LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) WADA director general David Howman says Lance Armstrong has not done enough to get his life ban reduced and that his latest attempt for rehabilitation is coming too late.
Speaking to The Associated Press on the sidelines of a WADA symposium, Howman said the American cyclist did not seize the opportunities he had to come forward with the details of his...
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Cycling officials let doping flourish and broke their own rules so Lance Armstrong could cheat his way to becoming the superstar the sport badly needed, according to a scathing report into its drug culture.
The International Cycling Union was severely criticized for failing to act during the doping era dominated by Armstrong, but the 227-page report the governing body released...
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22 days ago
PARIS (AP) Lance Armstrong has welcomed an investigative report into the murky past of cycling's governing body and said he hopes it can help the sport move on from an era that will always be remembered for the doping by himself and others.
The report turned up no evidence to sustain previous allegations that Armstrong paid the UCI to cover up a positive doping test back in his...
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22 days ago
An arbitration panel in Texas voted 2-1 against Lance Armstrong and awarded $10 million to SCA Promotions, a sports insurance company that helped contribute to the cyclist’s downfall. SCA Promotions paid Armstrong bonuses in 2002 and 2003 for winning the Tour de France, but they withheld his bonus in 2004 amid speculation he cheated. Armstrong...Read More
If being banned from professional cycling and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles was a fall from grace for Lance Armstrong, then what he got himself into in December was a leap.
Police in Aspen, Colo., cited Armstrong this week with failing to report an accident and speeding after he hit parked cars and allowed longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen...
Lance Armstrong and his girlfriend Anna Hansen have been caught in a lie about a driving incident in December where their vehicle hit two parked cars and left the scene. Aspen police say Armstrong’s car was identified as the one that hit two parked cars on Dec. 29 and left before police arrived to the...Read More
If Lance Armstrong could go back in time, he’d do it all again.
Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from professional cycling in 2012 for using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, told BBC Sport that he’d use PEDs again under the same circumstances he faced.
“If I was racing in 2015? No, I wouldn’t do...
Lance Armstrong hasn’t exactly made amends with fans for his doping scandal during his time as a cyclist. It’s not going to be easy for Armstrong to change the public’s perception of his character, but discussing his integrity in golf is a good starting point, I suppose.
In a piece for Golf Digest, Armstrong discusses the game and whether or not he’d cheat on the course...
Lance Armstrong is banned from participating in any cycling events because of his history with performance-enhancing drugs, so he tried to take up a new sport.
Spoiler alert: It did not end well for the polarizing cyclist.
Armstrong participated in everyone’s new favorite sport — the beer mile run, where challengers down a full brewski for every quarter-mile they complete on...
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Lance Armstrong feels like he was singled out and would not have been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles if he hadn’t fought back so hard against those who accused him of cheating. “If we’re gonna be honest, then just say ‘He’s an a——. We had to go after him. He tested positive for being the biggest a—— in the world.’ Fair. I can live with that,”...