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Armstrong won’t contest doping charges, to lose titles


August 24th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has decided not to contest the US Anti-Doping Agency's charge that he used performance-enhancing drugs, a decision that has ... Read more...

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Armstrong again faces doping charges


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong is facing new charges from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).The American, who has switched to the triathlon after retiring ... Read more...

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Scientists conjure graphene out of cookies


August 5th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Scientists can virtually conjure graphene, touted as a miracle material for its toughness and conductivity, out of just about anything - even cookies.Graphene, an allotrope of ... Read more...

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Smriti, Sharmila star draw in Hero Honda women’s golf


February 1st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Smriti Mehra, India's leading women's professional player, and 19-year-old Sharmila Nicollet, the current leader on the Hero Honda Women's Professional Golf Tour, will be the star attractions in ... Read more...

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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...

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Sport superstars take aim at flood


January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne/Brisbane, Jan.13 (ANI): International superstars Roger Federer and Lance Armstrong are among many high-profile sportspeople contributing to Queensland flood relief campaigns.Seven-time Tour de France winner Armstrong, who has just arrived in ... Read more...

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Contador may face formal doping probe


November 10th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 10 (IANS/EFE) The International Cycling Union (UCI) said it has asked the Spanish cycling federation to initiate a formal investigation into three-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador for doping.The ... Read more...

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Cyclist Armstrong’s attorney lashes out at team-mate’s doping allegations


August 6th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 6 (ANI): An attorney of seven-time 'Tour de France' champion Lance Armstrong, has lashed out at a former teammate for telling investigators that he knew of widespread performance-enhancing drug use ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong: Random Drug Tested, Illness Causes Setback


April 8th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 07 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seven time Tour de France champion, Lance Armstrong competed for the first time on Tuesday in mainland France. He was called in for a random drug test after ... Read more...

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Tour de France 2010 launched under doping suspicions


October 14th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (DPA) Organizers of the Tour de France presented Wednesday the course for next year's edition of the race as doping suspicions once again plagued the world's most prestigious cycling ... Read more...

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Alberto Contador’s Comments Post Tour de France Reveals Tension With Armstrong


July 28th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
The 2009 Tour de France got over this Sunday, July 26, but it seems that the controversies surrounding it are far from getting settled down. This year's winner, Alberto Contador has made ... Read more...

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Alberto Contador Winner Of 2009 Tour de France


July 27th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
The elite 2009 Tour de France has finally come to an end after twenty-one difficult stages, much to the grief of the fans, and the Spaniard Alberto Contador from Astana has emerged ... Read more...

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Tour de France lovers already looking ahead to 2010


July 27th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Siegfried Mortkowitz Paris, July 27 (DPA) The 2009 Tour de France was not yet over and talk had already begun about next year's race.The reasons were many: a dominating champion, a ... Read more...

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Contador wins 2009 Tour de France, Armstrong finishes third


July 27th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 26 (DPA) Alberto Contador won the 2009 Tour de France Sunday, the second Tour title of his career, outsprinting Luxembourg's Andy Schleck and seven-time Tour champion Lance Armstrong. The 26-year-old Contador's ... Read more...

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Stage 20 of Tour de France starts, last hurdle for Contador


July 25th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Montelimar (France), July 25 (DPA) The penultimate stage of the 2009 Tour de France got under way Saturday here, the final hurdle in Alberto Contador's quest for his second Tour championship. The hurdle ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong’s fly-cycle criticised by animal welfare groups


July 25th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Cycling superstar Lance Armstrong is under fire after it was revealed that his latest bike for the Tour de France has been decorated with hundreds of dead butterflies.Controversial ... Read more...

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Stage 18 of the Tour, a crucial time trial, gets under way


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Annecy, France, July 23 (DPA) The 18th stage of the 2009 Tour de France, a crucial individual time trial, got under way Thursday in the Alpine city of Annecy when Yauheni Hutarovich ... Read more...

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Tour de France: Stage 12 Result


July 17th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
At the end of the stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday, July 16, Denmark's Nicki Sorensen went ahead of the pelaton in the 131 mile ride that stretched from ... Read more...

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Stage 12 of Tour de France gets underway


July 16th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tonnerre, France, July 16 (DPA) The 12th stage of the 2009 Tour de France got underway Thursday with sprinters looking at one of their last chances for a stage win before the ... Read more...

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Stage 11 of Tour de France gets underway


July 15th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Vatan, France, July 15 (DPA) The 11th stage of the 2009 Tour de France got underway Wednesday in the town of Vatan with riders and their team managers able again to communicate ... Read more...

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Eighth stage of Tour de France gets under way


July 11th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Andorra la Vella (Andorra), July 11 (DPA) The eighth stage of the 2009 Tour de France got underway Saturday in the city of Andorra la Vella, in Andorra, with Italian Tour novice ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller is a ‘big fan’ of Lance Armstrong


July 8th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hollywood star Ben Stiller paid a visit to seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong before yesterday's third stage of the Tour de France.The Night at the Museum actor went into ... Read more...

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Second stage of Tour de France gets underway


July 5th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Monaco, July 5 (DPA) The second stage of the 2009 Tour de France got underway Sunday in the principality of Monaco, with Swiss rider Fabian Cancellara wearing the leader's yellow jersey and ... Read more...

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Astana looks to Armstrong for needed redemption


June 30th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 30 (DPA) Kicked out of the 2007 Tour de France and then banned from the 2008 edition because of doping, Kazakhstan's Astana team are looking to redeem themselves with a ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong’s injury will take eight weeks to heal: Surgeon


March 26th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Cycling champion Lance Armstrong's broken collarbone will take at least eight weeks to heal, a surgeon who operated on him, has said.Seven-time Tour de France champion Armstrong yesterday had ... Read more...

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Cycling legend Armstrong back in saddle for stage race


January 20th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 20 (DPA) Cycling legend Lance Armstrong was back in the saddle Tuesday in his first stage race since the last of his seven Tour de France victories in 2005.The ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong turns sleepy Adelaide into cycle city


January 16th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (DPA) Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong set hearts racing Friday in Adelaide as the clock ticked to his return to competition after a three-year lay-off.Thousands of cycling ... Read more...

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Armstrong in ’superb shape’ for return to cycle racing


January 15th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 15 (DPA) Seven-time Tour de France champion cyclist Lance Armstrong Thursday was geared up for a practice ride on the hilliest stage of next week's Tour Down Under.The Australian classic ... Read more...

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Kate Hudsons neediness lead to split with Lance Armstrong


August 3rd, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Lance Armstrong reportedly split from actress Kate Hudson because she was just too needy.Armstrong, 36, felt Hudson, 28, came on too strong, too fast, revealed a source ... Read more...

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