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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

US hopefuls down but not out at Tour's 7th stage

Two promising American riders with an outside shot at victory in the Tour de France this year hit the asphalt in crashes in Friday's seventh stage, but picked themselves up to resume the chase of overall leader Vincenzo Nibali.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Floyd Landis, Discovery Channel, Phonak Hearing Systems, Sports

12 hrs ago | CNN

"Tour de Natural Sports Enhancer": It's only a mouthpiece, but...

Sure, as we all know there will be fanfares of sorts during the three week trek across the UK and France and of course at the finish line on Champs-A However, while fanfares and excitement beacons, still there is a dark cloud that looms over the popular event that attracts notable competitors from around the world.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France

22 hrs ago | MMA Mania

Out of Competition Drug Testing

In a very small window of time, there has been 4 high profile busts for banned substances.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bagautinov failed drug test before UFC 174 in Vancouver

Ali Bagautinov, who challenged Ultimate Fighting Championship flyweight title holder Demetrious Johnson in the main event of UFC 174 in Vancouver last month, is facing a one-year suspension after failing a random drug test.


Related Topix: Mixed Martial Arts (Ultimate Fighting), Martial Arts, Cycling, Discovery Channel

Merced Sun-Star

5 things about the Tour de France 6th stage

This Champagne-Ardenne region is all too familiar with determined, healthy young men who understand sacrifice: This was a major battleground of the First World War, and the race is paying tribute in many ways to those who died in it.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympic Cycling, Andre Greipel, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vincenzo Nibali, Discovery Channel

Floyd County Times

Extreme nutrition

To most people, "bonking" implies an R-rated activity. To marathon runners, cyclists, and other endurance athletes, it's something else entirely.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France, Opinion

Psychology Today

Cheaters, Spoil-Sports, Magic, and the Fallen Hero

With the astonishing 5 million spectator turnout along the route from Leeds to London at this year's Tour de France, and with vigilant drug testing regimes now in place, cycling commentators have good reason to avoid telling the story of the doping scandal that dominated reporting of the event in recent years.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Discovery Channel

The Daily Record

Invitation for relaxing cycling holiday in Majorca turned into leg-breaking trip of pain

IAN TAYLOR, who does about 50km a week on his bike, got much more than he bargained for when he accepted an invitation to sample what Majorca has to offer on a cycling break.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France, Travel

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Tour de France racer Andrew Talansky got start at Tour of the Gila

Courtesy of Casey Gibson and VeloNews. Andrew Talansky had a breakthrough ride at the 2010 Tour of the Gila.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Discovery Channel, Summer Olympic, David Zabriskie, Levi Leipheimer, Team CSC, Gerolsteiner

Business Journal

Lance returning to Livestrong? Conflicting statements from charity's leaders

Debate over the possible return of Lance Armstrong to the Livestrong Foundation has heated up following an interview with the famed cyclist in Esquire.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Weird

Andover Advertiser

'Devastated' Froome out of Tour

Chris Froome revealed his despair after the his Tour de France title defence ended on Wednesday's cobbled fifth stage following three crashes in two days.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Discovery Channel

Lance Armstrong -- Props From Cops ... Thanks For Help In Bike Thief Hunt

How's this for a change ... Lance Armstrong is being PRAISED by law enforcement for trying to help cops catch a notorious bike thief -- and they're confident Lance can actually get results ... TMZ Sports has learned.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling



Brazil are the dirtiest team at the World Cup , whilst Dirk Kuyt has been welcomed in from the cold.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Dirk Kuyt, Luis Suarez, Andy Carroll, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Discovery Channel, Cycling

Austin American Statesman

Fit City: Win a free Tour de France book

Bicycles are rolling across France this month, and that means now's a good time to give away a spanking new copy of "A The book , by sports journalist and former competitive cyclist Richard Moore, features the Tour's biggest legends telling stories about their best days on cycling's biggest stage.


Related Topix: Tour de France, Discovery Channel


Pave pretenders: What will the GC men ride on the cobbles?

Pretenders. Out of their element. That's how some of the biggest names in cycling will feel as they toe the line in Ypres on Wednesday, staring down the barrel of a mini Paris-Roubaix, armed only with skinny arms, big lungs, and hope - always hope - that they won't crack like eggs against the stones.


Related Topix: Credit Agricole, Bradley Wiggins, Cycling, Discovery Channel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ken Hanson shoots for third straight Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix

The two pop superstars were in Whistler last weekend for the wedding of their manager Scooter Braun, who discovered Bieber and Jepsen.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling

The New Zealand Herald

Cancer warning for middle-aged cycling men

Middle aged men who spend nine hours a week on their bike are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling

Worksop Guardian

Worksop: RAF officer cycles Grand Depart

Image by Sgt Paul Morrison RLC - 29/06/2014 MoD Release Authorised Handout Image IMAGE: Flying Officer Anthony Richardson As cycling fever grips Yorkshire in advance of Le Grand Depart of the Tour de France 2014, some of the top cyclists in the Armed Forces have been testing the 390 kilometre route in the county to assist in the preparations for ... (more)


Related Topix: Tour de France, Cycling, Discovery Channel

Podium Cafe

A Clean Break, by Christophe Bassons

Title: A Clean Break - My Story Author: Christophe Bassons Publisher: Bloomsbury Year: 2014 Order: Bloomsbury What it is: Christophe Bassons's 2000 memoir Positif updated, expanded and finally published in English Strengths: Eloquent and thoughful Weaknesses: Somewhat bleak It took Lance Armstrong 5,492.27 minutes to win the 1999 Tour de France .


Related Topix: Cycling, DHL - Author, Discovery Channel, Tour de France


Andy Howell: Powerful Lance Armstrong TV documentary showed us the...

The Armstrong Lie told us that if the infamous former cycling idol hadn't come out of retirement in 2009, he might have got away with it There have been plenty of documentaries on disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, but last night's portrayal on Channel Four was the most personal yet.


Related Topix: Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France, Opinion