Tour De France
More than three million people tuned in to watched disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s public mea culpa.
He did it. He finally admitted it. Lance Armstrong doped. He was light on the details and didn’t name names. He mused that he might not have been caught if not for his comeback in 2009.
A frank confession from Lance Armstrong is something Dallas attorney, Jeffrey Tillotson, thought he’d never hear.
The World Anti-Doping Agency says Lance Armstrong must confess under oath to seek a reduction in his lifetime ban from sports for doping during seven Tour de France victories.
After years of bitter and forceful denials, Lance Armstrong offered a simple “I’m sorry” to friends and colleagues and then admitted he used performance-enhancing drugs.
Lance Armstrong plans to admit to doping throughout his career during an upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, USA Today reported late Friday.
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’s former physician, Michele Ferrari, said that he never saw the American cyclist doping. “I’ve never seen, I never heard something about that,” the Italian said.
Lance Armstrong’s cancer fighting charity has formally dropped him from its name and will officially be known as the Livestrong Foundation.
The Australian city of Adelaide has stripped Lance Armstrong of its highest honor — the key to the city — following the removal of his seven Tour de France titles.
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.
Monday brought the news that Lance Armstrong officially lost his Tour de France titles, all seven of them, and he is now banned from competitive cycling for life. Not a shock.