Found October 24, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
PLAYERS: Lance Armstrong
In August, the USADA came out with findings that the 7 time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong had doped during his racing career.  While Lance protested the findings as he has in the past, the evidence was just too overwhelming.  Lance has been stripped on all of his Tour de France titles.  He was also dropped from his sponsor Nike and has stepped down from Livestrong. Livestrong was Lance’s charity, which he founded in 1997 just a year after he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.  Since then Lance and his foundation have raised over $470 million dollars for cancer research.  In 2004, the creation of the Livestrong bracelet soon became one of the most recognizable symbols for cancer awareness.  Eighty million plastic, yellow bracelets were sold.  While Livestrong has thrived under founder Lance Armstrong, the question is can Livestrong live without Armstrong?  Armstrong has been a huge figure for the foundation and has “survived” all allegations until now.  Many supporters fee...

Armstrong removes 'Tour de France winner' from bio

Lance Armstrong appears to feel differently about the Tour de France titles that were stripped from him.

Lance Armstrong’s official statement regarding the USADA’s “pitiful charade” has been removed from his website

As the fallout begins to mount from the growing Lance Armstrong doping scandal, Armstrong has quietly removed an official statement that he released on August 23 from his personal website. In the statement, Armstrong informed the world that he was dropping his fight against the doping allegations against him and called the USADA’s case against [...]The post Lance Armstrong’s...

Armstrong's NYC Marathon results likely erased

Lance Armstrong's results erased from the record books will likely include his 868th-place finish at the 2006 New York City Marathon. Marathon organizer New York Road Runners said in a statement Wednesday it expected to wipe out his times once any potential appeals play out, since the race follows USADA rulings. Paced by running greats Alberto Salazar, Joan Benoit Samuelson...

Armstrong gets support from Aspen Art Museum

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has lost his Tour de France titles and the backing of major sponsors. But the Aspen Art Museum says it is standing by the part-time resident who is on the museum board. The Aspen Times reports Tuesday that museum officials hope Armstrong remains on its board of directors ( ). Nike, Anheuser-Busch and other major corporate sponsors...

Armstrong doping fallout continues

A Dallas promotions company that paid Lance Armstrong more than $7 million in bonuses for winning the Tour de France is demanding he return the money. A spokesman for SCA Promotions said Friday the company will send Armstrong a demand letter on Monday now that Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles have been revoked. The company paid Armstrong about $7 million for winning his...

Lance beat cancer, lies beat him

The Tour de France stripped Lance Armstrong of all seven of his titles this week because, well, they do not tolerate drug cheats in cycling. And if you believe this, I have a yellow bracelet to sell you. The list of frauds grows daily with regards to Armstrong. Nike is shocked -- shocked, they tell you -- by Armstrong's blood-doping dalliances detailed in the damning report...

Hard task for UCI to rebuild sport

Cycling is mired in a crisis caused by the Lance Armstrong doping affair and its world governing body faces a hard climb to regain credibility. Still, International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid says it can succeed despite the doubts of many in the sport. McQuaid tells The Associated Press that ''by the decisions we have taken ... it has given us the moral authority...

Rogge says cycling will remain in Olympics

IOC President Jacques Rogge has defended the international cycling union's anti-doping efforts and says it would be wrong to kick the sport out of the Olympics after the Lance Armstrong scandal. Rogge says cycling body UCI ''has always been at the forefront of the fight against doping'' and was one of the first sports to introduce biological passports to monitor...

My Opinion on Lance Armstrong and a Generation of Cheaters

As child and as a sports fan, the greatest moments in sports are the one you can get wrapped up in. We love the moments that seem bigger than the sport itself, moments when the impossible is accomplished, moments that define a sport for a generation. My generation of sports fans have been betrayed by those moments, because according to the record books non of them have happened....

Cycling teams call for audit of doping in sport

Cycling teams are calling for an independent audit into the sport's fight against doping after Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Jean-Rene Bernardeau of Europcar and Jonathan Vaughters of Garmin-Sharp-Barricuda say their teams and others would help pay for an external audit into how cycling has both succeeded and failed in fighting doping. Vaughters...

10-22 Neil Browne

Cylcing Writer Neil Browne joins Fox Sports Tonight to talk about Lance Armstrong being stripped of his Tour De France titles.

Romanians Prove to be Master Baiters, Win Angling Championships

The sports world has been rocked with a doping case that may have long-lasting ramifications. No, I'm not referring to Lance Armstrong being stripped of his titles, (boooorrrriiinnng) but rather the World Carp Angling Championships where the team from England is claiming that the first-place Romanian squad cheated, using secret bait that provided an unfair advantage.  The...
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