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Bruyneel says "Bologna"

Team Astana General Manager Johan Bruyneel, who was directeur sportif of the USPS and Discovery cycling teams, says “I think it’s a rumour,” about Lance Armstrong’s reported bid to come out of retirement. “I’ve tried to ascertain where this rumour might have come from,” said Bruyneel, which isn’t exactly a denial, but Astana spokeman Philippe read more »

Johan Bruyneel leaves RadioShack Nissan Trek

In a statement, RadioShack Nissan Trek cycling team manager Johan Bruyneel says he’s leaving to shield the team from the storm of “Unnecessary distractions” and to concentrate on his defense of doping allegations from the US Anti Doping Agency. Johan Bruyneel’s statement here, and statement from the team here, which says it was a mutual read more »

Lance Armstrong’s cycling team

Say what you will about the man, but Lance Armstrong energizes interest in cycling like nobody else, in the United States and around the world. Versus network broke even on their Tour de France coverage in 2008. For 2009, they say that viewership is up a solid 80% over last year. For Cyclelicious, traffic is read more »

Missed it by *that* much! TdF Stage 14

Stage 14 Tour de France 2009… *SPOILERS* Russian National Champion Serguei Ivanov of Team Katusha won the stage today with a burst of speed when he attacked out of a long breakaway that nobody could catch. The story for the day, though, is that George Hincapie missed the Yellow Jersey today by just five seconds, read more »

Levi Leipheimer has broken pelvis

2009 Amgen Tour of California winner Levi Leipheimer learned that he fractured his sacrum when he crashed on Stage 3 from San Jose to Modesto. He was checked out after the Tour when the pain didn’t go away. “It’s not bad,” says Leipheimer, “but no Paris Nice for me.” Team Astana team manager Johan Bruyneel read more »