Tag Archives: 2012 Tour de France

Lance Armstrong’s woes continue, dethroned Tour de France titlist sued by government

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Lance Armstrong’s doping admission aftermath keeps getting more complicated, this time with the formal announcement of the expected lawsuit filed by the Justice Department. Armstrong, team manager John Bruyneel and Tailwind Sports have been named in the suit, detailed under the False Claims Act and with the charge that the use of prohibited drugs constitutes a breach of contract. The ... Read More »

Tour de France 2012, stage 16 preview: Monster mountains on the horizon


After a much-needed rest day, the 99th Tour de France resumes with the first of two monster days in the Pyrenees on Wednesday, July with a 112.4-mile journey from Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon. The remaining 156 riders from the starting field of 198 on Jun 30 in Liege will encounter featuring four legendary Pyrénéan climbs: Aubisque, Tourmalet, Col d’Aspin and Peyresourde. ... Read More »

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