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Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Mark Cavendish crashed out in the final sprint.Nibali won four stages - a feat not equaled by a Tour winner since Lance Armstrong won five a decade ago. The Italian wore the yellow jersey for all but two stages since Stage 1. His 7 minute, 37...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-27/italys-vincenzo-niba
Poland's Rafal Majka wins Tour stage, as leader Vincenzo Nibali marches on

...mountainside: The last times that Saint-Lary-Soulan hosted a Tour stage finishes were in 2001 and 2005 - won by Lance Armstrong and teammate George Hincapie. Those wins were later stripped because of doping. Their names have been crossed out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-23/polands-rafal-majka-
Survey finds sharp increase in HGH use by American teens

...Rodriguez with a lengthy suspension after investigating his use of performance-enhancing drugs. A few months earlier, Lance Armstrong admitted to doping throughout his cycling career.One of Armstrong's former teammates is Tyler Hamilton, who was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-22/survey-finds-sharp-i
German Tony Martin puts on dominant performance in Tour de France's ninth stage

...Frenchman to wear the yellow jersey was Thomas Voeckler in 2011. He also wore it in 2004 ? the year disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong won the sixth of seven Tour wins, before later being stripped of all of his titles for doping."It was always a dream...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-13/german-tony-martin-p
Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali knows doping suspicions still loom

...to many adoring fans during his career ? was beside Nibali at the news conference on Monday.Vinokourov, like Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis, was one of the biggest-name riders involved in doping in the 2000s. He was kicked out of the 2007...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-21/tour-de-france-leade
Polish rider Rafal Majka wins Stage 14; leader Vincenzo Nibali extends advantage

...Cycling Federation in 2002 and by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency two years ago for serving as a doping consultant on Lance Armstrong's winning teams."I've never met him personally. I've been accused in the past to have worked with him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-19/polish-rider-rafal-m
New generation of U.S. cyclists are out to change sport

...young American riders to not only try a largely European sport but also thrive in it.Many of them grew up idolizing Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer, and then stuck with the embattled sport through each wave of doping allegations that shook it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-06-28/new-generation-us-cyclists-are-ou
Boston Marathon bombing voted Associated Press sports story of the year

...story of the year poll. The No. 2 sports story, Lance Armstrong's admission of doping, had five first-place votes...a common sight at games the rest of the year.2. LANCE ARMSTRONG: The disgraced cyclist was also the No. 2 sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-12-27/boston-marathon-bomb
Overtime

...d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca was banned from cycling for life Thursday after a third doping offense, joining Lance Armstrong as one of the highest profile riders to be kicked out of the sport.The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-12-05/overtime
IPO to give investors a stake in NFL running back

...marketability of professional athletes can go through wild swings if they become embroiled in scandals, as bicyclist Lance Armstrong and golfer Tiger Woods have proven. There's also no guarantee that athletes will have long playing careers.Fantex...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-17/ipo-give-investors-stake-n