The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has announced it will not appeal against the decision to ban US cyclist Lance Armstrong for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong said stepping down from his cancer foundation Livestrong was the worst moment he experienced in the entire fallout from his doping scandal.
The French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) has agreed to carry out testing at the Tour de France in June.
Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France when he claimed the 99th edition of the greatest cycling race.
A US federal judge dismissed seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong's effort to block a probe into whether the retired cycling champ cheated by using performance-enhancing drugs.
Seven successive Tour de France races from 1999-2005 were officially declared without winners on Friday after the International Cycling Union (UCI) decided nobody would replace the disgraced Lance Armstrong as champion.
German Andre Greipel snatched his third win on the Tour de France this year when he outsprinted Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan to claim the 13th stage today.
Luxembourg rider Frank Schleck is out of the Tour de France after testing positive for a diuretic, a spokesman for his RadioShack-Nissan team said.
Growing up with posters of Spain's Miguel Indurain and Belgian Johan Museuuw on his wall, Bradley Wiggins dreamed of leading the Tour de France for one day.
Tour de France runner-up Andy Schleck's team will merge with the United States-based Radioshack team, Lance Armstrong's former outfit, Leopard-Trek said.
Alberto Contador is considering appealing against the two-year ban he was handed by Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) for failing a dope test during his victorious 2010 Tour de France campaign.
Bradley Wiggins is too worldly-wise to think he has the Tour de France title in the bag, especially after being chewed up and spat out by the cycling gods in last year's race.
Three-times Tour de France champion Alberto Contador was hoping Monday's rest day will give his bruised knee a chance to heal after he suffered yet another fall.
Mark Cavendish will be glad to be back on the flat in the 193- km fifteenth stage of the Tour de France to Montpellier on Sunday after having a bad day in the Pyrenees.
With his pride wounded, Alberto Contador refused to surrender his Tour de France title without a fight as the three-times champion showed his mettle on an epic 19th stage.
The Spanish cycling federation (RFEC) has decided to suspend Tour de France champion Alberto Contador for one year over his failed doping test in last year's race.
Alberto Contador is free to compete again after Spain's cycling federation (RFEC) lifted his one-year doping ban but the Tour de France champion still faces the threat of possible appeals by two global bodies.
Three-times Tour de France winner Alberto Contador made a slow start to the Tour of Castilla and Leon finishing the first stage in 15th place after suffering two punctures.