The Early Lead: Cycling


Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Sheryl Crow told feds she saw Lance Armstrong doping, new book says

Disgraced cyclist “trusted that Crow would have no desire to tell the press or anyone else,” authors write.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong, Sheryl Crow

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/23/2013

Lance Armstrong says "my bad" for "playing along" with doping

Disgraced cyclist says of doping: "I didn't invent it, and I didn't end it. My bad for playing along."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Tour de France: Mark Cavendish is sprayed with urine

Incident stemmed from crash involving British cyclist Tuesday..

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Mark Cavendish, Tour de France

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 07/09/2013

Lance Armstrong will get back on the bike -- in Iowa

Disgraced cyclist plans to ride for "three or four" days.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:49 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Lance Armstrong sells his Austin home

Cyclist taped his confessional interview with Oprah Winfrey in the house.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Lance Armstrong won't meet with USADA

Disgraced cyclist declines to tell the agency about doping.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:47 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Lance Armstrong says he's cycling's "fall guy"

Disgraced cyclist says cheating has always been rampant in the sport.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:16 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey Part 2: The Interview

Join us for real-time coverage as we find out what’s left for the disgraced cyclist to say after he confessed to using banned drugs and to being a bully.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:27 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Lance Armstrong: Interview with Oprah Winfrey didn't win anyone over

No one appears to be buying what he was selling in Part 1.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:50 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey: The interview

Just what else will Lance Armstrong tell Oprah Winfrey, besides admitting he was doping?

By Cindy Boren  |  08:27 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 01/16/2013

What channel is OWN?

If you're looking for Oprah Winfrey's interview with Lance Armstrong, here's a guide to where you can find OWN on cable and satellite providers.

By Missy Rosenberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, doping, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Lance Armstrong: IOC will ask for medal back if he admits doping

A bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics would be the next piece of Armstrong's prize haul to go.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Lance Armstrong confesses to doping: Is it enough?

Initial reaction shows that the road to redemption won't be an easy one for the disgraced cyclist.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Lance Armstrong apologizes to Livestrong staff, report says

Livestrong staff listens as disgraced cyclist reportedly chokes up.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 01/14/2013

A brief history of Lance Armstrong denying doping allegations (video)

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the disgraced champion is expected to change his tune.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:32 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Lance Armstrong: What comes after Oprah interview?

An expected confession to doping is only the beginning of a campaign to try to restore his image.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:05 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2013

Lance Armstrong "ready to speak candidly" to Oprah Winfrey

Disgraced cyclist may confess to doping, but isn't expected to go into specifics.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Lance Armstrong and Oprah Winfrey: Will he admit guilt?

Reports have indicated that the disgraced cyclist is considering an admission that he was doping when he won the Tour de France races.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong, Oprah Winfrey

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Lance Armstrong cuts ties to Livestrong, stepping down from board

Lance Armstrong cuts his formal ties to Livestrong, the cancer charity he founded.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:07 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France champion, hit by car while riding

Bradley Wiggins, a national hero in England after his Tour de France win and Olympic gold medal, is recovering from broken ribs after his bicycle and a car collided.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:31 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Tour de France

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Lance Armstrongs ex-teammate fails doping test

David George, a South African cyclist who was Lance Armstrong's U.S. Postal Service teammate, has tested positive for EPO.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:19 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Lance Armstrong: IOC investigates Olympic medal; English town plans a burning in effigy

The IOC will look into whether it should strip Lance Armstrong of his Olympic bronze medal while an English town plans to burn him in effigy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Lance Armstrong fallout: Greg LeMond calls for UCI leaders to resign

Greg LeMond calls for UCI leaders to resign, says corruption is the real problem in cycling.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:36 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Tiger Woods doesn’t see a Lance Armstrong scandal happening in golf

Tiger Woods has known personal scandal himself but doesn't see the kind of scandal that rocked cycling happening in golf.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:44 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Golf, Tiger Woods

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Lance Armstrong likely to be removed from New York City, Boston marathon results, too

The New York City and Boston marathons may remove Lance Armstrong's name from their records after any appeals are exhausted.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Tour de France

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Lance Armstrong deletes his Tour de France wins

Lance Armstrong no longer describes himself as a "7-time Tour de France winner" on his Twitter bio.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:34 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Lance Armstrong stripped of seven Tour de France titles, banned for life

Cycling's governing body agrees with USADA report, won't appeal findings that Lance Armstrong was doping.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:49 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/18/2012

As Lance Armstrong loses sponsors, what’s next for Livestrong?

As Lance Armstrong loses more sponsors, what's next for his Livestrong charity?.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Nike drops Lance Armstrong, who steps down from Livestrong

The company cites "seemingly insurmountable evidence" that he "participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:38 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Nike drops Lance Armstrong, who steps down from Livestrong

Nike drops Lance Armstrong, citing "seemingly insurmountable evidence" that he "participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade."

By Cindy Boren  |  08:37 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Lance Armstrong “hanging with” family after USADA report hits

As USADA report labels him the driving force in a doping program, Lance Armstrong tweets that he's "hanging with my family" as USADA report hits.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Lance Armstrong "hanging with" family after USADA report hits

As USADA report labels him the driving force in a doping program, Lance Armstrong tweets that he's "hanging with my family" as USADA report hits.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Lance Armstrong was at center of doping program, USADA says

In a preview of its full report, USADA says that Lance Armstrong was at the center of "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program [cycling] has ever seen."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Lance Armstrong keeps going in the face of USADA details

As Lance Armstrong wins another triathlon, details of USADA's doping case against him will be unveiled this week.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:28 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Lance Armstrong makes his own way — and keeps winning

He may be banned from officially competing in events, but Lance Armstrong's popularity makes him a popular participant anyway.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Lance Armstrong makes his own way -- and keeps winning

He may be banned from officially competing in events, but Lance Armstrong's popularity makes him a popular participant anyway.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Lance Armstrong: U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report due soon

Report: USADA will detail to cycling's governing body why it stripped Lance Armstrong of Tour de France titles later this week.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:51 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cycling, Lance Armstrong

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Tour de France: Frank Schleck tests positive for diuretic, suggests he was poisoned

Last year’s third-place finisher and the leader of the RadioShack Nissan Trek team has requested a B sample test after he tested positive for the specified substance Xipamide.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cycling

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Tour de France: Bradley Wiggins avoids Stage 14 tack minefield, maintains lead through 15th stage

Race officials are asking police to investigate after a slew of riders suffered flat tires caused by tacks and nails littered across the road.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:38 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cycling

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Lance Armstrong weighing options in USADA doping case

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has backed Lance Armstrong into a corner, and now the seven-time Tour de France champion is deciding whether to fight his way out.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:23 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cycling