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Lance Armstrong stepped down from his head position at Livestrong on Wednesday morning, just a week after the United States Anti-Doping Agency released a damaging 1,000-page report detailing why it stripped the cyclist and cancer survivor of his seven Tour de France victories.Lance released the following statement:“I have had the great honor of serving as this foundation’s chairman for the last five years and its mission and success are my top priorities,” the disgraced cyclist said in a statement posted on the Lance Armstrong Foundation’s website. “Today therefore, to spare the foundation any negative effects as a result of controversy surrounding my cycling career, I will conclude my chairmanship.”Unfortunately for Lance, that was not the end of bad news for the week. Nike also has now severed its ties with Lance Armstrong. Nike released a statement which explains the split with Armstrong:Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping a...
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Tweet At one point he was Lance Armstrong, the greatest road racing cyclist of his era. Or perhaps ever. Now, he’s just Lance Armstrong. The USADA (U.S. Anti-Doping Agency) has banned Armstrong for life from competition due to his part in a doping program and stripped him of his Tour de France titles. [...]
Lance Armstrong announced in a statement Wednesday that he is stepping down from his leadership position at cancer-fighting charity Livestrong.
Lance Armstrong stepped down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity and Nike severed ties with him as fallout from the doping scandal swirling around the famed cyclist escalated Wednesday.
Armstrong announced his move at the charity in an early-morning statement. Within minutes, Nike said that it would end its relationship with him ''due to the seemingly insurmountable...
The former president of the International Cycling Union says he expects the governing body to respond late next week to allegations by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was a serial drug cheat.
Hein Verbruggen told The Associated Press on Thursday he would not comment on the detailed USADA allegations before the UCI issues a reaction...
In the next step in the Lance Armstrong-Nike, did he or didn't he, non-denial-denial act from the fallout in the USADA doping allegations, two more actions have come forward.
First, Nike has severed ties with Lance while, at the same time, making sure they say something positive about his efforts with the Livestrong Foundation...
In a carefully-worded statement, the Swoosh...
Below is an ad from 2001.
In light of what we’ve learned about Lance Armstrong over these past several months, plus the recent accusations that Nike paid $500,000 to cover up a failed Armstrong drug test, I’d say this ad is fairly in the running for Most Disingenuous Commercial…ever.
Sports or otherwise.
The post Is This The Most Disingenuous Commercial in Sports History...
At least 15 more cyclists are being linked to Lance Armstrong's
banned Italian sport doctor in an intricate scheme of money
laundering, tax evasion and widespread doping.
Funny "Livestrong" no longer seems like an option.
Attorney Mark Geragos talks about the recent cases of Lance Armstrong and O.J. Simpson.
One of the biggest supporters of Lance Armstrong's cycling career has decided to cut ties with him.
Nike announced on Wednesday that they will terminate their contract with the embattled cyclist. Armstrong had been with Nike since 1996.
Nike said in a statement: "Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping and misled Nike for...
Christine Brennan from USA Today joins Fox Sports Tonight to talk about Lance Armstrong being dropped from Nike
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