Greg LeMond Is Injured In Car Accident

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American cyclist Greg LeMond, winner of three Tours de France, suffered a back injury and was hospitalized after a car accident near his home in Minnesota, Internet site Velonation reported Friday. The 51-year-old former world champion has no memory of the accident, which occurred on Tuesday while he was driving to the dentist in icy weather, according to the news site. His … [Read more...]

LeMond: Armstrong Claim Tarnishes All Tour Champs

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WASHINGTON, Jan 18, 2013 (AFP) - Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond, the cycling race's only American champion not to be disqualified for doping, says Lance Armstrong's claim he had to cheat to win hurts all winners. "I get pissed off when I hear that you can't win the Tour without doping," LeMond stated, saying that Armstrong's notion that he needed to be a cheat to win … [Read more...]

LeMond “Arrogant” To Want To Run UCI, Says McQuaid

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AIGLE, Switzerland, Dec 13, 2012 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Greg LeMond was "arrogant" in offering to act as interim president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) should incumbent Pat McQuaid give in to calls for his resignation, McQuaid has told AFP. "Greg was a great cyclist who I've known since the time when I was the organiser of the Tour of Ireland back in the … [Read more...]

Greg LeMond To Challenge For UCI Top Job

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PARIS, Dec 3, 2012 (AFP) - Former three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond said on Monday that he is prepared to challenge for the top job in world cycling as the sport battles to recover from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. Asked whether he was prepared to run for president of the International Cycling Union (UCI) against incumbent Pat McQuaid, who has faced numerous calls … [Read more...]

Greg LeMond Joins Change Cycling Now For Weekend Summit

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Three-time Tour de France winner, Greg LeMond has joined the new cycling group Change Cycling Now and will be in London later this week when the group meets for the first time to discuss ways to rid the sport of its doping culture and determine a path for the future prosperity of cycling. LeMond, who in 1986, became the first non-European to win the Tour de France, has been an outspoken critic … [Read more...]

LeMond Calls On ‘Corrupt’ UCI Chief To Step Down

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Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond has dubbed Pat McQuaid the "epitome of corruption" in urging him to quit as head of world cycling's governing body the UCI in the wake of the Lance Armstrong doping affair. "I want to tell the world of cycling to please join me in telling Pat McQuaid to resign," LeMond said on his Facebook page. "I have never seen such an abuse of … [Read more...]

VeloPress Releases North American Edition of Slaying the Badger

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Greg LeMond, Bernard Hinault, and The Greatest Tour de France Come to Life in Award-Winning Author Richard Moore's New Book Slaying the Badger Boulder, CO, USA - May 9, 2012 - VeloPress is pleased to announce the release of the North American edition of Slaying the Badger from award-winning author Richard Moore. This highly acclaimed book is now available in the U.S. and Canada in bookstores, … [Read more...]

US Feds Subpoena Documents From 2004 Armstrong Doping Case

LOS ANGELES - Federal investigators, probing cheating in pro cycling, have subpoenaed material from a 2004 case in which a US firm attempted to prove Lance Armstrong used performance-enhancing drugs. Jeffrey Tillotson, a lawyer for SCA Promotions Inc, said his company would send the documents to federal investigators in Los Angeles. Armstrong has vehemently denied using … [Read more...]

Landis Steps Up His Attack On Armstrong

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Disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis says he witnessed first hand former American teammate Lance Armstrong using performance-enhancing drugs, including receiving transfusions for blood doping. Speaking on an episode of the American news magazine show, ABC's 'Nightline' on Friday, Landis reiterated his sweeping allegations against Armstrong. Landis, who at first denied then admitted using … [Read more...]

Armstrong Confident Of Easy Ride Through Storm

LOS ANGELES, - Lance Armstrong heads into the last days of his final Tour de France caught up in a swirl of controversy of the kind that has long marked an often glorious career. A US government probe into alleged doping conspiracies in his former teams has been reported to be gathering steam, with three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond saying he has received a subpoena to … [Read more...]