30 June, 2008

Danielson's hometown paper on his non-start (again)

Danielson not part of Tour de France
Durango Herald - Durango,CO,USA
Although Tom Danielson's goal for 2008 was to ride in the Tour de France,
the Garmin-Chipotle (formerly Slipstream) rider was not selected to be part
of the ...

Paul Kimmage: the tour is on the brink

How can we save one of sport's greatest competitions, the Tour de ...
Times Online - UK
- A good friend, and great journalist, Pierre Ballester, sent me a copy of
his latest work last week, 'Tempetes sur la Tour'. A brilliant
deconstruction on ...

another "clean tour" story--from South Africa

TDF needs dope free race
News24.com - Green Point,South Africa
Paris - For a second year running, the Tour de France has no defending
champion and no star. More than ever, the showcase event desperately needs
a clean ...

Drug cleanup begins before the start of the tour

Guarded Tour well armed against doping
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
By JEROME PUGMIRE, AP Sports Writer For a second year running, the Tour de
France has no defending champion and no star. More than ever, the showcase
event ...

Stuart O'Grady using le Tour for Olympic Prep

O'Grady using Tour de France as Beijing 'preparation'
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
He said the Games was all he was focused on, despite the Tour de France
starting next Sunday. "Coming into this Olympics is probably the most
difficult," he ...

Paul Kimmage interviews Jonathan Vaughters

Countdown to the Tour de France: Jonathan Vaughters and his drugs ...
Times Online - UK
It happened on a sunny Tuesday morning in the city of Pau, as he prepared
for the start of the 14th stage of the 2001 Tour de France. ...

Garmin-Chipotle Getting More Canadian Love

Team brings American flavour, no-doping message to Tour de France.
KBS Radio - Trail,BC,Canada
Vaughters hopes the up-and-coming team, which will race in its first Tour
de France beginning July 5, can recapture the attention of American cycling
fans ...

Liggett on the 2008 TdF

Tour de force
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Phil Liggett tells David Sygall why this year's Tour de France will be a
landmark in Australian sport. Cadel Evans is coming off a fine season, ...

fresh Tour for Hincapie

After 7 wins with Armstrong, American Hincapie riding Tour de ...
International Herald Tribune - France
But given the upheaval in professional cycling since Armstrong's retirement
following the 2006 Tour de France, Hincapie's offseason move to the team he
and ...

Garmin-Chipotle takes Anti-Doping Seriously

Garmin-Chipotle team takes its anti-doping philosophy seriously
Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
Another American rider, David Zabriskie, likely would have made the squad
but is recovering after fracturing a vertebra in a fall at the Giro
d'Italia in ...