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LANCE ARMSTRONG RUMORS

Livestrong takes hit after Armstrong confession

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Livestrong cancer charity is reporting a sharp drop in donations and revenue after founder Lance Armstrong admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during most of his record-setting cycling career. In federal forms released this week, Livestrong noted its 2013 donations dipped 34 percent, from nearly $23 million to $15 million after Armstrong's televised...
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3 days ago  |  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

Armstrong alleges doping cover-up

Lance Armstrong claims former UCI president Hein Verbuggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 Tour de France. Armstrong tells Britain's Daily Mail newspaper that Verbruggen insisted "we've got to come up with something" to explain his positive tests for a banned corticosteroid. Cycling's governing body, the UCI, accepted Armstrong's backdated...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Armstrong loses key ruling in bonus money fight

A Texas company is closer to forcing Lance Armstrong to return about $12 million in bonuses he was paid for winning the Tour de France while secretly using performance-enhancing drugs. A spokesman for Dallas-based SCA Promotions says a Texas arbitration panel ruled Wednesday that it would consider the company's appeal to recover the money. The company tried to prove Armstrong...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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'...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 21, 2013  |  16 Comments

Judge allows lawsuit vs. Armstrong

A Texas judge has refused Lance Armstrong's request to dismiss an insurance company's lawsuit seeking $3 million in bonuses it paid him from 1999 to 2001, and an attorney for the company said Tuesday he'll move quickly to question the cyclist under oath. Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance Holdings had a contract with Armstrong to pay bonuses for winning the Tour de...
Via AP on Fox
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss
WOULDA COULDA SHOULDA?

Lance could have saved Tour wins?

Had Lance Armstrong cooperated with the USADA's investigation, he apparently only would have been stripped of two of his record seven Tour de France titles.

Via Midwest Sports Fans
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Armstrong sells Austin estate

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has sold his Austin estate to an oil-and-gas rights agent. The Austin American-Statesman reports a deed of trust filed with Travis County last week showed Al Koehler obtained a $3.1 million loan to buy the property, Armstrong's home since 2004. Although county tax rolls listed the 1.7-acre property's value at $3.9 million, local real estate...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss
THE TROUBLES CONTINUE

Armstrong facing criminal charges

Lance Armstrong has had a tough year and it's getting tougher as he is reportedly being investigated for possible criminal charges in Spain. 

Via Los That Sports Blog
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss
DOWNWARD SPIRAL

Report: Armstrong under investigation

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reportedly is now under investigation by the federal government for obstruction, witness tampering, and intimidation.

Via No Guts, No Glory
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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