new books on bike repair, cycling

     
    “The Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance and Repair” is the sixth edition and is by Todd Downs, who Bicycling magazine says has been a bike mechanic for 21 years, even at the Tour de France.  You can also see him demonstrating...
  • Now open: Feal Mor, an upscale menswear boutique for pirates of every (Breton) stripe

     
    I've started to loathe the term "curate" as it applies to the retail experience -- it sounds pretentious (What ever happened to calling it a "tightly edited collection" anyway?). But Feal Mor, a new men's boutique that just opened its......
  • Lance Armstrong in a Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet

     
    We can thank the explosion of social media for many things. The most recent is the photo above of famed cyclist Lance Armstrong in the driver???s seat of the upcoming 2011 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. The image, and others, are posted......
  • Question of the Day: Will the latest allegations against Lance Armstrong hurt his image? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune Sports Illustrated added more smoke to the......
  • Lance Armstrong Foundation voids steroid allegations

     
    The alleged steroid use of seven-time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong cast a dark cloud on his otherwise squeaky clean image over the past several years. But given what he has accomplished in cancer research, should that be enough to wipe his...
  • Lance Armstrong dubs Ben Crane "The Putter"

     
    Earlier this month, when Ben Crane, the defending champion of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines, was warming up for this season in Hawaii, he played a round of golf with another athlete who was preparing for......
  • 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....