Tour of Calif cycling first start in Tahoe May 15
Italy doping boss rebuked by cycling federation
AP source: Contador samples show plastic residues
Report: Samples may suggest Contador was doping
Contador: Tall tale or truth?
PARIS — Tour de France champion Alberto Contador’s explanation that a suspect filet mignon caused his positive doping test is either a true story or a very clever excuse that could be hard to disprove. Neither scenario looks rosy for the fight against drug cheats.
WADA executive: Contador case is serious
NEW DELHI — World Anti-Doping Agency director-general David Howman says Tour de France champion Alberto Contador’s positive doping test should not be taken any less seriously because only trace amounts were found.
UCI head calls on Spain to tackle doping
GEELONG, Australia — The president of cycling’s governing body has called on Spain’s government to do more to tackle doping after four Spanish riders were suspended in the past week for doping offenses.
If Armstrong doped, teammates say they saw nothing
TDF winner Alberto Contador denies blood doping
Astana back UCI’s decision to suspend Contador
Tour champion Contador tests positive, suspended
UCI: Contador suspended for stimulant
PARIS — Cycling’s governing body says only a “very small concentration” of a banned stimulant was found in the urine of Tour de France winner Alberto Contador, but that he has still been suspended.
Spokesman: Contador tests positive for steroid
Landis says he waited too long to own up to doping
Under investigation, Armstrong stays in public eye
Landis defends his role in world champs conference
King uses fast start to win USA Cycling pro title
Italian rider Nibali wins Spanish Vuelta
MADRID — Vincenzo Nibali won the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after Tyler Farrar of the United States sprinted to victory in the final stage just ahead of Britain’s Mark Cavendish.
USA Cycling CEO says sport testing effective
Olympian Kristin Armstrong considers comeback
Idaho Olympian considers comeback after 1st baby
UCI suspends Spain’s Sevilla for blood doping
Drug case hits beleaguered SAfrican athletics
French agency ready to hand over Armstrong samples
RadioShack goes to court over Lombardy race snub
Anton reclaims Spanish Vuelta lead with stage win
Schleck, O’Grady sent home from Spanish Vuelta
Rogge: Cricket scandal highlights bigger problem
Wife of former Armstrong teammate speaks to feds
Tour de France champ Laurent Fignon dies at 50
Spain’s Igor Anton wins stage of Spanish Vuelta
2-time Tour champion Laurent Fignon dies at 50
Hutarovich wins Spanish Vuelta 2nd stage
MARBELLA, Spain — Yauheni Hutarovich surged ahead of Mark Cavendish and Tyler Farrar to win the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, taking the sprint finish in 4 hours, 35 minutes and 41 seconds.
Key absences mark mountain-heavy Spanish Vuelta
UCI, WADA deny tensions over biological passport