Posts Tagged Cycling

APNewsBreak: Armstrong met cycling doping panel

In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. Lance Armstrong met in May with the panel investigating cycling’s doping past in a meeting set up by the cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Elliot Peters declined to reveal specifics of what was discussed in the seven-hour meeting on May 22 at a hotel outside Dulles Airport in Washington. Peters told The Associated Press on Thursday, July 17, 2014 that “Lance answered all their questions.”  (AP Photo/Thao Nguyen, File)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport’s past, said an attorney for the champion who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over his use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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Nibali defends yellow jersey on 12th stage of Tour

Norway's Alexander Kristoff crosses the finish line ahead of France's Arnaud Demare, bottom right, to win the twelfth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 185.5 kilometers (115.3 miles) with start in Bourg-en-Bresse and finish in Saint-Etienne, France, Thursday, July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

SAINT-ETIENNE, France (AP) — Because of doping’s ravages on cycling, it’s natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages.

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