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Armstrong barred from South Carolina ride

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) USA Cycling says Lance Armstrong can't ride in a South Carolina event this weekend with several of his former U.S. Postal Service teammates. Armstrong had hoped to ride with George Hincapie and several other former teammates at the non-competitive ride that bears Hincapie's name. But because the ride is still authorized by USA Cycling, Armstrong can'...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UCI report on doping, Armstrong due within months

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) The International Cycling Union says an independent panel investigating the sport's doping history should report early next year. Lance Armstrong met in May with the three-man group which is studying how doping happened from 1998-2013, and if previous UCI leadership helped the American rider's teams avoid scrutiny. The UCI's management committee...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years. The money will launch the Livestrong Cancer Institutes at a new...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbia Missourian Was So Close With Lance Armstrong Tweet

The Columbia Missourian's Lance Armstrong tweet forgets Neil.
Via Gamedayr
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Looks Like Lance Armstrong Has Gotten Ahold Of His Cards Against Humanity ‘Missing Testicle’ Card

Must have been some awkwardness when Lance Armstrong drew his own card in ‘Cards Against Humanity’ while playing the party game over the weekend. Would have loved to see what Lance Armstrong, who notably had one of his testicles removed because of testicle cancer in 1996, played his own card down for.   The post Looks Like Lance Armstrong Has Gotten Ahold Of His Cards Against...
Via Diehardsport
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Cards Against Humanity’ With Lance Armstrong Got A Little Awkward (Photo)

Lance Armstrong found himself in a bit of a strange situation Saturday night. The former cycling star was enjoying a nice game of Cards Against Humanity (for those unfamiliar with the popular party game, it’s pretty much a dirtier version of Apples to Apples) when he pulled a card referring to a certain part of his anatomy. Just another night of playing Cards Against Humanity....
Via NESN.com
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Want to learn how to fix a flat bike tire, Lance Armstrong can help

We haven't heard much from disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong since his doping confession on Oprah last year. Apparently he's been learning some new trades, including how to properly change a bike tire.The video is part of Outside Magazine's how-to series and is a pretty good description of how to change the tire tube. The main focus for everybody who watches...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Teaches How To Change A Bike Flat Tire In New Video

As part of a how-to edition of a future Outside Magazine, Lance Armstrong shot a video of him being a bike mechanic and explaining how to change a bike tire.  Good stuff to know! Back in the work world. The clothes are more comfortable and I get two breaks a shift.Video from first day on the job http://t.co/02eYJYxR8i — Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) April 15, 2014 Interestingly...
Via Diehardsport
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lance Armstrong mocks doping scandal while changing tire

In a "How To" video for OutsideOnline.com, Lance Armstrong shows us all how to change a bike tire, and even makes reference to his shameful doping scandal in order to help his cause.As you can see, Armstrong tries his best to come across as an average guy doing some mechanical work, but the cheesiness of it all just seems like too much to overcome.Oh, not to mention the...
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong case back in court over bonuses

Lance Armstrong's attorneys are back in court to try to stop a Dallas-based company from trying to recoup millions in bonuses it paid him for races he won while using performance-enhancing drugs. Judge Tonya Parker will hear Friday from lawyers for Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist who was stripped of seven Tour de France victories and given a lifetime ban from sports in 2012...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cycling doping panel seeking testimonies

The independent panel investigating doping in cycling hopes the chance for reduced bans and even immunity will encourage witnesses - including Lance Armstrong - to come forward. Tasked with shedding more light on the sport's tainted past, the three-man commission, which is also investigating whether cycling's governing body colluded with Armstrong, has the power to propose...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Man gets probation in threats to anti-doping chief

A Florida man who sent an email threatening U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart after the organization stripped Lance Armstrong of his Tour de France titles has been sentenced to probation and community service. A judged on Thursday ordered Gerrit Keats, of Clearwater, Fla., to serve three years' probation and complete 540 hours of community service. Keats pleaded guilty...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI may cut Armstrong ban in return for details

The new president of cycling's world body says Lance Armstrong's lifetime ban for doping cold be reduced if he provides information which assists other doping investigations. Brian Cookson became UCI president in September and established the Cycling Independent Reform Commission which will examine the history of doping in professional cycling and probe allegations the UCI...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI sets up panel to investigate allegations colluded with Armstrong

A three-man independent panel will investigate cycling's doping past, including allegations the sport's governing body colluded with Lance Armstrong. UCI President Brian Cookson said Wednesday the commission will investigate allegations ''that the UCI has been involved in wrongdoing in the past - allegations which have done so much to hurt the credibility of the...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UCI sets up 3-man panel to investigate doping past

Cycling's governing body has appointed a three-man independent panel to investigate the sport's doping past, including allegations the UCI colluded with Lance Armstrong. UCI President Brian Cookson says the commission will investigate allegations ''that the UCI has been involved in wrongdoing in the past - allegations which have done so much to hurt the credibility...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong wants hearing in bonus money fight

Lance Armstrong is still fighting a Texas company that wants to recoup about $12 million in bonuses he was paid for winning the Tour de France while secretly using performance-enhancing drugs. Court documents filed in Dallas this week show that Armstrong has asked a judge to stop an arbitration panel from considering whether Dallas-based SCA Promotions should be able to recover...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 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,”...
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December 12, 2013  |  19 Comments

Lance Armstrong: What I did has been Blown out of Proportion

  In a story courtesy of Spanish newspaper Marca, disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong says that he feels that all the cheating and lying he did throughout his once impressive career, was overblown. Armstrong was speaking in light of the “Operacion Puerto” scandal in Spain and events in Germany. “I think things have been blown out of proportion in the way my own doping...
Via BlackSportsOnline
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Giro winner Danilo Di Luca banned for life

Former Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca was banned from cycling for life Thursday following a third doping offense, joining Lance Armstrong as one of the highest profile riders to be kicked out of the sport. The Italian Olympic Committee's anti-doping court issued the verdict after the 37-year-old Di Luca tested positive for the blood booster EPO in a surprise test in...
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December 05, 2013  |  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&...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Amid allegations, ex-UCI president questions Armstrong's credibility

Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen has questioned Lance Armstrong's credibility after the American rider implicated the Dutchman in covering up doping at the 1999 Tour de France. In a text message to NOS television network in the Netherlands, Verbruggen writes "Since when do people believe Lance Armstrong?" The Dutch official has not replied to messages from The...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Armstrong lawsuit likely will go forward for some

A federal judge says he probably won't dismiss all of the defendants from a False Claims Act lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong and others. Judge Robert Wilkins made the comment at the end of a nearly three-hour hearing Monday on the Justice Department's lawsuit, which also named former Armstrong team director Johan Bruyneel and team management company Tailwind Sports...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Armstrong: UCI head planned Tour 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. The International Cycling Union accepted Armstrong's backdated...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

WADA, cycling body unite on doping inquiry

The World Anti-Doping Agency and cycling's governing body will work together to investigate the sport's dark doping past. Cycling's new leader said there should be ''incentives'' for some people to testify, raising the possibility of leniency for Lance Armstrong. The two organizations provided few details in announcing the agreement late Wednesday at...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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