United States Anti-Doping Agency
Now that Plano native Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey he repeatedly lied about using performance-enhancing drugs, the world’s most famous cyclist may have just become the most infamous.
Lance Armstrong greeted about 4,300 cyclists at his Livestrong charity’s fund-raiser bike ride Sunday, then retreated into privacy as cycling officials get set to announce if they will appeal his lifetime ban and loss of seven Tour de France titles ordered by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
Richardson Bike Mart is the shop that became famous as the source of Lance Armstrong’s first bike. And like so many cycling fans, store manager Woody Smith was saddened to see Lance Armstrong’s legacy disappear in the midst of a doping scandal.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has issued lifetime sports bans to three former staff members and consultants for some of Lance Armstrong’s winning Tour de France teams.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is bringing doping charges against seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, threatening to strip his victories in the storied cycling race.