Tag Archives: cycling

  • This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    This Day In Sports History (July 23rd) — Floyd Landis

    It was on this day in 2006 that the final stage for the Tour de France took place.  Floyd Landis was initially declared the winner, but after a failed drug test, he was stripped of the yellow jersey. Oscar Pereiro of Spain was named the 2006 Tour de France champion, as he finished second to […]

  • 25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    25 Insane Tour de France Fans

    Chances are, if you live in North America, you probably haven’t paid all that much attention to the Tour de France since Lance Armstrong retired. However, you should. Even if everyone who’s ever won the race is a cheater, this is still one of the greatest spectacles in all of sports. And, much like the […]

  • Lance Armstrong’s Confession Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

    Lance Armstrong’s Confession Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment (Video)

    Over the last several years, pretty much every major event in the world of sports has been explained and analyzed in very helpful computer animation form by Next Media Animation. They’ve helped us understand the Penn State sex abuse scandal, the Roger Clemens steroids trial, Linsanity, and even the Boston Red Sox’s epic 2011 late-season […]

  • Lance Armstrong Admits PED Use To Oprah

    Lance Armstrong Admits PED Use To Oprah

    Apparently Lance Armstrong finally saw the writing on the wall: everyone knows he used performance enhancing drugs to win his seven Tour de France titles. Time to stop lying through his teeth and ask for forgiveness. So where does one go in this day and age to ask for such forgiveness? To a church confessional? […]

  • Lance Armstrong Tweeted a Big “F You” to His Critics Over The Weekend

    Lance Armstrong Tweeted a Big “F You” to His Critics Over The Weekend

    Lance Armstrong has been accused of doping by practically every teammate he had during his unprecedented run of seven straight Tour de France titles. And of course, the United States Anti-Doping Agency has concluded that he doped, and that he bullied his teammates into doping. So they recommended that the International Cycling Union strip him […]

  • Lance Armstrong To Be Stripped Of His 7 Tour De France Titles For Doping

    Lance Armstrong To Be Stripped Of His 7 Tour De France Titles For Doping

    So did Lance Armstrong have to cheat to win all those Tour de France titles? Probably, yes. Though he’s been the subject of speculation and accusation for years, most of those claims seemed to come from angry Frenchman and jealous teammates. However, recently Armstrong has been the subject of a major investigation by the United […]

  • Olympics BMX Crash Wipes Out The Competition (Video)

    Olympics BMX Crash Wipes Out The Competition (Video)

    New Zealand BMX racer Marc Willers will probably never win an easier race in his life. During the opening quarterfinal run in the third heat of yesterday’s men’s cycling BMX race, Willers took a lead heading into the second-last turn of the race, and that small lead payed incredibly large dividends, as he was able […]