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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Lance Armstrong’

Lance Armstrong Saddened By Death Of Robin Williams

As the world of movies mourn the loss of renowned actor Robin Williams, the cycling community also suffers grief in his passing. Off screen, Williams was a huge cycling enthusiast who once said he had so many bikes that he lost count. He was an enthusiastic follower of the professional cycling scene and was close friends with pros including five-time …

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Award-Winning Racehorse Fails Dope Test

Holy royal racehorse scandal! Queen Elizabeth II’s prized racehorse, Estimate, who won first place in the Gold Cup in 2013, has tested positive for the banned drug morphine, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. “On Thursday, July 17, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) announced that a number of post-race samples, obtained from recent race meetings, had been found to indicate the presence …

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Kate Hudson On Exes Doping and Botox

Kate Hudson dated Lance Armstrong in 2008 and Alex Rodriguez in 2009. The starlet claims that she was surprised when the two athletes both came clean about using performance enhancing drugs. “I was as shocked as anyone. But, I personally think that you make the choices you make and you should reap the consequences.” Does she think people over-reacted to …

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Lance Armstrong Gets Perfect Card in Cards Against Humanity. You Know the One.

On October 2nd, 1996, professional cyclist Lance Armstrong was diagnosed with stage three testicular cancer. On October 3rd, he underwent an orchiectomy to remove his cancerous testicle. Armstrong’s cancer had already spread to other parts of his body, and things looked grim. But as we all know, Lance Armstrong survived his battle with cancer, created a pretty dopey yellow bracelet, …

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Lance Armstrong Drops Names Of Persons That Helped Him Dope

Lance Armstrong, the celebrity cyclist, has for the first time, named the people who gave him, and helped him get illegal performance enhancing drugs for all seven of his Tour de France titles. In his public statement, he named the US Postal ex-team manager Johan Bruyneel, trainer Pepi Marti, Dr. Michele Ferrari, Dr. Pedro Celaya, and Dr. Luis Garcia del …

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Lance Armstrong Has Request Denied By Texas Judge

Tuesday was another day that didn’t go well for Lance Armstrong. The disgraced cyclist had made a request to halt an arbitration panel from reviewing the $12 million in bonuses a sports insurance company paid Armstrong before he admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs, but the judge denied Armstrong’s request. Judge Tonya Parker of Dallas County rejected Armstrong’s request, allowing the …

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Sheryl Crow Admits Knowledge of Armstrong’s Doping

In “Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, The Tour de France and The Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever,” a new book by Wall Street Journal reporters, Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell, set to release next Tuesday, Sheryl Crow admits that she knew what Lance was doing while he was doing it. Crow and Armstrong dated, and were even engaged, for a brief period of …

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‘The Armstrong Lie’ Gets an Official Trailer

One month ago, a teaser clip surfaced for the upcoming documentary The Armstrong Lie. It featured now-infamous cyclist Lance Armstrong fresh off his Oprah interview vamping about being misunderstood. The unapologetic stance Armstrong takes in the clip foreshadows a documentary filled with conflicting feelings and outright untruths. Now, an official trailer for The Armstrong Lie shows that the documentary just …

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Lance Armstrong Rambles About Lying in New Documentary Teaser

Alex Gibney won an Academy Award in 2008 for his documentary Taxi to the Dark Side. The following year, Gibney began following infamous cyclist Lance Armstrong as he attempted to come back from retirement to win yet another Tour de France. What was supposed to be an inspirational look at one of the most celebrated athletes in the U.S. became …

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Lance Armstrong & The Sunday Times Reach Settlement

Lance Armstrong finally reached a settlement with British newspaper The Sunday Times, after they sued him for damages they sustained in a 2004 libel suit with Armstrong. The American cycling champion proven to have been using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career, sued the Times in 2006 after sports writers for the paper claimed he had been “doping” in order to …

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Lance Armstrong Settles Lawsuit

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong reached a settlement with the British newspaper the Sunday Times to recover part of a libel settlement Armstrong won against the paper. The Sunday Times chief sports writer David Walsh and deputy editor Alan English co-authored a book called LA Confidential which exposed the ins and outs of the drug and doping strategies of cycling teams …

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Lance Armstrong Still Champ, According to Armstrong

Lance Armstrong made an ill-advised visit to the Tour de France on Friday. On the occasion of the 100th edition of the race, Armstrong gave an interview to Le Monde, France’s premier daily newspaper. In the interview, Armstrong claims that the doping scandal that led to his professional demise has ruined his life, and the disgraced rider went on to …

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