January 18, 2019

Nike dumps Lance Armstrong as Lance dumps himself from Livestrong

US cycling legend Lance Armstrong has been dumped by longtime supporter Nike. The sportswear giant has stood by Lance throughout the persistent drug allegations in recent years. Poor Lance, he seems to be the only one who is still supporting himself as one by one his closest friends and team … [Read more...]

Tyler Hamilton says Lance Armstrong took EPO

Tyler Hamilton, a former teammate of cyclist Lance Armstrong in the US Postal cycling team has said the seven-time Tour de France winner used the performance-enhancing drug EPO. Hamilton says that both he and Armstrong used EPO during the 1999 Tour de France. "I saw [EPO] in his refrigerator. … [Read more...]

Cyclist dies in Giro d’Italia

Belgian cyclist Wouter Weylandt, 26, has died after crashing during Monday's third stage of the Giro d'Italia. The Leopard-Trek rider fell at high speed during a descent about 20km from the finish of the stage from Reggio Emilia to Rapallo. Weylandt lay motionless as paramedics tried to revive … [Read more...]