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Tyler Hamilton book now set for Sept. 5 release

September 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tyler Hamilton’s tell-all book about Lance Armstrong and doping in cycling will be released two weeks earlier than originally planned. Continue Reading

USADA strips 7 Tour de France titles from Lance Armstrong

August 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency stripped Lance Armstrong’s seven Tour de France titles Friday, erasing one of the most incredible achievements in sports after deciding he had used performance-enhancing drugs to do it. Continue Reading

USADA to ban Armstrong for life, strip Tour titles

August 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

U.S. Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart says the agency will ban Lance Armstrong from cycling for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles for doping. Continue Reading

Van Garderen of US is 4th in Tour time trial

July 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BESANCON, France Tejay van Garderen of the U.S. regained the Tour de France white jersey for best young rider Monday after a blistering performance in the time trial. Continue Reading

An angry Wiggins keeps Tour lead

July 8, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Bradley Wiggins kept the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. Keeping his cool was another matter Continue Reading

Montanan takes 4th in opening Tour de France time trial

June 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LIEGE, Belgium Tejay van Garderen lived up to his pre-race billing as one of American cycling’s top young talents with an explosive performance on the streets of Liege in the Tour de France’s opening time trial.
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Cyclist Armstrong says he’s happy investigation is ‘behind me’

February 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The stress, the waiting, the whispers about whether he doped during his stellar cycling career, all of it ended when after nearly two years federal prosecutors closed an investigation of him last week without bringing any charges. Continue Reading

Sports court strips Contador of 2010 Tour de France title

February 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Three days after U.S. prosecutors dropped their investigation of doping claims against Lance Armstrong, fellow Tour de France champion Alberto Contador was stripped of his 2010 title when sports’ highest court rejected the Spanish cyclist’s story that contaminated meat caused him to fail a drug test. Continue Reading

Investigation of Armstrong ends in no charges

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal prosecutors dropped their investigation of Lance Armstrong on Friday, ending a nearly two-year effort aimed at determining whether the seven-time Tour de France winner and his teammates participated in a doping program.
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TOUR DE FRANCE: Champion Evans keeps Australia up late

July 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cadel Evans has been keeping fans back home up all night watching him become the first Australian to win the Tour de France. It’s a victory that’s been a long time coming. Continue Reading