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Alberto Contador, Lance Armstrong heir inspired by Marco​ Pantani

In trying to emulate his childhood "inspiration" Marco Pantani, Giro d`Italia champion Alberto Contador has underlined his ambition to cap an at times controversial career by retiring as one of cycling`s greats.

Jun 01, 2015, 06:22 AM IST

Lance Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN.

Aug 19, 2014, 21:48 PM IST

Lance Armstrong must face US doping lawsuit, judge rules

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.

Jun 20, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

I was wrong to use cancer to boost image, says Armstrong

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.

Nov 07, 2013, 08:25 AM IST

Impossible to win the Tour de France without doping, says Armstrong

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.

Jun 28, 2013, 17:29 PM IST

Lance Armstrong faces $3m lawsuit for fraud

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.

Mar 02, 2013, 14:15 PM IST

Lance Armstong refuses to help USADA clean up cycling

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.

Feb 21, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

Bradley Cooper in talks to play Lance Armstrong

Actor Bradley Cooper has formally been approached by director J.J. Abrams to star in a biopic on cyclist Lance Armstrong`s rise and fall from grace.

Jan 28, 2013, 12:39 PM IST

Bradley Cooper would love to play Lance Armstrong in biopic

Bradley Cooper has said that he would “love” to play Lance Armstrong.

Jan 24, 2013, 13:15 PM IST

Cyclist Hamilton says there`s still drugs in 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.

Jan 19, 2013, 13:46 PM IST

Disgraced Armstrong says he ‘deserves’ to compete again

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.

Jan 19, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

Armstrong's confession is a publicity stunt: WADA President

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey slammed Lance Armstrong`s confession on Oprah’s show calling it a "controlled public relations" stunt.

Jan 18, 2013, 16:54 PM IST

One big lie, confesses Armstrong on Oprah show

Disgraced cycling legend Lance Armstrong admitted to doping in each of his seven Tour de France title wins in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

Jan 18, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

Livestrong, USADA react to Armstrong confession

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.

Jan 18, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

Armstrong could face US legal action after confession

The US government can take Lance Armstrong to court once the fallen cycling hero publicly admits to doping, experts and people familiar with the matter say.

Jan 16, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Armstrong testimony could see Olympics drop Cycling

Cycling could dropped from the Olympic games if Lance Armstrong, who has confessed to doping, reveals sport’s governing body’s involvement in covering up his doping scandal.

Jan 16, 2013, 13:19 PM IST

Will Lance Armstrong confess to doping on Oprah Winfrey show?

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reportedly confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday.

Jan 15, 2013, 23:58 PM IST

Lance Armstrong likely to confess to doping in Oprah interview

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong is likely to confess to doping in the scheduled Oprah Winfrey no-holds-barred chat show, according to American newspaper, USA Today.

Jan 12, 2013, 16:10 PM IST

WADA deny they helped Lance Armstrong avoid positive drug test

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.

Jan 12, 2013, 14:14 PM IST

Apollo 11 failure would have left Armstrong stranded on moon

On July 21, 1969, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin launched from the lunar surface and rejoined Michael Collins in orbit before the three men began their trip home.

Jul 23, 2012, 17:21 PM IST