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Cycling: Sport's Eliot Ness trains his sights on Armstrong

Renowned US drug investigator Jeff Novitzky, the man who cracked the Balco scandal, is now targeting one of America's greatest heroes

Cycling: Experimental British team delivers world bronze

Great Britain took bronze in the men's team pursuit at the UCI World Cup in Beijing yesterday.

Cycling: Goss avoids chaos for prelude first

Matthew Goss provided a home winner of the criterium prelude to the Tour Down Under yesterday while Lance Armstrong started his last professional event outside the United States with a safe 68th-place finish.

Cycling: Unveiling of Tour route missed by Contador

The Tour de France 2011 route presentation here yesterday was overshadowed by the absence of the two men who have dominated the race for the last decade – Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador.

Cycling: Tour champion Contador tests positive for banned stimulant

The three-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador of Spain tested positive for a banned drug while winning this year's race and has been suspended by cycling's governing body, dealing a potentially crushing blow to his sport's efforts to shake off its doping-soiled past.

Cycling: Armstrong sample could be retested

The head of France's anti-doping agency is ready to collaborate fully with a US federal investigation into seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.

David Flatman: This pre-season has done me a fat lot of good

The preliminaries have actually been fun – and I'm a lean, mean '19-stone Lance Armstrong' machine

Simon Usborne: 'Nick Dodds was diagnosed with testicular cancer – but as he fought back, doctors told him to ride again'

It's easy, as a bike bore, to get caught up in a cycle of vanity and obsession. You get fixated on gears, seeking out water bottles to match your paintjob, or checking your form in shop windows (no, really). But now and then you meet someone who reminds you it really isn't about the bike.

Cycling: Armstrong's lawyer criticises drug allegations

Lance Armstrong's lawyer has described the investigation into the seven-time Tour de France winner as "unAmerican" and a waste of money in the wake of fresh claims against the cyclist in the US media.

Cycling: Contador quits Astana to replace rival Schleck

Cycling's No 1 racer Alberto Contador confirmed yesterday he will switch teams next year to Bjarne Riis's Saxo Bank squad, the same outfit which – headed by Andy Schleck – made the Spaniard's recent Tour de France victory by far the toughest of the three he has won so far.

Tour de France: Sorry, Lance. You might be a legend, but you can't wear that kit

Lance Armstrong wanted to end his Tour de France career on a winning note. Instead, his chances of victory long since gone, he was denied even the dignified exit he must have hoped for yesterday when, as the final stage of his final Tour was getting under way, officials told him and his team-mates to stop riding and change their kit.

Tour de France: Drug testers winning fight as race is cleanest in years – so far

For the first time in over a decade, the Tour may have taken place without a major drugs scandal – with the emphasis on "may".

Tour de France: Canny Contador uses know-how to conquer Schleck in Tour of tactics

Spaniard uses brain not brawn to claim yellow by just 39 seconds in one of the tightest ever races. Alasdair Fotheringham reports
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