As cycling enthusiasts around the world sit stunned by Lance Armstrong's fall from glory, locals are reacting to his admission that he did cheat to win those seven Tour de France titles. Among them, Michael Creed of Colorado Springs; Creed rode on Lance's team in 2003 and 2004.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Federal prosecutors dropped their investigation of Lance Armstrong on Friday, ending a nearly two-year effort aimed at determining whether the seven-time Tour de France winner and his teammates participated in a doping program.
Armstrong has steadfastly denied he doped during his unparalleled career, but the... more »
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it expects to rule "in approximately six weeks" on an appeal filed by the International... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The anti-doping police are sending out a new message to the AARP crowd: We're keeping an eye on you, too.
Looking more skeptically at events outside of elite and Olympic circles, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has suspended nine masters athletes for positive tests so... more »
PARIS (AP) - The International Cycling Union says there were no more positive doping tests at this year's Tour de France.
The UCI said in a statement Monday that the "the last samples received from the Chatenay-Malabry, Lausanne and Cologne laboratories all showed a negative result."
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Though there are no Tour de France winners on the list, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has sanctioned five cyclists for doping in the past two months - an unusually high number for a single sport, and one that is expected to keep growing over the next several weeks.
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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that disgraced American cyclist Floyd Landis has admitted to systematic use of performance-enhancing drugs, and accused seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong of involvement in doping.
The paper says Landis, who was stripped of his 2006 Tour de France title for doping,... more »
International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge calls illegal betting as serious a threat to sports as doping.
The IOC set up a system to monitor betting patterns during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but found no illegal activity. A similar system is in place for the Vancouver Games, which open... more »