Tag Archives: Doping

Tour de France 2010

The Tour begins today. Three weeks of speed, soap operas, gigantic mountains, pain, crashes, scandal, triumph and unparalleled difficulty. If you’re interested in following along, they’re airing every stage live on Versus. And you can find some of the best … Continue reading

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Armstrong Doping Investigation Tightens

This doesn’t look good for Lance Armstrong: According to the New York Times, two unnamed cyclists that will be participating in this year’s Tour de France have cooperated with federal investigators on Floyd Landis’s allegations that Lance Armstrong was involved … Continue reading

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US Attorney to Join Armstrong Doping Case

The latest: Assistant US Attorney Doug Miller will now work alongside the Food and Drug Administration criminal investigator Jeff Novitzky who, like Miller, was involved in uncovering the BALCO affair. According to the New York Daily News, Miller’s role will … Continue reading

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Lance Is In Serious Trouble

The New York Times via VeloNation: Federal authorities investigating allegations that Lance Armstrong and other top cyclists engaged in doping are considering whether they can expand the investigation beyond traditional drug-distribution charges to include ones involving fraud and conspiracy, according … Continue reading

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It Might Get Loud

The latest from the Landis freakout. Looks like there’s something brewing at the FDA. Journalist David Walsh from the Sunday Times has reported that he understands Armstrong’s former wife Kristen is also cooperating with the investigation headed up by Novitzky. … Continue reading

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The Floyd Landis Psychobomb

This could be a problem: [The Wall Street Journal] reports that Landis has been cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) criminal investigations unit, and has met with FDA special agent Jeff Novitzky, the lead investigator for the BALCO … Continue reading

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Doping to Death

As a pro cycling fan, the subject of doping is practically a daily point of consideration. Shockingly, then, I never heard about this study: In 1982 a researcher named Bob Goldman began asking elite athletes a question. Would they take … Continue reading

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Give Me a Huge Freaking Break

Brian Williams leading off the NBC Nightly News: Good evening. Because this is a family broadcast, we probably can’t say what we’d like to about the news today that Mark McGwire—the home run hitter, the family favorite from the St. … Continue reading

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At Least They're Being Weeded Out

Last year’s King of the Mountains winner at the Tour de France, Austria’s Bernard Kohl, describes his pre-Tour doping/cheating diet: “Apart from the caffeine, pseudo-ephedrine, painkillers, EPO, human growth hormones, insulin, I took all that before, not during (the Tour).” … Continue reading

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Afternoon Awesome

Lance Armstrong vs. A Fat Guy with a Syringe Trident Photos by Tim De Waele

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