Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong invited to 2018 Tour of Flanders

Lance Armstrong invited to 2018 Tour of Flanders

Armstrong was stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles won between 1999 and 2005 for a reign of doping that badly tarnished cycling's credibility.

Dec 14, 2017, 21:40 PM IST

Lance Armstrong seeks to delay fraud trial until 2018

Armstrong was banned for life in August 2012 after the US Anti-Doping Agency reported he actively took part in one of the most sophisticated doping schemes ever seen in sport.

Sep 02, 2017, 00:28 AM IST
Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial

Chris Froome set for fourth Tour de France title after increasing lead in time trial

Froome, 32, goes on to the Tour honour roll as the first person to win three times in a row since Indurain who was unbeatable between 1991-95.

Jul 22, 2017, 23:15 PM IST
Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

Doping drug that led to Lance Armstrong's downfall has 'little effect' on athletes' performance: Study

They found that while performance was improved in high intensity tests, endurance and road race performances were similar for those who took the drug rHuEPO and those who did not.

Jul 03, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Lance Armstrong to face jury trial in $100 million lawsuit filed by US government

Lance Armstrong to face jury trial in $100 million lawsuit filed by US government

US govt. has accused Armstrong of defrauding the government by accepting millions of dollars in sponsorship money from the U.S. Postal Service.

Feb 14, 2017, 11:14 AM IST
Chris Froome publishes independent test data

Chris Froome publishes independent test data

The rider was doused with urine by roadside fans and called a doper on his way to clinching a second Tour yellow jersey. 

Dec 04, 2015, 16:31 PM IST
Lance Armstrong settles with promoter: Report

Lance Armstrong settles with promoter: Report

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has paid out over $10 million (8.9 million euros) in a settlement to Bob Hamman and his SCA Promotions company, British newspaper the Sunday Times reported.

Sep 27, 2015, 23:31 PM IST
Lance Armstrong disgrace revisited as crime movie in 'The Program'

Lance Armstrong disgrace revisited as crime movie in 'The Program'

The rise and fall of Lance Armstrong, from cancer-beating Tour de France champion to admitted drug cheat, made for an epic heist flick, said the director of "The Program," which had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on the weekend.

Sep 15, 2015, 00:21 AM IST
Sebastian Coe insists athletics "ostensibly a clean sport"

Sebastian Coe insists athletics "ostensibly a clean sport"

 Athletics remains an ostensibly clean sport, incoming IAAF president Sebastian Coe insisted Sunday at the climax of the world championships in Beijing.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:36 PM IST
Government demanding Lance Armstrong's medical records

Government demanding Lance Armstrong's medical records

The federal government wants to see Lance Armstrong's medical records from his treatments for cancer, specifically whether his doctors knew back in 1996 that he was using performance-enhancing drugs.

Aug 06, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
European supremo calls on IAAF for clarification over mass doping claims

European supremo calls on IAAF for clarification over mass doping claims

European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen has demanded the sport`s global governing body the IAAF clarify the situation regarding new allegations of mass doping in athletics revealed in a documentary on German television and in the Sunday Times.

Aug 02, 2015, 20:21 PM IST
`This is no longer The Wild West`, says Chris Froome

`This is no longer The Wild West`, says Chris Froome

Tour de France leader Chris Froome accused journalists of failing to keep up with the times on Sunday saying cycling had moved on from the `Wild West` era when disgraced Texan Lance Armstrong raced.

Jul 19, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
Tour de France: Fearless Chris Froome accepts paying for others` crimes

Tour de France: Fearless Chris Froome accepts paying for others` crimes

Chris Froome said he is not scared after being attacked by a spectator with urine during the Tour de France, and is resigned to paying for the sins of others.

Jul 19, 2015, 09:57 AM IST
Heat, doping and Lance Armstrong cause Tour trouble

Heat, doping and Lance Armstrong cause Tour trouble

While the battle for the yellow jersey should be dominating thoughts ahead of Thursday`s final Pyrenean stage, it has been doping, the heat and even Lance Armstrong hogging attention at the Tour de

Jul 16, 2015, 16:04 PM IST
Lance Armstrong makes low key return to Tour de France for charity

Lance Armstrong makes low key return to Tour de France for charity

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong made a low key return to the Tour de France on Thursday when the American cancer survivor set off on a charity ride that follows the route of this year`s race.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:24 PM IST
Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

Disgraced Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France route

Disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong will be back on the Tour de France roads for a controversial charity ride Thursday, his first appearance since being stripped of his seven titles.

Jul 15, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
Lance Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Floyd Landis to produce records

Lance Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Floyd Landis to produce records

Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.

Jul 03, 2015, 03:48 AM IST
Lance Armstrong still plans to ride part of Tour de France route: Report

Lance Armstrong still plans to ride part of Tour de France route: Report

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong is still planning to court controversy by riding part of the Tour de France route next month for charity, according to a BBC report.

Jun 27, 2015, 00:07 AM IST
I'm portrayed as cycling's Voldemort, says Lance Armstrong

I'm portrayed as cycling's Voldemort, says Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong will still ride parts of this year`s Tour de France route for charity despite feeling as popular as Voldemort, the unspeakable villain of the Harry Potter movies.

Jun 11, 2015, 15:49 PM IST
FIFA case highlights long arm of US laws

FIFA case highlights long arm of US laws

Whether they are targeting Olympic corruption or doping scandals like the Lance Armstrong case, US justice authorities have rarely missed an opportunity to shine a light into the darkest corners of the sports world.

May 28, 2015, 02:32 AM IST