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  1. Lance Armstrong still part of ongoing USPS investigation

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lance Armstrong's legal woes are far from over on several fronts, including an ongoing investigation by the U.S. Postal Service, the longtime title sponsor for his cycling teams and once inextricably linked to his racing success.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  2. espnW -- Samantha Davies' Vendée Globe dream ends too soon

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Samantha Davies' dream of winning the solo around-the-world Vendee Globe sailing race came to a sudden end Thursday, but her family knows the skipper will "bounce back quickly."

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  3. espnW -- The Vendée Globe gets into blood of skippers

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The emotions were complex on the departure dock at the Vendee Globe. The skippers inspire confidence; their talent and resourcefulness are beyond dispute.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2012
  4. espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

    Bonnie D. Ford

    New mom Samantha Davies faces three months of solitude and danger as the lone woman in the Vendee Globe, the only solo, nonstop, around-the-world sailing race.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  5. 2013 Tour de France: Uncertain road ahead as iconic race turns 10...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    There is no sport with a bigger credibility fight on its hands than cycling, and no event where genuine romance coexists so uncomfortably with hideous reality than the Tour de France, writes Bonnie D. Ford.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  6. Floyd Landis will avoid jail if donors get reimbursed

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Floyd Landis was arraigned Friday morning in U.S. District Court in San Diego on a single count of wire fraud related to fund-raising for his legal defense, but his case will be dismissed if he repays donors within three years.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  7. Court dismissal puts Armstrong in unfamiliar territory as future ...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Lance Armstrong's virtual day in court was unlike most days he experienced during his seven-year championship reign in Tour de France.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Mark Cavendish preparing to win over Brit...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Mark Cavendish has been victorious on virtually every cycling stage, except one: the Olympics. He'll have his chance on his home soil this summer in London, and the result is sure to set off waves of delirium or disappointment among what is arguably the world's toughest audience -- the British public.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  9. World triathlon rule remains, suspends Lance Armstrong from sanct...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The World Triathlon Corporation's board of directors has decided to leave in place a rule that suspends Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong from participating in Ironman events.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  10. USADA's actions on Lance Armstrong start series of events that co...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Four months after federal officials dropped a nearly 2-year-old investigation of seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is aggressively pursuing a case against him. Armstrong, his longtime team director Johan Br...

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  11. Floyd Landis' fund being investigated by federal authorities

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Federal authorities in San Diego are investigating possible fraud charges against former professional cyclist Floyd Landis in relation to his legal defense fund, which closed its books almost five years ago.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  12. Tour de France - Time trials will be key

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The 2012 Tour de France course may not be as demanding or tactically challenging as the past few, but it will reward balance. How will that affect the favorites?

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  13. RadioShack, Leopard-Trek deal off to intriguing start

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Joining of RadioShack, Leopard-Trek teams a bit confusing from this side of Atlantic

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  14. RadioShack, Leopard-Trek cycling teams to merge in 2012

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The U.S. based RadioShack cycling team where Lance Armstrong rode until he retired earlier this season will combine its operations and roster with Luxembourg's Team Leopard-Trek in 2012, according to statements released Monday by both teams.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  15. Cycling -- Why is HTC-Highroad no more while Team RadioShack surv...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    HTC-Highroad's disbandment raises this question: How could this successful American-based team not find a sponsor while Team RadioShack still survives?

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2011
  16. 2011 Tour de France -- Recapping the Tour of 'firsts'

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Were there breakthroughs at this year's Tour de France? Not exactly. The race of "firsts" was more a result of baby steps the sport has taken in recent years.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2011