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Lance Armstrong Picks Up Work As World’s Most Disgraced Bike Mechanic

Lance Armstrong is back on the scene, having picked up work as the world's most disgraced bike mechanic.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong’s Bizarre Instructional Video–And More Morning Links

  It appears Lance Armstrong has taken on a new angle in his search for public forgiveness. In his new instruction…
Via COED
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong surfaces in 'How-to-fix-flat' tutorial (VIDEO)

If you were wondering what embattled cyclist Lance Armstrong has been up to, the answer seems to be making how-to videos on changing bike tires.Armstrong — who has largely been out of the spotlight since confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs in a interview with Oprah Winfrey more than a year ago — appears in this homespun handyman tutorial on OutsideOnline.com. Accompanied...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Armstrong Snitches on Individuals who’ve Helped Him Cheat

Fallen cycling star, Lance Armstrong, has shed new light on his doping scandal. According to a report published by USA Today, Armstrong has provided specific names of all of the people involved in getting, and administering him the performance-enhancing drugs he admitted to using throughout his career, in a 2013 interview with Oprah. The new report reads: Lance Armstrong named names...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake will host the 2014 ESPYs

The ESPYs have been hosted by a number of different people throughout the years – comedians, entertainers, actors, and former athletes.  Tony Danza even did it once!  Oh, and there was that year when Lance Armstrong hosted, but let’s just forget about that. This year, a musician will host the ESPYs as ESPN has turned to the most famous bandwagon sports fan in North America...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Armstrong reveals who aided him to cheat during cycling career

Lance Armstrong revealed under oath last November the names of those who aided his doping practices during his cycling career.
Via FOXSports.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New book on Lance Armstrong chronicles his fall from grace

We all know about Lance Armstrong's fall from grace and his subsequent admisison of his doping to Oprah Winfrey last year. And while Armstrong told a story from his sanitized point of view, a new book to be published this Tuesday looks at how roof caved in on the disgraced 7-time winner of the Tour de France. The book "Cycle of Lies: The Fall of Lance Armstrong"...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 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

Wiggins children bullied after Armstrong scandal

Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins says he had to find a new school for his children after they were ''harassed and bullied'' following the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. Speaking from a training camp in Spain, Wiggins said he moved his two children Ben and Isabella to another school last year because they were repeatedly asked whether their father had...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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,”...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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