AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years.
The money will launch the Livestrong Cancer Institutes at a new...
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MADRID (AP) Alberto Contador says he will compete in the Spanish Vuelta after recovering from a fall that forced him to withdraw from the Tour de France.
The Spanish five-time grand tour winner fractured his right shin in a crash during the 10th stage of the Tour on July 15.
He had originally said it would be very difficult for him to recover in time for the three-week Vuelta, which...
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Your browser does not support iframes.A fan was accidentally struck by a passing cyclist during Sunday's Stage Two of the Tour de France.The fan was standing on the edge of the road attempting to take a picture as a pack of riders passed by. Unfortunately, he didn't realize that he was standing a bit too close, and some of the cyclists were riding right along the edge of...
British cyclist Mark Cavendish took the brunt of a brutal crash during the final stretch of Saturday's Stage One of the Tour de France. Cavendish was leaning his head and left shoulder against Australian cyclist Simon Gerrans in an apparent attempt to clear some space for himself with just a few hundred yards remaining to reach the finish line. Unfortunately, the move completely...
The 2014 Tour de France gets underway in less than 24 hours. By now even the casual fans are starting to pick-up on what looks to be a Chris Froome vs. Alberto Contador showdown, whereas in the sprints it seems to be a 3-way competition between Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan, and Marcel Kittel.
Over the course of the next three weeks we are destined to see the favorites shine, dark...
Assuming this video isn’t a well-executed viral prank, it is a fantastic example of how frightening the world can be. A man was minding his business riding his mountain bike through some trails in Somerset West, South Africa recently when he was approached by a man holding a gun. The armed robber demanded that he turn […]
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VIVE LE CHAMPION
British cyclist Chris Froome is the winner of the 100th Tour de France, completing the race in 83 hours and 56 minutes.
Marianne Vos has Olympic gold medals and the road race world champion's rainbow jersey in her trophy cabinet. Now she wants the chance to add a yellow jersey.
Olympic road race champion Vos is among a group of cyclists, including British Olympian Emma Pooley, who have launched an online petition urging Tour de France organizers to let women participate in next year's race...
Recently, cyclist Peter Sagan was caught getting a little too touchy-feely with one of the podium girls, so he decided to issue a half-hearted mea culpa on Twitter.
NOT PASSING THE BUCK
Check out the video. A deer took out a Richmond, Va., mountain biker as he competed in a race at a state park. Cyclist Jeff Plassman was competing in the Monster Cross and Mountain Bike race at Pocahontas State Park when all of a sudden a deer jumped in front of him and knocked him off his bike.