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The World Anti-Doping Agency says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping during seven Tour de France victories.
WADA says it ''read with interest media reports suggesting a television `confession' made by Lance Armstrong'' to talk show host Oprah Winfrey on Monday.
Armstrong reportedly hopes to return to competition in recognized triathlon events.
However, WADA says ''only when Mr. Armstrong makes a full confession under oath - and tells the anti-doping authorities all he knows about doping activities - can any legal and proper process for him to seek any reopening or reconsideration of his lifetime ban commence.''
The agency says athletes must pass on details of performance-enhancing drug use ''to the relevant anti-doping authorities.''
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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...
If you are planning a heartfelt admission and apology, you do not float a trial balloon first to see if it will go over OK. You do not look for the softest landing possible. You do not wait until there is nothing to lose by doing it, and every personal thing to gain.
You do not plan to take down everyone around you.
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Lance Armstrong confessed to Oprah Winfrey during an interview Monday that he used performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the interview is to be broadcast Thursday on Winfrey's network.
Armstrong was stripped of all seven Tour titles last year following...
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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.
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Thirteen years after he stood on the podium in Sydney, Lance Armstrong was stripped of his bronze medal from the 2000 Olympics because of doping.
The International Olympic Committee sent a letter to Armstrong on Wednesday night asking him to return the medal, just as it said it planned to do last month.
The decision was first reported Thursday by The Associated Press.
Lance Armstrong said Wednesday that viewers can judge for themselves how candid he was in his interview with Oprah Winfrey.
''I left it all on the table with her and when it airs the people can decide,'' he said in a text message to The Associated Press.
Armstrong responded to a report in the New York Daily News, citing an unidentified source, that he was not contrite...
Big Mike and Justin hit the airwaves in this edition of the Orange Report to talk about the remaining Texas recruiting targets, the state of affairs of the Texas basketball program, the Manti Teʻo girfriend hoax, Lance Armstrong being dopey, and much more. *An added plus: the guys had a couple of the girls Texas pom squad on too!
Special guests for this episode include:
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"I hope somebody breaks a baseball bat over your head. I also hope that one day you have adversity in your life and you have some type of tragedy that will … definitely make an impact on you."—one of Lance Armstrong’s henchman to the wife of a teammate who just wanted to tell the truth
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