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Tour de France winner Froome failed drugs test during Vuelta – UCI

Dec 13, 2017 - 4:09 PM

(UPDATED) The British Team Sky rider had twice the permitted level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol in his body

POSITIVE. In this file photo, Christopher Froome (C) celebrates on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, July 24, 2016 between Chantilly and Champs-Elysees. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP

Ravina eyes back-to-back Le Tour titles

Apr 13, 2013 - 12:51 AM

Baler Ravina hopes to capture a second straight Le Tour de Filipinas title but like last year the road won t be easy

Cycling union disbands Armstrong commission

Jan 29, 2013 - 11:24 AM

The International Cycling Union UCI announced Monday January 28 it had disbanded the independent commission it had set up to investigate alleged involvement by the global governing body in the Lance Armstrong doping scandal

Rappler Newscast | October 22, 2012

Oct 22, 2012 - 8:51 PM

President Aquino says infrastructure projects are the key to sustained economic growth | The government wavers on its original plan to make Clark the country s main gateway | Lance Armstrong is banned from cycling after a doping scandal

Lance Armstrong: The fall of a sporting icon

Oct 22, 2012 - 8:43 PM

Once a symbol of perseverance in the face of the most incredible odds Lance Armstrong now seems destined to go down in history as one of the most brazen dope cheats that sport has ever seen

UCI bans Armstrong from cycling, strips him of his titles

Oct 22, 2012 - 7:10 PM

The International Cycling Union UCI announced on Monday October 22 a lifetime cycling ban on Lance Armstrong and stripped him from his seven Tour de France titles as recommended by the US Anti Doping Agency USADA

Cycling union set to make ruling on Armstrong

Oct 22, 2012 - 11:20 AM

International Cycling Union UCI officials were set to announce their decision about the fate of Lance Armstrong on Monday October 22 with their own credibility and that of the sport under fire

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The LIVESTRONG Challenge Ride at the Palmer Events Center on October 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More than 4,000 cyclists participated in the charity ride supporting cancer survivors. Armstrong has recently been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen" according to USADA officials. Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP