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Report: Armstrong pays $10 million to settle SCA litigation case

The Sunday Times has reported that Lance Armstrong and his management company Tailwind Sports Corporation have settled their legal battle with the SCA Promotions company, apparently paying more than $10 million to the company that agreed an insurance policy covering the cost of bonus payments for Armstrong’s Tour de France victories. David Walsh reports in the British newspaper...
Via Cycling News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong-Landis battle escalates in whistleblower case

The bickering between Lance Armstrong and his former teammate Floyd Landis continues to escalate as Armstrong’s lawyers call Landis’ attempts to get him to give exact details of his past doping “abusive, unreasonable and oppressive”. Armstrong admitted to doping in January 2013, several months after the US Anti-Doping Agency banned him for life following a lengthy investigation...
Via Cycling News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Foster admitted taking PEDs to play Lance Armstrong in ‘The Program’

Ben Foster clearly believes in “method acting.” Or at least he did when it came to portraying Lance Armstrong. The Program, one of several Armstrong biopics in development, debuts this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 13, to be exact). In anticipation of that world premiere, Foster spoke with The Guardian and admitted that he took some drastic steps...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Tour de France is most-watched on NBCSN since 2010

Cycling is a sport that’s suffered hits due to Lance Armstrong and doping. But with a scandal-free season going into this year’s Tour de France, NBCSN saw its numbers rise for the month-long event that concluded last weekend. Sports Media Watch notes that the 2015 Tour saw its best viewership in five years dating  back to Lance Armstrong’s last time in the event. Throughout...
Via Awful Announcing
July 30, 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...
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...
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...
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

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