Greg LeMond: Lance Armstrong 'top 30 at best' without using dope

Former cyclist Greg LeMond went on the air for an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday night and proceeded to say some damning things about former rival Lance Armstrong. Of course, damning evidence and testimony is nothing new for the maligned Armstrong, whose reputation has taken an unrecoverable hit since admitting to doping in January.  Nonetheless, LeMond'...
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October 21, 2013  |  16 Comments

LeMond: Get drug testing out of UCI

Former Tour de France winner Greg LeMond says professional cycling must take drug testing out of the hands of the International Cycling Union for the sport to clean up. LeMond spoke Monday night at a University of Texas symposium on doping in sports. LeMond says riders don't trust the sport's governing body, which has had to defend itself against allegations it helped Lance...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

LeMond recovering after car crash

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond crashed his car in a Minneapolis suburb this week. A Plymouth police report says LeMond left the road Wednesday morning, hit a fence and shrubs, and then hit an embankment before ending up in the back yard of a home. The report says the 51-year-old LeMond went to a hospital with back pain. According to the report, LeMond may have lost...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

McQuaid dismisses LeMond's claim to lead UCI

Pat McQuaid has dismissed suggestions that three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond should replace him as president of the International Cycling Union to lead the sport out of its crisis following the Lance Armstrong doping affair. McQuaid tells The Associated Press that LeMond ''knows nothing'' about operating elite cycling and anti-doping programs. The UCI...
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December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

LeMond calls on leaders to resign

Three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond is urging the leaders of cycling's governing body to resign, calling them ''the corrupt part of the sport.'' LeMond posted an open letter on his Facebook page Wednesday night that asked those who care about cycling to join him in telling International Cycling Union President Pat McQuaid and honorary president Hein...
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October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Bummed About Lance Armstrong? There’s Always Greg LeMond

[A version of this article ran on May 27, 2011 after cyclist and Lance Armstrong's former teammate Tyler Hamilton told 60 Minutes that Armstrong not only took erythropoietin (EPO) and received a banned blood transfusion but also encouraged teammates to do the same.] If you went to bed early last night, here’s what you missed: American folk hero Lance Armstrong—who won a record...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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