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LANCE ARMSTRONG RUMORS

WADA: Armstrong's attempt at reduced ban 'almost too late'

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...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

1987 winner backs Lance Armstrong charity ride on Tour route

PARIS (AP) The 1987 winner of the Tour de France supports Lance Armstrong riding part of this July's route to raise funds against blood cancer. Stephen Roche says ''it's for a very good cause'' and adds ''he hasn't killed anybody.'' Former English soccer player Geoff Thomas invited Armstrong on the unofficial charity ride. To raise $1.5 million, Thomas plans to ride on the Tour...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Investigation: Cycling body allowed Lance Armstrong to cheat

  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...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million insurance

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Hit Parked Cars In Colorado, Let Girlfriend Take Blame

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...
Via NESN.com
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars, let girlfriend take blame

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
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Armstrong: I’d use PEDs again under same circumstances

  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...
Via NESN.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Attempts Beer Mile, Stops Running After Just One Lap

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...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI may cut Armstrong ban in return for details

The new president of cycling's world body says Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations. Brian Cookson became UCI president in September and established the Cycling Independent Reform Commission which will examine the history of doping in professional cycling and probe allegations the UCI conspired...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong says he was singled out because he was mean

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,”...
Via Sports-Glory
December 12, 2013  |  19 Comments
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