floyd landis

Alberto Contador to lose his Tour de France title


February 6th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish Tour de France champ Alberto Contador has been stripped of the title by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Contador was found guilty of using banned ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lance Armstrong’s New Zealand holiday


January 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Jan 30(ANI): American racing cyclist Lance Armstrong has been spotted in holiday hotspots across New Zealand as he takes time out from the drug allegations that continue to swirl around him.According ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tour de France winner Alberto Contador receives one-year doping ban


January 27th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): The Spanish Cycling Federation (SCF) has handed Tour de France winner Alberto Contador a one-year ban for his positive drug test from the 2010 Tour de France.Contador had tested ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Armstrong may become symbol for decades of corruption in professional cycling’


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 23(ANI): American racing cyclist Lance Armstrong's former bike mechanic and personal assistant believes the seven-time Tour de France champion is in danger of becoming a permanent "symbol for decades of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Armstrong ‘pushed us towards’ banned boosting agent EPO: Ex-teammate


January 19th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19(ANI): American racing cyclist Lance Armstrong encouraged members of his former team, Motorola, to use the banned boosting agent EPO, a former teammate has claimed.Stephen Swart, a teammate in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More cyclists back claims of systematic doping by Armstrong


August 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 5 (ANI): More cyclists have supported and detailed claims that seven times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and his former United States Postal Service team participated in systematic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Landis claims he saw Lance Armstrong taking drugs


July 24th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jul 24 (ANI): Taking his accusations against cycling ace Lance Armstrong to the airwaves for the first time, Floyd Landis slammed the seven-time Tour de France champion with his most blunt ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dope scam: Cyclist Armstrong hires LA lawyer for feds’ grand jury probe


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 23 (ANI): Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has hired L.A.-based criminal defense attorney Bryan D. Daly to defend him during a federal grand jury probe into possible ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Armstrong organised a team bonding party attended by strippers: Landis


July 4th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 2 (ANI): The three-week Tour de France race was rocked with more controversy involving seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, with claims of personal nature being made against him by former teammate ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rotterdam Gears Up For Tour De France


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Rotterdam, Netherlands, July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the 97th edition of the Tour De France begins it journey across Rotterdam on Saturday, the enthusiasm among the millions of fans gathered ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Landis reveals Armstrong sold racing bikes to fund doping program


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 3 (ANI): American cyclist Floyd Landis has claimed that former cycling champion Lance Armstrong raised funds for an elaborate doping program by selling off expensive racing bikes provided by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lance Armstrong Disapproves Of His Photo On Cover Page Of “Outside”


June 17th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, June 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It reads "38. BFD" and is printed on a blue T-shirt worn by seven times Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong.Such is the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drug cheat Landis tried to blackmail Armstrong: Team RadioShack


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 23(ANI): The fallout from disgraced Tour de France winner Floyd Landis' explosive doping allegations against Lance Armstrong has continued, with Armstrong's Team RadioShack accusing Landis of blackmailing the seven-time ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lance Armstrong Crashes In Tour De California, Gets Eight Stitches Below Left Eye


May 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tulare County, May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fifth round of "Tour De California" witnessed Lance Armstrong suffer a crash which left him with a severe stitches right below his left ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Armstrong denies claims made by drug cheat Landis over blood doping


May 21st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 21(ANI): Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has dismissed disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis's allegations that he and other members of the U.S. Postal Service cycling team were involved ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lance Armstrong part of elaborate doping system in cycling, claims drug cheat Landis


May 20th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20(ANI): Disgraced Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has admitted that he and other members of the U.S. Postal Service cycling team, including Lance Armstrong, were involved in blood ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cycling’s on a slow death march: Greg Lemond (With Image)


June 19th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan Coventry (England), June 19 (IANS) Doping continues to plague cycling which is on a "slow death march", says Greg Lemond, three-time winner of the Tour de France. He feels administrators ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Testosterone doping test not suitable: Study


March 13th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (DPA) The current doping test in sport for the steroid testosterone is not suitable because of ethnic variations, a Swiss study has revealed. The study was commissioned by FIFA and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyclist Beltran out of Tour over doping


July 12th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Aurillac (France), July 12 (DPA) Cyclist Manuel Beltran was kicked out of the Tour de France by his Liquigas team after failing a doping test, just hours after fellow-Spaniard Luis Leon Sanchez's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tour de France cyclists warned about doping


July 5th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Brest (France), July 5 (DPA) French anti-doping supremo Pierre Bordry issued a stern warning to riders on the eve of Tour de France cycling tournament to stay away from forbidden substances and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subscribe