The cycling team with two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador on the roster has been bought by Russian businessman Oleg Tinkov.
It will be known as Tinkoff-Saxo for the next three years.
Tinkov's purchase of Riis Cycling was confirmed Monday at a news conference in London. Bjarne Riis will stay on as general manager of the team, with Danish investment specialist Saxo...
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4 days ago
Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company that sought more than $3 million for bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France from 1999 to 2001.
Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance sued Armstrong earlier this year after he admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career.
Attorneys for both sides would not disclose details of Wednesday&...
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16 days ago
Former cyclist Greg LeMond went on the air for an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday night and proceeded to say some damning things about former rival Lance Armstrong. Of course, damning evidence and testimony is nothing new for the maligned Armstrong, whose reputation has taken an unrecoverable hit since admitting to doping in January. Nonetheless, LeMond'...
France's epic three week race in stunning photography.
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.
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.