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Lance Armstrong should, if he hasn’t already, send a thank you card to Manti Te’o. That’s because the former Notre Dame linebacker’s fake girlfriend just totally took the fraudulent cyclist completely off the hook.
Armstrong will reportedly admit his doping habits to Oprah Winfrey in a recorded interview on Thursday night, finally confirming what so many had thought for so long — that he was, indeed, cheating on his way to seven Tour de France titles.
That sounded like it was going to be a pretty big deal, even if it was just confirming what most people already knew or at least suspected. Instead, Armstrong has been pushed to the back burner now, with the jaw-dropping story about Te’o and his fake girlfriend.
Both are big stories for obvious reasons, though. Both indicate massive falls from grace and both are rooted in deceit. Given the media attention for both, the two stories don’t appear to be going away any time soon. Which one is the bigger story, though?
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Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of his bronze medal from the 2000 Olympics because of doping. The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to Armstrong last night asking him to return the medal, just as it said it planned to do last month. Not saying Bronze isn’t great, but I doubt Lance will miss his third place finish...
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Lance Armstrong, former winner of seven Tour de France titles as well as the former owner of an Olympic bronze medal, finally admitted to using performance enhancing drugs in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey on Thursday night.
When asked if he doped he said, quite simply:
“I am sitting here today to acknowledge that and to to say I’m sorry for that.”
An independent panel preparing to investigate the International Cycling Union's links to Lance Armstrong is fighting back against the governing body's resistance to offer amnesty to potential witnesses.
The three-member panel says it will soon hold a public hearing in London to examine if ''truth and reconciliation'' should be offered to riders and officials...
Admitting he cheated was a start. Now, it's all about whether Lance Armstrong is ready to give details - lots of them - to clean up his sport.
Armstrong's much-awaited confession to Oprah Winfrey made for riveting television, but if the disgraced cyclist wants to take things further, it will involve several long days in meetings with anti-doping officials who have very specific...
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Before his abrupt U-turn in an interview this week with Oprah Winfrey, Lance Armstrong had, many times and in many forums, consistently denied that he used performance-enhancing drugs. Here is a sample of some of the cyclist's choicest comments on the subject before he finally admitted to doping:
''Luke's name is Armstrong and people know that name, and when...
After years of speculation and rumors, and almost a week after news broke that Lance Armstrong was finally he going to confess to doping, he did so in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, admitted that he had cheated for years and fooled so many he had inspired. Part 1 of the two-day interview took place Thursday night...
He did it. He finally admitted it. Lance Armstrong doped.
He was light on the details and didn't name names. He mused that he might not have been caught if not for his comeback in 2009. And he was certain his ''fate was sealed'' when longtime friend, training partner and trusted lieutenant George Hincapie, who was along for the ride on all seven of Armstrong...
Time was better spent eating a homemade dinner* and watching the season premiere of Archer and college basketball than watching Lance Armstrong pathologically mouth the right words but show no remorse and engage in an absurd attempt at a semantics lesson. Apparently this interview needed a level-headed lawyer type like Nancy Grace.
It looks like we’re not going to hear from Manti...
Oprah Winfrey's interview with Lance Armstrong is more than an illustration of a hero athlete tumbling from the heights. It's also a pivotal moment for a famous media figure trying to climb the ladder back up.
Winfrey's OWN network is showing signs of life after a rocky start, and the Armstrong interview offered a chance for many more viewers to check it out. The former...
Sporting Kansas City CEO Rob Heineman says the loss of trust led the Major League Soccer team to sever ties with the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong.
Heineman also said Wednesday the ''tumultuous environment'' that developed before the cyclist admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs also played into the team's decision to change Livestrong Sporting...