January 17, 2013 In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong said that he blood doped or used banned substances in all of his seven Tour de France victories. He also said he didn't believe that it was possible to win seven titles without using drugs "in that culture."
January 17, 2013 If Lance Armstrong's doping confession is as complete as many believe, he could be exposed to new legal troubles after his interview with Oprah Winfrey airs. At least one lawsuit accuses the disgraced cyclist of fraud. That suit and others could reduce Armstrong's net worth, estimated at more than $100 million.
October 12, 2012 The evidence against the cyclist has "called into question a system and an entire era which remains stained forever," says Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme. He doesn't want to see the second-place finishers in races Armstrong won be given those titles.
August 23, 2012 The seven-time Tour de France winner said he was tired of fighting "outlandish and heinous" accusations of drug use. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said it was stripping Armstrong of his titles and banning him for life.
July 20, 2012 For more than 20 years, photographer James Startt has been chasing legendary cyclists in the Tour de France, capturing the fans' excitement against the backdrop of the French countryside and the raw emotion of competitive cyclists. Now, a selection of his work can be viewed online.
November 10, 2011 Tried in absentia, he was found guilty of conspiring to steal data that might clear his name. The judges said there was no direct evidence linking Landis to the crime, but that he benefited from it.
July 25, 2011 Congressional leaders are writing separate debt plans; a Norwegian judge has closed the initial court appearance of accused mass shooter; same-sex couples start to wed in New York state; Australian Cadel Evans wins Tour de France
July 22, 2011 The final steep mountain stage of the Tour de France brought a flurry of attacks, as Alberto Contador, Andy Schleck, Cadel Evans and a handful of other riders struggled to win on the iconic Alpe d'Huez.
July 22, 2011 The 98th Tour de France ends in two days. That's an excuse to look back at earlier races.
July 21, 2011 Andy Schleck has shaken up the 2011 Tour de France, attacking in the Alps on the race's hardest stage. Schleck made his move on the day's second intensely steep climb, bursting out of the pack that held rivals Cadel Evans and Alberto Contador, along with overall leader Thomas Voeckler.
February 15, 2011 Spain's cycling federation says he can race again. The sport's international governing body, though, can appeal that decision. Contador, 28, has won the Tour de France three times.
January 26, 2011 Cycling star Aberto Contador may lose his third Tour de France title after Spanish federation officials proposed a one-year ban for failing a doping test.
January 19, 2011 Sports Illustrated is reporting new allegations that cycling great Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs during his glory years as a Tour de France champion.