Tag Archives: Tour De France

The Sports Archives – The History of Bicycle Racing!

Introduction In the entire history of the world, nothing defines the human spirit of recreation and conquest like a good competition. The creation of the first bicycle in the early 1800s is no exception to this notion, and was followed … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Tarnished Glory: Alex Rodriguez’s Doping Mess!

Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill. ~ Douglas Horton Mistakes are part of the human experience, and we all make more than a few along the rocky and sometimes elusive path to maturity. The trick is, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Ultimate Guide To Cycling Survival

Image by TimothyJ So you’ve finally decided to swap four wheels for two by setting out to work for the first time on your bicycle. But before you take the commuting plunge, you’ll want to check out these top tips … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Insanely Disappointing ‘Hero’ Athletes!

Celebrities represent the modern-day hero, and like any leading protagonist, they are extremely fallible. Headlines have always been dominated by stories about rich, good-looking people behaving badly and celebrity athletes are certainly no exception. With all their money and muscles, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Popularity of Cycling!

Cycling has become more popular over the last few years a small part of this increase in popularity can be attributed to the 2012 London Olympics and Bradley Wiggins Tour De France win. However cycling has a rich history that … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Lance Armstrong Continues Winter Triathlon Events Despite Controversy!

The recent furore surrounding Lance Armstrong and allegations of doping have not stopped the athlete from competing in triathlon events for cancer. As anyone that has been following the news of late will be well aware, the testicular cancer survivor … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Top 5 Cycling Legends in History!

Although it is primarily a more popular sport in Western Europe, bicycle racing has become increasingly widespread through the United States and other countries across the world. The three most significant stage races for a professional cyclist are the Tour … Continue reading

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