• This Monday July 7, 2008 file photo shows French police holding back demonstrating harbor workers during the third stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Saint-Malo and Nantes, western France. Cyclists at this year’s Tour de France will be under the watch of 23,000 police, including SWAT-like intervention squads, as the government tries to ensure security amid extremist threats. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)

    23,000 police mobilized to protect Tour de France

    PARIS (AP) — Cyclists at the Tour de France will be under the watch of an unprecedented force of 23,000 police, including SWAT-like intervention squads, as the government tries to ensure security amid extremist threats.

  • Slovenian mountain biker Klemencic banned 2 years for doping

    AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Slovenian mountain biker Blaza Klemencic has been banned for two years for doping and had her results from the 2012 London Olympics wiped out.