On Sunday morning, Lance Armstrong hardly looked like a man about to confront the doping scandal that has shadowed his storied career like an angry storm cloud.
Lance Armstrong plans to admit to doping throughout his career during an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, USA Today reported late Friday.
The head of Switzerland’s anti-doping laboratory described as “nonsense” on Friday claims by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart that he helped Lance Armstrong avoid being caught for doping.
Lance Armstrong has agreed to a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey where he will address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career.
The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Lance Armstrong resisted turning over records sought by U.S Postal Service investigators, then tried to keep the inquiry under seal and out of the public eye, according to recently released court documents.
British judge Philip Otton, Paralympic great Tanni-Grey Thompson and Australian lawyer Malcolm Holmes will investigate the governing body’s links to the Lance Armstrong doping case.
The International Olympic Committee is proceeding with an investigation that could result in Lance Armstrong losing his Olympic bronze medal for doping.
The UCI said Armstrong and “all other affected riders” in the case should return their prize money. That amounts to almost $4 million in Tour money from Armstrong.
Lance Armstrong can never ride again in the world’s top cycling races. His attempt to win elite triathlons in middle age is over. He even got booted from the Chicago Marathon.
The 41-year-old Armstrong retired in 2011. Armstrong won the Tour de France each year from 1999 to 2005, but USADA said those victories are now erased when it banned him.
Marathon officials said Armstrong didn’t formally register for the race, but noted that USADA’s ruling bars him from entering races sanctioned by USA Track & Field.