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LANCE ARMSTRONG RUMORS

Column: Important not to let Armstrong ruin Tour again

LES BLAYES, France (AP) In his biography, Chris Froome recounts how his two elder brothers used to amuse themselves by locking him in a dog kennel with an angry, scratching turkey. ''Only when I was in absolute floods of tears would they open the cage up and let me out,'' the Tour de France race leader recounts. Thick skins are built on such experiences. Froome has needed that armor...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong back riding on French roads

It was like old times this morning outside Lance Armstrong’s team bus on stage 13 of the Tour de France, albeit a day ahead of the race proper, and more so for the assembled journalists and photographers than Armstrong himself. Rather tentatively, Armstrong walked down the steps of the Le Tour One Day Ahead coach and into the sunlight at eight o’ clock sharp. A sometimes unruly...
Via Cycling News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong in ‘The Program’ trailer

During the past few years, three movies about Lance Armstrong have gone into development. The first to hit theaters will be The Program, starring Ben Foster (Lone Survivor) as Armstrong and directed by Stephen Frears (The Queen). Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids) also stars in the film as David Walsh, the Irish journalist for The British Times determined to uncover Armstrong’s doping...
Via Awful Announcing
June 12, 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

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

Lance Armstrong settles $3M insurance lawsuit

Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company that sought more than $3 million for bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France from 1999 to 2001. Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance sued Armstrong earlier this year after he admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Attorneys for both sides would not disclose details of Wednesday's...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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