The incoming president of the International Cycling Union, Brian Cookson (right), shakes hands earlier this month with Pat McQuaid, the incumbent he defeated. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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American cyclist Chris Horner celebrates winning Spain's Vuelta bicycle race Sunday. Anti-doping officials say that Horner, who at 41 is the oldest ever to win one of cycling's top events, was not at the hotel drug testers visited. Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There were no positive doping tests during the 2013 Tour de France, officials say. Here, Chris Froome, the overall winner, steps into the anti-doping control bus after a stage in the race. Pascal Guyot /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite already being in the Hall of Fame, New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle was banned from baseball in 1983, for his work for a casino. He was reinstated in 1985. MLB suspended Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez for 211 regular season games Monday. AP hide caption

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The 2013 Tour de France is breaking with several traditions, as it starts with a sprint stage on Corsica Saturday. Here, American Tejay van Garderen, 24, second from left, trains with his team on the island. Laurent Cipriani/AP hide caption

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Dark clouds hang over Major League Baseball. There are reports that about 20 players may be suspended because of their connections to a Miami clinic that dispensed performance-enhancing drugs. (Photo taken Sunday at Yankee Stadium.) Jason Szenes /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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In a lawsuit filed against Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, the Justice Department said the disgraced Tour de France winner "unjustly enriched" himself through his contract with the U.S. Postal Service. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong warms up for the swimming leg of the 2011 Xterra World Championship triathlon in Kapalua, Hawaii (before he was banned from most competitions). This weekend, he'll swim in a Texas meet for masters swimmers. Hugh Gentry /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, during the interview with Oprah Winfrey that was recorded Monday and began airing Thursday night. George Burns/Oprah Winfrey Network/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah Winfrey talks to cyclist Lance Armstrong in Austin, Texas, on Monday. The first part of the interview airs Thursday night. George Burns/Courtesy of Harpo/AP hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, right, faces several court cases tied to evidence that he cheated. One of the suits was filed by his former U.S. Postal Service teammate Floyd Landis. Here, the pair ride during the 2003 Tour de France. Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, celebrating his bronze medal performance. Pedro Ugarte /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong in 2010. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lance Armstrong, seen here at a LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride in October 2012, might be willing to confess to doping — in exchange for an easing of his lifetime ban, according to reports. Cooper Neill/Getty Images hide caption

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