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Contador Guilty of Doping During Tour de France Win

Alberto Contador to be banned from racing for 2 years: appeals court

(Newser) - Three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has been found guilty of doping during his 2010 victory, prompting a two-year ban on racing. The Spanish cyclist will also likely lose his title from that year—in addition, perhaps, to seeing all his racing wins in 2011 annulled. Contador tested positive... More »

Armstrong's OK for Tour: Team

Cyclist fractured collarbone yesterday in crash

(Newser) - Despite breaking his collarbone in a crash yesterday, Lance Armstrong should be able to ride in both the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia, his team manager said. “A broken collarbone in the month of March does not at all compromise the start of the Tour de France... More »

Armstrong Injury Puts Tour in Doubt

(Newser) - Lance Armstrong’s collar bone, broken in a Spanish race, puts his appearance at the Tour de France in jeopardy, but the cyclist is taking a wait-and-see approach, the AP reports. “We'll go from there,” he said of his recovery in the US. “I think for the... More »

Lance: I'll Only Ride in 'Serene' Tour

(Newser) - Lance Armstrong will race in the three-week Giro d’Italia for the first time next year, but a return visit to the Tour de France is in doubt, the Telegraph reports. Armstrong, recently out of retirement, has historically clashed with Tour management, and his team was banned from this year’... More »

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