LANCE ARMSTRONG RUMORS

Feds: Lance Armstrong is ‘a doper, dealer and liar’

The federal government is not pulling any punches on Lance Armstrong. In a 59-page report filed Monday, the U.S. Justice Department called Lance Armstrong “a doper, dealer and liar” and announced it is seeking $100 million in damages from the former cyclist, according to USA Today. The government’s basic premise is that because Armstrong was lying about competing clean throughout...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  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

Ben Foster admitted taking PEDs to play Lance Armstrong in ‘The Program’

Ben Foster clearly believes in “method acting.” Or at least he did when it came to portraying Lance Armstrong. The Program, one of several Armstrong biopics in development, debuts this weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival (Sept. 13, to be exact). In anticipation of that world premiere, Foster spoke with The Guardian and admitted that he took some drastic steps...
Via Awful Announcing
September 14, 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 Parked Cars In Colorado, Let Girlfriend Take Blame

If being banned from professional cycling and stripped of his seven Tour de France titles was a fall from grace for Lance Armstrong, then what he got himself into in December was a leap. Police in Aspen, Colo., cited Armstrong this week with failing to report an accident and speeding after he hit parked cars and allowed longtime girlfriend Anna Hansen...
Via NESN.com
February 04, 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 settles $3M insurance lawsuit

Lance Armstrong has reached a settlement with an insurance company that sought more than $3 million for bonuses it paid him for winning the Tour de France from 1999 to 2001. Nebraska-based Acceptance Insurance sued Armstrong earlier this year after he admitted using performance-enhancing drugs during his career. Attorneys for both sides would not disclose details of Wednesday's...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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