Italian Alessandro Petacchi won the Tour de France Stage 4 today, his second win of the race. Racers used the smooth roads to recover from a grueling Stage 3 that saw Lance Armstrong fall to 18th place.
Tibetan artists in traditional costumes perform during a public function to mark the 75th birthday of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, in Dharmsala, India, on Tuesday.
As the Tour de France gets under way, the Saxo Bank and Garmin teams – pioneers of a stringent new antidoping standard – were first and second in the team standings. Watch for them to prove that it's possible to win clean.
After the Tour de France Stage 3 today, Lance Armstrong sits in 18th place in overall standings. One of the seven cobblestone sections gave him particular trouble.
As the Tour de France gets under way, defrocked 2006 winner Floyd Landis has put forward fresh, detailed doping allegations against Lance Armstrong. But Armstrong has become as famous for deflecting scandal as for leading the peloton.
Sue and Roger Main watch fireworks in Fenton, Mich., on Saturday.
British singer Phil Collins performs during "Up Close & Personal: Phil Collins Plays '60s Motown and Soul" during the 44th Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland, on Thursday. The show features Collins's interpretations of the biggest hits from the '60s.
Lance Armstrong used his Twitter account to announce that this year's Tour de France will be his last.
The heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) and the International Olympic Committee(IOC) say disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis must deliver proof of doping by former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.