A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong`s bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use banned, performance-enhancing drugs.
Disgraced Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong has said he was wrong to use the story of his fight against cancer to boost his image as he tried to fend off the doping accusations that eventually led to his downfall.
Shamed US cyclist Lance Armstrong believes it is impossible to win cycling`s greatest race without using banned substances, he said in an interview with Le Monde on Friday, the eve of the 100th edition of the Tour de France.
In a latest addition to the numerous legal challenges for Lance Armstrong, the disgraced cyclist has been slapped with a three million dollar-lawsuit claiming fraud, unjust enrichment and breach of contract by an insurance company.
Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong failed to meet anti-doping investigators before his Wednesday deadline, turning down the opportunity to help the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in their bid to clean up the much-maligned sport of cycling.
Lance Armstrong’s former teammate and whistle-blower Tyler Hamilton has claimed there are still plenty of people in cycling who still think they have got away with doping, and added the American’s doping ring wasn’t a one-man job.
Lance Armstrong says he “deserves” the chance to make a return to competitive sports in spite of his years of cheating and lying in the second and final part of his interview with Oprah Winfrey which aired earlier today.
There’s been a lot of mixed reactions to cyclist Lance Armstrong’s confession, admitting that he had taken performance enhancing drugs to win his seven Tour de France titles, with many feeling the apology bit of it was very sketchy.
Martial Saugy, director of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Lausanne laboratory, has rejected United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) claims that they helped banned cyclist Lance Armstrong to avoid detection for the blood-boosting agent EPO.