Mixed blessing for cycling from Pope Francis

Sports 03/09/19, 09:06

Pope Francis has praised cycling for the value it places on discipline, selflessness and courage but warned that the sport can become tainted by doping, dishonesty and corruption.Francis met Saturday with European and African cycling federations during their annual assembly ...

Another Austrian cyclist admits blood doping as case widens

Sports 03/04/19, 10:01

Austrian cyclist Georg Preidler has admitted to blood doping linked to a case in which five skiers were arrested, his professional team Groupama-FDJ said Monday.Preidler offered "his immediate and spontaneous resignation, justified by his inexcusable involvement" in the doping case, ...

Cyclist admits blood doping amid investigations into network

Sports 03/03/19, 10:46

The blood doping case which started with police raids at the Nordic skiing world championships four days ago spread to cycling on Sunday.In Austria, authorities confirmed local media reports that an Austrian professional cyclist admitted to doping after being arrested ...

Former cyclist Floyd Landis to open cafe and hemp store

U.S. 02/08/19, 15:47

Former professional cyclist Floyd Landis has announced plans to open a bicycle showroom and coffee shop that will sell hemp products in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.LNP reports Landis said Thursday he will open Floyd's of Lancaster Cafe in the spring featuring products ...

Thomas, Froome target Tour de France in 2019

Sports 01/01/19, 08:24

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize.Froome will not defend his ...

Circling around: Floyd Landis starting own cycling team

Sports 10/05/18, 03:26

Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team.The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong's cheating says he's building ...

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