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DENVER, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Pro Cycling Challenge today announced that all three Tour de France podium placers are set to be at the starting line for the inaugural race, August 22-28.
By Jean-Paul Couret PARIS (Reuters) - Floyd Landis's thrilling Tour de France victory did much to dispel the air of gloom hanging over cycling's showpiece event after it began engulfed by another doping controversy.
L'ALPE D'HUEZ (Reuters) - Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong believes cycling needs the support of its fans following the doping scandal that prevented this year's favorites Jan Ullrich and Ivan Basso competing. "Quite honestly, I wasn't coming to the Tour de France.
GAP, France (Reuters) - Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich says he is innocent of any doping allegations made against him, until proven guilty.
By Jean-Paul Couret VITRE, France (Reuters) - The favorites for the Tour de France will face their first real test in Saturday's seventh stage, a 52-km individual time trial.
By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Wednesday it had been assured that no tennis players were part of a Spanish investigation into doping.
By Simon Baskett MADRID (Reuters) - The doctor at the center of the Spanish doping investigation has said he treated footballers, athletes and tennis players as well as cyclists.
By Chrystel Boulet-Euchin PARIS (Reuters) - A war of words between the French government and the International Cycling Union (UCI) heated up on Tuesday, with the two sides accusing each other of not doing enough to fight the scourge of doping.
LONDON (Reuters) - Cycling must take action over doping in the sport or risk losing future competitors, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Sunday.
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