‘Impossible to win Tour without doping’ – Armstrong
(AFP) – Shamed US cyclist Lance Armstrong said in an interview with Le Monde on Friday, on the eve of the 100th edition of the Tour de France, that it was “impossible” to win the sport’s most famous race without doping. Asked whether it was possible to win without taking performance-enhancing drugs when he was […]
Climbing the Col de la Madone
The Col de la Madone climb isn’t featured in this year’s Tour de France – in fact, it’s never been part of the Tour, probably because the road is too narrow – but it’s still a climb that’s inextricably embedded in cycling folklore, for better or for worse. During our stay on France’s Cote d’Azur […]
Nike cuts Livestrong products, keeps funding
Nike has decided to end its sponsorship deal with disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support it financially, the sports products giant said Tuesday.