Cycling

In this photo taken on July 10, 2018, Carl Grove, a 90-year-old record-setting cyclist, races at the USA Cycling Masters Track Nationals in Breinigsville, PA. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency informed Grove that traces of trenbolone, an anabolic steroid used by U.S. cattle farmers to bulk up livestock, were detected in a urine sample he gave at the U.S. Masters Track National Championships in Trexlertown, PA., last July, where the field’s oldest competitor again added to his collection of titles, setting times faster than men in their eighties, seventies and even sixties. (Kathy Watts via AP)
January 09, 2019 - 2:10 pm
With each pedal-stroke of his 80- and now 90-year-old legs, Carl Grove sought to show his fellow Americans that old age can be rich and rewarding. His bike is his soapbox. As time caught up with many of his peers, the former United States Navy Band saxophonist , who played for U.S. presidents and...
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January 07, 2019 - 1:29 pm
The past two leaders of USA Cycling participated at the sport's highest level, one of them racing in the prestigious Paris-Roubaix and the other winning a masters world championship. Rob DeMartini prepared for the job in the offices and board rooms of Proctor & Gamble. That is exactly why USA...
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Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, of Britain, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, passes the Arc de Triomphe on July 29, 2018, during the twenty-first stage of the 116-kilometer (72.1-mile) Tour de France cycling race from Houilles to the Champs-Elysees in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
January 01, 2019 - 8:24 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome, the current and former Tour de France champions, are planning to compete in the 2019 edition of the race in what could be Team Sky's final bid for cycling's biggest prize. Froome will not defend his Giro d'Italia title as targets a record-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban celebrates the Crimson Tide's overtime over Georgia in the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:37 pm
No more timeouts, see off the year, Offer a toast and close the show With champagne flutes or cans of beer — 2018 ... time to let go. ___ FIRST QUARTER Who wrote this law? By whose decree College football means SEC? Bama turns from Hurts to Tua, Saban's tribe sings hallelujah. In court, young...
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October 25, 2018 - 2:39 am
BASEBALL BOSTON (AP) — David Price pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and major league RBI leader J.D. Martinez broke a fifth-inning tie during another two-out rally Wednesday night that led the Boston Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers for a 2-0 lead in the World Series...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2009, file photo, Astana cycling team general manager Johan Bruyneel answers questions from the media after the first stage of the Tour of the Gila cycling race in Mogollon, N.M. In a letter posted on social media Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, Bruyneel, Lance Armstrong’s former team manager, said he’s been given a lifetime ban from cycling for his role in a doping program that helped Armstrong win the Tour de France seven times. (AP Photo/Jake Schoellkopf, File)
October 24, 2018 - 9:34 pm
Lance Armstrong's former team manager has been given a lifetime ban from cycling for his role in a doping program that helped Armstrong win the Tour de France seven times. Johan Bruyneel had been serving a 10-year ban. In a letter posted on social media Wednesday, Bruyneel announced the Switzerland...
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FILE - In this Sunday July 29, 2018 file picture, Tour de France winner Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium with Netherlands' Tom Dumoulin, left, who placed second, and Britain's Chris Froome, right, who placed third, on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, France. The team said in a statement on Wednesday that police is investigating the case after the trophy disappeared during an event organized in Birmingham, where Team Sky displayed the three Grands Tours trophies won by its riders. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
October 10, 2018 - 5:08 am
PARIS (AP) — Team Sky says the Tour de France trophy won by Geraint Thomas has been stolen from a cycling show in Britain. The team says police are investigating after the trophy disappeared during an event in Birmingham, where Team Sky displayed the three Grand Tour trophies won by its riders. In...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team. The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong’s cheating says he’s building a developmental team for 2019 that will be based out of Canada. (Bernard Papon/L'Equipe via AP Pool, File)
October 05, 2018 - 3:14 am
Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team. The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose Armstrong's cheating says he's building a developmental team for 2019 that will be based out of...
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Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers, center, answers questions during a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington. Demers was joined by U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania Scott Brady, left, and Mark Flynn, Director General for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
October 04, 2018 - 4:11 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — In Russia, sports and the government are closely intertwined. Top athletes hold military ranks, Olympic medals are a matter of national pride, and champions receive luxury cars in Kremlin ceremonies. So when Russia was accused of doping its way to the top, the Russian state hit the...
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Europe's Tommy Fleetwood leaves the course after winning his foursome match on the opening day of the 42nd Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, outside Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Molinari and Fleetwood beat Justin Thomas of the US and Jordan Spieth 5 and 4. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
September 28, 2018 - 2:08 pm
SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood has the long, flowing hair of a rock star, and he was treated like one as he strode through the massed ranks of spectators at the back of the 14th green on a day he'll never forget at the Ryder Cup. Like a cyclist pushing his way through...
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