A person with knowledge of the meeting tells the AP that cyclist Lance Armstrong talked last week with the head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency in hopes of potentially reducing his lifetime ban.
Lance Armstrong talked for several hours with cycling investigators about doping in the sport’s past, said an attorney for the champion who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles over his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss the government’s lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and a number of associates for alleged doping and use of banned performance-enhancing techniques.
Track coach Jon Drummond is suing athlete Tyson Gay, saying that he is facing a lifetime ban over doping charges from the same organization that pursued Lance Armstrong.
Lance Armstrong’s longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.
Lawyers urged a federal judge to allow the government’s fraud lawsuit against Lance Armstrong to continue.
A judge sided with Lance Armstrong on Tuesday, rejecting claims in a lawsuit that lies about not using performance-enhancing drugs in his autobiography amounted to fraud.
A judge is pushing Lance Armstrong closer to his first sworn testimony on details of his performance-enhancing drug use, ordering the cyclist to answer questions about who knew what and when about his doping.
Nike is cutting ties with the Livestrong cancer charity founded by cyclist Lance Armstrong. The move is the latest fallout in the doping scandal surrounding the former cyclist.
Lance Armstrong has decided not to try to participate in a swimming competition this weekend in Austin after swimming’s international governing body raised objections.
The president of a cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong says the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist’s admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.
The head of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency lobbied Attorney General Eric Holder for the Justice Department to join a whistle-blower lawsuit against Lance Armstrong on the same day the cyclist confessed in an interview to performance-enhancing drug use.