Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong lawyers: Justice Department joining fraud suit

  WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has joined a lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong that alleges the former, seven-time Tour de France champion conc ...

Reader Input: Armstrong only made it worse

I am responding to your article “Doping no big surprise, locals say,” Journal, Jan. 20. I have to say, I agree with Mr. (Brad) Kearns that it is not a surprise that L ...

Doping no big surprise locals say

  Less than three years after Lance Armstrong passed through Auburn on the AMGEN Tour of California, local cycling enthusiasts are more subdued in their reactions to his l ...

Noon Hour Update: Auburn reaction to Lance Armstrong interview; economic growth hitting the city and friends remember Matthew Steele

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Armstrong stepping down as Livestrong chairman

AUSTIN, Texas — Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity and Nike severed ties with him as fallout from the doping scandal swirling ...

Merchants invited to decorate shop windows with an eye to Tuesday’s big cycling event

As Auburn prepares to welcome cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Tuesday, there’s a role for everyone. For businesses, there’s a storefront-decoratin ...

Amgen not a magic bullet

Auburn Mayor Dr. Bill Kirby has twice been quoted in this newspaper saying Amgen “will generate between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city of Auburn.” I’m ju ...

It's countdown to cycling's spectacular

Cyclists will zoom past Downtown Auburn’s central square five times in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, generating between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city, ac ...

Thousands turn out for Tour of California’s spin through Auburn

Excitement hung in the air in the hours leading up to 128 bicyclists zooming through Auburn and the awe lasted throughout the day long after the world-class riders pedaled on to th ...

It’s mettle to the pedal as race begins

There are no guarantees in sports and the Amgen Tour of California is no exception. The beauty of today’s opening stage of the eight-day race is no one knows exactly what to exp ...

Bicycle race fantastic for Auburn

We have friends from San Diego arriving at our home on Saturday to watch the Amgen on Sunday. After the riders scream through Auburn we’re heading for Sacramento to watch them fi ...

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...

The cyclists are coming

The Amgen Tour of California will race through Auburn Sunday, May 16. City officials and business owners are working overtime to make sure everyone is prepared. The Amgen Web sit ...

Our View: Amgen Tour puts Auburn in center of cycling universe

Western States and Tevis? Meet your new sibling, Amgen. The Amgen Tour of California is coming to the streets of Auburn, providing the community with another platform to leverage ...

Amgen Tour should pedal Auburn’s way

Come May, cycling’s biggest names will pedal out of Nevada City in the first stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn should be included in the race. The greater Aubur ...