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Key Armstrong rival falters in Tour de France

...But other challengers, including German Jan Ullrich, American Tyler Hamilton, Italy's Ivan Basso and Spain's Roberto Heras could still derail Armstrong's attempt for a record sixth straight crown. "Ugh, that's unbelievable," the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/07/oth_421384.shtml
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Armstrong leaves rivals trailing in mountains

...ride in which he was runner-up to stage winner Ivan Basso of Italy. Jan Ullrich, Tyler Hamilton, Iban Mayo and Roberto Heras were among the pre-Tour contenders whose hopes of dethroning the five-time champion faded as Armstrong powered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/oth_422455.shtml
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Armstrong entangled in crash, but title bid unhurt

...told Jogi Muller, spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service team. "I'm fine." The handlebars of USPS team member Roberto Heras got tangled in Armstrong's rear wheel. The 30-year-old Armstrong shrugged off the accident. "I'm just going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/14/oth_348625.shtml
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Pyrenees expose poor timing at Tour de France

...is over six minutes behind the five-time champion. Roberto Heras, the climbing specialist and Lance's former teammate...may have robbed him of the power he needs to contend. Roberto Heras quietly prepared for the Tour de France, but it seems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/oth_422651.shtml
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Armstrong takes overall lead in Tour de France

...time. Other challengers were also left trailing: Ivan Basso is 1 minute, 17 seconds behind Armstrong overall, and Roberto Heras is 1 minute, 45 seconds back. Armstrong said his team started slowly but picked up speed. "That's the sign of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/08/oth_421532.shtml
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Beltran ousted for test results

...Beltran helped Lance Armstrong win the Tour in 2003, 2004 and 2005 by aiding him during steep climbs. Beltran is the fourth former Armstrong teammate to test positive for doping; the others were Floyd Landis, Tyler Hamilton and Roberto Heras.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/12/oth_465399.shtml
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Armstrong - mix of many motivations - makes cycling history

...peaked too early when he beat Armstrong in the warm-up Dauphine Libere race in June, and former Armstrong teammates Roberto Heras, left trailing in the mountains, and American Tyler Hamilton, badly bruised in a crash. Ullrich, the 1997 champion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/26/oth_423352.shtml
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Armstrong's team wins Tour time trial

...the overall standings belong to U.S. Postal riders: Viatcheslav Ekimov, George Hincapie, Jose Luis Rubiera, Roberto Heras, Pavel Padrnos and Floyd Landis. U.S. Postal, wearing tear drop-shaped helmets and riding aerodynamic bikes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/10/oth_380802.shtml
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Armstrong has edge

...likely to include Oscar Sevilla and Joseba Beloki of Spain and Colombia's Santiago Botero. U.S. Postal teammate Roberto Heras, also of Spain, is a contender as well. "I'm feeling strong; it's possible for me to win," Beloki said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/06/oth_346886.shtml
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Armstrong eyes fourth straight Tour de France title

...are likely to be Oscar Sevilla and Joseba Beloki of Spain and Colombia's Santiago Botero. U.S. Postal teammate Roberto Heras is also a podium contender. A French doping investigation into U.S. Postal will likely still be open when the Tour...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/29/oth_347146.shtml
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