Lance Armstrong is considering admitting that he used banned performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career, The New York Times reports. The Times says Armstrong “has told associates and antidoping officials that he is considering publicly admitting that he used banned performance-enhancing drugs and blood transfusions during his cycling career.”
Armstrong’s interest in being able to compete in US Anti-Doping Association-sanctioned sporting events is the motivating factor behind his consideration, the report states.
Armstrong was the most decorated cyclist of all time. He was stripped by USADA in August of his record seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life because of overwhelming evidence that he cheated. The lifetime ban also prevented him from competing in running and triathlon events in which he hoped to participate.
Armstrong vehemently fought all cheating accusations he faced. He notoriously battled with the French press duri...