By Jim Vertuno
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.
Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador described Lance Armstrong’s doping confessions as a bleak day for cycling, but insisted the battered and bruised sport can enjoy a drug-free future.
By Eddie Pells
First shunned, then vilified by Lance Armstrong, Mike Anderson had to move to the other side of the world to get his life back.
Now running a bike shop outside of Wellington, New Zealand, Armstrong’s former assistant watched news reports about his former boss confessing to performance-enhancing drug use with only mild interest. If Anderson never hears Armstrong’s voice again, it would be too soon.
By Jim Litke
Lance Armstrong finally admitted it. He 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. And he was certain his “fate was sealed” when longtime friend, training partner and trusted lieutenant George Hincapie, who was along for the ride on all seven of Armstrong’s Tour de France wins from 1999-2005, was forced to give him up to anti-doping authorities.
By Rebecca Bryan
Lance Armstrong admitted his seven Tour de France titles were fueled by an array of drugs, reversing years of denials in a televised interview with Oprah Winfrey broadcast Thursday.
Lance Armstrong tells Oprah Winfrey he took performance-enhancing drugs.
The government of South Australia state has pressed says it will seek damages or compensation from Lance Armstrong after his reported confession to Oprah Winfrey that he doped during his career.
The New York Times reported Friday that Lance Armstrong, who has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, has told associates he is considering admitting to the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong posed provocatively on Sunday with his framed seven Tour de France winners jerseys, tweeting a picture of him in his Austin home – unleashing dozens of comments for and against the Texan.
Cyclist Lance Armstrong plotted his career strategy Saturday after the US anti-doping agency banned him from the sport for life and stripped him of the record seven Tour de France titles.
By John Leicester
On the hot road to this village in the deepest south of France, we passed the forbidding, barren mountain where Lance Armstrong, the cyclist, took a giant step toward becoming Lance Armstrong, the sporting myth.
By Jim Vertuno
The champagne toasts on the Champs-Elysees and the two-fingered “V” for victory signs he flashed while pedaling to the finish line.
PARIS — Twenty-three years ago, Bradley Wiggins marveled as Greg LeMond blazed a trail as America’s first Tour de France winner. Now, he has blazed his own. The 32-year-old from gritty northwest London became Britain’s first winner of cycling’s greatest race on Sunday, ending a 75-year drought for his country with an imperial conquest of [...]