Mark Cavendish's hopes hurt in Tour de France

...of a changing of the guard among two of the world's top sprinters.For many British fans, with cycling's greatest race making...60 for Kittel, according to the Tour's Web site.As the sprinters battled it out Saturday, the two favorites for victory in...

Champion sprinters blaming others for positive tests

...made exceptions. And now they're paying a price.Both sprinters have run afoul of anti-doping rules. They claim they failed...Wadler said.Powell's agent, Paul Doyle, said the sprinter was referred to Xuereb through other physiotherapists Doyle's...

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali keeps yellow jersey in Tour de France

...the three-week race trailed close behind the muscular Greipel. He was not a challenger for the overall title; like many sprinters, he does not fare well on the climbs that are crucial to winning in Paris. He's 37 1/2 minutes behind Nibali.Overall...

Italians have big day in Tour de France's seventh stage

...the back after crossing the line. The Cannondale star, who took home the green jersey given to the Tour's best overall sprinter for the past two years, has finished in the top-5 of every stage this year ? and second three times ? but has yet to...

Crash leaves defending champ Chris Froome banged up at Tour de France

...stage, 2010 winner Andy Schleck of Luxembourg dropped out because of an injury in a crash a day earlier. On Sunday, British sprinter Mark Cavendish quit the race after crashing in the final sprint in Stage 1 and damaging his right shoulder.Kittel has already...

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell gets 18-month doping ban from disciplinary panel

...athletics for 18 months after the veteran sprinter tested positive for a banned stimulant...month after he turns 32.Once the top sprinter on the track, Powell lowered the world...win the big one.The 31-year-old sprinter tested positive for the banned stimulant...

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins second leg of Tour de France

...and held off their late surge. England is hosting the first three Tour stages this year.Marcel Kittel, a powerful German sprinter who often struggles on climbs, trailed nearly 20 minutes back and lost the yellow jersey that he had captured by winning Stage...

Seeing son drafted gives Andrew Wiggins' father 'closure'

...Wiggins isn't worried about Andrew getting derailed. He and his wife, Marita, a two-time Olympic silver medal-winning sprinter for Canada, have raised their children to work hard so they get the most of the athletic gifts they've been given.Andrew...

2007 Dodge Sprinter grows useful for companies to use

...And there are two new Sprinter engines, including...segment. But the 2007 Sprinter is no mere commercial...and UPS, which use Sprinters in their fleets. Ordinary...They're ordering Sprinters as custom recreational...endless in the 2007 Sprinter, which has a starting...

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Time for Armstrong, others to shine as Tour gets serious

...GUERET, France -- Move over sprinters, time for climbers to shine...from their small crashes." Sprinters who have dominated the mostly...McEwen, Hushovd and other sprinters in the mass dash to the line...took the green jersey as best sprinter at the 2002 Tour. He now...

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