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Lance Armstrong ordered to testify under oath

In this July 29, 2007 file photo, Lance Armstrong, seated into a car of the Discovery Channel cycling team, right, jokes with teammate George Hincapie  during the 20th and last stage of the 94th Tour de France cycling race between Marcoussis, southwest of Paris, and Paris. Hincapie was the "Loyal Lieutenant" who helped Lance Armstrong to seven Tour de France titles, only to later provide the key testimony that brought his downfall. Now, Hincapie is peeling back the shroud that has long covered the dark era of doping in cycling in a book due out next month that is part memoir, part mea culpa. AP

Lance Armstrong has been ordered to give sworn videotaped testimony next month about using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France seven times.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong case back in court over bonuses

Lance Armstrong.  AP FILE PHOTO

Lance Armstrong’s attorneys say a Dallas company can’t reopen a settlement over millions in bonuses it paid him even though he later admitted to lying about using performance-enhancing drugs.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong settles $3M insurance lawsuit

Lance Armstrong.  AP FILE PHOTO

A day before he was scheduled to give sworn testimony about his use of performance-enhancing drugs, Lance Armstrong reached a settlement on Wednesday with an insurance company that was seeking $3 million in performance bonuses it paid him from 1999 to 2001.

Posted: November 21st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Lance Armstrong’s medal back with IOC

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The International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it had disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong’s 2000 bronze medal in its possession, 10 months after demanding that he give it back.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Armstrong returns Olympic bronze medal

Lance Armstrong. AP FILE PHOTO

Lance Armstrong has returned his Olympic bronze cycling medal, the latest fallout from his confession to using performance-enhancing drugs.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Veteran cyclist O’Grady admits doping in ’98 Tour

Most of team RadioShack and Stuart O'Grady of Saxo Bank. AP Photo/Bas Czerwinski

Only a day after retiring from professional cycling, Stuart O’Grady admitted to using a blood-booster during the scandal-plagued 1998 Tour de France.

Posted: July 25th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong slams US government lawsuit

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Disgraced US cyclist Lance Armstrong has hit back at a federal lawsuit against him and said that his former team overlooked allegations of doping because of a lucrative sponsorship deal.

Posted: July 24th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pound: Drug-testing failing due to lack of will

World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound. AP photo

Dick Pound has written a report for the World Anti-Doping Agency assessing the current state of drug-testing. It doesn’t paint a pretty picture.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong sells his Austin estate

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Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has sold his Austin estate to an oil-and-gas rights agent.

Posted: April 11th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

FINA objects to Lance Armstrong swim event entry

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Swimming’s world governing body on Thursday said it had written to organizers of a regional swimming championships in the United States, requesting that shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong be barred from competing.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Lance Armstrong to make splash in return

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Lance Armstrong is looking to make a splash with a return to competition. The disgraced cyclist is signed up to swim three events this weekend at the Masters South Central Zone Swimming Championships at the University of Texas. Armstrong spokesman Mark Higgins said Wednesday that Armstrong, 41, will compete in the 40-44 age group in the 500-, 1,000- and the 1,650-yard freestyle.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Livestrong Foundation charts post-Armstrong course

: Livestrong Foundation's executive vice president Andy Miller speaks at its annual meeting Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, in Chicago. Leaders of the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong said at the first such gathering since Armstrong was engulfed in scandal that the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

The cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong is changing its annual day of action as a step toward charting its own course without its founder.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Armstrong won’t interview under oath with USADA

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In this July 28, 2006 file photo, Lance Armstrong testifies during a U.S. Senate field hearing on cancer research and funding in Iowa City, Iowa. AP FILE PHOTO

Lance Armstrong will not interview under oath with the agency that exposed his doping and took his seven Tour de France titles. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency told Armstrong he would have to reveal all he knows about doping in cycling — a process officials expected would take several days — if he wanted to reduce his lifetime ban from sports.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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