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...

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...

Oscar Pistorius' return isn't encouraged by group

...will not be encouraging any comeback by the double amputee sprinter.In October, the judge in South Africa could hand Pistorius...known as the "Blade Runner" became the first double-amputee sprinter to compete at the Olympics.He then ran at the Paralympics...

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...

Itsmyluckyday wins the Woodward over Moreno

...Wise Dan won the Grade 2 $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap, and Palace won the Grade 1, $500,000 Forego for older sprinters.Wise Dan held off long-shot Optimizer by a nose. Ridden by Hall of Famer John Velazquez, the two-time reigning Horse...

Late push helps give Norwegian rider stage win at Tour de France

...Those last 50 meters, however, got in the way.A bunch of sprinters leading the pack plowed past the huffing breakaway duo in...the end. A series of roundabouts and leg fatigue among the sprinters after the Alpine stages gave an advantage to the breakaway...

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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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...


Olympics Greek sprinters avoided drug testGreek sprinters Kostas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou and their coach were charged Thursday with avoiding a drug test on the eve of the Athens Olympics and faking a motorcycle accident hours later. Chief...

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