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Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving: Report
Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving: Report

Disgraced former US cycling star Lance Armstrong has pleaded guilty to careless driving in connection with hitting two parked vehicles and having his girlfriend take the blame, the Aspen Daily News reported Wednesday.

Belgian cycling great Claude Criquielion dies at 58
Belgian cycling great Claude Criquielion dies at 58

Belgium`s former world cycling champion Claude Criquielion died on Wednesday aged 58 following a severe stroke, the Alost hospital where he was being treated announced.

Lance Armstrong loses ruling over Tour de France bonuses
Lance Armstrong loses ruling over Tour de France bonuses

Lance Armstrong was ordered to pay $10 million to a sports insurance company after arbitrators ruled against the disgraced cyclist over bonuses he received during his Tour de France winning streak, the firm said on Monday.

Cyclist Lance Armstrong charged with hit-and-run in Colorado
Cyclist Lance Armstrong charged with hit-and-run in Colorado

Former American cyclist Lance Armstrong stands accused of fleeing from the scene of an accident after crashing into two parked cars and would soon be produced in an Aspen court.

Winning the Tour de France is a plan, not a dream for Team FDJ
Winning the Tour de France is a plan, not a dream for Team FDJ

Team Sky were ridiculed in the peloton when they claimed at their 2009 launch they would win the Tour de France within five years with a British rider, but were able to silence the doubters when Bradley Wiggins triumphed in 2012.

Decision to dope in 1995 was a bad one, says Lance Armstrong
Decision to dope in 1995 was a bad one, says Lance Armstrong

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong says he would not have needed to resort to doping in the sport`s current era and what happened 10 years ago should be seen in the context of the times.

Tour de France to visit Andorra in 2016
Tour de France to visit Andorra in 2016

Organisers announced Thursday that the Tour de France will host a stage, and a rest day, in Andorra during the 2016 edition, which is due to start in Normandy.

Tony Martin targets Tour yellow jersey on opening day
Tony Martin targets Tour yellow jersey on opening day

German time-trial specialist Tony Martin said on Wednesday one of his top priorities for the 2015 season is to pull on the fabled yellow jersey as leader of the Tour de France.

African team to race in Tour de France
African team to race in Tour de France

An African team will take part for the first time in the Tour de France when it starts in Utrecht next July, organisers announced Wednesday.

Refreshed Chris Froome driven by duel with Alberto Contador
Refreshed Chris Froome driven by duel with Alberto Contador

Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome has put last year`s troubles behind him and has Alberto Contador in his sights as he plans an assault on cycling`s major prizes.

Bradley Wiggins to launch new cycling team
Bradley Wiggins to launch new cycling team

British cycling great Bradley Wiggins is to set up a new professional cycling team in his name this year as he gears up for the team pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games.

Lookahead: No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015
Lookahead: No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in 2015

The lack of an Olympics or a soccer World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich calendar of international events has more than enough world class action to satiate even the most refined palate.

Tour de France to start at Mont Saint-Michel in 2016
Tour de France to start at Mont Saint-Michel in 2016

Tour de France organisers revealed on Tuesday that the 2016 edition of the Grand Boucle will start at the UNESCO world heritage site of Mont Saint-Michel.

Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali `not leaving` embattled Astana
Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali `not leaving` embattled Astana

Reigning Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali insisted he will not quit the embattled cycling team Astana following the doping positives of two teammates and three from the suspended Astana Continental outfit.

Tour de France to start in Normandy in 2016
Tour de France to start in Normandy in 2016

The 2016 edition of the Tour de France will start in the Manche department in Normandy, organisers ASO said Monday.

Athletics Kenya under fire amid Rita Jeptoo doping scandal
Athletics Kenya under fire amid Rita Jeptoo doping scandal

Kenya`s athletics bosses came in for fierce criticism on Saturday after it emerged Rita Jeptoo, currently the world`s leading female marathon runner, tested positive in an out-of-competition anti-doping test.

Chris Froome may opt out of 2015 Tour de France
Chris Froome may opt out of 2015 Tour de France

British cyclist Chris Froome said after the unveiling of the tour route Wednesday that he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France.

Tour de France organisers unveil sparkling 2015 route
Tour de France organisers unveil sparkling 2015 route

 Wind, cobbles, punchy climbs, a handful of gruelling mountain-top finishes, almost no individual time trial -- Tour de France organisers have designed one of the most exciting courses for the 2015 race, which will heavily favour the climbers.

Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours
Belgian Jelle Wallays wins Paris-Tours

Belgian Jelle Wallays was a surprise winner of the historic Paris-Tours one-day classic on Sunday ahead of escape companion Thomas Voeckler.

Aussie cycling great Cadel Evans announces he will retire in February
Aussie cycling great Cadel Evans announces he will retire in February

Cadel Evans, the only Australian to win the Tour de France, announced on Thursday he will retire next February.