- Italian cycling team faces UCI ban for doping by 2nd rider Updated: Jul-27-15 12:36 pm
AIGLE, Switzerland - Italian cycling team Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec faces being suspended from all races after a second rider tested positive for doping within weeks.
- 2 surrender, 1 hurt in barricade crash at Tour de France Updated: Jul-27-15 9:23 am
PARIS - A police official says two people have surrendered in the search for the driver of a car that tried to crash barricades near the Tour de France finish line.
- The Latest: Tour chief: Flat stage key in battle of climbers Updated: Jul-26-15 4:45 pm
PARIS - The Latest from the Tour de France (all times local):
- Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France Updated: Jul-26-15 4:06 pm
PARIS - All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow.
- Bend hotels jammed with Phish in town Updated: Jul-21-15 4:03 pm
BEND, Oregon - Shay Reitan, an employee at the Mill Inn Bed & Breakfast, remembers the spring day when the band Phish announced it would play two dates in July at the Les Schwab Amphitheater.
- Column: Important not to let Armstrong ruin Tour again Updated: Jul-21-15 12:02 pm
LES BLAYES, France - In his biography, Chris Froome recounts how his two elder brothers used to amuse themselves by locking him in a dog kennel with an angry, scratching turkey. "Only when I was in absolute floods of tears would they open the cage up and let me out," the Tour de France race leader recounts.
- New bike tour takes riders through Lake Leelanau vineyard Updated: Jul-13-15 4:17 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Biking and vineyard touring are two of the area's most popular summertime activities; combine them and you get "Cycle the Vineyards" by Grand Traverse Bike Tours.
- Paolini tests positive for cocaine at Tour de France Updated: Jul-10-15 3:17 pm
FOUGERES, France - This year's Tour de France was hit by its first doping case as Italian rider Luca Paolini was thrown out of the race on Friday after testing positive for cocaine during cycling's biggest event.
- Cyclist escapes penalty for alleged racist abuse in Austria Updated: Jul-10-15 12:03 pm
VIENNA - Belarussian cyclist Branislau Samoilau escaped punishment Friday for allegedly racially abusing a member of the African MTN-Qhubeka team during the Tour of Austria after apologizing to the victim and offering a donation to charity.
- After McIlroy soccer mishap, other freak athlete injuries Updated: Jul-06-15 3:08 pm
It was playing soccer and not golf that left Rory McIlroy with a ruptured ligament in his right ankle.
- MPCC temporarily suspends Astana Updated: Jul-06-15 1:44 pm
HUY, Belgium - The Movement for Credible Cycling has temporarily suspended the Astana team after one of its riders entered the Tour de France despite an abnormally low cortisol level.
- Astana creates new controversy at Tour de France Updated: Jul-04-15 12:36 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - On the very first day of the Tour de France, Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team found itself at the heart of another controversy after allowing one of its riders to start the race despite questions raised over his testing results.
- Bouhanni defies pain at Tour de France Updated: Jul-03-15 12:47 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands - The Tour de France legend feeds itself on stories of pain and courage. Battered and bruised but still up for a fight, Nacer Bouhanni is ready to write another chapter of the race odyssey.
- 3 British bids to host 2017 Tour de France Grand Depart Updated: Jul-03-15 9:44 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme says he has received three bids from British candidates to host the Grand Depart in 2017.
- Tour de France? More like Tour de-void of Americans Updated: Jul-03-15 3:02 am
As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.
- Bicyclist killed in police, fire games competition Updated: Jul-02-15 8:01 pm
TRIANGLE, Virginia - Prince William County Police say a cyclist taking part in the World Police & Fire Games died after being in a chain-reaction collision during time trials in a northern Virginia park.
- Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records Updated: Jul-02-15 6:24 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.
- Contador has yellow on his mind as he eyes 3rd Tour title Updated: Jul-02-15 11:56 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands - Tour de France contender Alberto Contador's serious-looking face cracked into a beaming smile during a lighthearted moment at his pre-race news conference on Thursday, when he was joined by an unexpected guest.
- 10 riders to watch at the Tour de France Updated: Jul-02-15 10:23 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands - 10 riders to watch in the Tour de France, which starts on Saturday in Utrecht, Netherlands.
- Pioneering 16-year-old breaking baseball barriers for women Updated: Jul-01-15 6:41 pm
PARIS - Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers.