A decade later, it's the doping scandal that changed everything. Right? A look back at Operación Puerto, a watershed moment for pro cycling.
Olympic officials retest anti-doping samples from the 2008 Summer Games and discover 31 positives for banned substances.
British rider Simon Yates avoids a provisional suspension by the UCI in the wake of his testing positive for Terbutaline.
UCI testers discovered an electric motor in a bike belonging to Femke Van den Driessche at the January cyclocross world championships.
Five riders, five of which are on the Coopenae – Extralum team, are suspended by UCI for failed anti-doping tests at Vuelta a Costa Rica.
Francesco Reda, runner-up at Italian national championships in 2015, has been banned for eight years due to a failed anti-doping test.
The UCI says Luca Paolini was taking cocaine last year for recreational use, not to gain a competitive advantage.
Despite two doping suspensions to date in 2016, Russia's sports minister says his country's cycling program is not suspected of corruption or cheating.
UCI president Brian Cookson confirms the governing body discovered a hidden motor in a rider's bike at the cyclocross worlds.
Roberto Heras wins court battle to recoup $1 million in lost wages after failed Vuelta anti-doping test, but Spanish officials will appeal.
Alberto Gallego turned in a positive test for the banned anabolic steroid stanozolol on January 3.
In the wake of the track and field IAAF doping scandal, there's a lot to be learned from cycling's dark past.
Dutch rider Michael Boogerd has been handed a two-year suspension for drug use during his career, which ended in 2008
Todd Hickman, of Byhalia, Mississippi, fails anti-doping test after winning Louisiana-Mississippi Age-Graded Championships.
Reports say that Ivan Lutsenko and Andrei Lukonin, both 20 and members of Itera-Katusha, have been suspended by RUSADA.
With increased license fees, frequent amateur anti-doping tests are on the horizon, as USAC responds to concerns about cheating.
Pro women's racing is on the rise, but it's concerning that anti-doping measures aren't keeping up with the pace of growth.
Now that we're wise to indiscretions of cycling's doping-tainted era, movies from then can be viewed in a different, interesting light.
Tour de France leader Froome wants to silence critics by undergoing additional testing to prove that he is riding clean.
The Dane escapes a ban from the sport due to the statute of limitation
Schmidt, of Ogema, Wisconsin, admitted to the use, attempted use, and possession of synthetic erythropoietin
Collegiate cyclist Luck voluntarily admits to doping violation to USADA and is cooperating in other ongoing anti-doping cases
Belgian classics star Greg Van Avermaet cleared of all wrongdoing in Mertens doping case after weeks of uncertainty and suspicion
If the squad loses its WorldTour racing license this week, team officials say they will appeal the UCI decision to the CAS
The UCI chief said the governing body continues to take steps to clean up the sport
The Cycling Independent Reform Commission report is a catalog of doping, cover-ups, conflicts of interest, and ineffectual leadership
Doping has waned in professional cycling, but remains a serious issue, the CIRC report contends
Roman Kreuziger has an uphill battle ahead as WADA and UCI appeal biological passport doping sanction at the Court of Arbitration for Sport
Former USPS team director Johan Bruyneel will have his day in court at the beginning of March as WADA seeks to increase his penalty
The USADA boss says Armstrong could have appealed his ban to sport's highest court
"It was a bad decision and an imperfect time," Armstrong says. He also wants reduced ban and to have his Tour wins restored in records
Testimony from Michael Rasmussen was pivotal to the investigation of former team doctor Geert Leinders
Tougher sanctions for first-time offenders and the pending CIRC report are sure to keep doping in the headlines during the 2015 season
The Italian serving a 12-year doping ban blasts the UCI's Cycling Independent Reform Commission and more at a book launch
José Alfredo Aguirre claims he did not realize his team director had given him drugs to transport to Spain in April 2014
UCI President Brian Cookson says the threat of legal action played a role in the decision to give Astana a 2015 license
Astana's Paolo Slongo (right) has brought legal action against two journalists who tied him to banned doctor Michele Ferrari
The UCI's licensing commission is due to announce its decision on what to do with Astana's racing license on Wednesday
Several Astana riders have alleged ties to banned doctor Michele Ferrari, including general manager Alexandre Vinokourov
A report claims investigators saw the notorious doctor, who helped Lance Armstrong dope, with Astana riders a year ago
A German documentary claims that Russian authorities knowingly aided their Olympic athletes in cheating and avoiding detection
The Tour de France winner says the four Astana riders who turned in doing positives this year "have nothing to do with me"
As the biological passport has become commonplace in sport, some cases, like that of Jonathan Tiernan-Locke raise questions
Proposed legislation in Germany calls for 3-year prison terms for offenders and would apply to the country's 7,000 elite athletes
How reliable are anti-doping test results? Some adverse analytical findings may be subject to lab error, implicating innocent riders
The Belgian press is reporting that 19 professional riders have been implicated in a doping investigation of Dr. Chris Mertens
The Czech rider's lawyer releases a statement and presents new evidence after the UCI and WADA press on with case
UCI president Brian Cookson discusses the Astana situation, noting it could have a profound impact on the team's future
New research suggests that the long-term benefits of doping are significant, especially in the case of anabolic steroid use