LANCE ARMSTRONG RUMORS

Lance Armstrong asking judge to end government lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) Lance Armstrong is asking a judge to end a lawsuit against him by the U.S. government that seeks to recover millions of dollars in sponsorship money the U.S. Postal Service paid to Armstrong's teams from 1998-2004. Armstrong's motion for summary judgment filed Wednesday says the case against him is ''long on speculation and hyperbole - but short on evidence and...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong asks for summary judgment in US civil fraud lawsuit

Attorneys for Lance Armstrong this week have asked a US judge to throw out the civil fraud lawsuit against the disgraced cyclist, arguing that the sponsorship contracts involved in the case were between Tailwind Sports, owner of the US Postal Service team, and the government and not directly with him. As reported by USA Today on Thursday, the government also asked US District Judge...
Via Cycling News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong film The Program is a crime story, says director Stephen Frears

This Friday, March 18, the Lance Armstrong film titled The Program will be released in theaters and video on demand. Ben Foster (Lone Survivor) stars as the disgraced cycling star and the story follows Armstrong’s recovery from cancer, his ascension to glory and the crumbling of his achievements under doping scandals. But don’t call The Program a biopic, says director Stephen...
Via Awful Announcing
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Foster says PEDs he took to play Lance Armstrong damaged his body

Actor Ben Foster continues to be be candid with the British press about what he put himself through to portray Lance Armstrong in the film The Program. A month ago, before the movie made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Foster told The Guardian that he took performance-enhancing drugs while playing Armstrong in an effort to get into the mindset of the...
Via Awful Announcing
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Foster: PEDs I took to play Lance Armstrong 'definitely damaged' my body

Education regarding the use of performance enhancing drugs simply hasn't been up to snuff since the scandals around the Major League Baseball world and cycling. It's something that needs to be taken up as the use of these drugs become more prevalent in amateur sports, especially around the world of high school and college athletics.Actor Ben Foster — known mostly for his roles...
Via Yardbarker
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong ordered to pay $10 million insurance

By Larry Brown An arbitration panel in Texas voted 2-1 against Lance Armstrong and awarded $10 million to SCA Promotions, a sports insurance company that helped contribute to the cyclist’s downfall. SCA Promotions paid Armstrong bonuses in 2002 and 2003 for winning the Tour de France, but they withheld his bonus in 2004 amid speculation he cheated. Armstrong sued as a result...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars, let girlfriend take blame

By Larry Brown Lance Armstrong and his girlfriend Anna Hansen have been caught in a lie about a driving incident in December where their vehicle hit two parked cars and left the scene. Aspen police say Armstrong’s car was identified as the one that hit two parked cars on Dec. 29 and left before police arrived to the scene. Armstrong’s girlfriend initially took the blame and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Armstrong: I’d use PEDs again under same circumstances

By NESN Staff If Lance Armstrong could go back in time, he’d do it all again. Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from professional cycling in 2012 for using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, told BBC Sport that he’d use PEDs again under the same circumstances he faced. “If I was racing in 2015? No, I wouldn’t do it...
Via NESN.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Attempts Beer Mile, Stops Running After Just One Lap

Lance Armstrong is banned from participating in any cycling events because of his history with performance-enhancing drugs, so he tried to take up a new sport. Spoiler alert: It did not end well for the polarizing cyclist. Armstrong participated in everyone’s new favorite sport — the beer mile run, where challengers down a full brewski for every quarter-mile they complete on...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong says he was singled out because he was mean

Lance Armstrong feels like he was singled out and would not have been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles if he hadn’t fought back so hard against those who accused him of cheating. “If we’re gonna be honest, then just say ‘He’s an a——. We had to go after him. He tested positive for being the biggest a—— in the world.’ Fair. I can live with that,”...
Via Sports-Glory
December 12, 2013  |  19 Comments
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