Found November 01, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
PLAYERS: Lance Armstrong

Tweet   Lance Armstrong has taken alot of losses as a result of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency finding a significant amount of evidence supporting his involvement in a doping program. He’s been banned for life from competition and had his seven Tour de France titles stripped. His quote was removed from a U.S. Olympic training center. [...]


English town to burn Lance Armstrong in effigy

His career is in ruins and now an effigy of Lance Armstrong is about to go up in smoke. The disgraced American cyclist has been chosen as the latest celebrity to be burnt in effigy during an English town's nationally famous Bonfire Night celebrations. Edenbridge in southeast England has built a 30-foot (9-meter) model of Armstrong, who was stripped recently of his seven Tour...

News keeps getting worse for Lance

The Australian city of Adelaide has stripped Lance Armstrong of its highest honor -- the key to the city -- following the removal of his seven Tour de France titles. Adelaide had a small but important part in Armstrong's career. The Tour Down Under, based in the city, was the first event he contested when he made a comeback to professional cycling in 2009, and his third appearance...

English town to burn Lance Armstrong at bonfire

It is English tradition to throw a bonfire on November 5 to commemorate the famous plot of Guy Fawkes to blow up their legislative branch known as Parliament. The bonfires are traditionally topped with an effigy of Fawkes, but one … Continue reading →

UCI urged to fund Armstrong probe

The International Cycling Union must give enough resources for an independent commission to investigate allegations linking the governing body to the Lance Armstrong doping case, according to former board member Sylvia Schenk.

IOC To Investigate Lance Armstrong's Olympic Medal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be investigating Lance Armstrong's Olympic medal, a bronze medal he won in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. This investigation is coming off him being stripped of his 7 Tour de France titles he won (1999-2005)."The IOC will now immediately start the process concerning the involvement of Lance Armstrong, other riders...

Criminal complaint filed against UCI

An Irish journalist has filed a criminal complaint against International Cycling Union leaders Pat McQuaid and Hein Verbruggen. Paul Kimmage alleges defamation and fraud in protecting Lance Armstrong while he won seven Tour de France titles. Kimmage's lawyer, Cedric Aguet, tells The Associated Press that a 28-page file was submitted on Thursday to the Swiss local prosecutor...

Armstrong could lose Olympic medal

The IOC is proceeding with an investigation that could result in Lance Armstrong losing his Olympic bronze medal for doping.

UCI urged to fully fund probe of Armstrong links

Former International Cycling Union board member Sylvia Schenk says the governing body must give enough resources for an independent commission to investigate allegations raised in the Lance Armstrong doping case. Schenk, the sports adviser for anti-corruption experts Transparency International, says the panel ''must outsource some of the things that need to be done.'...

Town to burn Lance Armstrong effigy

His career is in ruins and now an effigy of Lance Armstrong is about to go up in smoke.

AOC to propose athletes declare no past doping

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates will propose that future Australian Olympic team members sign a statutory declaration saying they have no ''doping history.'' In a statement Friday, Coates said that in a zero-tolerance approach, ''if they don't sign, they don't go to the games, they won't be selected. What I don't want is...
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